Shared decision-making for mammography could be clearer
New guidelines advise a shared decision-making process between women and their...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Geographic factors affect mammography uptake Early breast cancer screening = less-extensive treatment Mammography screening should consider radiation risk Would risk-based breast screening be more cost-effective? JAMA: Women need to be aware of mammography's harms (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 26, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

3-Pronged Approach to Cancer Prevention
(Source: Cancercompass News: Breast Cancer)
Source: Cancercompass News: Breast Cancer - July 26, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

New'Double Hit' Strategy May Provide New, Minimally Toxic Therapies For Breast Cancer
New research has identified a potential new target for therapies that could be used in triple-negative breast cancer, while sparing healthy cells. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - July 25, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Victoria Forster, Contributor Source Type: news

FDA Approves Magnetic System for Guiding Lymph Node Biopsies
WEDNESDAY, July 25, 2018 -- A magnetic system for guiding lymph node biopsies in patients with breast cancer undergoing mastectomy has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The Sentimag System uses magnetic detection during a... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 25, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Densitas partners with U.K. teaching hospitals
Medical software developer Densitas is teaming with the Leeds Teaching Hospitals...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: FDA clears Densitas breast density software Densitas gets Australian clearance for breast density software Densitas highlights study in Breast Cancer Research Densitas deploys breast density software throughout Canada Densitas touts breast density clinical research (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 25, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Endomagnetics ’ device could help ID cancerous lymph nodes
Image courtesy of Endomagnetics, Inc. The FDA has approved Endomagnetics Inc.’s magnetic device system for guiding lymph node biopsies in breast cancer patients undergoing a mastectomy. The  Sentimag Magnetic Localization System detects magnetic seeds or a magnetic drug to identify the specific lymph nodes to which cancer cells are most likely to spread from the original tumor. A biopsy of these sentinel lymph nodes can help clinicians identify, remove and examine lymph nodes to determine whether cancer cells are present. “Sentinel lymph node biopsies are crucial for determining whether a patient’s b...
Source: Mass Device - July 25, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Nancy Crotti Tags: Blog Diagnostics Drug-Device Combinations Oncology Endomagnetics FDA Source Type: news

Magnetic System Approved for Guiding Lymph Biopsies
WEDNESDAY, July 25, 2018 -- A magnetic system for guiding lymph node biopsies in certain people with breast cancer has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The Sentimag System uses magnetic detection during a sentinel lymph node... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - July 25, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Breast cancer: 'Yin Yang' protein found responsible for tumor growth
Scientists have uncovered a protein that fuels tumor growth in aggressive breast cancer. The findings may help tackle treatment-resistant tumors. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Breast Cancer Source Type: news

Endomagnetics wins FDA approval for Sentimag
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Endomagnetics' Magtrace...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Endomag begins trial of breast cancer staging system (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 25, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Magnetic System Approved for Guiding Lymph Biopsies
(Source: Cancercompass News: Breast Cancer)
Source: Cancercompass News: Breast Cancer - July 25, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

FDA OKs New System for Detecting Lymph Nodes in Breast Cancer FDA OKs New System for Detecting Lymph Nodes in Breast Cancer
The FDA has approved the Magtrace and Sentimag Magnetic Localization System for identifying sentinel lymph nodes in patients with breast cancer undergoing mastectomy.FDA Approvals (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Alert Source Type: news

Cauliflower, Kale and Carrots May Lower Breast Cancer Risk
Eating lots of fruits and vegetables was tied to a lower risk of breast cancer, especially the most aggressive kinds. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - July 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: NICHOLAS BAKALAR Tags: Breast Cancer Vegetables Carrots Cauliflower Fruit Source Type: news

FDA approves magnetic device system for guiding sentinel lymph node biopsies in certain patients with breast cancer
(Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - July 24, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Endocrinologist Ann Nardulli Dies
The University of Illinois professor studied the role of estrogen in breast cancer. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - July 24, 2018 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

Six Ways Artificial Intelligence Is Impacting Patients
It ’s difficult to open a newspaper nowadays without seeing an article about artificial intelligence. These column-inches spark our imaginations with heady visions of possible futures and crease our brows with concern in equal measure. But one thing you cannot escape is that AI is here now and it’s only going to become more pervasive.While fear of an unknown technology is understandable, in many ways it does a disservice to the incredible impact that AI is already having on the world around us. In the healthcare space alone, it is offering ways to fundamentally rethink clinical practice, speeding up diagnosis, ...
Source: EyeForPharma - July 24, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Lucy Fulford Source Type: news

