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News tagged ‘BreastCancer’ clear

  • Dr. Harold Burstein commented on a new study that found among women with operable hormone-receptor-negative breast cancer, who were given goserelin (Zoladex) in addition to chemotherapy, had lower rates of ovarian failure and higher rates of pregnancy compared with patients treated with chemotherapy alone.

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  • WCVB-TV reporter and breast cancer survivor Kelley Tuthill is pregnant, and her oncologist, Dr. Ann Partridge, assured her studies show there is no link between pregnancy after successful treatment and recurrence.

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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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  • Dr. Ann Partridge spoke on WRVO's health and wellness show "Take Care" about the lifestyle changes women can make to help reduce their risk of breast cancer.

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  • Dr. Mehra Golshan commented on improvements in breast reconstruction following mastectomy.

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  • Dr. Eric Winer and Dr. Sara Tolaney led a study showing women with small stage 1, HER2-positive breast tumors, who received a combination of lower-intensity chemotherapy and a targeted drug following surgery, were unlikely to have the cancer recur within three years of treatment.

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  • Dana-Farber was mentioned for its study, presented at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium, that validated the myChoice HRD test to select the best chemotherapy for breast cancer patients before they have surgery.

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  • Dr. Harold Burstein commented on a study that found two-thirds of women who have lumpectomies for breast cancer are getting radiation treatment that lasts nearly twice as long as necessary.

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

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  • Since 2002, Dana-Farber has sent its Mammography Van around Boston to provide breast cancer screenings to women who otherwise wouldn’t get checked. Dana-Farber uses data from patient surveys to determine exactly where the mobile unit’s services are needed.

     

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