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News tagged ‘BreastCancer’ clear

  • Dr. Erica Mayer says up to 20 percent of breast cancers in women younger than 30 are associated with pregnancy, but the reasons why aren't well understood.

Tags: BreastCancer

  • 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

  • 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.

Tags: BreastCancer

  • Dana-Farber has been given one of three, $100,000 research grants by The Terri Brodeur Breast Cancer Foundation's Scientific Advisory Committee.

Tags: BreastCancer, Grants, Honors

  • Dr. Jennifer Ligibel comments on the risk factors for developing cancer.

Tags: BreastCancer, CopingWithCancer

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

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  • 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.

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  • In an editorial in the New England Journal of Medicine, Dr. Javid Moslehi wrote cardiac risk factors should be considered when a breast cancer patient starts radiation.

Tags: BreastCancer, Radiation

  • 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. Rachel Freedman led a study, published in CANCER, that found many women with breast cancer may lack knowledge regarding their illness.

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