How Much Does Drinking Alcohol Contribute to US Cancer Burden? How Much Does Drinking Alcohol Contribute to US Cancer Burden?
Alcohol consumption accounts for 4.8% of all cancer cases overall, but this rises to 12.1% of female breast cancer, 11% of colorectal cancer, and more than 45% of mouth and throat cancers.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Can You Eat Pigeon Peas If You Have Breast Cancer?
Plant-based estrogens may be especially good for people who have breast cancer. And legumes called pigeons peas could have a particular benefit for your body. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - January 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How Smoking Could Help Spur Breast Cancer's Spread
MONDAY, Jan. 25, 2021 -- Here's one reason why past or current smoking may handicap you if you are battling breast cancer: New research suggests that nicotine promotes the spread of the disease to your lungs. Smoking is known to increase the risk... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 25, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Review supports surgical excision for FEA breast lesions
There's enough evidence to support surgical excision of flat epithelial atypia...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Can MRI-guided breast biopsy evaluate chemo response? Can AI spot breast cancer years before radiologists? Food, housing insecurity tied to breast biopsy delay Image-guided biopsy spots residual breast cancer Surveillance OK for certain type of breast lesion (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 25, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

UToledo awarded Department of Defense funding to advance promising new chemotherapy
(University of Toledo) The project relies on a unique cell death pathway to overcome the multidrug resistance that often characterizes triple negative breast cancer. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Male breast cancer patients face high prevalence of heart disease risk factors
(American College of Cardiology) Male breast cancer patients were found to have a high prevalence of cardiovascular conditions, in a small study of this rare patient population presented at the American College of Cardiology's Advancing the Cardiovascular Care of the Oncology Patient Virtual course. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - January 25, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Black women die more frequently from breast cancer
Black women have higher breast cancer mortality and recurrence rates than non-Hispanic...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Black women with breast cancer show high comorbidity rates Can mammography explain breast cancer death disparities? Hologic launches breast screening effort for Black women Radiation tied to breast cancer delays for Black women Do breast screening guidelines overlook Black women? (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 23, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Study revises thinking on genes and breast cancer risk
Women who have mutations associated with breast cancer are not necessarily...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Mammograms for inpatients could boost screening rates Family breast cancer history tied to mammo usage AI tool beats traditional breast cancer risk assessments Should genetic testing for breast cancer stop at 65? (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 22, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

SA cancer breakthrough tech expected to save US billions with recent FDA approval
This San Antonio-based company is working to commercializing new technology that could reduce unnecessary breast cancer biopsies. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - January 22, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: W. Scott Bailey Source Type: news

Tool Predicts Severe Toxicity From Chemo in Breast Cancer Tool Predicts Severe Toxicity From Chemo in Breast Cancer
A new tool for predicting the risk of severe chemotherapy toxicity in older adults with early-stage breast cancer outperforms existing models.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - January 22, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Adding Liothyronine for Hypothyroidism Doesn't Up Breast Cancer Risk Adding Liothyronine for Hypothyroidism Doesn't Up Breast Cancer Risk
A large Swedish study shows those treated with LT3 in combination with LT4 for hypothyroidism have no greater breast cancer risk than individuals taking LT4 alone.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - January 22, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Role of Estrogen Receptors in Breast Cancer
Title: Role of Estrogen Receptors in Breast CancerCategory: Procedures and TestsCreated: 1/22/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/22/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Cancer General)
Source: MedicineNet Cancer General - January 22, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Health Highlights: Jan. 21, 2021
Studies Pinpoint Genes That Raise Risk for Breast Cancer New research into exactly which genetic mutations increase breast cancer risk in women without a family history of the disease may help guide decisions about screening and preventive surgery,... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 21, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Can a Little Girl Have Breast Cancer
? (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - January 21, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Studies Pinpoint Genes That Raise Risk for Breast Cancer
Title: Studies Pinpoint Genes That Raise Risk for Breast CancerCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/21/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/21/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Cancer General)
Source: MedicineNet Cancer General - January 21, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Study updates breast cancer risk estimates for women with no family history
(Mayo Clinic) A new multi-institution study led by Fergus Couch, Ph.D., a Mayo Clinic pathologist, provides more accurate estimates of breast cancer risk for U.S. women who harbor inherited mutations in breast cancer predisposition genes. The findings of the CARRIERS Consortium study, published Jan. 20 in The New England Journal of Medicine, may allow health care providers to better assess the risk of breast cancer in women ? many of whom have no family history of breast cancer. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 21, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Study finds racial disparities in breast cancer prognosis testing
(University of Illinois at Chicago) Women with hormone-dependent breast cancer typically have a favorable prognosis, but new research has found that even after adjusting for age at diagnosis, tumor stage and treatment, there is still a significant mortality gap between Black and non-Hispanic white women with axillary node-negative, hormone-dependent tumors that have a comparable Oncotype Recurrence Score. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - January 21, 2021 Category: Biology Source Type: news

