Ten-year survival and prognostic factors for breast cancer in the southeast region of Brazil

Conclusion: These findings reinforce the need of adopting actions that ensure access of the target population to the recommended diagnostic and therapeutic modalities, thus contributing to achieve earlier diagnosis and better survival rates.
Source: Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia - Category: Epidemiology Source Type: research

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ConclusionThis study found that teach-back interventions have positive health outcomes including happiness, uncertainty, self-efficacy, self-management behavior, symptom experience, distress, anxiety, and health literacy among cancer patients. However, it found no effects with regard to drug administration, functional measurements, or satisfaction. Future research should continuously examine the teach-back approach and assess its positive health outcomes for cancer patients.
Source: Supportive Care in Cancer - Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: research
ConclusionThe PRM was able to identify patients at greater risk of significant nausea but not the other CINV endpoints. As nausea remains a pertinent issue for patients with BC, the PRM could be used to identify these patients a priori for innovative treatment strategies.
Source: Supportive Care in Cancer - Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: research
Stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) significantly improved progression-free survival in oligoprogressive, metastatic lung cancer, but not breast cancer.Medscape Medical News
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Black women have the highest mortality rate of all women with breast cancer...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Some minority women more at risk for second breast cancers Starting biennial breast screening at age 40 saves Black lives Radiologists can spur change in addressing healthcare disparities Immediately reading mammograms helps with workflow, disparities Individualizing risk estimates increase mammography use
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The "Beverly Hills 90210" and "Charmed" star shares stark photos from her breast cancer treatment on social media.
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The companies said the technology will allow for earlier detection of breast cancer.
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Condition:   Breast Cancer Intervention:   Device: Acupuncture Sponsor:   Affiliated Hospital of Qinghai University Recruiting
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Conditions:   Insomnia;   Breast Cancer Intervention:   Other: Stage 2 Digital sleep diary app Sponsor:   Closed Loop Medicine Not yet recruiting
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Conditions:   Anatomic Stage IV Breast Cancer AJCC v8;   Breast Inflammatory Carcinoma;   Metastatic Triple-Negative Breast Carcinoma;   Prognostic Stage IV Breast Cancer AJCC v8 Interventions:   Drug: Carboplatin;   Biological: Pembrolizumab;   Genetic: Transferrin Receptor-Targeted Liposomal p53 cDNA Sponsors:   Northwestern University;   National Cancer Institute (NCI) Not yet recruiting
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