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Breast Cancer forms in tissues of the breast, usually the ducts (tubes that carry milk to the nipple) and lobules (glands that make milk). It occurs in both men and women, although male breast cancer is rare.
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Breast Cancer Research ranges from epidemiology, molecular bioscience to performance of clinical trials to evaluate and compare applications of various cancer treatment. These applications include surgery, radiation therapy, chemotherapy - hormone therapy, combined treatment modalities - chemo-radiotherapy.
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Starting in mid-1990s, emphasis in clinical breast cancer research shifted towards therapies derived from biotechnology research: immunotherapy and gene therapy.
Gamma Medica, developer of advanced digital molecular imaging technologies for the detection of breast cancer, is pleased to announce a new strategic partnership with Volpara Solutions, leaders in the development of quantitative breast imaging tools.
Gamma Medica today announces the company will now offer Philips MicroDose SI, the first full-field digital mammography system that supports single-shot, non-invasive spectral imaging, as a complement to its market leading LumaGEM Molecular Breast Imaging system.
Eastern Health, the St. John's-based health authority rocked by a breast cancer testing scandal over the last decade, is again sending tissue samples out-of-province, CBC News has learned. The issue, though, is not with the type of testing that caused a scandal in 2005 and triggered the subsequent Cameron judicial inquiry, which exposed serious faults in the quality of lab work done on samples ...
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African-American women who breast-feed may be able to cut their risk of developing aggressive forms of breast cancer, according to a recent research effort led by researchers at Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Boston University’s Slone Epidemiology Center and the University of North Carolina Lineberger Cancer Center.
Public health researchers from the University of Adelaide have evaluated international breast cancer guidelines, finding that there is potential to improve surveillance of breast cancer survivors from both a patient and health system perspective.
Courageous wife and mum of three with terminal breast cancer heads to Australia next week in her own fight for time – and in a bid to find hope for others.
Young women with breast cancer are not being told about the possibility of freezing eggs or embryos ahead of potentially damaging chemotherapy treatment, says charity Breast Cancer Care.
By Kathryn Doyle (Reuters Health) – Women who are genetically susceptible to breast cancer and develop it in one breast are at higher than average risk for a tumor in the other breast, and that risk may increase as time goes on, according to a new analysis. Mutations in the BRCA 1 or 2 genes increase the risk for several types of cancer and account for 5 percent to 10 percent of breast cancers ...