CNIO participates in a study that defines the most important genes that increase breast cancer risk
(Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Oncol ó gicas (CNIO)) * The study will help to improve prevention programmes since it " defines the most useful genes " for breast cancer risk prediction tests, the authors write* The study will be published in the 'New England Journal of Medicine' (NEJM) and is authored by 250 researchers from dozens of institutions in more than 25 countries* Breast cancer is one of the most common cancers today. One in eight women will develop it in their lifetime (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - January 21, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

NUI Galway contribute to significant breast cancer risk genes study
(National University of Ireland Galway) Breast cancer investigators in the Lambe Institute at NUI Galway have collaborated on a pivotal international study into breast cancer risk which was published in the New England Journal of Medicine today. The results of the study have identified that there are nine specific genes associated with breast cancer risk. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - January 21, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Bone density loss from Anastrozole partially reverses after treatment stops
(Queen Mary University of London) A study by researchers from Queen Mary University of London shows that bone loss known to be associated with the use of the breast cancer prevention drug Anastrozole partially reverses, particularly at the lumbar spine, after stopping treatment. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - January 21, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Exact, GE Healthcare to develop ACT ultrasound probe
Exact Therapeutics and GE Healthcare are developing an ultrasound probe that...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: GE, St. Luke's create one-stop breast cancer clinic Security advisories issued for GE imaging systems GE products at RSNA 2020 include AI-enhanced imaging FDA clears GE's prefilled Clariscan syringes GE debuts AI to assess endotracheal tube placement (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 20, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Tool Can Predict Chemo Toxicity for Seniors With Breast Cancer
WEDNESDAY, Jan. 20, 2021 -- For older patients with early-stage breast cancer, a score has been developed and validated for predicting grade 3 to 5 chemotherapy toxicity, according to a study published online Jan. 14 in the Journal of Clinical... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 20, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

New studies clarify which genes may raise breast cancer risk
Two large studies give a much sharper picture of which inherited mutations raise the risk of breast cancer for women without a family history of the disease (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Study findings improve accuracy of breast cancer risk estimates for women with no family history
ROCHESTER, Minn. -- A new multi-institution study led by Fergus Couch, Ph.D., a Mayo Clinic pathologist, provides more accurate estimates of breast cancer risk for U.S. women who harbor inherited mutations in breast cancer predisposition genes. The findings of the CARRIERS Consortium study, which were published Wednesday, Jan. 20 in The New England Journal of Medicine, [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - January 20, 2021 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Is There a Link Between Breast Cancer and Chronic Inflammation?
Could chronic inflammation lead to breast cancer? Find out what the science says. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - January 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New discovery in breast cancer treatment
(University of Adelaide) Researchers at the University of Adelaide have found new evidence about the positive role of androgens in breast cancer treatment with immediate implications for women with estrogen receptor-driven metastatic disease. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 18, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

A master cancer gene hijacks a 'molecular crowbar' to make breast cancer cells invasive
(University of Helsinki) Researchers investigated how cancer genes lead to the breakdown of the capsule that prevents cancerous cells from invading the surrounding healthy tissues and - find a hijacked " molecular crowbar " . The new findings help understand the mechanisms of cancer spreading and reveal a cancer vulnerability. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - January 18, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Researchers discover potential new therapy for chemotherapy-resistant breast cancer
(RCSI) Scientists have discovered a molecule that can selectively kill cells of a hard-to-treat subtype of breast cancer, which could lead to a new therapy. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - January 18, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic Q and A: Genetic abnormalities and cancer risk
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My mom was diagnosed with breast cancer. During her care, she was found to have a BRCA2 mutation. Her doctor suggested that my brothers and I get tested for this mutation, too. I am a 26-year-old woman, and I am not sure what this means for me and my risk of cancer. ANSWER: Having [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - January 18, 2021 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

DR ELLIE CANNON: Why do I get breast pain after a scan gave me the all-clear?
DR ELLIE CANNON: While it's not a typical symptom of breast cancer or other harmful lumps, on some occasions it can be - which is why an examination is so important. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

L.A. Affairs: What the guy at the deli counter taught me about love
I was still recovering from breast cancer. And my heart was shattered. I vowed I wouldn't get back out in the dating world until I had worked through my fears and would take as much time as I needed to heal before attempting a new relationship. (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - January 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Holly Sidell Source Type: news

Vitamins and Supplements to Take After Breast Cancer Treatment
Should I take a vitamin or supplement after breast cancer treatment? Which ones are best? Are they safe? Are there any to avoid? Can they prevent breast cancer from coming back? Learn about supplements after breast cancer treatment. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - January 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Program Helps Low-Income Women Get Needed Mammograms
FRIDAY, Jan. 15, 2021 -- Giving low-income women mammograms when they're hospitalized can boost their breast cancer screening rates, according to a new study. Getting cancer screening tests can be challenging for low-income women due to factors... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 15, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Quadruple-Negative Breast Cancer: Novel Implications Quadruple-Negative Breast Cancer: Novel Implications
Recent developments in our understanding of quadruple-negative breast cancer could have important implications for therapy development and future research.Breast Cancer Research (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Journal Article Source Type: news

