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News tagged ‘BreastCancer’ clear

  • 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

  • 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.

Tags: BreastCancer

  • 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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  • 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

  • Dr. Judy Garber commented on the role of environmental chemicals on breast cancer.

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  • Dr. Ann Partridge comments on the misunderstandings of breast cancer risks that are leading women to double mastectomies.

     

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  • Dr. Judy Garber and Dr. Eric Winer commented on an experimental medicine that has slowed the pace of advanced breast cancer, doubling the amount of time that patients could live without their tumors advancing.

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  • Dr. Ursula Matulonis commented on a study that found women with BRCA-1 mutations can reduce their risk of breast and ovarian cancer if they get their ovaries removed by age 35.

Tags: BreastCancer, OvarianCancer, Genetics

  • Dr. Ann Partridge comments on a new study that shows women ages 40 to 59, who had yearly mammograms, received no added survival benefit up to 25 years later compared with those who skipped the screening.

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