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26 min ago | Eastern Daily Press

The Angelina effect - How Hollywood star's double mastectomy caused ...

The Angelina effect - How Hollywood star's double mastectomy caused big rise in referrals to family history breast clinic at the N&N When Angelina Jolie told the world she had undergone a double mastectomy to reduce her risk of breast cancer, many women started looking at the prevalence of the disease in their own families.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Norwich University, Psychology, Science, Ovarian Cancer, Genetics

4 hrs ago | CBC News

Horseback tour for breast cancer wraps up in Edmonton

Wild Pink Yonder, a group of horseback riders raising money for breast cancer research, rode through Edmonton on Saturday.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

7 hrs ago | Larne Today

Larne classroom assistant's pink party for Cancer Focus NI

Local ladies who raised i 1 21,742 for Cancer Focus NI. L-R: Carol Cooke, Nicola Wallace, Janice Gibson, Janet McConkey, Janet Wallace, Helen Wallace.

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Related Topix: Health, Medicine, Cake, Life, Dessert, Food, Baked Goods

11 hrs ago | SFGate

OncoMed stock rebounds after FDA lifts partial clinical hold

OncoMed Pharmaceuticals' stock rebounded Thursday after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration removed a partial clinical hold on the Redwood City company's clinical trials for its experimental cancer stem cell therapy.

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Related Topix: Food and Drug Administration, Startups, OncoMed Pharmaceuticals, Health, Lung Cancer, Medicine, Pancreatic Cancer

14 hrs ago | Richmond County Daily Journal

FirstHealth oncologist helps lead ovarian cancer fight

This year, about 21,980 women will learn they have ovarian cancer. If they are diagnosed at an early stage, when the disease is still localized, about 94 percent of them will still be alive after five years.

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Related Topix: Ovarian Cancer, Health, Oncology, Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology

18 hrs ago | The Janesville Gazette

Walk to help women with breast cancer

Proceeds from the walk around the shores of Geneva Lake will be donated to Aurora Health Care Breast Treatment Assistance program.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Lake Geneva, WI

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Evening News

'The more open we can be, the less frightening cancer becomes' -...

'The more open we can be, the less frightening cancer becomes' - the Archdeacon of Norwich, the Ven Jan McFarlane, shares her story about her battle with breast cancer The Archdeacon of Norwich has urged other cancer patients to not hide away from the disease after sharing her story about her ongoing battle with breast cancer.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

TBD.com

Pay it Forward: All Shades of Pink backs breast cancer patients

Pink and white petunias line the edge of Carolyn Barnes' front yard. She wears three beaded bracelets on on her left arm, made out of silver and pink beads.

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WOZZ-FM Appleton

Mike Dirnt's Wife Finishes Chemotherapy

More than four months after being diagnosed with breast cancer, Brittney Cade Dirnt -- wife of Green Day 's Mike Dirnt -- has finished treatment.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

The Coast News

Regarded tattoo artist helps breast cancer survivors in RSF

When a woman loses one or two breasts due to cancer, if she chooses breast reconstruction, the journey may be a long one.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Surgery, Rancho Santa Fe, CA

East Anglian Daily Times

Bury St Edmunds: Patient speaks out about hospital parking charges

A young woman who has been battling cancer has spoken of the extra strain caused by parking charges and a lack of available spaces at West Suffolk Hospital.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Suffolk County, England, Health

BroadwayWorld.com

Breast Cancer Survivor Offers Hope in I have Cancer, I Want to Live

Ten years ago, Darlene Arnold Gore was diagnosed stage 4 breast cancer . She was 50 years old.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

UnionLeader.com

New imaging technique available in Salem helps with breast cancer detection

The Molecular Breast Imaging system from Salem-based Gamma Medica is a secondary diagnostic tool that is highly sensitive in its ability to detect breast cancer lesions as small as three millimeters, according to Salem Radiology Medical Director Dr. Robert Hannon.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Salem, NH, US Politics, Senator Kelly Ayotte, US Senate, Republican

Thu Aug 28, 2014

PhysOrg Weblog

Some women still don't underststand 'overdiagnosis' risk in breast screening

A third of women who are given information about the chance of 'overdiagnosis' through the NHS breast screening programme may not fully understand the risks involved, according to research published in the British Journal of Cancer , today.

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Patch.com

Hers Breast Cancer Foundation Hosts 15th Annual Keep Abreast Walk/Run

Registration is open for KEEP ABREAST, a 5k Walk, 5k/10k Run, and Community Expo held annually at the Quarry Lakes Regional Park in Fremont, California.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Fremont, CA

Fox News

Talking about breast cancer to the next generation

I don't want to belabor the issue of depression, which I wrote about last week, but after watching the beautiful tribute that Billy Crystal gave for Robin Williams on the Emmy Awards, I have to reiterate the importance of monitoring depression if you have breast cancer.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Oncogene

IL-6 secreted by cancer-associated fibroblasts induces tamoxifen resistance in luminal breast cancer

The authors wish to retract this article due to concerns raised regarding some of the data presented in Figures 2, 4, 5, 6 and Supplementary Figures 6 and 7. According to the data presented in Figures 1, 3 and 7, the major conclusion drawn from this article is still valid: IL-6 secreted by CAFs is causal factor for tamoxifen resistance in luminal ... (more)

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CBS News

Scientists develop new classifications for breast cancer

Breast cancer researchers in Britain have come up with a new classification system for the disease which could help improve treatment.

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Medical News Today

Potential to predict breast cancer outcomes with new biomarker

A protein named p66ShcA shows promise as a biomarker to identify breast cancers with poor prognoses, according to research published ahead of print in the journal Molecular and Cellular Biology.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Biology, Science

The Daily Record

Breast cancer horror after GP mistake

The GP told her she had a "blockage" and suggested she use starflower oil to see if it helped her symptoms.

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Related Topix: Health, Medicine, Dumfries and Galloway County, Scotland, United Kingdom

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