Breast Cancer: Signs, Symptoms & Treatment Document List

Publication List:

Prophylactic Mastectomy Tripled Over Past Decade - Despite No Survival Benefit
New research finds many women choosing to remove a healthy breast are at low risk for developing cancer in that breast - Published: 2016-03-14
Mastectomy: Types & Postoperative Surgery Information
Information regarding mastectomy, a surgery to remove the breast, includes types and postoperative surgery care - Published: 2015-10-14
Clinical Trial of Breast Cancer Vaccine Shows Promise
Preliminary evidence suggests the vaccine primed the immune systems to attack tumor cells and helped slow the cancer progression - Published: 2014-12-04
Breast Thermography Not a Substitute for Mammography Says FDA
U.S. FDA warns women not to substitute breast thermography for mammography to screen for breast cancer - Published: 2011-06-03
Link Between Obesity Gene and Breast Cancer
New research has uncovered a link between the fat mass and obesity associated gene (FTO) and a higher incidence of breast cancer - Published: 2011-05-24
Mammogram Screenings Catch Second Breast Cancers Early
Comprehensive study shows yearly mammograms detect second breast cancers early - Published: 2011-02-23
Breast Cancer Screening for Women With Physical Disabilities
Inaccessible facilities, equipment and attitudes surrounding breast cancer screening for women who use wheelchairs or other mobility aides - Published: 2011-02-23
Oestrogen Reduces Aggression in Breast Cancer
The greater the percentage of breast cancer stem cells, the greater the aggressiveness - Published: 2011-02-15
Allsup Encourages Women with Disabilities to Get Mammograms
For some women with breast cancer Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) is an important benefit that can help provide financial stability - Published: 2011-02-13
Breast Biopsies and Micro-bubble Ultrasound
Patients with early breast cancer undergo a sentinel lymph node biopsy to determine if their cancer has spread - Published: 2011-02-01
High Dietary Fat, Cholesterol Linked to Increased Risk of Breast Cancer
Examines the role of fat and cholesterol in breast cancer development - Published: 2011-01-06
Most Women Do Not Get Recommended Mammograms
Only half of eligible women in the United States are getting their annual mammograms - Published: 2010-12-09
Discovery Halts Breast Cancer Stem Cells
Breast cancer stem cells are stimulated by estrogen via a pathway that mirrors normal stem cell development - Published: 2010-11-24
Radiation Fears Should not Deter Women from Mammography Screening
The risk of radiation-induced breast cancer from mammography screening is slight in comparison to the benefit of expected lives saved - Published: 2010-11-16
New Risk Factor for Developing Breast Cancer
BRCA1 gene is known for its involvement in breast and ovarian cancer - Published: 2010-11-10
Tips for Breast Cancer Survivors
There are lots of options in the community and online for cancer survivors and especially breast cancer survivors - Published: 2010-10-27
Tips for Breast Cancer Patients During Treatment
Fact sheets related to breast cancer including breast cancer prevention screening and early detection treatment and survivorship - Published: 2010-10-27
Portable Breast Scanner Provides Fast Cancer Detection
Portable scanner based on radio frequency technology shows in a second the presence of malignant and benign tumors in the breast on a computer - Published: 2010-10-27
Women with Family History Can Control Breast Cancer Risk
Having a family history of breast cancer can lead some women to wonder if the risk is out of their control - Published: 2010-10-12
Tips for Breast Cancer Screening and Early Detection
Topics related to breast cancer including breast cancer prevention screening and early detection treatment and survivorship - Published: 2010-10-09
Tips for Breast Cancer Prevention
Tip sheets related to breast cancer including breast cancer prevention screening and early detection treatment and survivorship - Published: 2010-10-01
Mammography Screening Threshold at 50 Proven Unfounded
Annual mammography screening of women in their 40s reduces the breast cancer death rate in women by nearly 30 percent - Published: 2010-10-01
Breast Cancer Patient Partners at Risk of Developing Mood Disorders
Partners of breast cancer patients are at risk of developing mood disorders - Published: 2010-09-27
Physical Limitations of Breast Cancer Survivors
Women who survive breast cancer often suffer from functional limitations that affect motion strength and dexterity - Published: 2010-09-23
Watercress Can Help Prevent Breast Cancer
Consumption of watercress by healthy participants who had previously been treated for breast cancer reduced the presence of a key tumor growth factor six and eight hours after eating the watercress - Published: 2010-09-21
Better Marker for Breast Cancer May Reduce Need for Second Surgeries
New material could help surgeons more accurately locate breast cancers and reduce need for second surgeries - Published: 2010-09-20
Inadequate Support for Women with Secondary Breast Cancer
Support provided for women with secondary breast cancer is inadequate and urgent steps are needed to provide better services for patients - Published: 2010-09-15
