Advances in Treatment and Care in Metastatic Breast Cancer Advances in Treatment and Care in Metastatic Breast Cancer
Effective first-line chemotherapy and targeted therapy in patients with metastatic breast cancer may offer the possibility of cure.Chinese Clinical Oncology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Journal Article Source Type: news

Men are more confident at spotting the symptoms of breast cancer than prostate
More than 11,800 men a year are now killed by the disease in Britain, compared with about 11,400 women dying of breast cancer. The European Association of Urology led the new poll. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Most Breast Cancer Diagnoses Given Over the Phone
This represents a reversal, with in - person diagnoses more common before 2006 (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - September 24, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Gynecology, Oncology, Journal, Source Type: news

Barriers to screening mean later mammograms for minority women
Black women are more likely to be diagnosed at later stages of breast cancer not only because of barriers to screening, but perceptions on overcoming those obstacles. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - September 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Alternative therapies for breast cancer
(Natural News) When you think of breast cancer, surgery and chemotherapy probably come immediately to mind. Many patients often end up undergoing one or both of these treatments, and the prospect of going under the knife or being injected with chemicals can be scarier to some people than the diagnosis itself. However, some patients are... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why I'm happy 'living flat' after breast cancer
Juliet, who blogs about her recovery from cancer, explains why she didn’t want breast reconstruction after her mastectomy. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

For HER2+ Breast Cancer, Anthracyclines and Trastuzumab Are Safer in Sequence For HER2+ Breast Cancer, Anthracyclines and Trastuzumab Are Safer in Sequence
Treating operable HER2-positive breast cancer with anthracyclines and trastuzumab in sequence works as well as giving them together, and it's safer, researchers suggest.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Promising New Way to Identify Breast Cancer Tumors
Technology can be used to identify the molecular markers of breast cancer tumors (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - September 21, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Gynecology, Oncology, Pathology, Journal, Source Type: news

Promising New Way to Identify Breast Cancer Tumors
FRIDAY, Sept. 21, 2018 -- Molecular markers of breast cancer tumors can be identified by focusing on parameters of a cell's nucleus, and aided by machine learning, according to a study published online Sept. 4 in npj Breast Cancer. Rishi R. Rawat,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - September 21, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

The healing arsenal of superfoods that prevent breast cancer
(Natural News) The prospect of getting breast cancer is one of the greatest worries a woman faces. Among the different types of cancer, breast cancer remains the most common and is one of the leading causes of death among women. With only one in eight women developing the condition, there is still hope of avoiding... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Rare case of cancer passed from organ donor to 4 recipients, leaves 3 dead: Report
Four adults in the United Kingdom developed breast cancer after receiving vital organs from a single donor. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - September 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Cardiac Monitoring Needed for High - Risk Breast Cancer Patients
Trastuzumab, certain chemo treatments increase patient risk of heart failure (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - September 20, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Cardiology, Gynecology, Oncology, Pharmacy, Journal, Source Type: news

Cardiac Monitoring Needed for High-Risk Breast Cancer Patients
THURSDAY, Sept. 20, 2018 -- Risk of cardiotoxicity is higher for patients receiving trastuzumab and/or anthracyclines for the treatment of breast cancer, according to a study published in the Aug. 1 issue of JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging. Mariana L.... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - September 20, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Living With Cancer: Raising Awareness of BRCA Mutations
Genetic testing may help those at high risk take steps to prevent deadly cancers. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - September 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: SUSAN GUBAR Tags: Genetics and Heredity Ovarian Cancer Jews and Judaism Breast Cancer Prostate Gland Genealogy Source Type: news

Estrogen-alone Therapy and Invasive Breast Cancer Incidence Estrogen-alone Therapy and Invasive Breast Cancer Incidence
Studies have demonstrated increased breast cancer risk associated with postmenopausal hormone therapy, but does risk vary depending on dose, formulation, and route of delivery of estrogen-alone HT?Menopause (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health Journal Article Source Type: news

Black women more likely to skip crucial breast cancer treatments
(Oxford University Press USA) A new study in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute finds that black women are more likely to skip hormone therapy treatments, also known as endocrine therapy, for breast cancer. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - September 20, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

What can salad dressing tell us about cancer? Think oil and vinegar
(St. Jude Children's Research Hospital) St. Jude Children's Research Hospital scientists have identified another way the process that causes oil to form droplets in water may contribute to solid tumors, such as prostate and breast cancer. Researchers found evidence that mutations in the tumor suppressor gene SPOP contribute to cancer by disrupting a process called liquid-liquid phase separation. Liquid-liquid phase separation is seen often in nature and is the reason why oil and vinegar separate in salad dressing. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - September 20, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

