Breast Cancer Recurrence Rate Not Up With Autologous Fat Transfer
THURSDAY, Nov. 15, 2018 -- For patients with breast cancer, reconstruction with autologous fat transfer (AFT) seems not to increase the rate of locoregional recurrence versus conventional breast reconstruction, according to a study published online... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - November 15, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Husband-and-wife doctors receive $1.8 million to test new breast cancer approach
(University of Virginia Health System) Husband-and-wife doctors have been awarded more than $1.8 million for their effort to improve radiation therapy and breast surgery for patients with early-stage breast cancer. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - November 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

A Spark Of Good News For Precision Oncology In Breast Cancer
In a trial of metastatic triple-negative breast cancer, AZD5363 significantly extended patients ’ overall survival from 12.6 to 19.1 months, vs. placebo, when given with chemotherapy. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - November 14, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Elaine Schattner, Contributor Tags: NYSE:AZN Source Type: news

Two genomic tests identify groups of patients most likely to benefit from new drugs
(ECCO-the European CanCer Organisation) New results from a long-running trial to identify which new drugs or combinations of drugs are most effective in which types of breast cancer, show that two genomic tests are bringing the era of truly personalised medicine ever nearer. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - November 14, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

WATCH: Nurses give breast milk to mom with breast cancer
A pay it forward chain that began with two nurses in an Indianapolis has allowed a mother of three battling breast cancer to feed her 10-month-old daughter breast milk. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - November 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GMA Source Type: news

FDA fast tracks Roche triple-negative breast cancer treatment
If approved, this Tecentriq combination would be the first cancer immunotherapy regimen for the treatment of PD-L1-positive, metastatic triple-negative breast cancer (Source: PharmaManufacturing.com)
Source: PharmaManufacturing.com - November 13, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Three female tech entrepreneurs get real – from self-doubt to breast cancer
Three female tech entrepreneurs shared their entrepreneurial journeys Monday evening, from dealing with self-doubt to running a business during breast cancer treatment. The local entrepreneurs who spoke as part of Global Entrepreneurship Week:  Dr. Kim Gandy is CEO and founder of Play-it Health, which developed an adherence platform with incentives for transplant patients and those with chronic conditions. Linda Van Horn is CEO and founder of iShare Medical, wh ich provides secure, HIPAA-compliant… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - November 13, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Leslie Collins Source Type: news

Three female tech entrepreneurs get real – from self-doubt to breast cancer
Three female tech entrepreneurs shared their entrepreneurial journeys Monday evening, from dealing with self-doubt to running a business during breast cancer treatment. The local entrepreneurs who spoke as part of Global Entrepreneurship Week:  Dr. Kim Gandy is CEO and founder of Play-it Health, which developed an adherence platform with incentives for transplant patients and those with chronic conditions. Linda Van Horn is CEO and founder of iShare Medical, wh ich provides secure, HIPAA-compliant… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - November 13, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Leslie Collins Source Type: news

Nurses donate breast milk to mom with breast cancer
Kata Carter was diagnosed with breast cancer when her youngest daughter was three-months-old. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - November 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GMA Source Type: news

AMA Urges Coverage for Added Breast Cancer Screening
(MedPage Today) -- Resolution aimed at women with dense breasts (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - November 13, 2018 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Cancer-stricken mother, 40, claims the NHS is 'leaving her to die'
Emma Shaw, 40, from Rothley, Leicestershire, was diagnosed with secondary breast cancer in August - just nine months after being given the 'all clear' from the disease. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Business of the Year spotlight: Pink Ribbon Girls CEO Heather Salazar (Executive)
After conquering her fight with breast cancer, Heather Salazar now leads a movement of empowerment to support others in the middle of their own cancer battles. Salazar is the CEO and president of Pink Ribbon Girls, a nonprofit that provides free, accessible services for those fighting breast and gynecological cancers. Free services offered include transportation to treatment, access to healthy meals, house cleaning services and general peer support. Sal azar’s story behind Pink Ribbon Girls began… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - November 13, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Elizabeth Kyle Source Type: news

