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News tagged ‘BreastCancer’ clear

  • Although some breast cancer activists are losing patience that a cure has not been found, Dr. Ann Partridge says there have been many advances in breast cancer research and care, including the identification of several breast cancer subtypes, which require treatments to be tailor to each patient.

Tags: BreastCancer

  • Dr. Ann Partridge talks about her research that shows a growing number of young breast cancer patients choose to have major preventive surgery on the off chance it will ward off future cancers and extend their lives.

Tags: BasicResearch, BreastCancer

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

Tags: BreastCancer

  • Research led by Dr. Ann Partridge shows young women with breast cancer who are of poorer financial status may experience delays in seeking medical care and advice for the disease. 

Tags: BreastCancer, Disparities

  • Dr. Rachel Freedman led a study showing black and Hispanic women with breast cancer were less likely to pick their surgeon and the hospital for treatment based on reputation compared with white women.

Tags: BreastCancer

  • 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. J. Dirk Iglehart comments that he now performs about a 10th of the number of mastectomies as when he entered the field in the 1970s.

Tags: BreastCancer, Surgery

  • A study from Dana-Farber scientists and other researchers shows most deaths from breast cancer occur in younger women who do not receive regular mammograms.

Tags: BasicResearch, BreastCancer

  • Dana-Farber patient Peter Devereaux and his oncologist, Kathryn Ruddy, MD, MPH, were featured in a story on NBC.com about male breast cancer. Devereaux is one of several marines who developed breast cancer after serving in Camp Lejeune in North Carolina.

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  • Dr. Gabriel Brooks commented on a new study showing Medicare spending for patients with advanced cancer is not linked to differences in survival.

Tags: BreastCancer, ColonCancer, LungCancer, PancreaticCancer, ProstateCancer, Survivorship

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