UNC establishes new cancer center with record $25M donation
The gift to the university will advance research focused on a highly aggressive subtype of breast cancer. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - January 25, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Zac Ezzone Source Type: news

Early-Life Exposures and Thelarche Age in the Sister Study Early-Life Exposures and Thelarche Age in the Sister Study
Could early-life exposures and the age at breast development play a role in the future risk for breast cancer?Breast Cancer Research (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 25, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Journal Article Source Type: news

Breast Cancer Survivors Face Higher Risk for Hypertension, Diabetes
Risk for hypertension even higher for those receiving left - sided radiation therapy, endocrine therapy (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - January 20, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Cardiology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Radiology, Journal, Source Type: news

ScreenPoint plans major expansion
ScreenPoint Medical plans a major expansion in the sales and research effort...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Aidoc partners with ScreenPoint Medical ScreenPoint adds Brem to board AI finds cancer on mammography but falls short of double reading Fujifilm, ScreenPoint partner on AI for breast cancer detection ScreenPoint reaches Transpara milestone (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 20, 2022 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Breast Cancer Survivors Face Higher Risk for Hypertension, Diabetes
THURSDAY, Jan. 20, 2022 -- Women with, versus without, a history of breast cancer have a higher incidence of hypertension and diabetes up to 10 years following diagnosis, according to a study published online Jan. 13 in the Journal of Clinical... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 20, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Alpha Tau Announces New Research Collaboration to Study the Potential of Alpha DaRT to Enhance Immune Stimulation in the Treatment of Breast Cancer
JERUSALEM, Jan. 20, 2022 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Alpha Tau Medical Ltd. ("Alpha Tau"), the developer of the innovative alpha-radiation cancer therapy Alpha DaRT™, announced today that it has signed a sponsored research agree... Devices, Oncology Alpha Tau Medical, Alpha DaRT (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - January 20, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

FDA warns about rare but severe lung inflammation with Ibrance, Kisqali, and Verzenio for breast cancer
. FDA approvs new warnings about this risk to the prescribing information and Patient Package Insert for the entire class of these cyclin-dependent kinase 4/6. (Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New)
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - January 19, 2022 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: FDA Source Type: news

FAPI-PET may improve diagnosis of gastric cancer
Hybrid PET/MR imaging with an experimental gallium-68-labeled fibroblast activatio...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Ga-68 radiotracer outperforms F-18 FDG in lung cancer staging New tracer bests FDG for diagnosing liver cancer Sofie receives nod to start trial for PET tracer PET imaging lays foundation for new cancer therapies PET tracer shows promise for diagnosing breast cancer (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 19, 2022 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

What Are the Hidden Signs of Breast Cancer?
Title: What Are the Hidden Signs of Breast Cancer?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 1/19/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/19/2022 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Cancer General)
Source: MedicineNet Cancer General - January 19, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Could Probiotics Reduce'Chemo Brain' in Breast Cancer Patients? Could Probiotics Reduce'Chemo Brain' in Breast Cancer Patients?
Patients with breast cancer reported fewer symptoms of cognitive impairment associated with chemotherapy when they took a probiotics supplements, reports the first study of its kind.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - January 18, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Use of ultrasound contrast lags, despite its clear benefits
While there are passionate advocates for ultrasound contrast in radiology an...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Subharmonic ultrasound better with contrast flow in breast masses CEUS helps identify lymph nodes in breast cancer patients Contrast-enhanced mammography can predict underestimated DCIS Experts call for expanded use of ultrasound contrast agents Ultrasound societies say 'no change' to contrast agent policy (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 18, 2022 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Egyptian breast cancer treatment centre to adopt Lunit's mammography AI
The Baheya Foundation extends free-of-charge treatment to women with breast cancer. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - January 18, 2022 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Breast cancer signs: The surprising sign when you are eating - 'visit your doctor'
ABOUT one in eight women are diagnosed with breast cancer during their lifetime, according to the NHS, and men can also be diagnosed with breast cancer. There are several signs to be aware of. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 16, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Overall Breast Cancer Incidence Decreased From 1999 to 2018
THURSDAY, Jan. 13, 2022 -- The incidence of breast cancer decreased overall from 1999 to 2018, but incidence increased among women aged 20 to 39 years and for non-Hispanic Asian or Pacific Islander women, according to research published in the Jan.... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 13, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Trends in Breast Cancer Incidence, by Race, Ethnicity, and Age Among Women Aged ≥20 Years - United States, 1999-2018
This report describes trends in breast cancer incidence among women. (Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - January 13, 2022 Category: American Health Tags: Breast Cancer Breast Cancer Screening MMWR Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report Race and Ethnicity Women's Health Source Type: news

