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News tagged ‘BreastCancer’ clear

  • Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center researchers were granted a $10 million award from the Department of Defense to conduct research to determine if a daily aspirin regimen is beneficial to cancer patients.

Tags: BreastCancer

  • Dr. Jennifer Ligibel commented on ways that women can reduce breast cancer risk by exercising, maintaining a healthy weight, and avoiding hormone replacement therapy.

Tags: BreastCancer, Exercise

  • Dr. Harold Burstein provided insight to dispel some of the myths about what causes breast cancer.

Tags: BreastCancer

  • Dr. Harold Burstein provided insight to dispel the myth that antiperspirants cause breast cancer.

Tags: BreastCancer

  • Dr. Harold Burstein commented on a study that found regular mammogram screening for breast cancer might be causing "widespread overdiagnosis," with some women treated for tumors that would not have caused sickness or death.

Tags: BreastCancer

  • Dr. Judy Garber led a study that sought to determine which breast cancer patient populations should be screened for abnormalities and how best to integrate that information into treatment protocols.

Tags: BreastCancer, Genetics

  • Dr. Mehra Golshan and Dr. Yasuaki Sagara led a study that showed surgery for a very early type of breast cancer does not significantly improve outcomes for patients.

Tags: BreastCancer

  • Dr. Harold Burstein commented on the increase in women opting to undergo preventive bilateral mastectomies.

Tags: BreastCancer

  • Dr. Judy Garber discussed breast cancer among men and the lack of awareness despite a surge in news surrounding the BRCA gene.

Tags: BreastCancer

  • Dr. Mehra Golshan led a study that shows many patients are opting for a mastectomy despite the high success rates a lumpectomy can offer.

Tags: BreastCancer

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