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Future Medicine's Oncology Management series of journals to be fully Open Access from 2018
(Future Science Group) Future Medicine is pleased to announce that, from January 2018, the eight journals within its Oncology Management Series -- Breast Cancer Management, CNS Oncology, Colorectal Cancer, Hepatic Oncology, International Journal of Endocrine Oncology, International Journal of Hematologic Oncology, Lung Cancer Management and Melanoma Management, will be following a fully open access model. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 26, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

High body fat levels associated with increased breast cancer risk in women with normal BMI
(American Association for Cancer Research) Among postmenopausal women with normal body mass index (BMI), those with higher body fat levels had an increased risk for invasive breast cancer, according to data presented at the American Association for Cancer Research Special Conference Obesity and Cancer: Mechanisms Underlying Etiology and Outcomes, held Jan. 27-30. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 26, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Yale researchers propose new ways to select patients for clinical trials
In a new study, Yale Cancer Center investigators find that improving models to assess patient risk for breast cancer can result in better trials and results. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - January 25, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Breast cancer symptoms: This sign in men could indicate the deadly disease
BREAST cancer is usually associated with women, but men can get it too in rare cases. Symptoms in men are similar to those found in women - small bumps in the armpit can be a tell-tale sign. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nigeria:Niger State, Roche Sign MOU to Fight Breast Cancer
[This Day] The Niger State Government has signed a memorandum of understanding with Swiss multinational, Roche and Raise Foundation to provide high quality drugs and provide free treatment for breast cancer patients in the state. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 25, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Reproductive Profiles and Risk of Breast Cancer Subtypes Reproductive Profiles and Risk of Breast Cancer Subtypes
Is parity associated with risk of triple-negative breast cancer?Breast Cancer Research (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Journal Article Source Type: news

Specific protein plays key role in the spread of breast cancer
(University of Liverpool) Researchers from the University of Liverpool have found an explanation for how breast cancer spreads to the lungs, which could potentially hold the key to preventing the progression of the disease. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - January 25, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

What Happened To Puma Biotechnology?
Puma Biotechnology ’s shares are getting pounded today after its breast cancer drug neratinib suffered a regulatory setback that makes a 2018 European launch unlikely. One analyst says the news “makes the M&A narrative more challenging. ” (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - January 24, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Johanna Bennett, Contributor Tags: NASDAQ:PBYI Source Type: news

Women with breast cancer told to cut back on alcohol
The advice has been issued by the health watchdog Nice to try and boost survival rates by preventing the cancers coming back at a later stage. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

At high risk for breast cancer? Start screening early
Women at high risk for breast cancer should start annual mammography screening...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: What's the best way to follow up breast cancer survivors? More women get breast screening after ACA bans copays Both screening, treatment cut breast cancer deaths What are the risks of risk-based breast cancer screening? ACR reaffirms support for annual mammography at 40 (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 24, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Viral gene therapy could improve results from breast reconstruction after cancer treatment
(Institute of Cancer Research) A new treatment helps healthy tissue protect itself from radiotherapy damage.Viral therapy reduced damage to skin and underlying tissues in rats -- and improved their outcomes from treatment.A new type of gene therapy delivered using a virus could protect healthy tissues from the harmful side-effects of radiotherapy after cancer treatment, a new study reports.In the future, the treatment could be used to improve outcomes for breast reconstruction surgery in women with breast cancer. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - January 24, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Puma Biotechnology sinks after Europe unlikely to OK breast cancer drug
(Reuters) - Puma Biotechnology Inc said on Tuesday a European regulatory panel indicated it was unlikely to provide a positive opinion on the company's breast cancer drug, sending its shares down 30 percent. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Exercise may increase lifespan after breast cancer treatment
Aerobic and strength training may help to prolong breast cancer survivors' lifespans by tackling treatment side effects, such as obesity or heart disease. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Breast Cancer Source Type: news

After Lymphoma, Risk for Breast Cancer Differs by Subtype After Lymphoma, Risk for Breast Cancer Differs by Subtype
The risk of developing estrogen-receptor-negative breast cancer following Hodgkin's lymphoma is increased regardless of prior radiotherapy.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Novel way to target hormone-driven breast cancer identified
According to a study published inNature Communications, researchers have identified a mechanism to stop cell growth in hormone-driven breast cancers.Medical News Today (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - January 23, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Workouts May Boost Life Span After Breast Cancer
Title: Workouts May Boost Life Span After Breast CancerCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/22/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/23/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Cancer General)
Source: MedicineNet Cancer General - January 23, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Estrogen Axis Regulation of ER-Positive Breast Cancer Cells Estrogen Axis Regulation of ER-Positive Breast Cancer Cells
Strategies to minimize endocrine resistance may involve estrogen signaling networks within the bone microenvironment.Breast Cancer Research (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Journal Article Source Type: news

