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Breast Cancer's Return Risk Can Linger for Decades
Women treated for early stage breast cancer still face a substantial risk of recurrence up to 20 years later, a large, new study shows. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - November 9, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Breast cancer 'can return 15 years after treatment ends'
Extending treatment with hormone therapy could reduce the risk of it recurring. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - November 9, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ghana:Tigo-Airtel Climax Breast Cancer Month With Lunch, Fundraising
[Business Day] The newly merged Airtel and Tigo telecommunication climaxed this years' Breast Cancer Awareness last month with a sea of Pink dress-codes in solidarity with Breast Cancer survivors. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 9, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria:DG Nimasa Tasks Nigerians On Early Detection Against Cancer
[This Day] The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside has urged Nigerians especially women to ensure frequent Breast Cancer screening stressing that early detection will make a lot of difference in tackling the scourge. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 9, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Risk of breast cancer's return continues long after treatment ends
Researchers find that the risk of breast cancer recurrence stays high for decades after treatment. They ask whether therapy should continue for longer. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 9, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Breast Cancer Source Type: news

Risk of Breast Cancer's Return Can Linger for Decades
Title: Risk of Breast Cancer's Return Can Linger for DecadesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/8/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/9/2017 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Cancer General)
Source: MedicineNet Cancer General - November 9, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

USPSTF to review osteoporosis screening
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) is seeking comment on a draft...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: USPSTF to take another look at AAA screening USPSTF discourages thyroid cancer screening USPSTF seeks comment on pancreatic cancer guidance USPSTF: Why do more black women die from breast cancer? Ex-USPSTF heads say guidelines shouldn't guide payments (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 9, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Breast Cancer Recurrence Still a Threat Decades After Completing 5 Years' Endocrine Therapy
Women with estrogen-receptor (ER)-positive, early-stage breast cancer who receive 5 years of adjuvant endocrine therapy are still at risk for recurrence up... (Source: Physician's First Watch current issue)
Source: Physician's First Watch current issue - November 9, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Thousands of people living longer with advanced cancer
At least 17,000 people have survived for two years or more with stage 4 cancer Related items fromOnMedica Developing and using a tool to improve outcomes in colorectal cancer The genetics of breast cancer England ’s cancer strategy Half a million people a year will be diagnosed with cancer by 2035 170,000 people alive 25 years after cancer diagnosis (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - November 9, 2017 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Risk of Breast Cancer ’ s Return Can Linger for Decades
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - November 8, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Gynecology, Oncology, News, Source Type: news

Blue Light Can Be Hazardous To Your Health
BOSTON (CBS) – From our phones and computers to the lights in our homes, we are constantly bombarded with blue light, and nighttime exposure can be hazardous to your health. Edward Takach has trouble falling asleep and staying asleep, so he’s made big changes at home. “It’s just become regular routine,” Takach said. Edward Takach has made changes to his exposure to blue lights. (WBZ-TV) His television, tablet and computer are set up so he sees warmer colors from dusk to dawn. So is the lighting in his home. He is trying to block blue light from electronics and energy efficient light bulbs at n...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - November 8, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health Local News Syndicated Local blue light Dr. Mallika Marshall Source Type: news

Blue Lights Can Be Hazardous To Your Health
BOSTON (CBS) – From our phones and computers to the lights in our homes, we are constantly bombarded with blue light, and nighttime exposure can be hazardous to your health. Edward Takach has trouble falling asleep and staying asleep, so he’s made big changes at home. “It’s just become regular routine,” Takach said. Edward Takach has made changes to his exposure to blue lights. (WBZ-TV) His television, tablet and computer are set up so he sees warmer colors from dusk to dawn. So is the lighting in his home. He is trying to block blue light from electronics and energy efficient light bulbs at n...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - November 8, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health Local News Syndicated Local blue lights Dr. Mallika Marshall Source Type: news

Breast cancer warning: Deadly disease could resurface after remaining dormant for 15 YEARS
BREAST cancer can resurface after remaining dormant for 15 years following successful treatment, according to a study yesterday. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 8, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Breast cancer can return 20 years after first diagnosis
The disease can ‘lie dormant’ for years, reappearing long after patients get all-clear, say Oxford University researchers. Women may be told to continue drugs like tamoxifen for longer. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 8, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

' Unrelenting': 20-Year Recurrence Risks in Breast Cancer'Unrelenting': 20-Year Recurrence Risks in Breast Cancer
Clinicians have new long-term data to use in discussions with patients with estrogen receptor-positive breast cancer who have been treated with 5 years of endocrine therapy.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 8, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Risk of Breast Cancer's Return Can Linger for Decades
Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Breast Cancer, Cancer--Living with Cancer (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - November 8, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Zebra Medical Vision to host AI1 image analytics on Google Cloud
Israeli machine-learning radiology firm Zebra Medical Vision said it will be uploading its radiology algorithms to the Google (NSDQ:GOOG) Cloud as part of the AI1 automated imaging analytics tools offering it announced last month. The AI1 analytical platform includes a deep learning engine system that can detect various medical findings from image scans on its own, including the detection of liver, lung, cardiovascular and bone disease. The Israel-based company also said said it is planning to introduce new capabilities that would cover breast cancer, lung cancer, brain trauma, hypertension and oth...
Source: Mass Device - November 8, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Health Information Technology Imaging Zebra Medical Vision Source Type: news

