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

Wide variation in follow-up care for women with low-risk breast cancer
(Reuters Health) - The kind of imaging U.S. women receive after treatment for non-metastatic breast cancer can vary widely, a new study finds. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Higher Risk of In - Situ Breast CA, Ovarian Tumors With Fertility Tx
No increased risk of corpus uteri, invasive breast cancer for women undergoing assisted reproduction (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - July 17, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Gynecology, Oncology, Journal, Source Type: news

Asafoetida, a plant used in traditional folk medicines, found to show antitumor effects on breast cancer
(Natural News) Plants and herbs that have long been used in folk medicine may very well hold the key to treating modern-day diseases. In a study published in the Journal of Ayurveda and Integrative Medicine, researchers found that asafoetida, a plant used in traditional food and medicine, could potentially have anti-tumor and anti-metastasis effect against breast cancer. The study,... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Higher Risk of In-Situ Breast CA, Ovarian Tumors With Fertility Tx
TUESDAY, July 17, 2018 -- For women undergoing assisted reproduction, there is no increased risk of corpus uteri or invasive breast cancer, but there is an increased risk of ovarian cancer and in situ breast cancer, according to a study published... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 17, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Wide Variation in Surgeons' Attitude Toward Node Dissection Wide Variation in Surgeons' Attitude Toward Node Dissection
Substantial variation exists among US surgeons in how likely they are to omit axillary lymph node dissection in early breast cancer despite recommendations to do so under well-defined circumstances.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic Minute: 3 reasons you need a 3D mammogram
For many women over 40, a yearly screening mammogram to check for breast cancer is a fact of life ? along with the anxiety of waiting for the results. But what if you could get a test that offered better cancer detection, fewer false positives and more peace of mind? Dr. Robert Maxwell, a Mayo [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - July 17, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Excelera ® Specialty Pharmacy Network Announces Access to Breast...
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved NERLYNX (neratinib) for the extended adjuvant treatment of early-stage, HER2-positive breast cancer in July 2017...(PRWeb July 17, 2018)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/2018/06/prweb15575484.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - July 17, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Cisplatin/Gemcitabine Shows Improvements in Worst Breast Cancer Subtype
Germline BRCA mutations and other HR genes may offer biomarkers for response to this treatment. (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - July 16, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Dave Levitan Source Type: news

Potential New Surgical Options for Women with Multiple Ipsilateral Breast Cancer
A newly published collaborative national study finds that most women with two or three sites of cancer in a single breast can successfully complete breast conservation therapy rather than mastectomy. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - July 16, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Geisel Communications Tags: News Research breast cancer Norris Cotton Cancer Center Source Type: news

Cancer symptoms: Shocking signs of a cancer three quarters of men don't check for
BREAST cancer symptoms and signs develop when a few cells in this area start to divide uncontrollably. The most common cancer in women, there are also rare cases of the cancer developing in men. Watch out for these warning signs of breast cancer. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New research finds that routine breast cancer tests lead to unnecessary mastectomies and chemotherapy
(Natural News) Are women’s fears of breast cancer driving them to get unnecessary, dangerous treatments like chemotherapy and mastectomies? A pair of studies shows just how much women are endangering their lives for no benefit after getting a diagnosis. The first is an unsettling U.K. study that looked at more than 2,700 women who were... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What are the symptoms of stage 4 breast cancer?
When breast cancer reaches stage 4, it will have spread from the breast to other parts of the body. Cancer cells in new parts of the body can cause a wide variety of symptoms. Here, we explain the symptoms that occur when breast cancer spreads to the bones, liver, or brain. We also cover other symptoms and treatment. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Breast Cancer Source Type: news

Breast cancer follow-up imaging varies widely
Follow-up imaging for women with nonmetastatic breast cancer varies widely...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Early breast cancer screening = less-extensive treatment Would risk-based breast screening be more cost-effective? Breast cancer studies overlook socioeconomic factors Breast cancer survivors don't get regular mammograms Should early-stage breast cancer patients receive CT? (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 13, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Acupuncture may reduce cancer drug side effects
In a new study, researchers asked whether acupuncture might ease the joint pain associated with a drug used to treat early breast cancer. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Breast Cancer Source Type: news

