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Breast Cancer: Fewer Women Are Getting Chemotherapy Treatment - Newsweek



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Breast Cancer: Fewer Women Are Getting Chemotherapy Treatment 
Newsweek
Quite often, breast cancer patients receive chemotherapy treatment to help kill the abnormal cells. But now, more physicians are opting for other treatment options, according to a new study. The research?published Monday in the Journal of the National ...
Use of chemotherapy for early stage breast cancer declines Stanford Medical Center Report
Use of chemotherapy for early stage breast cancer declining, study says Science Daily
Acupuncture reduces pain in breast cancer patients, study Washington Times

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New breast cancer drug approved for use in Scotland - BBC News



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New breast cancer drug approved for use in Scotland 
BBC News
A new breast cancer drug has been approved for use on the NHS in Scotland. Palbociclib, which is taken in tablet form, can halt the spread of the disease in terminal patients for up to two years. The move offers hope to women in advanced stages of ...
Briton Anna Jones has become the first to receive a new breast cancer treatment Daily Mail

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First Data on Older Breast Cancer Pts on CDK4/6 Inhibitors - Medscape



First Data on Older Breast Cancer Pts on CDK4/6 Inhibitors 
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SAN ANTONIO ? Older women with hormone receptor?positive, HER2-negative breast cancer experience a similar clinical benefit when treated with cyclin-dependent kinase 4/6 (CDK4/6) inhibitors as younger women with the disease, the results of a pooled ...

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Study Shows Hormonal Contraception Increases Breast-Cancer Risk - National Review



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Study Shows Hormonal Contraception Increases Breast-Cancer Risk 
National Review
Last week, the New England Journal of Medicine published a study finding that hormonal contraceptives increase the risk of breast cancer. It is among the first studies to specifically analyze the effect of newer, low-dosage methods of contraception ...
Birth Control and Breast Cancer: Putting the Risk in Perspective New York Times
Bi-annual MRI beats mammograms in detecting breast cancer among women with genetic risk News-Medical.net
Study: Hormonal birth control a factor in breast cancer risk MassLive.com
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Breast cancer treatment: Can Brussels sprouts, soy reduce side effects? - Medical News Today



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Breast cancer treatment: Can Brussels sprouts, soy reduce side effects? 
Medical News Today
Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women in the United States, after skin cancer. This year, it is estimated that 252,710 new cases of breast cancer will be diagnosed in the U.S.. Despite its prevalence, however, more women than ever are now ...
Soy, cruciferous vegetables associated with fewer common breast cancer treatment side effects Science Daily
These Foods May Help Decrease Side Effects of Breast Cancer Treatment SheKnows.com
Soy products and vegetables such as brussels sprouts and kale can reduce menopausal side effects of breast cancer ... Daily Mail

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CTS5 Predicts Late Distant Recurrence in Hormone Receptor-positive Breast Cancer - Cancer Therapy Advisor



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CTS5 Predicts Late Distant Recurrence in Hormone Receptor-positive Breast Cancer 
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The CTS5 model is based on nodal status, tumor size, 3 categories of tumor grade, and age as a continuous variable. The following article features coverage from the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (SABCS) 2017 meeting. Click here to read more of ...
Poor Screening Adherence May Worsen Breast Cancer Outcomes Medscape

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Free Seminar for Healthcare Providers on Breast Cancer in Young Women - GlobeNewswire (press release)



Free Seminar for Healthcare Providers on Breast Cancer in Young Women 
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New York, NY, Dec. 11, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- There are more than 250,000 women living in the U.S. today who were diagnosed with breast cancer before their 41st birthday. Young breast cancer survivors face a unique set of issues about which ...

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Happening Today: Putin, Roy Moore, Donald Trump, Depression, Breast Cancer, Bullying - NBC New York



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Happening Today: Putin, Roy Moore, Donald Trump, Depression, Breast Cancer, Bullying 
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A blood test five years after breast cancer treatment helped identify some women who were more likely to relapse, long before a lump or other signs appeared, a preliminary study found. It was the largest experiment so far to use these tests, called ...

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Again, a PARP Inhibitor Has Potential in BRCA+ Breast Cancer - Medscape



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Again, a PARP Inhibitor Has Potential in BRCA+ Breast Cancer 
Medscape
SAN ANTONIO ? Talazoparib, a poly adenosine diphosphate ribose polymerase (PARP) inhibitor currently in development by Pfizer, has been shown to extend progression-free survival (PFS) compared with standard chemotherapy in women with metastatic breast ...
PFS Improves with Talazoparib Use in BRCA-Positive Breast Cancer www.oncnursingnews.com/

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Modest Weight Loss Cuts Postmenopausal Breast Cancer Risk - Medscape



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Modest Weight Loss Cuts Postmenopausal Breast Cancer Risk 
Medscape
SAN ANTONIO ? Postmenopausal women who lose a relatively modest amount of weight significantly reduce their risk of developing breast cancer compared to those whose weight remains stable, the results of a data analysis suggest. The findings in more ...

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