Risk of Breast Cancer's Return Can Linger for Decades
WEDNESDAY, Nov. 8, 2017 -- Women treated for early stage breast cancer still face a substantial risk of recurrence up to 20 years later, a large, new study shows. Cancer experts say the findings should help inform women's treatment... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - November 8, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Novartis takes fight to Pfizer's Ibrance with new Kisqali data
ZURICH (Reuters) - New data from Novartis's breast cancer drug Kisqali underscored its effectiveness in pre-menopausal women, the Swiss drugmaker said, amid efforts to muscle in on turf dominated by rival Pfizer's Ibrance. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 8, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Novartis cancer drug Kisqali succeeds in late-stage trial
ZURICH (Reuters) - Novartis drug Kisqali was shown effective in a late-stage trial in treating advanced or metastatic breast cancer, the Swiss drugmaker said on Wednesday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 8, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Breast cancer recurrence risk lingers years after treatment ends
(Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan) Even 20 years after a diagnosis, women with a type of breast cancer fueled by estrogen still face a substantial risk of cancer returning or spreading, according to a new analysis from an international team of investigators published in the New England Journal of Medicine. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - November 8, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Can scalpel-free surgery help the body kill breast cancer cells?
(University of Virginia Health System) UVA is testing the combined power of focused ultrasound and immunotherapy to enable the body to recognize and destroy metastatic breast cancer. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - November 8, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Risk of Breast Cancer's Return Can Linger for Decades
(Source: Cancercompass News: Breast Cancer)
Source: Cancercompass News: Breast Cancer - November 8, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Cancer Doctors Cite Risks of Drinking Alcohol
Drinking alcohol, even modest amounts, increases the risk of breast cancer and other cancers. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - November 7, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: RONI CARYN RABIN Tags: Head and Neck Cancer Breast Cancer Esophageal Cancer Mouth Colon and Colorectal Cancer Liver Cancer Alcoholic Beverages Alcohol Abuse Advertising and Marketing Source Type: news

ASTRO chair set to testify on Medicare payment reform
American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) Chair Dr. Brian Kavanagh...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: ASTRO: Short radiation course safe for breast cancer ASTRO: Breast radiation 'less scary' than expected ASTRO awards $275K to researchers ASTRO honors 43 researchers at annual meeting (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 7, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Why Many Breast Cancer Patients Short-Circuit Their Treatment
Title: Why Many Breast Cancer Patients Short-Circuit Their TreatmentCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/6/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/7/2017 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Cancer General)
Source: MedicineNet Cancer General - November 7, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Puma Biotech secures $100 million loan to market its breast cancer drug
Puma Biotechnology Inc. said it has secured a term loan of up to $100 million to market its drug Nerlynx, which was recently approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration as a treatment to reduce the risk of breast cancer recurrence. Los Angeles-based Puma (Nasdaq: PBYI) said it has entered into a loan agreement with Silicon Valley Bank and Oxford Finance, a specialty finance firm that provides senior debt to life sciences and health-care services companies. Puma received gross proceeds of… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - November 6, 2017 Category: American Health Authors: I-Chun Chen Source Type: news

Disease Control Prolongs QoL in Advanced Breast Cancer Disease Control Prolongs QoL in Advanced Breast Cancer
A new analysis of data from the PALOMA-2 trial in advanced breast cancer shows that quality of life (QoL) was better for a longer period in patients who had increased progression-free survival.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 6, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Many Breast Cancer Patients Bail on Treatment
Many breast cancer patients skip recommended treatment after surgery because they lack faith in the health care system, a new study indicates. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - November 6, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why Many Breast Cancer Patients Short - Circuit Their Treatment
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - November 6, 2017 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Endocrinology, Oncology, Psychiatry, Surgery, News, Source Type: news

