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Primary Breast Tumors Often Switch HER2 Status on Relapse

4 hours ago   |   Medscape

A substantial proportion of primary breast tumors switch from HER2-0 to HER2-low expression upon relapse, possibly widening the opportunity to treat patients with novel...
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Simple Steps to Prevent Breast Cancer

16 hours ago   |   Mercola

In this interview, Susan Wadia-Ells, Ph.D., discusses breast cancer as an unnecessary U.S. epidemic and how to prevent it, which is the topic of her book, “ Busting Breast...
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CDK inhibitors may boost the effectiveness of immune therapy in metastatic breast cancer

19 hours ago   |   News Medical

A class of drugs that inhibits breast cancer progression when used with hormonal therapy might also boost the effectiveness of immune therapy in cases of recurrent, metastatic...
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This Is The Shame Of Being Secretly Gay

19 hours ago   |   Scary Mommy

Trigger warning: suicidal ideation I'm here; I'm queer , but I'm still not used to it. In fact, writing these words makes me anxious. My heart is racing, pounding in my chest...
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Grand Challenge research integrates AI to streamline clinical assessment of breast cancer

20 hours ago   |   News Medical

Breast cancer has recently overtaken lung cancer to become the most common cancer globally, according to the World Health Organization.
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Freezing Tumors May Treat Low-Risk Breast Cancers

Freezing Tumors May Treat Low-Risk Breast Cancers

1 day ago   |   Web MD   |   2 articles

A first-of-its-kind study suggests that slow-growing breast cancers can be treated with a highly targeted tumor-freezing technique, eliminating the need for invasive surgery.
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Higher BMI May Help Prevent Breast Cancer

Higher BMI May Help Prevent Breast Cancer

1 day ago   |   Medindia Health   |   2 articles

Higher body mass index in childhood may help protect women against breast cancer in later life, both before and after menopause.
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Freezing Breast Cancer to Death Avoids Surgery

1 day ago   |   Medscape   |   3 articles

New results from a clinical trial of cryoablation for low-risk, early-stage breast cancer offer hope that the modality might one day be a treatment option in the US. But what's...
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Higher childhood BMI may lower later breast cancer risks

Higher childhood BMI may lower later breast cancer risks

1 day ago   |   Healio   |   3 articles

Having a higher childhood BMI may be protective against both premenopausal and postmenopausal breast cancer, according to data presented at the European Congress on Obesity...
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Better Survival After Lumpectomy Plus RT vs Mastectomy

1 day ago   |   Medscape

Breast conservation surgery plus radiotherapy leads to better outcomes than mastectomy with or without RT for patients with early-stage disease. Medscape Medical News
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