Mastectomy Pricy Option for Early Breast CancerMastectomy Pricy Option for Early Breast Cancer

Higher complication rates with mastectomy and reconstruction make this early breast cancer therapy option more costly than lumpectomy and radiation, but the value of care is secondary to clinical considerations. Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Related Links:

A new  studyhas found that false positive breast cancer biopsies are costing healthcare facilities over $2.1 billion annually. This high false positive rate and the consequential expenses highlight the need for improved breast cancer diagnostic protocols and technology.Researchers from IBM Watson Health and Seno Medical looked at health care claims filed between 2011 and 2015 from 875,000 women to understand the rate of follow-up procedures after mammography and breast exams. They found that between 2012 and 2015, 8,732,909 patients received diagnostic mammograms, 6,987,399 underwent breast ultrasounds, and 1,585,856 ...
Source: radRounds - Category: Radiology Authors: Source Type: blogs
Researchers from the Institute of Cancer Research, London, found that carrying too little weight between the ages of 18 and 24 is particularly risky. Women should not deliberately gain weight.
Source: the Mail online | Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Former Puma Biotechnology executive, Robert Gadimian, was sentenced to prison for illegally trading on inside information about a breast cancer drug.
Source: PharmaManufacturing.com - Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news
Breast Care
Source: Breast Care - Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: research
Breast Care
Source: Breast Care - Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: research
A breast surgeon in Gainesville, VA, has launched an online resource called...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Should Pink October really be Pink February? Hospital websites must improve mammography patient info After breast cancer diagnosis, women turn to texting Siemens launches breast cancer education video VuCOMP launches breast education programs
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - Category: Radiology Source Type: news
Condition:   Triple Negative Breast Cancer Intervention:   Biological: PVSRIPO Sponsors:   Istari Oncology, Inc.;   Duke University;   United States Department of Defense Not yet recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Condition:   Breast Cancer Survivorship Interventions:   Behavioral: Lighter intensity physical activity intervention;   Behavioral: Higher intensity physical activity intervention Sponsors:   AHS Cancer Control Alberta;   Carole May Yates Memorial Endowment for Cancer Research;   O'Brien Institute for Public Health Active, not recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Researchers from the Institute of Cancer Research, London, found that carrying too little weight between the ages of 18 and 24 is particularly risky. Women should not deliberately gain weight.
Source: the Mail online | Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
(MedPage Today) -- Adiposity in young adulthood or childhood could be critical factor, investigators said
Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology - Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news
More News: Breast Cancer | Breast Lumpectomy | Cancer | Cancer & Oncology | Cancer Therapy | Hematology | Lumpectomy | Mastectomy