DWI helps predict breast cancer cases with metastasis

Apparent diffusion coefficient values obtained from preoperative MRI with diffusion-weighted...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Gadolinium breast MRI screening OK for healthy women Caution urged for breast MRI evaluation of lymph nodes Breast MRI effective as adjunct to DBT in high-risk women DWI-MRI may be best for indeterminate lung nodules Focus on FOCUS, a new DWI-MRI protocol for breast lesions
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Related Links:

Source: BMJ Comments - Category: General Medicine Source Type: forums
Publication date: Available online 20 October 2019Source: The LancetAuthor(s): Daniel I Sessler, Lijian Pei, Yuguang Huang, Edith Fleischmann, Peter Marhofer, Andrea Kurz, Douglas B Mayers, Tanja A Meyer-Treschan, Martin Grady, Ern Yu Tan, Sabry Ayad, Edward J Mascha, Donal J Buggy, Gang Tan, Zhiyong Zhang, Helen Keane, Maurice Stokes, Oliver Zotti, Michael Gnant, Silvia Perez-ProttoSummaryBackgroundThree perioperative factors impair host defence against recurrence during cancer surgery: the surgical stress response, use of volatile anaesthetic, and opioids for analgesia. All factors are ameliorated by regional anaesthesia...
Source: The Lancet - Category: General Medicine Source Type: research
ConclusionsWhile patient symptoms are important predictors of patient well-being, subjective appraisals of the stressfulness of symptoms, and of patients ’ self-efficacy in managing symptoms, are also key factors. The findings suggest the utility of a stress process model in understanding well-being in breast cancer patients, and point to the potential value of targeting patient appraisals as well as symptoms to improve psychological well-being and quality of life.
Source: Supportive Care in Cancer - Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: research
ConclusionsThe study suggests that quality of life and body image are temporarily impaired due to RT. Around one third of patients score their long-term AO as unfavourable. These results should be discussed with the patient and could help in the decision making of the treatment plan and in the clarification of the patient ’s expectations.
Source: Supportive Care in Cancer - Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: research
Women seek out breast cancer screening at different rates as they grow older...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: DBT finds more cancers of all types than FFDM UCSF launches AI center for medical imaging Women born outside U.S. less likely to undergo mammography Image processing shows potential to reduce MBI dose Patient navigation boosts women's screening compliance
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - Category: Radiology Source Type: news
Condition:   Breast Cancer Stage IV Intervention:   Sponsor:   Hellenic Cooperative Oncology Group Active, not recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Condition:   Breast Cancer Female Intervention:   Biological: blood samples collection Sponsor:   Centre Jean Perrin Not yet recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Condition:   Breast Tumors Intervention:   Drug: DS-8201a Sponsors:   UNICANCER;   Daiichi Sankyo Europe, GmbH, a Daiichi Sankyo Company Not yet recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Condition:   Breast Cancer Interventions:   Drug: nivolumab;   Drug: ipilimumab;   Drug: nab-paclitaxel Sponsor:   Bristol-Myers Squibb Not yet recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Americans consume about 150 pounds of milk and eat nearly 40 pounds of cheese and 20 pounds of ice cream per person per year, according to data from the Department of Agriculture. Yogurt and butter intakes are lower, but growing. But should the dairy we’re consuming be low-fat or full-fat? That debate has become increasingly divisive, and for good reason: not all dairy is created equal. Dairy fat and cardiovascular disease Some of the most substantial dairy research has been done in the context of the Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) diet, which has been shown, among other benefits, to reduce blood pres...
Source: Harvard Health Blog - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Cancer Diet and Weight Loss Health Healthy Eating Heart Health Source Type: blogs
More News: Breast Cancer | Cancer | Cancer & Oncology | Radiology | Women