Breast cancer survivors don't get regular mammograms
Breast cancer survivors aren't getting regular follow-up mammograms, according...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Twitter hashtag war erupts over breast screening ASBrS: Regular mammo screening = less-invasive treatment ACR, SBI: Some black women need earlier breast screening Less isn't always more with breast screening recall rate Race matters for breast cancer screening protocols (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - May 25, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

St Gallen International Conference on Early Breast Cancer St Gallen International Conference on Early Breast Cancer
The St Gallen International Expert Consensus Conference has issued new treatment recommendations for women with early-stage breast cancer and guidance for clinicians who manage this population.Annals of Oncology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Journal Article Source Type: news

Low-Fat Diet Tied to Better Breast Cancer Survival
(Source: Cancercompass News: Breast Cancer)
Source: Cancercompass News: Breast Cancer - May 25, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Low-Fat Diet Tied to Better Breast Cancer Survival
Data from the Women's Health Initiative (WHI) study had already found that women who ate a low-fat diet were at lower odds of developing more aggressive forms of breast cancer. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - May 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Low - Fat Diet Tied to Better Breast Cancer Survival
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - May 24, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Gynecology, Oncology, Nutrition, News, Source Type: news

A low-fat diet could protect women against breast cancer
A new study in JAMA Oncology has found that eating a low-fat diet, along with a multitude of fruits and vegetables, could decrease a woman's chance of dying from breast cancer. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A low-fat diet with plenty of fruits and vegetables could protect women against breast cancer
A new study in JAMA Oncology has found that eating a low-fat diet, along with a multitude of fruits and vegetables, could decrease a woman's chance of dying from breast cancer. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

J & J Loses Second Asbestos in Talcum Powder Lawsuit
Johnson & Johnson suffered its second trial loss in two months Wednesday linking the company’s baby powder to deadly asbestos-related cancer. A Los Angeles jury awarded $21.7 million in compensatory damages to Joanne Anderson, who said she developed mesothelioma after being exposed to asbestos in J&J baby powder laced with the carcinogen. J&J was ordered to pay an additional $4 million in punitive damages Thursday, bringing the total award for Anderson to $25.7 million. The verdict comes less than two months after Johnson & Johnson’s first loss in an asbestos-related talcum powder lawsuit. In ...
Source: Asbestos and Mesothelioma News - May 24, 2018 Category: Environmental Health Authors: Matt Mauney Source Type: news

This Kind of Diet May Lower the Risk of Dying from Breast Cancer
We are what we eat, the old cliché goes, and there’s plenty of evidence to support it: eating healthy foods really can lead to a healthier life. But can food actually lower your risk of dying from a disease like cancer? In a new study published in JAMA Oncology, researchers find some intriguing evidence that diet may indeed lower the risk of dying from cancer. Dr. Rowan Chlebowski, research professor at the City of Hope National Medical Center, and his colleagues analyzed data from more than 48,000 women enrolled in the ongoing Women’s Health Initiative, a large national study at 40 centers across the U....
Source: TIME: Health - May 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alice Park Tags: Uncategorized Cancer Diet/Nutrition healthytime Source Type: news

Heavier Women May Face Higher Cancer Risks: Study
Although the study couldn't prove cause and effect, obesity was tied to a rise in the risk of postmenopausal breast cancer by 20 percent and kidney cancer by 95 percent. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - May 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Low-Fat Diet Tied to Better Breast Cancer Survival
THURSDAY, May 24, 2018 -- Breast cancer patients who adopted a low-fat diet were more likely to survive for at least a decade after diagnosis, compared to patients who ate fattier fare, new research shows. The study has " found yet another health... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - May 24, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Is lower-fat diet associated with breast cancer overall survival?
(JAMA Network) Women diagnosed with breast cancer during the Women's Health Initiative Dietary Modification trial who were following a lower-fat diet had increased breast cancer overall survival, although the increase was likely partly due to better survival from several causes of death. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - May 24, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