New way to target advanced breast cancers
(Jackson Laboratory) IL1b, a member of the interleukin 1 family of cytokines (proteins released by certain cells of the immune system) drives the inflammation often found in cancer, and appears as an 'IL1 signature' in women with HER2-negative metastatic breast cancer. This signature can not only serve as a diagnostic tool for HER2-negative cancers but also offer an effective treatment target. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - September 20, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Advances in Breast Cancer Survival Have Plateaued in the Last Decade
Survival has increased substantially for young women with breast cancer since 1975, though it has largely reached a plateau since around 2005. (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - September 19, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Dave Levitan Source Type: news

MONALEESA-3 Expands Endocrine Tx for Advanced Breast Cancer MONALEESA-3 Expands Endocrine Tx for Advanced Breast Cancer
The MONALEESA-3 trial marks an important step forward for endocrine therapies for advanced breast cancer, argues Lidia Schapira.Medscape Oncology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Viewpoint Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Do low vitamin D levels increase breast cancer risk?
New research finds more evidence that low levels of vitamin D are linked to a heightened risk of breast cancer. Obesity is also a factor, authors confirm. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Breast Cancer Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency linked to increased breast cancer risk
Research, published inMenopause, suggests that women with vitamin D deficiency have a higher risk of developing breast cancer.MedicalXpress (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - September 19, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Four people get cancer from donated organs
Four European patients developed breast cancer after receiving organs from the same donor, a case report explains. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - September 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High vitamin D levels linked to lower risk of breast cancer
Research, published inMenopause, suggests that women who are not deficient in Vitamin D have a lower risk of developing breast cancer.MedicalXpress (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - September 19, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

4 people get cancer from donated organs
Four European patients developed breast cancer after receiving organs from the same donor, a case report explains. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - September 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

4 people get cancer from donated organs in 'extraordinary rare' case
Four European patients developed breast cancer after receiving organs from the same donor, a case report explains. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - September 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Obesity and vitamin D deficiency may indicate greater risk for breast cancer
(The North American Menopause Society (NAMS)) Vitamin D is already well known for its benefits in building healthy bones. A new study supports the idea that it also may reduce cancer risk as well as breast cancer mortality, especially in women with a lower body mass index. Study results are published online today in Menopause, the journal of The North American Menopause Society (NAMS). (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 19, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Breast cancer symptoms: Spot early signs and reduce risks of a mammogram with this test
BREAST cancer is commonly associated with women, but although rarer, there are cases of men developing the disease. As well as recognising symptoms it ’s also important to get checked. But what are the screening and test options available?  (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Agendia and Genecast Biotechnology Partner to Launch MammaPrint(R) and BluePrint(R) in China
For the first time, early-stage breast cancer patients and their physicians in China can access clinically validated and prospectively proven tests for breast cancer risk of recurrence and molecular subtyping IRVINE, Calif. and AMSTERDAM and BEIJING, Se... Diagnostics, Personalized Medicine, Oncology, Product Launch Agendia, MammaPrint, breast cancer (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - September 18, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Four people get cancer from donated organ in 'extraordinary rare' case
Four European patients developed breast cancer after receiving organs from the same donor, a case report explains. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - September 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Baseline Cardiac Imaging in Breast Cancer Needs to Change Baseline Cardiac Imaging in Breast Cancer Needs to Change
Women who receive chemotherapy for early-stage breast cancer are screened at baseline for underlying heart disease according to the treatment they are receiving, rather than their actual risk for heart failure.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Fluorescent Tracers Help Surgeons Remove Breast Cancer Tumors And Preserve Healthy Tissue
Fluorescent tracer dyes could provide real-time feedback to surgeons during breast cancer surgery, maximizing the chance of removing all of the tumor, whilst preserving more healthy tissue. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - September 18, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Victoria Forster, Contributor Source Type: news

You Might Want Artificial Intelligence Reading Your Next Mammogram
How artificial intelligence is spotting breast cancer better than some physicians. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - September 18, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: John Nosta, Contributor Source Type: news

Hormone that makes women more fertile is linked to breast cancer risk
Researchers from New York University (NYU) School of Medicine examined blood samples from almost 6,000 premenopausal women across the US and Europe. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diagnosing Inflammatory Breast Cancer: Can We Get on the Same Page? Diagnosing Inflammatory Breast Cancer: Can We Get on the Same Page?
' I know it when I see it'is just not good enough, says Dr Kathy Miller.Medscape Oncology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Commentary Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Double mastectomy recovery: What to know
It can be difficult to know what to expect after a double mastectomy. In this article, we discuss the physical and emotional side effects of surgery and provide tips to aid recovery at home. We also cover how to prepare for the procedure and the length of the recovery time. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Breast Cancer Source Type: news