Business of the Year spotlight: Pink Ribbon Girls CEO Heather Salazar (Executive)
After conquering her fight with breast cancer, Heather Salazar now leads a movement of empowerment to support others in the middle of their own cancer battles. Salazar is the CEO and president of Pink Ribbon Girls, a nonprofit that provides free, accessible services for those fighting breast and gynecological cancers. Free services offered include transportation to treatment, access to healthy meals, house cleaning services and general peer support. Sal azar’s story behind Pink Ribbon Girls began… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - November 13, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Elizabeth Kyle Source Type: news

Roche's Tecentriq wins fast FDA review in tough-to-treat breast cancer
Roche's Tecentriq medicine will get a speedy review by U.S. regulators in a tough-to-treat form of breast cancer as the Swiss drugmaker seeks to be the first company to have its immunotherapy win approval in this indication. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

FDA grants priority review to Roche ’s Tecentriq in combination with Abraxane for the initial treatment of people with PD-L1-positive, metastatic triple-negative breast cancer
Roche today announced the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted the company ’s supplemental Biologics License Application (sBLA) and granted Priority Review for Tecentriq® (atezolizumab) plus chemotherapy (Abraxane® [albumin-bound paclitaxel; nab-paclitaxel]) for the initial (first-line) treatment of unresectable locally advanced or metastatic triple-negative breast can cer (TNBC) in people whose disease expresses the PD-L1 protein, as determined by PD-L1 biomarker testing. (Source: Roche Media News)
Source: Roche Media News - November 13, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

FDA grants priority review to Roche ’s Tecentriq in combination with Abraxane for the initial treatment of people with PD-L1-positive, metastatic triple-negative breast cancer
Roche today announced the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted the company ’s supplemental Biologics License Application (sBLA) and granted Priority Review for Tecentriq® (atezolizumab) plus chemotherapy (Abraxane® [albumin-bound paclitaxel; nab-paclitaxel]) for the initial (first-line) treatment of unresectable locally advanced or metastatic triple-negative breast can cer (TNBC) in people whose disease expresses the PD-L1 protein, as determined by PD-L1 biomarker testing. (Source: Roche Investor Update)
Source: Roche Investor Update - November 13, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Testosterone gel is safe for women with low sex drive 
A new study says there's no evidence that testosterone significantly increases the risk of breast cancer in women — and it does improve their sex drive. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Doctors Aren't Promoting Breastfeeding's Cancer-Protection Benefit
MONDAY, Nov. 12, 2018 -- Few American mothers learn from their health care providers that breastfeeding can reduce the risk of breast cancer, a new study finds. Researchers surveyed more than 700 mothers. Of the 92 percent who said they'd... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - November 12, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Losing weight following menopause may decrease risk of breast cancer
Research, published inCancer, suggests that overweight women who lose weight after menopause are at a lower risk of developing breast cancer. Reuters (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - November 12, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Breast cancer screening: How does it truly impact survival?
New research looking at the data of tens of thousands of women finds that screening for breast cancer has an important impact on survival. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Breast Cancer Source Type: news

A novel strategy to potentially reduce breast cancer bone metastasis
(Baylor College of Medicine) Uncovering a novel mechanism that promotes growth of breast cancer bone metastasis has revealed a potential Achilles' heel for these cancer cells. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - November 12, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Doctors Aren't Promoting Breastfeeding's Cancer-Protection Benefit
(Source: Cancercompass News: Breast Cancer)
Source: Cancercompass News: Breast Cancer - November 12, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Breast cancer screening linked to substantial lower risk of death
Women who attend breast screening have 60% lower risk of breast cancer death in first 10 years Related items fromOnMedica Breast cancer screening fiasco set to put even more strain on understaffed units Breast cancer screening Women who lost weight had lower breast cancer risk NICE rejects breast cancer drug for NHS funding (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - November 12, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Weight loss after menopause tied to lower breast cancer risk
(Reuters Health) - Older women who lose weight may have a lower risk of developing invasive breast cancer than those who maintain or gain weight, a large U.S. study suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Mammograms Do Save Lives, Study Shows
People with breast cancer who took part in a breast cancer screening program had a 60 percent lower risk of dying from the disease in the 10 years after diagnosis, and a 47 percent lower risk 20 years after diagnosis, Swedish researchers report. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - November 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