Blue Earth eyes new uses for fluciclovine F-18
Bracco molecular imaging subsidiary Blue Earth Diagnostics announced that the...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Blue Earth buys therapeutic rights to rhPSMA technology Blue Earth highlights talks at ASTRO 2020 Blue Earth starts second phase III trial for PET agent Blue Earth, PETNet ink new supply deal Imaging agent for breast cancer PET gets FDA nod (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 15, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Mammograms for inpatients could boost screening rates
Offering mammograms to low-income patients during an inpatient hospital stay...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: How many cancers were missed during the COVID-19 pandemic? Asians, Hispanics miss out on imaging during pandemic Patients in Canada missing recommended cancer screenings Family breast cancer history tied to mammo usage Cancer delays: Counting COVID-19's hidden costs (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 15, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

More Women Opting to 'Go Flat' After Mastectomy
A new study found that a majority of breast cancer patients -- 74% -- who had opted to "go flat" were satisfied with the outcome. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - January 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Researchers explore the potential anti-cancer activity of T33, a newly developed TCM
(Natural News) Breast cancer is the most common cancer diagnosed in women in the United States. Although relative survival rates have improved recently, these estimates don’t take everything into account. According to the American Cancer Society, factors such as age, tumor grade, overall health and how well the cancer responds to treatment can still influence... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

More Breast Cancer Survivors Opting to ‘ Go Flat ’ After Mastectomy
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - January 14, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Family Medicine, Oncology, Psychiatry, Surgery, News, Source Type: news

More Breast Cancer Survivors Opting to'Go Flat' After Mastectomy
THURSDAY, Jan. 14, 2021 -- When journalist Catherine Guthrie learned that she would need to have a mastectomy following a breast cancer diagnosis, she was shocked by what seemed like a cursory explanation from her surgeon about what would happen... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 14, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

More Breast Cancer Survivors Opting to'Go Flat' After Mastectomy
Title: More Breast Cancer Survivors Opting to'Go Flat'After MastectomyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/14/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/14/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Cancer General)
Source: MedicineNet Cancer General - January 14, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Tool that predicts if chemotherapy will produce debilitating side effects in older adults
(City of Hope) Researchers at City of Hope, a world-renowned independent research and treatment center for cancer, diabetes and other life-threatening diseases, have developed a tool that could predict if older adults with early-stage breast cancer will develop a severe or deadly reaction to chemotherapy. This first-of-its-kind risk assessment tool -- called the Cancer and Aging Research Group-Breast Cancer (CARG-BC) Score -- helps oncologists make personalized treatment recommendations. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - January 14, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Triggering tumor antiviral immune response in triple negative breast cancer
(Baylor College of Medicine) Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine have discovered how therapeutics targeting RNA splicing can activate antiviral immune pathways in triple negative breast cancers (TNBC) to trigger tumor cell death and signal the body's immune response. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - January 14, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

PET/CT guidance offers valuable approach to lung biopsies
One optimum way to reduce inconclusive lung biopsy results and better detect...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: PET/CT with Ga-68 tracer better for cancer patients Dual-phase technique improves PET/CT brain tumor imaging PET/CT could be useful for diagnosing fever SNMMI 2020: PSMA-PET/CT changes prostate cancer management PET/CT confirms breast cancer predicted by blood markers (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 13, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Entinostat Doesn't Overcome Endocrine Resistance in Breast Cancer Entinostat Doesn't Overcome Endocrine Resistance in Breast Cancer
The histone deacetylase inhibitor entinostat failed to overcome resistance to endocrine therapy in hormone receptor –positive, HER2-negative, advanced breast cancer in a phase 3 trial.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Financial Toxicity Linked to QOL After Breast Cancer Surgery
Strongest correlation seen for BREAST - Q psychosocial well - being, with 0.89 change per unit change in financial toxicity score (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - January 13, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Family Medicine, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Psychiatry, Surgery, Journal, Source Type: news

Inpatient mammograms can reduce disparities in breast cancer screening rates
(Massachusetts General Hospital) Inpatient mammograms are a feasible approach to deliver preventive care to hospitalized women who may face significant barriers to completing the test in the outpatient setting. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - January 13, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Financial Toxicity Linked to QOL After Breast Cancer Surgery
TUESDAY, Jan. 12, 2021 -- Financial toxicity (FT) is associated with worse quality of life (QOL) for breast cancer patients after mastectomy or lumpectomy, according to a study published online Dec. 11 in the Journal of the American College of... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 12, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Breast Cancer Blogs You Need to Read
Doctors and people living with breast cancer recommend the best blogs to read, from personal stories to practical content. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - January 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Best Books for Breast Cancer
Books are a great way to understand a new diagnosis, like breast cancer. We spoke to people who have it and doctors who treat it to find out what books they would recommend. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - January 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news