Garbage Bins Go Pink to Help Curb Breast Cancer
Pink garbage bins for a visible demonstration of support for breast cancer awareness - Published: 2010-09-14
Preventive Mastectomies Pay Off for Some Women
Women with BRCA1 and BRCA2 genetic mutations significantly reduce their risk of breast and ovarian cancer with preventive surgeries - Published: 2010-09-04
Key Mechanism Identified in Metastatic Breast Cancer
Researchers zero in on how breast tumor cells break free and start to spread - Published: 2010-05-04
Martina Navratilova Reveals Breast Cancer Diagnosis
Martina Navratilova reveals she was diagnosed with grade three DCIS breast cancer - Published: 2010-04-07
Freezing Out Breast Cancer
Encouraging potential future treatment for women diagnosed with breast cancer - Published: 2010-03-16
Genomic Test Result Discussions
Genomic testing an important part of care for patients after being diagnosed with early stage breast cancer - Published: 2010-03-08
Osteoporosis Drugs Associated with Decreased Risk of Breast Cancer
Common osteoporosis drugs are associated with a decrease in risk of breast cancer - Published: 2010-03-03
Accessibility for Women with Disabilities at Mammogram Facilities in the DC Metro Area
Accessibility for Women with Disabilities at Mammogram Facilities in the DC Metro Area - Published: 2010-02-23
Standard of Care for Breast Cancer Survivors with Lymphedema
Researchers develop standard of care for breast cancer survivors with lymphedema - Published: 2010-02-17
Breast Cancer Test Helps Patients Avoid Chemotherapy
Test predicts whether early stage breast cancer patients will benefit from chemotherapy treatment - Published: 2010-01-11
Breast Cancer Survival Improves if Herceptin Used with Chemotherapy
Using Herceptin with chemotherapy improves treatment of women with HER2+ breast cancer - Published: 2009-12-13
Breast Cancer Treatments Improve
Patients with a family history of breast cancer are at a higher risk and should begin mammogram screening at age 35 - Published: 2009-10-19
More Women Removing Healthy Breast After Cancer Diagnosis
Number of women opting for surgery to remove healthy breast after cancer diagnosis in breast is rising - Published: 2009-09-28
Medications for Breast Cancer Risk can Cause Serious Side Effects
Drugs that reduce the chance of getting breast cancer have been shown to cause adverse effects - Published: 2009-09-18
Chemobrain - The Flip Side of Surviving Breast Cancer
Deterioration in brain function Chemobrain following breast cancer therapy has negative effects on quality of life - Published: 2009-09-18
Treating Bone Loss in Breast Cancer Survivors
Osteoporosis is a growing concern among breast cancer survivors and their doctors, because certain cancer drugs can cause bone loss - Published: 2009-09-16
Removing Breasts and Ovaries to Reduce Cancer Risk
Women at high risk for breast or ovarian cancer are choosing to undergo surgery as a precautionary measure to decrease their cancer risk - Published: 2009-08-06
Metabolic Factors in Risk of Breast Cancer
Physiological changes associated with the metabolic syndrome may play a role in the risk of postmenopausal breast cancer - Published: 2009-06-30
Teenage Girls and Breast Lumps
breast cancer is rare in adolescents, and the vast majority of teenage breast lumps turn out to be benign masses that are related to hormones - Published: 2009-06-22
High PEA-15 Levels Shrink Breast Cancer Tumors
Overexpression of PEA-15 steeply reduced breast cancer tumors in a preclinical experiment - Published: 2009-04-20
Pregnancy Hormone Protects Against Breast Cancer
Pregnancy hormone hCG protects against breast cancer even in short-term treatments - Published: 2009-04-20
Women with Early Breast Cancer Choosing Double Mastectomies
Women diagnosed with the earliest stage of breast cancer choosing to have both breasts surgically removed - Published: 2009-04-09
New Test May Predict Breast Cancer Metastasis
New marker for breast cancer metastasis called TMEM Tumor Micro-environment of Metastasis - Published: 2009-03-27
Super Micro-surgery Hope for Breast Cancer Patients with Lymphedema
Breast cancer patients with lymphedema in the upper arm are undergoing super-micro surgical technique lymphaticovenular bypass - Published: 2009-03-23
Waiting for Breast Cancer Biopsy Results can Affect Health
Women experience considerable anxiety while waiting to undergo breast biopsy and while waiting for the results - Published: 2009-02-24
Researchers Identify Protein Trigger of Breast Cancer
New protein trigger in the progression of breast cancer discovered by Canadian researchers at Universite de Montreal and University of Alberta - Published: 2009-01-14
High Insulin Levels Raise Risk of Breast Cancer in Postmenopausal Women
Research shows higher than normal levels of insulin place postmenopausal women at increased risk of breast cancer - Published: 2009-01-09
Breast Cancer Remission
A study of mammography screening for breast cancer found invasive cancers might spontaneously regress over time - Published: 2009-01-09
Inflammatory Breast Cancer: Facts & Information
Inflammatory Breast Cancer is a form of cancer that requires immediate and very aggressive forms of treatment with chemotherapy - Published: 2009-01-09