News tagged ‘BreastCancer’ clear
- Pre-menopausal breast cancer survivors who were treated with
chemotherapy following surgery were more likely to have diminished
ovarian reserve compared to women who have never had breast cancer,
according to a study led by Dana-Farber investigators.
- Eating red meat during adolescence might heighten risk of
breast cancer New study is the first prospective study to show a
connection between a diet high in red meat during adolescence and the
development of pre-menopausal breast cancer.
- The new van features digital imaging to provide more accurate breast cancer screenings to women in Boston-area communities.
- Breast cancer risk and prevention experts comment on new guidelines
suggesting women ages 40 to 49 do not need regular breast cancer
- Combination of cell-killing drug and monoclonal antibody slowed or
halted tumor growth in almost half a group of patients whose cancers had
become resistant to standard treatments.
Tags: Antibody, BreastCancer
- Results of the study show greater efforts are needed to ensure that all
women receive the most effective breast cancer care, regardless of their
race or ethnicity.
Tags: BreastCancer, Disparities
- Younger women are more likely to be diagnosed with later-stage breast
cancer, and treatment may affect fertility. Dana-Farber's specialized
program addresses the unique needs of these patients.
- The committee will help the CDC develop evidence-based approaches to advance the understanding and awareness of breast cancer among young women.
- Kornelia Polyak, MD, PhD, and colleagues identified a network of growth-spurring genes that drive stem-like breast cancer cells enriched in triple-negative breast tumors.
Tags: BreastCancer, Genomics
- Wendy Y. Chen, MD, MPH, a breast cancer expert at Dana-Farber, has conducted research that shows that food-based soy is safe to eat for breast cancer patients and survivors.
Tags: BreastCancer, Nutrition
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