Potential hormone biomarker for breast cancer
Research, publishing in theInternational Journal of Cancer, links high anti-Mullerian hormone levels as a potential biomarker for breast cancer.Daily Mail (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - September 18, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Olivia Newton John reveals she is on medical cannabis for breast cancer
Last week, Grease actress Olivia Newton-John revealed she was taking cannabis oil to aid sleep and reduce pain after suffering a third relapse in her battle against breast cancer. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cancer spreads from organ donor to 4 people in "extraordinary case"
In an extremely rare case, four people in Europe developed breast cancer after they received organs from the same donor, according to a recent report (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - September 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Breast MRI works for evaluating equivocal DBT findings
Breast MRI is an effective tool for further assessment of inconclusive digital...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: High-risk women benefit from twice-yearly breast MRI Can Tetris inspire AI for MRI breast cancer detection? Breast MRI underutilized in high-risk women Breast MRI improves PPV for BI-RADS category 4B lesions Multiparametric MRI shines for suspected breast cancer (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 17, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Breast screening critics Gotzsche, Welch lose positions
Last week was a bad one for opponents of breast cancer screening. On Saturday,...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Breast screening skeptic Welch accused of plagiarism JAMA: Women need to be aware of mammography's harms ACR disputes NEJM paper on overdiagnosis Study questions value of early breast cancer detection NEJM: Treatment, not screening, cuts breast cancer deaths (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 17, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Few Somatic Mutations Linked to Breast-Cancer Prognosis Few Somatic Mutations Linked to Breast-Cancer Prognosis
Only a handful of somatic mutations appear to affect prognosis in women with estrogen-receptor-positive (ER+) breast cancer, according to targeted sequencing results from more than 950 premenopausal and postmenopausal women.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Olivia Newton John reveals she is on medical cannabis for breast cancer
Last week, Grease actress Olivia Newton-John revealed she was taking cannabis oil to aid sleep and reduce pain after suffering a third relapse in her battle against breast cancer. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Prominent Cancer Researcher Resigns from Dartmouth Amid Plagiarism Charges
Dr. H. Gilbert Welch was seen as an authority on the risks of aggressive screening for breast cancer and over-diagnosis. He disputed the charges. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - September 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: BENEDICT CAREY Tags: Welch, H Gilbert Soneji, Samir Plagiarism Dartmouth College Ethics and Official Misconduct Research Academic and Scientific Journals New England Journal of Medicine Appointments and Executive Changes Source Type: news

The New Old Age: For Elderly Women with Breast Cancer, Surgery May Not Be the Best Option
Nursing home patients may be frail or have other diseases, leading some doctors to advise hormone therapy rather than operations. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - September 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: PAULA SPAN Tags: Mammography Breast Cancer Surgery and Surgeons Elderly Nursing Homes Dr. Mara Schonberg Source Type: news

Cancer Will Kill About 10 Million People This Year, Experts Predict
Nearly 10 million people around the world will die of cancer this year, according to new estimates from the World Health Organization’s International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC). The IARC’s report, which was published Wednesday in CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians, was based on cancer incidence data from 185 countries around the world. Researchers estimated that there will be 18.1 million new diagnoses of cancer and 9.6 million cancer deaths in 2018. Those numbers — a marked increase from just six years ago, when cancer diagnoses were estimated at 14.1 million, and deaths at 8.2 million —...
Source: TIME: Health - September 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized Cancer healthytime Innovation Health Source Type: news

Infographic: Failure to Disclose COI a Systemic Problem Infographic: Failure to Disclose COI a Systemic Problem
A recent investigation found that a major breast cancer researcher failed to disclose millions in payments from the pharmaceutical industry. Many oncologists are guilty of the same disregard.Medscape Oncology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Commentary Source Type: news

Make-up and skincare contain a cocktail of chemicals that could cause breast cancer  
Researchers from George Mason University, Virginia, found that women with the chemicals BPA and parabens in their urine produce higher levels of oestrogen, which can affect fertility. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High-risk women benefit from twice-yearly breast MRI
Women at high genetic risk for breast cancer benefit more from twice-yearly...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Timing of DWI-MRI predicts breast cancer response Multiparametric MRI shines for suspected breast cancer Focus on FOCUS, a new DWI-MRI protocol for breast lesions SABCS: Biannual breast MRI best for young women at high risk ISMRM 2015: DCE-MRI predicts response to breast chemo (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 14, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news