A cascade of immune processes offers insights to triple-negative breast cancer
(Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan) Researchers at the University of Michigan Rogel Cancer Center have discovered that tumor cells reprogram metabolic pathways to gain control over a type of immune cell that allows cancer growth. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - May 24, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Chemo Switch May Benefit PDAC: Clin Onc News Report
(MedPage Today) -- Also, is it time to consider oncoplastic surgery for breast cancer? (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - May 24, 2018 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Heavier Women May Face Higher Cancer Risks, Study Finds
(Source: Cancercompass News: Breast Cancer)
Source: Cancercompass News: Breast Cancer - May 24, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Low-Fat Diet Tied to Better Breast Cancer Survival
(Source: Cancercompass News: Breast Cancer)
Source: Cancercompass News: Breast Cancer - May 24, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Heavier Women May Face Higher Cancer Risks, Study Finds
(Source: Cancercompass News: Breast Cancer)
Source: Cancercompass News: Breast Cancer - May 24, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Mother and daughter with breast cancer have both been given the all clear
Lucy Eardley, 37, from Macclesfield, Cheshire, discovered she had the disease in July 2016, with her mother Angela Bucknell, 64, receiving the same diagnosis eight weeks later. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

UK Study Finds Late Diagnosis of Prostate Cancer a Worrisome Trend for UK ’s National Health Service
Pathologists around the world will be interested to learn that, for the first time in the UK, prostate cancer has surpassed breast cancer in numbers of deaths annually and nearly 40% of prostate cancer diagnoses occur in stages three and four Early detection of prostate cancer, and the ability to identify its more aggressive forms, […] (Source: Dark Daily)
Source: Dark Daily - May 23, 2018 Category: Laboratory Medicine Authors: Jude Tags: Digital Pathology Laboratory Management and Operations Laboratory News Laboratory Operations Laboratory Pathology Laboratory Testing breast cancer CDC centers for disease control and prevention clinical laboratory Dr. Ghulam Nabi Has Source Type: news

Second opinions of outside mammograms find more cancer
Second-opinion reads of mammograms initially performed at an outside facility...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: AIUM: Machine learning may aid breast ultrasound reads How useful are second opinion breast imaging reads? How to identify and minimize common errors in breast imaging JAMA: Doctors often disagree on breast biopsy results Breast cancer screening follow-up varies widely (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - May 23, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Surgery benefits older women with breast cancer
(Wiley) In a BJS (British Journal of Surgery) analysis of 18,730 older patients with estrogen receptor-positive breast cancer in the UK, the risk of dying from breast cancer was greater in patients treated with primary endocrine therapy than in those who received surgery. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - May 23, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Breast cancer drug lapatinib ACCELERATES cancer cell growth, concludes new study
(Natural News) A shocking new report has revealed a sordid truth about yet another one of Big Pharma’s cancer “treatment” concoctions: Lapatinib, used in breast cancer treatment to shrink tumors, actually makes cancer grow faster. There is no shortage of cancer drugs that makes people sicker, instead of healthier, it seems. Lapatanib is typically used... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Breast Cancer Cells Use In-House Recycling To Survive After Spreading
Researchers from the National Cancer Institute have discovered a new way by which breast cancer cells lie dormant after spreading, before starting to grow again causing metastatic disease, which is responsible for 9 out of 10 breast cancer deaths. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - May 22, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Victoria Forster, Contributor Source Type: news

Trastuzumab for 6 Months Instead of 1 Year? Trastuzumab for 6 Months Instead of 1 Year?
The standard of care for HER2-positive breast cancer is trastuzumab (Herceptin) for a year; but could half that be enough?Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Downward-facing mouse: stretching reduces tumor growth in mouse model of breast cancer
(Brigham and Women's Hospital) Using a mouse model of breast cancer and a gentle stretching technique, the team evaluated tumor growth as well as changes in molecular signals of immune response and inflammation resolution. Their results appear in Scientific Reports. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - May 22, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

