Mobile breast screening initiative tours the UAE
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In this study, we attempted to identify the race-specific non-invasive protein biomarkers that may particularly benefit interventions aimed at reducing the risk of recurrence and metastasis in breast cancers (BrCa). Our technical strategy has been to discover candidate protein biomarkers in patient sera using a high throughput antibody microarray platform. A total of 240 subjects were selected, composed of controls and all immunohistochemistry-based subtypes of breast cancer cases, subdivided by pre- and post-menopausal status and by race. A global Wilcoxon analysis comparing no-cancer controls and cancer patients identifi...
ConclusionThe imaging features of TNBCs differ by AR status. Multimodality breast imaging may help identify the LAR subtype of TNBC, which has been shown to be a subtype that is relatively resistant to neoadjuvant chemotherapy.Graphical abstract
Rates of breast-cancer detection are similar after screening mammography with or without screening ultrasonography, according to an observational study.Reuters Health Information
(MedPage Today) -- Challenges widespread use of ultrasound for dense breasts
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Obesity and high breast density both increase breast cancer risk, but paradoxically are inversely related. Bariatric surgery decreases breast cancer risk, but its impact on mammographic breast density is not well understood.
Rayfield Byrd knows when it’s time to wake up every morning. The 68-year-old Oakland, Cal., resident hears a voice from the living room offering a cheery good morning. Except Byrd lives alone. A little after 8 a.m. each day, a small yellow robot named Mabu asks Byrd how he’s doing. Byrd has Type 2 diabetes and congestive heart failure, and about three years ago, he had surgery to implant a microvalve in his heart to keep his blood flowing properly. To stay healthy, he takes four medications a day and needs to exercise regularly. To make sure his heart is still pumping effectively, his doctor needs to stay on to...
Fewer benign biopsies necessary with DBT compared with full - field digital mammography
ConclusionsAfter implementation of the Affordable Care Act, women in all income groups, especially the lowest, reported greater affordability of coverage, access to health care, and receipt of preventive services. Efforts to alter the Affordable Care Act should consider the impact of policy changes on women's health and preventive care.
ConclusionsWe applied a complete “white box” machine learning method to predict the molecular subtype of breast cancer based on the BI-RADS feature description in a multi-modal setting. By combining BI-RADS features in both mammography and MRI, the prediction accuracy is boosted and robust. The proposed method can be easily applied widely regardless of variability of imaging vendors and settings because of the applicability and acceptance of the BI-RADS.