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Breast Cancer: Signs, Symptoms & Treatment Document List

  • Synopsis: This page contains the full list of articles and documents from the Disabled World Breast category.

Publication List:

NOTE: Though articles may have since been updated they are listed by their original publish date, with the most recent documents first.

  1. 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
  2. Mastectomy: Types & Postoperative Surgery Information
    Information regarding mastectomy, a surgery to remove the breast, includes types and postoperative surgery care - Published: 2015-10-14
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. Mammogram Screenings Catch Second Breast Cancers Early
    Comprehensive study shows yearly mammograms detect second breast cancers early - Published: 2011-02-23
  7. 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
  8. Oestrogen Reduces Aggression in Breast Cancer
    The greater the percentage of breast cancer stem cells, the greater the aggressiveness - Published: 2011-02-15
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. New Risk Factor for Developing Breast Cancer
    BRCA1 gene is known for its involvement in breast and ovarian cancer - Published: 2010-11-10
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. Martina Navratilova Reveals Breast Cancer Diagnosis
    Martina Navratilova reveals she was diagnosed with grade three DCIS breast cancer - Published: 2010-04-07
  32. Freezing Out Breast Cancer
    Encouraging potential future treatment for women diagnosed with breast cancer - Published: 2010-03-16
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. Standard of Care for Breast Cancer Survivors with Lymphedema
    Researchers develop standard of care for breast cancer survivors with lymphedema - Published: 2010-02-17
  37. Breast Cancer Test Helps Patients Avoid Chemotherapy
    Test predicts whether early stage breast cancer patients will benefit from chemotherapy treatment - Published: 2010-01-11
  38. 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
  39. 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
  40. 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
  41. 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
  42. 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
  43. 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
  44. 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
  45. 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
  46. 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
  47. 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
  48. Pregnancy Hormone Protects Against Breast Cancer
    Pregnancy hormone hCG protects against breast cancer even in short-term treatments - Published: 2009-04-20
  49. 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
  50. New Test May Predict Breast Cancer Metastasis
    New marker for breast cancer metastasis called TMEM Tumor Micro-environment of Metastasis - Published: 2009-03-27
  51. 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
  52. 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
  53. 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
  54. 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
  55. Breast Cancer Remission
    A study of mammography screening for breast cancer found invasive cancers might spontaneously regress over time - Published: 2009-01-09
  56. 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


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