US-CNB Superior for Axillary Staging in Breast Cancer US-CNB Superior for Axillary Staging in Breast Cancer
Dr Lowenfels reviews a study that compares diagnostic accuracy of ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration and ultrasound-guided core-needle biopsy for axillary staging in breast cancer.Medscape General Surgery (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - November 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: General Surgery Viewpoint Source Type: news

Mammograms Do Save Lives: Study
FRIDAY, Nov. 9, 2018 -- Women confused by the conflicting advice surrounding the benefits and timing of mammograms will be interested in a new study out of Sweden. The research, involving more than 50,000 breast cancer patients, found that those... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - November 9, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Screening linked to 60% lower risk of breast cancer
The Queen Mary University of London study, on more than 50,000 women, also found that 47 per cent lower risk of dying from breast cancer within 20 years after diagnosis. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hidden estrogen receptors in the breast epithelium
(Ecole Polytechnique F é d é rale de Lausanne) EPFL scientists have uncovered that next to estrogen receptor positive and negative there are cells with very low amounts of the receptor protein. The discovery has significant implications for the role of the receptor in the growth and development of the breast and breast cancer development. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - November 9, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Mammograms Do Save Lives: Study
(Source: Cancercompass News: Breast Cancer)
Source: Cancercompass News: Breast Cancer - November 9, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

NICE rejects ovarian cancer maintenance drug
Olaparib tablets are deemed too expensive Related items fromOnMedica Fertility treatment does not appear to raise serious cancer risk Searching for a blood test to monitor ovarian cancer Ovarian cancer drug may help stall breast cancer Screen all women for breast/ovarian cancer genetic faults, say researchers An intelligent knife can tell ovarian cancer and healthy tissue apart (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - November 9, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Drink your way back to health: Ginger-based kombucha found to treat breast cancer
(Natural News) A study has found that ginger-based kombucha could potentially treat breast cancer. For this study, the team investigated the effects of fermented tea using an animal model. Cancer cells have many distinct characteristics, and one of them is an abnormal metabolism. For example, aerobic respiration at the invasive stage creates more reactive oxygen... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Improved Long-Term Pregnancy Outcomes for Goserelin & #43; Chemo
THURSDAY, Nov. 8, 2018 -- For premenopausal women with stage I to IIIA estrogen receptor-negative, progesterone receptor-negative breast cancer, goserelin plus chemotherapy is associated with an increased likelihood of becoming pregnant without an... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - November 8, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Women were waiting months for a mastectomy. This surgeon changed that.
In South Africa breast cancer can take 8 months to be diagnosed and 4 months for treatment to begin, but Project Flamingo is reducing the problem through its volunteer surgeons, who operate in their spare time -- and for free. To date they have saved the lives of 500 women. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - November 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Longer mammography follow-up may be risky for many women
Mammography facilities that serve more "vulnerable" women tend to have longer...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Cancer death disparities linked to poverty, lifestyle Patient navigators help black women with mammograms Insurance affects women's breast cancer mortality risk How effective are mobile mammography programs? Asian women less apt to undergo mammography follow-up (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 8, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Breast screening linked to 60 per cent lower risk of breast cancer death in first 10 years
(Queen Mary University of London) Women who take part in breast screening have a significantly greater benefit from treatments than those who are not screened, according to a study of more than 50,000 women. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - November 8, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

