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News tagged ‘BreastCancer’ clear

  • Dr. Eric Winer and Dr. Sara Tolaney led a study showing women with small stage 1, HER2-positive breast tumors, who received a combination of lower-intensity chemotherapy and a targeted drug following surgery, were unlikely to have the cancer recur within three years of treatment.

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  • Dana-Farber was mentioned for its study, presented at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium, that validated the myChoice HRD test to select the best chemotherapy for breast cancer patients before they have surgery.

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  • Dr. Harold Burstein commented on a study that found two-thirds of women who have lumpectomies for breast cancer are getting radiation treatment that lasts nearly twice as long as necessary.

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  • Dr. Ian Krop presented results of a study on women with estrogen-receptor-positive cancer at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium.

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  • Since 2002, Dana-Farber has sent its Mammography Van around Boston to provide breast cancer screenings to women who otherwise wouldn’t get checked. Dana-Farber uses data from patient surveys to determine exactly where the mobile unit’s services are needed.

     

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  • Dr. Eric Winer talks about a new breast cancer vaccine that is showing promising signs of success in the early stages of a clinical trial.

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  • Dr. Anne Partridge commented on a study that found double mastectomies do not improve the chances of survival for women at average risk of breast cancer recurrence.

     

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  • Dr. Eric Winer commented on a blood test that could reduce the number of women who need chemotherapy after tumor removal surgery.

     

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  • Shoshana Rosenberg, ScD, led a survey that found women who have double mastectomies generally overestimate their likelihood of getting cancer in the healthy breast.

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

     

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