Scientists block the siren call of two aggressive cancers
(Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University) Aggressive cancers like glioblastoma and metastatic breast cancer have in common a siren call that beckons the bone marrow to send along whatever the tumors need to survive and thrive. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - January 23, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Workouts May Boost Life Span After Breast Cancer
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - January 22, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gynecology, Oncology, Sports Medicine, Preventive Medicine, News, Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Can weight gain be caused by tamoxifen?
A look at the link between tamoxifen and weight gain. Included is detail on why weight gain can occur in breast cancer treatment, and other side effects. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Breast Cancer Source Type: news

Workouts May Boost Life Span After Breast Cancer
MONDAY, Jan. 22, 2018 -- Longer survival after breast cancer may be as simple as staying fit, new research shows. In the new study, regular exercise appeared to reduce breast cancer survivors'risk of heart disease, diabetes and possibly even the... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 22, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Hormone-fueled breast cancer cells halted with new approach
Scientists identify where hormone-fueled breast cancer cells derive their energy from, and they find a way to block their access to it. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Breast Cancer Source Type: news

How breast cancer survivors can increase their reduced life expectancy
(University of Southern California) A USC study suggests regular exercise could add to the life expectancy of breast cancer survivors because it lowers their heightened risk of cardiovascular disease, Type 2 diabetes and possibly breast cancer recurrence. 'Many people don't know the No. 1 cause of death for breast cancer survivors is heart disease, not cancer,' said Christina Dieli-Conwright, lead author of a study published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology on Jan. 22. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - January 22, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Researchers identify a protein that keeps metastatic breast cancer cells dormant
(Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB Barcelona)) A study headed by ICREA researcher Roger Gomis at the Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB Barcelona) has identified the genes involved in the latent asymptomatic state of breast cancer metastases. The work sheds light on the molecular basis underlying how the expression of certain genes facilitates the spread of metastatic lesions. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - January 22, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Workouts May Boost Life Span After Breast Cancer
(Source: Cancercompass News: Breast Cancer)
Source: Cancercompass News: Breast Cancer - January 22, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Survival After Breast Cancer'Unaffected by BRCA Status'Survival After Breast Cancer'Unaffected by BRCA Status '
The likelihood that young women survive primary breast cancer is unaffected by whether or not they carry mutations in the BRCA gene, say UK researchers in a 10-year follow-up study.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - January 19, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Receptor Conversion Common in Breast Cancer; Clinical Impact Unclear Receptor Conversion Common in Breast Cancer; Clinical Impact Unclear
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Breast Cancer Genetic Test Less Cost - Effective in Actual Practice
Oncotype DX less cost - effective in real - world practice than under ideal conditions (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - January 19, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Pathology, Journal, Source Type: news

Music, Science, PARP And The Meaning Of A New Drug For Metastatic Breast Cancer With BRCA Mutations
So far, data from the OlympiAD trial for Lynparza in breast cancer are not impressive in a " Wow " kind of way. But the potential application of this, and other PARP inhibitors, is huge. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - January 19, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Elaine Schattner, Contributor Source Type: news

Immediate breast reconstruction after mastectomy does not delay start of chemotherapy or radiotherapy – but may increase risk of complications and readmission
Having immediate reconstruction following a mastectomy does not delay the start of a patient ’ s adjuvant breast cancer therapy but may increase the likelihood of complications requiring hospital readmission in the first six weeks after surgery, according to new research led by researchers at the University of Bristol and the Royal Liverpool University Hospital presented at the UK Interdisciplinary Breast Cancer Symposium (UKIBCS) in Manchester – hosted by leading charity Breast Cancer Now. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - January 19, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Health, International; Faculty of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, Bristol Medical School, Faculty of Health Sciences, Population Health Sciences; Press Release Source Type: news

Researchers find link between breast cancer and two gene mutations
(Springer) Individuals with Lynch syndrome, a genetic condition that has long been known to carry dramatically increased risk of colorectal cancer and uterine cancer, now also have an increased risk of breast cancer. This is the conclusion of a study in the journal Genetics in Medicine which is published by Springer Nature. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - January 19, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Factor that doubles the risk of death from breast cancer identified
(Karolinska Institutet) Researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden have discovered that the risk of death from breast cancer is twice as high for patients with high heterogeneity of the oestrogen receptor within the same tumour as compared to patients with low heterogeneity. The study, published in The Journal of the National Cancer Institute, shows that the higher risk of death is independent of other known tumour markers and also holds true for Luminal A breast cancer. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - January 19, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

