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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.
By Andrew M. Seaman (Reuters Health) - Rates of breast cancer recurrence fell by half or more between the 1980s and the early 2000s - likely due to improved treatments and increased screenings, according to a new study from Canada. The analysis of data on Canadian breast cancer patients offers reassurance that breast cancer survival is improving and also provides updated data to researchers ...
Nicole Haynes, 35, had the blood supply to her liver and gut cut off by the deadly blunder during an operation on her adrenal gland at Eastbourne District General Hospital, East Sussex in 2012
Like most breast cancer patients at the time, she had only a few days to make potentially life-saving decisions about surgery and other treatments. “So I made a pact with myself and with my faith that if I survived, I’d do something to make things better for breast cancer patients in San Antonio,” she recalled. [...] making good on her promise, she gathered several likeminded breast-cancer ...
Study of data from 67 countries shows that with breast cancer survival, by contrast, the UK is now up with the best Lung cancer survival rates are worse in every part of the UK than in most of Europe and other wealthy countries, while breast cancer survival is now up with the best, according to a study comparing outcomes around the world. The Concord-2 study studied data from 67 countries ...
After mining the genetic records of thousands of breast cancer patients, researchers have identified a gene whose presence may explain why some breast cancers are resistant to tamoxifen, a widely used hormone treatment generally used after surgery, radiation and other chemotherapy.
( Women & Infants Hospital ) What are the risks and benefits of screening for BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations in the general adult population? Dr. Glenn Palomaki has published an invited commentary in Genetics in Medicine on this issue.
Research and Markets: Breast Cancer Therapeutics Pipeline Review, H2 2014 - Drug Profiles from 296 Companies
Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Breast Cancer - Pipeline Review, H2 2014" report to their
Lung cancer kills nearly twice as many women as breast cancer, but there is no sea of ribbons, no colored NFL cleats, no national monuments aglow in pink for lung cancer awareness.
Colorectal cancer rates have stayed the same, while breast cancer death rates have very slightly decreased.
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.