Radiologist factors influence mammography recall rates
Factors associated with radiologists -- such as their annual reading volume...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Geographic factors affect mammography uptake Early breast cancer screening = less-extensive treatment Mammography screening should consider radiation risk Would risk-based breast screening be more cost-effective? Dense breast tissue translates into higher cancer odds (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 24, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Endomag raises $10m Series C for tumor detection tech
Surgical guidance company Endomagnetics said it raised a $10 million Series C round for its magnetic sensing technology for detecting cancer. The £8 million round, led by Draper Esprit, brings the British company’s total raise to more than $22 million, Endomag said. “2018 is shaping up to be the most significant year in Endomag’s history. Alongside securing this investment, we won a Queen’s Award for Enterprise in Innovation and received a 510(k) FDA clearance to extend the use of our Magseed magnetic marker – and it’s only July! This funding greatly increases our ability...
Source: Mass Device - July 23, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Brad Perriello Tags: Funding Roundup Oncology Wall Street Beat endomag Source Type: news

Many Struggle With High Cost of Breast Cancer Care
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - July 23, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Nursing, Oncology, News, Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How does diet impact breast cancer risk?
A new study analyzing health- and diet-related data collected over 30 years looks at how fruit and vegetable consumption impacts the risk of breast cancer. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Breast Cancer Source Type: news

Many Struggle With High Cost of Breast Cancer Care
MONDAY, July 23, 2018 -- The cost of treatment for early stage breast cancer can be devastating for many patients, but they get little guidance or help from their doctors, a new study suggests. " We have made a lot of progress in breast cancer... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - July 23, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Many Struggle With High Cost of Breast Cancer Care
Title: Many Struggle With High Cost of Breast Cancer CareCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/23/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/23/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Cancer General)
Source: MedicineNet Cancer General - July 23, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Breast cancer patients face financial burdens
A diagnosis of breast cancer may not cause the physical ruin it once did, thanks...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Early breast cancer screening = less-extensive treatment Patient navigation for cancer screening: A mixed bag Online tool offers breast cancer treatment education Women don't know about breast cancer treatment options Breast cancer treatment varies in cost-effectiveness (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 23, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Propofol, Breast Cancer Cells, the Immune System, and Outcome Propofol, Breast Cancer Cells, the Immune System, and Outcome
This study reviews the effects of propofol on breast cancer cell biology, the immune system, and post-op pain.BMC Anesthesiology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Anesthesiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Breast cancer fuelled by mysterious Yin Yang protein
(Imperial College London) Scientists have unveiled clues about a mysterious molecule called Yin Yang1 -- and revealed it may fuel tumour growth in breast cancer. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - July 23, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Curing breast cancer but at what cost? Patients report heavy financial toll
(Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan) A new study led by researchers at the University of Michigan Rogel Cancer Center finds many breast cancer patients are concerned about the financial impact of their diagnosis and treatment, and that they feel their doctor's offices are not helping with these concerns. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - July 23, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Many Struggle With High Cost of Breast Cancer Care
(Source: Cancercompass News: Breast Cancer)
Source: Cancercompass News: Breast Cancer - July 23, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Tualang honey prevents breast cancer: New study
(Natural News) Malaysian jungle Tualang honey (TH) shows remarkable anti-cancer effects in modulating breast carcinogenesis. The results of the study, published in BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, found that TH efficiently induces apoptosis (cell death) in breast cancer cells while regulating various hematological parameters. Fifty female Sprague-Dawley rats were grouped in one of five groups:... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Breast cancer gene SCANDAL: Half the women who undergo mastectomies found to have harmless gene variant, NOT cancer
(Natural News) Half of American women who undergo bilateral mastectomy after genetic testing for breast cancer do not carry cancer-causing genes at all, a study revealed. The number of women undergoing preventive mastectomy reached exponential proportions following Angelina Jolie’s highly-publicized decision to remove both of her breasts in 2013. According to health professionals, millions have already... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Women who eat more than 5-a-day 'less likely to get breast cancer'
Researchers from America's Harvard School of Public Health found that women's risk of getting breast cancer could fall by 11 per cent if they eat more than five portions of fruit and veggies a day. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Women who eat more than five-a-day may be less likely to get breast cancer, study reveals
Researchers from America's Harvard School of Public Health found that women's risk of getting breast cancer could fall by 11 per cent if they eat more than five portions of fruit and veggies a day. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Breast cancer warning - this is how much fruit and veg you should eat to lower risk
BREAST cancer risk could be lowered by making some diet changes, scientists have revealed. This is how many fruit and vegetables you should eat every day to lower the risk of breast cancer symptoms. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Implications of CTCs in Early Breast Cancer Implications of CTCs in Early Breast Cancer
Can CTCs be used to predict prognosis and response to neoadjuvant chemotherapy in nonmetastatic breast cancer?Journal of the National Cancer Institute (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Journal Article Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Eating dinner earlier could reduce cancer risk
A new study concludes that the timing of our final meal of the day may influence our risk of developing prostate or breast cancer. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cancer / Oncology Source Type: news