U.S. Cancer Death Rate Declines Again, But Prostate Cancer Incidence Rises
(Source: Cancercompass News: Breast Cancer)
Source: Cancercompass News: Breast Cancer - May 22, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Why do many women experience breast cancer recurrence after a mastectomy?
(Natural News) If you find out you have breast cancer, your first instinct might be to get rid of it using whatever means possible. Having a mastectomy isn’t a decision any woman takes lightly, of course, but, for many, the idea of sacrificing your breast to be cancer-free seems like a fair trade to make.... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Grandview Cancer Center names new medical director
Grandview Medical Center has named Jennifer De Los Santos as the medical director of the new Grandview Cancer Center.   Dr. De Los Santos has been nationally recognized for her work in radiation oncology, specifically her research in breast cancer treatment. Prior to joining Grandview, she was an associate scientist and professor at the University of Alabama at Birmingham in the department of radiation oncolog y. She also served as medical director of The Kirklin Clinic.  Dr. De Los Santos has… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - May 21, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Tyler Patchen Source Type: news

Grandview Cancer Center names new medical director
Grandview Medical Center has named Jennifer De Los Santos as the medical director of the new Grandview Cancer Center.   Dr. De Los Santos has been nationally recognized for her work in radiation oncology, specifically her research in breast cancer treatment. Prior to joining Grandview, she was an associate scientist and professor at the University of Alabama at Birmingham in the department of radiation oncolog y. She also served as medical director of The Kirklin Clinic.  Dr. De Los Santos has… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - May 21, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Tyler Patchen Source Type: news

New Cancer Treatments Lie Hidden Under Mountains of Paperwork
Guideposts to powerful treatments may be buried in the nation ’ s medical records. But there is no easy way to gather those records or to get them into a usable format. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - May 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: GINA KOLATA Tags: Genetics and Heredity Tumors Cancer Breast Cancer Flatiron Health Inc National Cancer Institute Source Type: news

Trastuzumab Emtansine in HER2 Metastatic Breast Cancer Trastuzumab Emtansine in HER2 Metastatic Breast Cancer
Recent survival results lead some to question the optimal sequence for trastuzumab emtansine in metastatic breast cancer.Chinese Clinical Oncology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Journal Article Source Type: news

Mayo study identifies new potential treatment option for triple negative breast cancer
(Mayo Clinic) In a recent study published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation, Mayo Clinic researchers identified that an FDA drug approved for myelodysplastic syndrome may be useful to treat triple-negative breast cancer, which is one of the most aggressive and lethal types of breast cancer. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - May 21, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Twitter hashtag war erupts over breast screening
The battle over breast screening spilled into the realm of social media on...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Mammosphere chosen for WISDOM trial Personalized breast cancer screening study launches (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - May 18, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

“Screening Pill” Could Offer Noninvasive Breast Cancer Screening Method
Researchers have developed a “disease screening pill” that could allow for a noninvasive and safe method for detecting breast cancer using only near-infrared light. (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - May 18, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Dave Levitan Tags: Breast Cancer News Source Type: news

Warning that breast cancer still seen as ‘white woman’s disease’
Experts have encouraged black women to visit their GP if they notice any changes in their breasts, in the wake of research suggesting breast cancer is often perceived as a “disease of whiteness”. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - May 18, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Classical singer who battled breast cancer says doctors should have urged her to freeze her eggs
EXCLUSIVE: Joanna Forest, 39, who lives in Essex with her husband James, said she may have tried for a baby by now, had doctors explained the situation properly to her two decades ago. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

