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Women who use permanent hair dye and chemical hair straighteners have a higher...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: High-risk women should start breast screening earlier Childhood radiotherapy, chemo boost breast cancer risk Black women still at higher risk of breast cancer death Young women at risk of breast cancer need screening DDT exposure tied to breast cancer risk
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CONCLUSION: Guideline adherence is suboptimal. Although survivor SCP possession is associated with better adherence, few survivors and PCPs have one. New strategies to improve adherence are needed. PMID: 32142393 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Clinical Breast Cancer - Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Tags: J Clin Oncol Source Type: research
AbstractThe involvement of the right ventricle (RV) in various cardiovascular pathologies is usually explored and demonstrated after thorough research of the left ventricle (LV). This is also true in cardio-oncology, where multimodality imaging with cardiac magnetic resonance and nuclear imaging is essential, but echocardiography plays pivotal role in everyday clinical practice. Chemotherapy and radiotherapy effect on RV has been studied mainly in breast cancer patients and survivors from childhood cancer. Right ventricular geometry and shape limit the ability of classical echocardiographic indices like RV ejection fractio...
Source: Heart Failure Reviews - Category: Cardiology Source Type: research
Abstract OBJECTIVE: The aim was to understand the processes of therapeutic changes in Meaning-Centered Group Psychotherapy (MCGP) in a Portuguese sample. METHOD: Adult cancer patients with distress motivated to participate in MCGP were identified; descriptive and narrative analyses were performed on the session content. RESULTS: The sample had 24 participants (mean age: 63.43 years); the majority were females (75%), with a median academic degree (54%). Breast cancer was most frequent (67%) at the localized stage (71%). The narrative analysis defined seven categories according to the MCGP themes. In "...
Source: Palliative and Supportive Care - Category: Palliative Care Authors: Tags: Palliat Support Care Source Type: research
Abstract Despite the enormous success of childhood prophylactic vaccination against diseases caused by pathogens, there is currently no similar preventive vaccine program against diseases confronted with age like breast cancer and ovarian cancer. With the exception of the annual influenza vaccine, current recommendations for adult vaccination are for either primary vaccines not received during childhood or for booster vaccinations to maintain the immunity against pathogens already induced during childhood. Here we describe a strategy to provide prophylactic pre-emptive immunity against the development of adult ons...
Source: Seminars in Immunology - Category: Allergy & Immunology Authors: Tags: Semin Immunol Source Type: research
Conclusion.Early diagnosis strategies should address barriers during all three intervals contributing to late presentation in LMICs. Standardization in studying and reporting delay intervals in LMICs is needed to monitor progress and facilitate comparisons across settings.Implications for Practice.This review draws the attention of cancer implementation scientists globally. The findings highlight the significant delays that occur throughout the cancer care continuum in low‐ and middle‐income countries and describe common barriers that cause them. This review will help shape the global research agenda by proposing metri...
Source: The Oncologist - Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Tags: Global Health and Cancer Source Type: research
on LM Abstract Quantification of radiation dose to normal tissue during radiotherapy is critical for assessing risk for radiotherapy-related late effects, including subsequent neoplasms (SNs). Case-control studies of SNs typically reconstruct absorbed radiation dose to the specific SN location using individual treatment parameters. A simplified method estimates the maximum prescribed target dose to the body region in which the SN arises. We compared doses and risk estimates from these methods using data from case-control studies of subsequent brain tumors (64 cases, 244 controls) and breast cancer (94 cases, 358 c...
Source: Radiation Research - Category: Physics Authors: Tags: Radiat Res Source Type: research
And the risk of subsequent malignant neoplasm increases with chemo treatment, research suggests Related items fromOnMedica One in 10 children in phase I cancer trials respond to drugs Cancer mortality cut by a third in young people Decision to give boys HPV jab will save thousands of lives Cancer patients using complementary meds die sooner UK cancer survival improved, but lags behind similar nations
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TUESDAY, Oct. 29, 2019 -- The combination of anthracyclines and radiotherapy doses to treat childhood cancer is associated with an increased risk for subsequent breast cancer, according to a study published online Oct. 28 in JAMA Pediatrics. Lene H....
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The combination of radiotherapy and chemotherapy treatment with anthracyclines...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Echo screening cost-effective after childhood chemo Adult survivors of pediatric cancer risk pulmonary hypertension ASCO: Childhood radiation therapy boosts breast cancer risk Chemo lowers cancer risk for pediatric Hodgkin's survivors Childhood radiation exposure may increase risk of leukemia
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This case-control study evaluates the risk of breast cancer in women who have survived childhood cancer treated with radiotherapy and anthracyclines.
Source: JAMA Pediatrics - Category: Pediatrics Source Type: research
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