MIT Portugal is developing a compression sleeve for breast cancer patients
(MIT Portugal Program) The project developed by the MIT Portugal Ph.D. Student at the University of Minho Carlos Gon ç alves, was considered the most innovative of the nine projects incubated during 10 weeks by Startup Nano, a pioneer incubation and acceleration program for nanotechnology innovation promoted by Startup Braga in a partnership with the International Iberian Nanotechnology Laboratory and the Centre for Nanotechnology and Smart Materials (CeNTI) both located in Braga. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - January 19, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Obamacare Led to Rise in Breast Cancer Screening
(Source: Cancercompass News: Breast Cancer)
Source: Cancercompass News: Breast Cancer - January 19, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

The Pill Lowers Ovarian Cancer Risk, Even for Smokers
(Source: Cancercompass News: Breast Cancer)
Source: Cancercompass News: Breast Cancer - January 19, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Testing all women over 30 could prevent 80k cancer cases  
Currently only women known to have family with the dangerous genes are offered DNA blood tests. But experts at Barts Cancer Institute in London calculated 64,500 could be spared breast cancer. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New HHS civil rights division charged with protecting health-care workers with moral objections
Acting Health and Human Services secretary Eric Hargan on Thursday announced the creation of a new conscience and religious freedom division aimed at protecting doctors, nurses and other health-care workers who decline to participate in care that goes against their moral or religious convictions. Speaking at an event featuring Republican lawmakers and religious leaders, Hargan noted that […]Related:FDA to release more clinical trial information for newly approved drugsCDC postpones session on ‘preparing for the unthinkable’: a nuclear blastFirst treatment approved for breast cancer with BRCA ge...
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - January 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Obamacare Led to Rise in Breast Cancer Screening
After the rule went into effect, the study found, the number of women in Medicare Advantage plans who got mammography screening rose by 5.5 percentage points: from just under 60 percent in the two years before the rule, to 65.4 percent in the two years after. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - January 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Obamacare Led to Rise in Breast Cancer Screening
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - January 18, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Oncology, Radiology, News, Source Type: news

Radioactive Seed Localization or Wire-guided Localization of Nonpalpable Invasive and In Situ Breast Cancer: A Randomized, Multicenter, Open-label Trial
This research article has led to a Practice Changing Update in DynaMed Plus. It concludes that radioactive seed localization may have similar positive margin but higher successful placement rates compared to wire localization in women having breast-conserving surgery for nonpalpable invasive breast cancer or ductal carcinoma in situ (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - January 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Obamacare Led to Rise in Breast Cancer Screening
THURSDAY, Jan. 18, 2018 -- More American women started getting recommended mammography screening after an " Obamacare " rule made the tests free, a new study finds. The rule meant that Medicare and most private insurers could no longer require women... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 18, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Obamacare Led to Rise in Breast Cancer Screening
Title: Obamacare Led to Rise in Breast Cancer ScreeningCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/18/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/18/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Cancer General)
Source: MedicineNet Cancer General - January 18, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

What's the best way to follow up breast cancer survivors?
How should women with breast cancer be tracked after lumpectomy or mastectomy?...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Women don't know about breast cancer treatment options At-risk women not receiving breast MRI scans Most women prefer annual breast cancer screening Screening breast MRI alone OK for high-risk women Mammography guidelines don't change screening intervals (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 18, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Proteomic Profiling of Breast Cancer Metabolism Proteomic Profiling of Breast Cancer Metabolism
What is the relationship between metabolism-associated proteins and survival in patients with breast cancer?Breast Cancer Research (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Journal Article Source Type: news

Can mice really mirror humans when it comes to cancer?
(Michigan State University) A new Michigan State University study is helping to answer a pressing question among scientists of just how close mice are to people when it comes to researching cancer. The findings reveal how mice can actually mimic human breast cancer tissue and its genes, even more so than previously thought, as well as other cancers including lung, oral and esophagus. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - January 18, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Two new breast cancer genes emerge from lynch syndrome gene study
(Columbia University Medical Center) Columbia University researchers have identified two new breast cancer genes that also cause Lynch syndrome. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - January 18, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news