Dense Breasts, High BMI May Interact to Up Breast Cancer Risk
Positive additive interaction linked to increased risk for breast cancer particularly in postmenopausal women (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - January 12, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Radiology, Journal, Source Type: news

Dense Breasts, High BMI May Interact to Up Breast Cancer Risk
WEDNESDAY, Jan. 12, 2022 -- Breast density and body mass index (BMI) may interact synergistically to heighten breast cancer risk, with a stronger association found among postmenopausal women, according to a study published online Dec. 23 in JAMA... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 12, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Time of day may increase odds of DBT recalls
Fatigue endured by less-experienced radiologists later in the day may lead t...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Ultrasound jostles for bigger role in screening dense breasts AI helps predict which DCIS patients need to be upstaged Adding breast density to Tyrer-Cuzick influences risk assessment High breast density, BMI interact to increase breast cancer risk Ultrasound useful for workup of DBT recalls (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 12, 2022 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Office Hours with … Maryam Lustberg
As director of the Breast Center at Smilow Cancer Hospital, Maryam Lustberg studies how to improve the quality of life of breast cancer patients. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - January 10, 2022 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Ga-68 radiotracer outperforms F-18 FDG in lung cancer staging
PET/CT imaging with an experimental gallium-68-based (Ga-68) radiotracer tha...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: New tracer bests FDG for diagnosing liver cancer PET imaging lays foundation for new cancer therapies PET tracer shows promise for diagnosing breast cancer New PET radiotracer more effective at detecting cancer Animal study suggests Ga-68 PET FAPI can detect lung fibrosis (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 10, 2022 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

AI helps predict which DCIS patients need to be upstaged
Machine-learning models could help predict which patients with ductal carcinom...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Adding breast density to Tyrer-Cuzick influences risk assessment Subharmonic ultrasound better with contrast flow in breast masses Are women at higher breast cancer risk getting supplemental MRI? High breast density, BMI interact to increase breast cancer risk More info needed on transgender patients getting breast imaging (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 6, 2022 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Cancer deaths increasing worldwide
Deaths worldwide from cancer rose to 10 million in 2019, with the numbe...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Adding breast density to Tyrer-Cuzick influences risk assessment AI may help diagnose early lung cancer Are women at higher breast cancer risk getting supplemental MRI? New PET tracer emerging in primary prostate cancer staging AI can help mammography in middle-income countries (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 6, 2022 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Tailored Strategies Can Up Depression Referrals in Breast Cancer
Tailored strategies for implementation of routine depression screening result in greater proportion of referrals to behavioral care (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - January 5, 2022 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Gynecology, Oncology, Psychiatry, Journal, Source Type: news

A mother-of-two hailed her Labrador for sniffing out her stage three breast cancer
Anna Neary, 46, from Wakefield, Yorkshire, revealed she has her beloved pooch to thank for her early cancer diagnosis after he persistently pawed at her right breast for six weeks. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 4, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study: 10% of breast cancer patients experience depression, may not get needed care
At least one in 10 patients with breast cancer requires treatment for depression, but many don't receive needed care unless oncologists screen them for mental health, a study published Tuesday by JAMA found. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - January 4, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Early Breast Cancer Highlights From SABCS 2021 Early Breast Cancer Highlights From SABCS 2021
Developments in early breast cancer from SABCS 2021 include refinement of adjuvant therapy in HR-positive disease and positive data on immunotherapy of TNBC, as reported by Dr Ann Partridge.Medscape (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - January 4, 2022 Category: Surgery Tags: Hematology-Oncology ReCAP Source Type: news