Higher Vitamin D Levels May Lower Breast Cancer Risk
FRIDAY, July 13, 2018 -- Higher levels of vitamin D may be protective against breast cancer, according to a study published online June 15 in PLOS ONE. Sharon L. McDonnell, M.P.H., from GrassrootsHealth in Encinitas, Calif., and colleagues examined... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 13, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Czech Beer Is Designed for Cancer Patients' Tastes Czech Beer Is Designed for Cancer Patients' Tastes
The nonalcoholic beer has fewer hops, which reduces bitterness, and is diluted with apple juice for sweetening. Clinicians in the Czech Republic, where beer is the national drink, are handing it out to breast cancer patients.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Contrast ultrasound identifies early cervical cancer
Contrast-enhanced ultrasound appears to be an effective alternative to MRI...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: AIUM: Double dose of US contrast helps find gastric lesions Can CEUS differentiate between IBD and colon cancer? Artificial intelligence may help bridge experience gap for liver CEUS Contrast ultrasound clears up picture for renal lesions Contrast US helps assess breast cancer treatment response (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 13, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Breast cancer follow-up imaging varies widely, study finds
(University of California - San Francisco) Follow-up imaging for women with non-metastatic breast cancer varies widely across the country, according to a new study led by researchers at UC San Francisco. Some patients go without the annual mammograms that experts recommend, while others with the same cancer diagnosis receive full-body scans that expose them to significant amounts of radiation and are not recommended by experts. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - July 13, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Olympic gold medalist skier Kikkan Randall, 35, reveals breast cancer diagnosis
Kikkan Randall, 35, revealed on social media on Tuesday that she's been diagnosed with breast cancer. She say the 'prognosis is good because the cancer was 'caught early'. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mixed Cancer Risk for Women After IVF
(MedPage Today) -- More in situ breast cancer, ovarian cancers, but not others (Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology)
Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology - July 12, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Breast and Gynecological Cancer Risk Is Minimal With IVF Breast and Gynecological Cancer Risk Is Minimal With IVF
The study of more than 250,000 British women shows reassuring data on breast cancer risk; there is an increased ovarian cancer risk but it is small and limited to those with existing risk factors.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Study: Fertility treatments don't raise ovarian, breast cancer risk
Women who receive fertility treatments are not at a heightened risk of ovarian, womb or breast cancer, according to large study in Britain. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - July 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Olympic gold medalist skier Kikkan Randall, 35, reveals breast cancer diagnosis
Kikkan Randall, 35, revealed on social media on Tuesday that she's been diagnosed with breast cancer. She say the 'prognosis is good because the cancer was 'caught early'. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

No 'overall risk' of womb or breast cancer after fertility treatment
There are no overall increases in the risk of womb cancer or invasive breast cancer after assisted reproduction, according to a study of over 250,000 British women. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - July 12, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Victoria woman diagnosed with breast cancer while pregnant at age 29
When Liana Purser, from Victoria, discovered she was pregnant at 29, she and her husband were overjoyed. But a diagnosis of aggressive breast cancer shattered their world. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Early breast cancer screening = less-extensive treatment
Regular breast cancer screening with mammography for younger women translates...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Mammography screening should consider radiation risk Would risk-based breast screening be more cost-effective? Breast MRI underutilized in high-risk women Critic calls JAMA study on mammo screening 'inadequate' Mammography compliance leads to other screening tests (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 12, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Woman diagnosed with breast cancer while pregnant at age 29
When Liana Purser, from Victoria, discovered she was pregnant at 29, she and her husband were overjoyed. But a diagnosis of aggressive breast cancer shattered their world. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

ACS and NFL award $3.2 million in new grants to help reduce breast cancer disparities
(American Cancer Society) The American Cancer Society (ACS) and National Football League (NFL) awarded $3.2 million in grant funding to 32 health systems to address disparities in breast cancer. The grants target underserved populations, with a particular focus on African American communities. Funding for these grants is made possible through ACS's partnership with the NFL and the league's Crucial Catch campaign. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - July 12, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Potential new surgical options for women with multiple ipsilateral breast cancer
(Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center) Initial results of a new national clinical trial show that the majority of women with breast cancer who have two to three sites of disease in a single breast at the time of diagnosis are able to successfully complete breast-conserving surgery without conversion to mastectomy. This is the first prospective study to assess this possibility, and its findings improve the surgical choices available to women with multiple ipsilateral breast cancer. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - July 12, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Massive genome havoc in breast cancer is revealed
(Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory) Researchers using long-read DNA sequencing have made one of the most detailed maps ever of structural variations in a cancer cell's genome. The map reveals about 20,000 structural variations, few of which have been noted before, in just one cell type associated with one form of breast cancer. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - July 12, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Child cancer drug approved for NHS use
60% of children with high-risk neuroblastoma can be treated with dinutuximab beta Related items fromOnMedica One in 10 children in phase I cancer trials respond to drugs Children need access to cancer drug ‘goldmine’ NICE rejects adjuvant use of breast cancer drug New breast cancer drug ‘unaffordable’ for NHS Drug could double head and neck cancer survival (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - July 12, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

NH passes DBT insurance bill
Gov. Chris Sununu of New Hampshire has signed a bill that requires insurers...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Texas governor signs DBT insurance bill Ill. governor signs DBT coverage bill NY governor signs breast cancer screening access bill Conn. Senate passes DBT reimbursement bill Another DBT benefit? It's cost-effective (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 11, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

TOWIE star: 'I bought cannabis oil for my friend'
Former TOWIE star Danielle Armstrong says she bought cannabis oil for her friend who was dying from breast cancer. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

When breast cancer strikes young
(Source: Karmanos Cancer Institute)
Source: Karmanos Cancer Institute - July 11, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Attending Surgeon Influences Genetic Testing in Breast Cancer
WEDNESDAY, July 11, 2018 -- The attending surgeon is associated with variation in the receipt of genetic testing after breast cancer diagnosis, according to a study published online July 3 in JAMA Surgery. Steven J. Katz, M.D., M.P.H., from the... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 11, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news