Genomic Assay May Pinpoint Who Can Skip RT After Breast-Conserving Surgery
(MedPage Today) -- An investigational genomic assay may be able to identify women who don't stand to benefit from adjuvant radiation therapy (RT) following breast-conserving surgery, researchers reported. Using tumor samples from a completed phase... (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - January 6, 2023 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Breast Conservation Safe Option in Multisite Breast Cancer Breast Conservation Safe Option in Multisite Breast Cancer
Eagerly awaited results show for the first time, from a prospective trial, that women with multiple breast cancer foci can safely undergo breast-conserving therapy, with low local recurrence rates.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - December 12, 2022 Category: Surgery Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Better Imaging Allows More Women to Opt for Breast - Conserving Surgery
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - December 9, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncology, Radiology, Surgery, News, Source Type: news

Better Imaging Allows More Women to Opt for Breast-Conserving Surgery
FRIDAY, Dec. 9, 2022 -- Mastectomy has long been the standard of care for certain breast cancer patients, but it still may be more extensive than many women need, a new study suggests. Researchers found that many women who have two or even three... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - December 9, 2022 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Gene Test Might Help Some Breast Cancer Patients Skip Radiation After Lumpectomy
FRIDAY, Dec. 9, 2022 -- A new genetic test may help determine which people with breast cancer can safely skip radiation after breast-conserving surgery to remove their tumor. Individuals with invasive breast cancer who had low scores on an... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - December 9, 2022 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Benefits of RT After Breast - Conserving Surgery Only Seen Within 10 Years
Findings seen at 30 - year follow - up of patients who underwent breast - conserving surgery, systemic therapy for early - stage breast cancer (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - December 8, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Gynecology, Oncology, Radiology, Surgery, Conference News, Source Type: news

Benefits of RT After Breast-Conserving Surgery Only Seen Within 10 Years
THURSDAY, Dec. 8, 2022 -- The benefits of radiotherapy following breast-conserving surgery and systemic therapy for breast cancer in terms of fewer local recurrences are only seen during the first 10 years, with 30-year local recurrence and overall... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - December 8, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

RT After Breast-Conserving Surgery Shows No Survival Advantage Decades Later
(MedPage Today) -- Radiotherapy after breast-conserving surgery for early breast cancer substantially reduced the risk of disease recurrence, yet the benefit did not translate to an improvement in overall survival (OS) at 30 years, a long-term... (Source: MedPage Today Radiology)
Source: MedPage Today Radiology - November 18, 2022 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Study Takes Long-Term Look at Benefits of Radiation After Breast Lumpectomy
FRIDAY, Nov. 18, 2022 -- If you ' re diagnosed with early breast cancer, treatment often involves breast-conserving surgery followed by chemotherapy, medication and a course of radiation to keep your cancer from coming back. However, little has been... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - November 18, 2022 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Surgical Margins Tied to Recurrence in Early Invasive Breast Cancer
MONDAY, Oct. 3, 2022 -- For early-stage invasive breast cancer, involved or close pathological margins after breast-conserving surgery are associated with an increased risk for distant and local recurrence, according to a review published online... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - October 3, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Risky Breast Cancer Margins; New Myeloma Therapy Shows Promise; Cancer Cell Fungus
(MedPage Today) -- Surgical margins <1 mm in breast-conserving surgery increased the risk of local and distant recurrence. (The BMJ) CAR T-cell therapy targeting a form of G protein-coupled receptor achieved a high response rate in relapsed... (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - September 30, 2022 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Breast Conservation Therapy Decreases Heart-Specific Mortality Breast Conservation Therapy Decreases Heart-Specific Mortality
Breast conservation therapy has been found to significantly decrease heart-specific mortality compared with mastectomy for patients with breast cancer.First Look (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - August 29, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Select Patients With Breast Cancer May Skip RT After Lumpectomy Select Patients With Breast Cancer May Skip RT After Lumpectomy
Older patients with low-grade, luminal A-type breast cancer may only need endocrine therapy following breast-conserving surgery and could avoid radiation therapy entirely.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 7, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Breast-Conserving Surgery Safe for Deeply Seated Breast Cancer Breast-Conserving Surgery Safe for Deeply Seated Breast Cancer
The inframammary breast-conserving approach for deep-seated tumors led to acceptable cosmetic results in 82% of cases. The study was published as a preprint and has not yet been peer reviewed.First Look (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - April 25, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Which Breast Cancer Surgery Leads to Better Quality of Life? Which Breast Cancer Surgery Leads to Better Quality of Life?
Better psychosocial and sexual well-being was reported by women who underwent breast-conserving surgery and radiation therapy vs those who had a mastectomy and reconstruction.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - April 21, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news