Adding breast density to Tyrer-Cuzick influences risk assessment
Younger, premenopausal women's estimated breast cancer risk is influenced b...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: High breast density, BMI interact to increase breast cancer risk Tampered medical images can fool both AI and radiologists Should women over 75 continue to get breast screening? DBT can help evaluate cases of focal breast pain Dense breasts means higher cancer risk for elderly (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 4, 2022 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Plasma Cell Infiltration and Breast Cancer Treatment Effect Plasma Cell Infiltration and Breast Cancer Treatment Effect
Is greater plasma cell infiltration associated with better treatment response and outcomes among breast cancer patients?Breast Cancer Research (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 3, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Journal Article Source Type: news

Are women at higher breast cancer risk getting supplemental MRI?
Women at higher risk for breast cancer who are recommended for supplementa...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Progress made, but more needed for diffusion-weighted breast imaging Could nonscanning factors affect abbreviated MRI workflow? Breast MRI shows effects of IUDs on body Women give thumbs-up to abbreviated breast MRI Breast MRI during workup of DCIS can spur anxiety in women (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 3, 2022 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

MVision, Medron Medical ink distribution agreement
Radiotherapy treatment planning software developer MVision AI has entered int...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: IMV: Radiation therapy capital equipment budgets up 21% in 2021 New radiotracer improves management of prostate cancer patients Cancer mortality declined by 27% over past five decades New radiation therapy tools are highlight of ASTRO 2021 Consider the esophagus when it comes to breast cancer radiotherapy (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 3, 2022 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Twins with breast cancer - one in the US, the other the UK - compare vastly different experiences
Nancy Groce, 69, based in the US, and her identical twin sister Nora, based in London, 'just knew' they would face breast cancer, after it killed their mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 1, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cancer: The simple lifestyle change that could help prevent bowel and breast cancer
MAINTAINING a healthy weight reduces your risk of both the most common and hardest to treat types of cancer. Exercise can be a good way of achieving this. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 1, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Breast Cancer Survival Up With Access to Integrative Therapies
WEDNESDAY, Dec. 29, 2021 -- Institutional involvement in integrative oncology may increase survival for breast cancer patients, according to a study published online Dec. 18 in the Journal of Oncology. Terri Crudup, from IQVIA in Plymouth Meeting,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - December 29, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Bothersome Genitourinary Symptoms After Breast Cancer Bothersome Genitourinary Symptoms After Breast Cancer
It's a controversial area, but recent guidance clarifies which products don't increase the risk cancer recurrence.Medscape Ob/Gyn (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 29, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health Commentary Source Type: news

Omega-3 Supplement Improves Sleep, Mood in Breast Cancer Patients Omega-3 Supplement Improves Sleep, Mood in Breast Cancer Patients
Although the sample size was small, this study showed that 4 weeks of omega-3 supplementation improved sleep quality in patients with cancer.First Look (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - December 28, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Synthetic Alcohol Promises to Make Drinking Safer. But Experts Are Wary
Our ancestors started drinking booze millions of years ago, and we never stopped. Alcohol is embedded in nearly every culture in the world as a social lubricant, marker of taste and cornerstone of celebrations. If companies tried to bring it to market for the first time today, however, U.S. regulators would almost certainly forbid it. More than 200 health conditions—from cancer to dementia to cirrhosis— are linked to alcohol; it contributes to 3 million deaths globally each year, many via auto accidents and suicides; and in the U.S. alone, more than 14 million people struggle with alcohol-use disorder. It&rsquo...
Source: TIME: Health - December 28, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized healthscienceclimate Source Type: news