High fruit and vegetable consumption may reduce risk of breast cancer
(Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health) Women who eat a high amount of fruits and vegetables each day may have a lower risk of breast cancer, especially of aggressive tumors, than those who eat fewer fruits and vegetables, according to a new study led by researchers from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - July 19, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Study: Acupuncture is an effective and convenient choice to reduce breast cancer-related lymphedema
(Natural News) A Chinese study looked into the use of acupuncture to reduce the occurrence of lymphedema in breast cancer patients. It determined that the traditional Chinese medicinal approach could be a convenient and cost-effective way to manage the symptoms of the breast cancer-related disease. The Guangxi University of Chinese Medicine conducted the study. Its findings... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA approves first cancer drug through new oncology review pilot that enables greater development efficiency
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Kisqali (ribociclib) in combination with an aromatase inhibitor for the treatment of pre/perimenopausal or postmenopausal women with hormone receptor (HR)-positive, human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (HER2)-negative advanced or metastatic breast cancer, as initial endocrine-based therapy. (Source: World Pharma News)
Source: World Pharma News - July 18, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Featured FDA Regulatory Affairs Source Type: news

FDA Expands Kisqali Approval for Breast Cancer
(MedPage Today) -- New indications for ribociclib sped through under'real-time'review program (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - July 18, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

An Earlier Dinner May Lower Risk Of Some Cancers, Study Says
(CNN) — People who eat dinner before 9 p.m. — or at least two hours before going to sleep — have a 20% lower risk of breast and prostate cancer than those who eat after 10 p.m. or go to bed shortly after supper, researchers found. “The mechanisms are not clear,” said Dr. Manolis Kogevinas, a research professor at the Barcelona Institute for Global Health in Spain and lead author of a new study on the topic. “What we know from experimental studies is that we are conditioned to function in different parts of the day. We — not only humans but all living organisms — have develope...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - July 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health News Cancer Local TV Source Type: news

FDA Uses New Process to Approve Ribociclib Extensions FDA Uses New Process to Approve Ribociclib Extensions
The agency has used two new programs that allow real-time review of clinical data to approve extensions to the use of ribociclib in breast cancer.FDA Approvals (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Alert Source Type: news

Could an Early Supper Lower Breast, Prostate Cancer Risk?
WEDNESDAY, July 18, 2018 -- Having a late dinner and heading straight to bed may boost your risk of breast or prostate cancer, a new study suggests. Spanish researchers analyzed data from 621 prostate cancer patients and 1,205 breast cancer... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - July 18, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Research identifies new breast cancer therapeutic target
(Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center) Research led by Suresh Alahari, PhD, Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at LSU Health New Orleans School of Medicine, has shown for the first time that a tiny piece of RNA deregulates energy metabolism, an emerging hallmark of cancer. The finding identifies a new target for therapeutic intervention in breast cancer. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Study results may lead to improved diagnostics for breast cancer
(Wiley) A study in Molecular Oncology indicates that examining the protein and RNA in leftover materials from routine diagnostic tests for breast cancer may lead to more accurate diagnoses. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Geography Is Big Variable in Cancer Care
(MedPage Today) -- End-of-life spending, breast cancer imaging varied widely (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - July 18, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Kisqali (ribociclib) Approved for Additional Indications in HR+/HER2- Advanced Breast Cancer
Basel, July 18, 2018 - Novartis today announced a new approval for Kisqali (ribociclib) from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for women with hormone-receptor positive, human epidermal growth factor receptor-2 negative (HR+/HER2-) advanced... (Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Approvals)
Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Approvals - July 18, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Could an Early Supper Lower Breast, Prostate Cancer Risk?
(Source: Cancercompass News: Breast Cancer)
Source: Cancercompass News: Breast Cancer - July 18, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

New breast screening technology can spot hidden cancer tumours
An EU-funded project has advanced breast cancer detection to uncover tumours that are difficult to spot and frequently missed by current technology. The technology could help to save lives and avoid unnecessary biopsies. (Source: EUROPA - Research Information Centre)
Source: EUROPA - Research Information Centre - July 18, 2018 Category: Research Source Type: news