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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.
TIMELAPSE: Fans paint Ford Center ice pink for breast cancer awareness
Evansville Courier & Press
Fans were able to paint the Ford Center ice pink in support of breast cancer awareness as part of the Evansville IceMen's "Pink in the Rink" promotion event. The IceMen hosted the promotionbefore Friday's and Saturday's games vs. Gwinnett. Copyright ...
Proof that you CAN look great in a bikini after breast cancer: A year ago she ...
Jacquie discovered a tumour in her right breast in December 2013 and underwent a mastectomy and immediate reconstruction a month later. She also had chemotherapy and is currently clear of cancer. 'I had a reconstruction using animal tissue and a small ...
Annual spin-a-thon supports breast cancer awareness
It was the fifth year for the event that has people participate in a 24 hour event to raise money for the fight against Breast Cancer. The event also partners with the Notre Dame Women's Basketball Team, and the Notre Dame Science Department. Dozens ...
In Case You Missed It, Breast Cancer Detection Just Took a Gigantic Leap Forward
Cancer is a terrifying diagnosis in any form, but based on statistics from the World Health Organization, it's expected to see its diagnosis rate per year rise by nearly 60% over the next two decades. For women, there are few cancers more feared than ...
Breast Cancer Survivor at 28-Years-Old
High-tech bra with sensors helps detect breast cancer
A new technology that could revolutionize breast cancer screening is about to begin clinical trials in the Bay Area. Rather than a mammogram or ultrasound, this system can be used at home, with potentially life-saving information transmitted through a ...
High-tech bra helps detect breast cancer
Patent litigation over human gene breast cancer testing is ending
Mutations of those genes have been linked to a higher risk of breast and ovarian cancer. The patents had given Myriad a monopoly over medical testing of those genes in a bid to detect early signs of cancer, often charging women $3,000 per test or more.
Breast cancer patients are 'Casting for Recovery'
Pittsburgh Post Gazette
This is the mission of Casting for Recovery, a nonprofit that works to enhance the quality of life of women with breast cancer through a program that combines breast cancer education and peer support with the therapeutic sport of fly fishing. Founded ...
New York Daily News
Sugary drinks tied to higher breast cancer risk: study
New York Daily News
Hitting puberty early is linked to obesity and, down the line, breast cancer. The researchers blame artificial sugar in the drinks, which can increase the levels of the hormone insulin in the body and in turn cause periods to start earlier, they said ...
Hypewatch: Media Overreach on Soda Story
Do sugary drinks trigger early puberty in girls?
Sugary soft drinks linked to earlier periods in girls
Myriad Genetics Ending Patent Dispute on Breast Cancer Risk Testing
New York Times
Myriad Genetics has essentially given up trying to stop other companies from offering tests for increased risk of breast cancer, ending a dispute that was the subject of a landmark Supreme Court ruling that human genes cannot be patented. The company ...
Medical News Today
Breast cancer patients lack knowledge of their tumors
(Reuters Health) - Women with breast cancer often don't know what kind of tumors they have, a new study found. Not knowing one's tumor features isn't necessarily tied to worse outcomes, but better knowledge might help women understand treatment ...
Many breast cancer patients have poor knowledge about their condition
Many Breast Cancer Patients Don't Understand Their Condition, Study Says
Many Breast Cancer Patients Lack Info on Their Cancer – WebMD