Former WebMD Editor Kristy Hammam Dies
The cause of her death was triple-negative breast cancer. She was 50 years old. Hammam retired from a 22 year career at WebMD in June of 2021, after losing much of her eyesight to chemotherapy. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - December 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High breast density, BMI interact to increase breast cancer risk
The combination of high breast density and high body mass index (BMI) increas...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: More info needed on transgender patients getting breast imaging Could DBT help with caseload-related fatigue during pandemic? Researchers raise more concerns about Canadian mammo trials AI can help mammography in middle-income countries Should women over 75 continue to get breast screening? (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - December 23, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

How Do You Reduce Estrogen After Breast Cancer?
Title: How Do You Reduce Estrogen After Breast Cancer?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 12/22/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/22/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Cancer General)
Source: MedicineNet Cancer General - December 22, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

The Breast Cancer With No Target May Have One: NOS The Breast Cancer With No Target May Have One: NOS
For patients with chemo-resistant, locally advanced and metastatic triple-negative breast cancer, a first-in-class agent in combination with docetaxel yielded an overall response rate of almost 46%.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - December 21, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Pyrotinib Boosts Survival in HER2+ Metastatic Breast Cancer Pyrotinib Boosts Survival in HER2+ Metastatic Breast Cancer
Patients treated with pyrotinib plus capecitabine survived longer than those treated with lapatinib plus capecitabine in the PHOEBE trial.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - December 21, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Registered Nurse Sentenced for Drug Diversion
FDA OCI, Marietta Strickland, Dighton, registered nurse, sentence, drug tampering, oxycodone, Dighton Care and Rehabilitation Center, Rx drugs, blister card, hospice patient, deprived, pain relief, Alzheimer ’s, dementia, breast cancer, (Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases)
Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases - December 21, 2021 Category: Medical Law Authors: DOJ Source Type: news

Black Patients Not Represented in Breast Reconstruction Images Online
MONDAY, Dec. 20, 2021 -- Underrepresentation in social media images might be one factor contributing to the decreasing trend in breast reconstruction after mastectomy for breast cancer among African American women, according to a study published in... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - December 20, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Koios ultrasound AI software gets FDA clearance
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared Koios Medical's Koio...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Koios secures Canada clearance for AI breast ultrasound software Koios enters into partnership with GE Healthcare Koios secures FDA breakthrough designation for breast AI Koios Medical's AI for detecting breast cancer gets CE Mark Koios touts study on AI for breast biopsy (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - December 17, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Sacituzumab Govitecan Effective in Black mTNBC Patients Sacituzumab Govitecan Effective in Black mTNBC Patients
Black women with metastatic triple-negative breast cancer have outcomes comparable to those of the overall patient population, shows a prespecified analysis of ASCENT.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - December 17, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Postmenopausal Women With Early Breast Cancer Can Go Chemo-Free Postmenopausal Women With Early Breast Cancer Can Go Chemo-Free
The RxPONDER trial also highlighted the benefits of chemotherapy only in premenopausal women with breast cancer.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - December 16, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Drug Combo May Fight a Tough Form of Breast Cancer
Title: Drug Combo May Fight a Tough Form of Breast CancerCategory: Health NewsCreated: 12/15/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/16/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Cancer General)
Source: MedicineNet Cancer General - December 16, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Most Oncologists Discuss Drug Side Effects, Open to Reduce Doses Most Oncologists Discuss Drug Side Effects, Open to Reduce Doses
All oncologists surveyed indicated that they ask patients with metastatic breast cancer about side effects at every visit, and the vast majority are open to flexible dosing.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - December 15, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Drug Combo May Fight a Tough Form of Breast Cancer
WEDNESDAY, Dec. 15, 2021 -- An experimental drug, added to chemotherapy, may benefit women with an aggressive form of breast cancer, suggests an early study offering much-needed good news. The study involved women with " triple-negative " breast... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - December 15, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Drug combo shows promise in patients with advanced or metastatic breast cancer, study finds
A new drug combination is effective at slow disease progression in people with advanced or metastatic breast cancer resistant to conventional chemotherapy, a study published by Science Translational Medicine found. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - December 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news