Many Breast Cancer Survivors Not Getting Needed Mammograms
(Source: Cancercompass News: Breast Cancer)
Source: Cancercompass News: Breast Cancer - May 31, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Long-Awaited TAILORx Results'Will Impact Your Practice'Long-Awaited TAILORx Results'Will Impact Your Practice '
' Do not miss'the results of TAILORx this year at ASCO 2018, says Dr Kathy Miller, because they will likely affect management of ER-positive breast cancer.Medscape Oncology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Commentary Source Type: news

Circulating Tumor Cells To Help Stage Metastatic Breast Cancer, New Research To Be Featured at ASCO Annual Meeting
Study adds to significant body of evidence supporting clinical utility of CELLSEARCH BOLOGNA, Italy and HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa., May 30, 2018 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Menarini Silicon Biosystems announced today that a new study has f... Diagnostics, Oncology Menarini Silicon Biosystems, circulating tumor cells, liquid biopsy, CELLSEARCH (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - May 30, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Coverage of Breast Cancer Screening and Prevention Services
This factsheet discusses breast cancer screening and prevention services, and reviews the scope of private and public insurance coverage, as well as access to those services for women in the US. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - May 30, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

TGen and Huntsman Cancer Institute receive $6.7 million grant to battle a hidden enemy
(The Translational Genomics Research Institute) In an effort to combat metastatic breast cancer, the US Department of Defense has jointly awarded a $6.7 million grant to Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI) at the University of Utah, and the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen), an affiliate of City of Hope. HCI will focus on the biology of an important cellular pathway in metastatic breast cancer, while TGen will focus on drug development and supervise clinical trials to test those drugs. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 30, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Young women at high genetic risk of breast cancer -- plastic surgeons play key role in treatment
(Wolters Kluwer Health) With available testing for breast cancer risk genes, some women are learning at young ages that they are at high lifetime risk of breast cancer. Plastic surgeons play a key role in counseling and managing this group of high-risk young adults, according to a special topic paper in the June issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery ® , the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 29, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Inequalities in stage IV cancer treatments
Senior analyst Katherine Henson discusses how the National Cancer Registration and Analysis Service can help analyse trends in treatment to inform research that will improve patient outcomes Related items fromOnMedica Report reveals shortage of specialist cancer nurses Breast cancer screening fiasco set to put even more strain on understaffed units US calls for benefits vs harms discussion before prostate cancer screening High-intensity interval training beneficial after testicular cancer Piecing together kidney cancer evolution (Source: OnMedica Views)
Source: OnMedica Views - May 29, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Cancer Group Recommends Ditching Bacon and Booze to Stay Cancer-Free
The World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF) has bad news for lovers of bacon and booze: Eliminating processed meats and alcohol from your diet may help reduce your risk of developing cancer. The third report from the WCRF’s Continuous Update Project, an ongoing effort to inform consumers about lifestyle habits that may be related to cancer, provides numerous recommendations for people looking to minimize their risk of getting cancer. But two, in particular, are likely to cause a stir for many Americans. First, the WCRF recommends significantly or totally cutting back on processed meats including bacon, salami, hot dogs and...
Source: TIME: Health - May 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized Cancer healthytime onetime Source Type: news

Breast cancer screening error may affect thousands more
Invitation glitch could date back further than previously thought, says cancer specialistMany more women could have missed out on breast cancer screening invitations dating back further than previously thought, according to a cancer expert.The health secretary, Jeremy Hunt, said this month thatwomen ’s lives may have been cut short by an IT error, which meant 450,000 patients in England missed crucial examinations.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - May 25, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Ben Quinn Tags: Breast cancer Health Society Cancer research Medical research Science NHS Hospitals Women Life and style Source Type: news

Cancer sufferer describes how milk donors across the US helped her
Breast cancer left 39-year-old Jennifer Campisano unable to nurse when she gave birth to her daughter, Noelle, six months ago. So she found a group of 15 donors to help nourish her baby girl. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cancer sufferer describes how 15 milk donors across the US helped her feed her baby girl
Breast cancer left 39-year-old Jennifer Campisano unable to nurse when she gave birth to her daughter, Noelle, six months ago. So she found a group of 15 donors to help nourish her baby girl. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

English Gardens raises $7,500 for Breast Cancer Research
(Source: Karmanos Cancer Institute)
Source: Karmanos Cancer Institute - May 25, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Low-Fat Diet Tied to Better Breast Cancer Survival
Title: Low-Fat Diet Tied to Better Breast Cancer SurvivalCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/24/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/25/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Cancer General)
Source: MedicineNet Cancer General - May 25, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Breast cancer: A low-fat diet may improve survivors' outlook
New research investigates whether following a low-fat diet after being diagnosed with breast cancer improves the patient's outcome. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Breast Cancer Source Type: news

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