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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.
Bastrop: Breast cancer survivor shares story of struggle
The Silver Pines Nursing and Rehabilitation center had a simple message to convey to residents, staff and members of the community at a specially held event at the nursing home Friday afternoon: Be prepared for the possibility of breast cancer, and ...
Rethink pink: Man tells of his battle with breast cancer
LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - When you think about men and cancer, prostate cancer is probably the first thing that comes to mind. We leave October to mammograms and women's breast. Although it is still rare, the incidence of male breast cancer continues to ...
S.F. Fire Department joins study into breast cancer risks
Lui is participating in a study to determine whether women firefighters are particularly vulnerable to breast cancer. The clothes firefighters wear are a potential source of carcinogens. They become covered in soot and other material when firefighters ...
Treatment For Aggressive Triple Negative Breast Cancer
“Triple negative breast cancer is the most aggressive type,” said cancer specialist Dr. Susan Rabinowe at St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center. “The goal here was to give systemic chemotherapy into the blood stream to try to kill the tumor cells as ...
What is Jewish about breast cancer? Sharsheret spreads message about risk
When a young Jewish woman is diagnosed with breast cancer in the United States, an organization founded more than a decade ago is ready to help. Rochelle Shoretz, who has been living with breast cancer for 13 years, wanted to make sure that other ...
New York Times (blog)
Genetic Variant May Shield Latinas From Breast Cancer
New York Times (blog)
A genetic variant that is particularly common in some Hispanic women with indigenous American ancestry appears to drastically lower the risk of breast cancer, a new study found. About one in five Latinas in the United States carry one copy of the ...
Breast Cancer Awareness Month Brings the Usual 'Pinkwashing' and Unethical ...
Genetic variant helps protect Latinas from breast cancer
Komen is supposed to be curing breast cancer. So why is its pink ribbon on so ...
Living With Breast Cancer – as a Man
U.S. News & World Report
Gallo and his wife were shocked. It's not that he didn't know men could develop breast cancer, but it was something he never thought would happen to him. “I have one aunt on my mom's side with breast cancer,” he says. “It's not like it runs heavily in ...
Local man encourages other men to take their breast cancer risks seriously
Advances in Breast Cancer Treatment
The Art of Surviving Breast Cancer
Joan Lunden Battles Breast Cancer With Paleo-Style Diet, TLC, And 'Warrior ...
When Joan Lunden was diagnosed with breast cancer, she vowed to use every weapon that she could find in her battle against the disease. Now, she told Dr. Mehmet Oz on his Oct. 21 talk show, Joan has learned which options work best for her. And they ...
This Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Don't Think Pink―Think Green
It's October, which means that people ranging from NFL football players to soccer moms all look like they're headed to a Halloween party dressed as the Pink Panther. But in addition to being Breast Cancer Awareness Month, October is also Vegetarian ...
This Woman Has Had Breast Cancer For 17 Years. Here's What She Wishes ...
When Laurel Borowick learned she had breast cancer in 1997, she didn't join an online community for support. She went door to door. “I literally rang doorbells,” Borowick said, describing her strategy for reaching out to others with the same diagnosis.