New wireless device can aid recovery of breast cancer patients
(Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council) Patient studies of a new sensing device have proved it can provide early warning of the potential failure of breast reconstruction surgery, making it easier to take effective remedial action. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - November 8, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Slim isn’t enough: Post-menopausal women need to be fit too in order to avoid breast cancer risk
(Natural News) Post-menopausal women with a normal body mass index (BMI), but who have high amounts of body fat are more prone to breast cancer, a study presented to the American Association for Cancer Research found. This means that for post-menopausal women, it is not enough to be slim but to be fit as well... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Women Who Are Early Risers Have Lower Risk Of Breast Cancer, Says New Study
(CNN) — Women who are naturally early risers were found to have lower risk of developing breast cancer than evening types in a new study. One in 100 women who considered themselves morning people developed breast cancer, compared with two in every 100 women who called themselves evening people. Cancer risks associated with a person’s body clock and sleep patterns have been reported in previous research and the UK researchers wanted to explore sleep traits in more detail, as well as any genetic factors underlying this. Self-reported preferences for mornings or evenings (by their own definition of that preference...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - November 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health News Breast Cancer Local TV Source Type: news

‘ Meat Taxes ’ Would Save Lives And Cut Health Care Costs, Study Says
(CNN) — It would drive up the price of your barbecue but a global “meat tax” could save 220,000 lives and cut health care bills by $41 billion each year, according to a new study. The numbers are based on evidence that links meat consumption to increased risk of heart disease, cancer, stroke and diabetes. Three years ago, the World Health Organization declared red meat such as beef, lamb and pork to be carcinogenic when eaten in processed forms, including sausages, bacon and beef jerky. Health officials have also declared that unprocessed red meat like steak and burgers are “probably” carcinog...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - November 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health Offbeat Local TV Meat Source Type: news

Statins may prevent the spread of breast cancer to other organs, study finds
A new study from the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center has found that statins can prevent breast cancer tumors from migrating to the lungs and liver, potentially saving lives. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

This Combo Improves Outcomes Over Tamoxifen in Early Breast Cancer
New drug combo offers improved disease-free survival in patients with hormone receptor (HR)-positive early breast cancer. (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - November 7, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Dave Levitan Source Type: news

ESMO 2018:'Tremendous Advances' in Breast Cancer Treatment ESMO 2018:'Tremendous Advances' in Breast Cancer Treatment
ESMO 2018 may have had'some of the most exciting data we have seen in breast cancer in some time.'Drs Rugo, Cardoso, and Curigliano discuss Impassion130, SOLAR-1, and PALOMA-3.Medscape Oncology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - November 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Commentary Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Breast cancer risk: Are you an early riser?
An innovative new study investigates the link between morning or evening preference and the likelihood of developing breast cancer. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Breast Cancer Source Type: news

Docs Fail to Tell New Moms Breastfeeding Can Reduce Cancer Risk Docs Fail to Tell New Moms Breastfeeding Can Reduce Cancer Risk
A new mother's chances of getting breast cancer, especially the more aggressive triple-negative type, are considerably reduced if she breastfeeds for at least 6 months.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

An itch on this 44-year-old woman's bosom turned out to be aggressive breast cancer
Charlotte Witman, from Birmingham, was diagnosed with inflammatory breast cancer in April this year and began the first of 10 rounds of chemotherapy within weeks. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Can Circulating Tumor DNA Inform Breast Cancer Treatment?
In this video,Dr. Minetta Liu outlines current research into profiling breast cancer cell-free DNA in the blood, potentially to identify clinically aggressive breast cancer subtypes. (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - November 7, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Minetta C. Liu, MD Source Type: news

Exploring Current Tests, Treatments in Breast Cancer Management
In this video,Dr. Nancy Davidson highlights current and next-generation diagnostics and therapies in breast cancer, as well as the need for “team science” in clinical trials. (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - November 7, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Nancy Davidson, MD Source Type: news

A Documentary Takes a Look at TV Host and Cookbook Author Sandra Lee ’s Breast Cancer Surgery
Emmy Award-winning TV host and best-selling cookbook author Sandra Lee offers a revealing look inside her breast cancer surgery in a new HBO documentary. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - November 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study: Morning people less likely to develop breast cancer
If a woman regularly wakes up early in the morning, she has up to a 48 percent lower risk of developing breast cancer, according to a study in England. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - November 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news