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News tagged ‘BreastCancer’ clear

  • Dr. Judy Garber comments on Dana-Farber researchers using healthy breast tissue from high-risk patients to prevent breast cancer. 

     

Tags: BreastCancer

  • Dr. Rachel Freedman commented on targeted treatments – those that attack a specific characteristic of a cancer strain – becoming the norm in breast cancer care.

Tags: BreastCancer

  • Dr. Harold Burstein commented on a study of Perjeta, a drug used to treat advanced breast cancer that had unprecedented success in prolonging lives.

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  • Dr. Eric Winer served as chair for a panel that developed the second international guidelines for management of advanced breast cancer.

     

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  • Dr. Jay Harris proposed a breath-holding technique that reduces radiation to the heart during left-sided breast cancer treatment.

Tags: BreastCancer, Radiation

  • The Dana-Farber Mammography Van and the Blum Family Van travel around the Greater Boston area providing cancer screenings.

     

Tags: BreastCancer, PatientSupport, YawkeyCenter, Prevention, Imaging

  • In a 2013 study conducted by Shoshana Rosenberg, ScD, women younger than 40 with no increased genetic risk and disease in one breast believed that within five years, 10 out of 100 of them would develop it in the other.

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  • Dr. Ian E. Krop led a study showing that the anti-body drug ado-trastuzumab emtansine significantly prolonged progression-free survival in patients with progressive HER2-positive advanced breast cancer.

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  • Dr. Eric P. Winer co-chaired an expert panel that developed a clinical practice guideline on disease management for patients with advanced HER2-positive breast cancer and brain metastases.

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  • Dr. Erica Mayer, a medical oncologist at the Susan F. Smith Center for Women's Cancers at Dana-Farber, explained the concerns over soy consumption and its relationship to breast cancer.

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