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News tagged ‘BreastCancer’ clear

  • Dr. Harold Burstein provided insight to dispel the myth that antiperspirants cause breast cancer.

Tags: BreastCancer

  • Dr. Harold Burstein commented on a study that found regular mammogram screening for breast cancer might be causing "widespread overdiagnosis," with some women treated for tumors that would not have caused sickness or death.

Tags: BreastCancer

  • Dr. Judy Garber led a study that sought to determine which breast cancer patient populations should be screened for abnormalities and how best to integrate that information into treatment protocols.

Tags: BreastCancer, Genetics

  • 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.

Tags: BreastCancer

  • Dr. Harold Burstein commented on the increase in women opting to undergo preventive bilateral mastectomies.

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  • Dr. Judy Garber discussed breast cancer among men and the lack of awareness despite a surge in news surrounding the BRCA gene.

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  • Dr. Mehra Golshan led a study that shows many patients are opting for a mastectomy despite the high success rates a lumpectomy can offer.

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  • 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.

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  • Dr. Ann Partridge helped launch a new app, called ResearchKit, part of Apple's mobile health program.  The app will allow researchers to access data from breast cancer survivors to provide improved post-treatment quality of life.

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  • 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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