DBT improves diagnostic mammography, too
It's not just for screening anymore: A new study found that using digital breast...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: ARRS: Added radiation exposure from DBT is within limits DBT improves breast cancer screening in young women FDA authorizes ACR to accredit DBT devices DBT know-how boosts FFDM recall, cancer detection rates Deep learning may produce sharp reductions in DBT dose (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - May 18, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Particle shows promise for treating the deadliest type of breast cancer
(University of Southern California - Health Sciences) USC researchers have pinpointed a remedy to thwart a protein that helps the metastatic spread of breast cancer, a leading cause of death for women. The findings appear today in Nature Communications. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - May 18, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Downward-Facing Mouse: Stretching Reduces Tumor Growth in Mouse Model of Breast Cancer
Study finds reduced tumor size, improved immune response and inflammation resolution compared to mice that didn ’t stretch (Source: BWH News)
Source: BWH News - May 18, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Breast cancer treatment time could be HALVED
British research from the University of Warwick and the University of Cambridge has revealed the amount of time a person needs on herceptin could be halved from 12 months to six (stock). (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hormone Therapy and Risk for Cancer in BRCA1 Mutation Carriers Hormone Therapy and Risk for Cancer in BRCA1 Mutation Carriers
Dr Andrew Kaunitz discusses the impact of hormone therapy on risk for breast cancer in BRCA carriers undergoing risk-reduction surgery.Medscape Ob/Gyn (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health Commentary Source Type: news

Nigeria:Roche Launches Innovative Medicine Against Breast Cancer in Nigeria
[This Day] Swiss multinational, Roche has launched the subcutaneous formulation of Herceptin, its flagship breast cancer drug in Nigeria. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 17, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Shorter-Duration Trastuzumab as Effective for HER2+ Early Breast Cancer
Women with HER2-positive early breast cancer achieved similar disease-free survival with 6 months of adjuvant trastuzumab compared with a 12-month duration, according to the phase III PERSEPHONE trial. (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - May 17, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Leah Lawrence Tags: Conferences/ASCO Breast Cancer HER2-Positive Breast Cancer SiteTerms/www.cannabissciencetech.com/News Source Type: news

Breast Cancer Patients May Shorten Herceptin Regimen: Study
Title: Breast Cancer Patients May Shorten Herceptin Regimen: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/16/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/17/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Cancer General)
Source: MedicineNet Cancer General - May 17, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

The Cost of Contralateral Prophylactic Mastectomy The Cost of Contralateral Prophylactic Mastectomy
In this article, the economic value of contralateral prophylactic mastectomy among women with early-stage unilateral breast cancer is explored.Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

New guidelines to help clinicians manage GSM in women with breast cancer
(The North American Menopause Society (NAMS)) Although the genitourinary syndrome of menopause (GSM) is more prevalent in survivors of breast cancer than in other menopausal women, it is commonly undiagnosed and untreated. This led NAMS and ISSWSH to form a multidisciplinary Consensus Panel to develop recommendations for clinicians to manage GSM in women with or at high risk for breast cancer. The recommendations are published online in NAMS' official journal, Menopause. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Immune cell provides cradle for mammary stem cells
(Princeton University) Researchers have made new discoveries about how an immune cell known as the macrophage, which normally fights infection by swallowing foreign invaders, nurtures mammary gland stem cells through a chemical signaling molecule. The study may provide important clues about the roles of macrophages in breast cancer progression. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - May 17, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Stem cell signaling drives mammary gland development and -- maybe -- breast cancer
(University of Pennsylvania) A unique tissue type in many ways, the mammary gland is cloaked in mysteries that scientists puzzle over. In a paper in Science, the University of Pennsylvania's Rumela Chakrabarti and colleagues describe a newly identified connection between mammary stem cells and macrophages, a type of immune cell. The crosstalk between these two cell types is crucial for mammary gland development, and may also figure into the biology of breast cancer. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - May 17, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Improving survival in pancreatic cancer with platinum-based chemotherapy
(Johns Hopkins Medicine) A small study of adults with the most common form of pancreatic cancer adds to evidence that patients with BRCA1 or BRCA2 gene mutations long linked to a high risk of breast cancer have poorer overall survival rates than those without the mutations. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news