Why Many Breast Cancer Patients Short-Circuit Their Treatment
Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Breast Cancer, Mental Health (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - November 6, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why Many Breast Cancer Patients Short-Circuit Their Treatment
MONDAY, Nov. 6, 2017 -- Many breast cancer patients skip recommended treatment after surgery because they lack faith in the health care system, a new study indicates. A patient survey found those who reported a general distrust of medical... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - November 6, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Why Many Breast Cancer Patients Short-Circuit Their Treatment
(Source: Cancercompass News: Breast Cancer)
Source: Cancercompass News: Breast Cancer - November 6, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Could a Common Blood Thinner Lower Cancer Risk?
(Source: Cancercompass News: Breast Cancer)
Source: Cancercompass News: Breast Cancer - November 6, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Nigeria:Breast Cancer - a Bank's Contribution to Fight a Deadly Scourge
[This Day] The month of October is observed as the Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Labake Fashogbon looks at the deadly scourge that has claimed the lives of many women and how Skye Bank is joining in the fight to end its spread (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 4, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Breast cancer symptoms: Do YOU know THESE seven signs that aren’t a lump?
BREAST cancer is the most common cancer in the UK, and the most well-known symptom is a lump. TV host Emma Willis reveals the seven other key signs as part of the new #NotJustaLump campaign. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 4, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Younger women with advanced breast cancer needlessly excluded from treatment trials
(European School of Oncology) Pre-menopausal women with the most common type of advanced breast cancer are usually excluded from medical research unnecessarily, according to an expert panel at the Advanced Breast Cancer Fourth International Consensus Conference. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - November 4, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Former Puma Biotech Executive Pleads Guilty to Insider Trading Former Puma Biotech Executive Pleads Guilty to Insider Trading
A former Puma Biotechnology Inc executive pleaded guilty on Thursday to U.S. charges that he traded on inside information ahead of announcements by the biopharmaceutical company about a drug it was developing to treat breast cancer.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 3, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Make Screening Mammography Personal, Say the French Make Screening Mammography Personal, Say the French
France is overhauling its national breast cancer screening program, but the key element of the reforms is taking a more individualized approach.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 3, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

New Cochrane Library Special Collection: Yoga for improving health and well-being
Yoga originated thousands of years ago in India as an integrated physical, mental, and spiritual practice based on ancient Vedic philosophy, and is connected to Ayurveda, the system of traditional Indian medicine. During the 20th century, yoga became increasingly recognised outside India, and over the past decades it has continued to grow in popularity worldwide as system for promoting health and well-being. While modern yoga often focuses on physical poses and is sometimes thought of as a type of exercise, the practice usually incorporates one or more of the mental or spiritual elements that are traditionally part of yoga...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - November 3, 2017 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

Even Advanced Breast Cancer Patients Gain From Exercise
Title: Even Advanced Breast Cancer Patients Gain From ExerciseCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/2/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/3/2017 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Cancer General)
Source: MedicineNet Cancer General - November 3, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Slowing Breast Cancer Progression May Improve Quality of Life, Study Finds
BOSTON (CBS) – Certain patients with advanced breast cancer can extend their quality of life by delaying disease progression. German scientists found that women who received a drug cocktail to slow down the cancer enjoyed a better quality of life for a longer period of time compared to those who did not receive the treatment. It’s becoming increasingly important to strike a balance between quantity of life and quality of life when it comes to cancer care.  For many patients, the goal is not just to extend life but to make sure that that additional life is worth living. Sometimes cancer treatments can be so...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - November 2, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Breast Cancer Health Local News Syndicated Local Dr. Mallika Marshall Source Type: news

70-gene Test May Help Guide Treatment for Some Women With Early Breast Cancer 70-gene Test May Help Guide Treatment for Some Women With Early Breast Cancer
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 2, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Even Advanced Breast Cancer Patients Gain From Exercise
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - November 2, 2017 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Family Medicine, Gynecology, Oncology, Psychiatry, Sports Medicine, News, Source Type: news

Even Advanced Breast Cancer Patients Gain from Exercise
Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Breast Cancer, Exercise and Physical Fitness (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - November 2, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nigeria:Preventing Breast Cancer
[This Day] As Nigeria joined the rest of the world to mark Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the Breast and Gynae Centre, an arm of the Reddington Hospital Group, says prevention is key to tackling the disease. Martins Ifijeh writes (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 2, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria:Bank Offers Free Breast Cancer Screening for Over 330 Women
[Guardian] To mark this year's breast Cancer month, Skye Bank Plc is offering free, all-expense paid breast cancer screening for over 330 women under the aegis of its women focused initiative, Skye Pearl. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 2, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Even Advanced Breast Cancer Patients Gain From Exercise
THURSDAY, Nov. 2, 2017 -- For women with advanced breast cancer, a well-planned exercise program might have a big impact on their quality of life, a small study suggests. Though cancer treatment can extend the lives of women with advanced breast... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - November 2, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

The Mammography Quality Standards Act: A 25-year public health success story
By: Helen Barr, M.D. Mammography has been widely used as a screening tool to detect early-stage breast cancer since the mid-1960s. As the use of the technology expanded it became clear that there were wide variations in the quality of the mammograms and the dose being delivered to patients. Following a series of hearings, Congress stepped in and enacted the Mammography Quality Standards Act of 1992 (MQSA). This week we celebrate the 25th anniversary of this important law that gave the FDA authority to improve the quality of mammography services by setting standards for image quality, radiation dose, personnel qualific...
Source: Mass Device - November 2, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Danielle Kirsh Tags: Blog FDA Voice Source Type: news