Best Practices for States to Identify and Address Breast Cancer Disparities

Post outlines best practices, lessons learned, and resources to assist health departments in addressing breast cancer disparities.
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Conclusions Walking pace is associated with lower risk of a wide range of important health conditions, independently of overall time spent walking.
Source: Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise - Category: Sports Medicine Tags: EPIDEMIOLOGY Source Type: research
ConclusionEn-bloc resection with appropriate margins and thanks to the evolution of reconstructive surgical techniques used to ensure preservation of respiratory mechanics. All this procedure represents the cornerstone and the only curative option.
Source: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 14 February 2019Source: International Journal of PharmaceuticsAuthor(s): Gabriela Mojeiko, Moacir de Brito, Giovanna C. Salata, Luciana B. LopesAbstractIn spite of the high incidence of breast cancer worldwide, there are few strategies for its chemoprevention, and they have limited adherence mainly due to their serious adverse effects. As a new approach for local breast cancer chemoprevention, we developed and optimized microemulsions for topical delivery of celecoxib to the breast skin, and evaluated their combination with microneedles to improve drug penetration for localization in the ...
Source: International Journal of Pharmaceutics - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 14 February 2019Source: European Journal of Integrative MedicineAuthor(s): Ezgi Karadag EzgiAbstractIntroductionThe aim of this study was to examine the effect of a music listening intervention applied during radiation therapy on the anxiety and comfort level experienced by women with early-stage breast cancer.MethodThis randomized controlled study was conducted with 60 patients residing in a city located in the western Turkey. After providing informed consent, the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (HADS), and Radiation Therapy Comfort Questionnaire (RTCQ) were administered. A music l...
Source: European Journal of Integrative Medicine - Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research
Tamoxifen, a medication commonly used to treat breast cancer, appears to hold some promise as a treatment for mania, according to asystematic review and meta-analysisappearing in theJournal of Psychopharmacology.Tamoxifen has been proposed as a treatment for bipolar disorder because it acts on cells in a way similar to lithium and valproate —both of which are effective medications for bipolar disorder. However, the current review found most studies focused on the effect of tamoxifen on mania, not on bipolar disorder, and its effects on depression are unknown.“Tamoxifen appears to be a promising potential treatm...
Source: Psychiatr News - Category: Psychiatry Tags: bipolar disorder depression Journal of Psychopharmacology literature search mania meta-analysis systematic review tamoxifen Source Type: research
The Internet of Things is driving incredible innovation in healthcare. “Almost any new innovative medical device is currently designed as a part of broader interconnected system,” Rami Muleys, head of application security business development at Positive Technologies, told MD+DI. “The main value of IoT is the convergence between different systems and the ability to exchange data between every device – from an insulin pump to a hospital bed.” Healthcare is consequently “a constantly changing landscape, especially sinc...
Source: MDDI - Category: Medical Devices Authors: Tags: Business Source Type: news
By analyzing tumor characteristics such as structure, shape, and size, an artificial...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: AI may predict lymph node metastasis in gastric cancer AI can predict breast cancer molecular subtypes on MRI Russian AI detects lung cancer on CT in 20 seconds AI can differentiate glioblastoma, brain metastasis AI uses features outside nodules to predict malignancy
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Authors: Edge SB, Hortobagyi GN, Giuliano AE Abstract INTRODUCTION: Cancer staging has historically been based solely on the anatomic extent of the tumor (T), spread to lymph nodes (N), and presence of distant metastases (M). More recently biologic factors have been added to modify TNM stage groups to provide more accurate prognosis for patients. Areas covered: The American Joint Committee on Cancer (AJCC) updated breast cancer staging in 2016 to include T, N, M, tumor grade and expression of estrogen and progesterone receptors and HER2. Addition of these factors changed the stage group for a large fraction of case...
Source: Expert Review of Anticancer Therapy - Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Expert Rev Anticancer Ther Source Type: research
Condition:   Breast Cancer Interventions:   Combination Product: Docetaxel / Capecitabine;   Combination Product: Capecitabine / Vinorelbine;   Combination Product: Paclitaxel / Gemcitabine;   Drug: Ribociclib;   Drug: Letrozole OR Anastrozole;   Drug: Goserelin Sponsor:   Novartis Pharmaceuticals Not yet recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Condition:   Breast Cancer Interventions:   Procedure: Neoadjuvant chemotherapy before surgery;   Procedure: Surgery followed by adjuvant chemotherapy Sponsor:   Peking Union Medical College Hospital Recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
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