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3 hrs ago | Eastern Daily Press

Lowestoft area WI groups help breast cancer sufferers at Gorleston centre

Blundeston Women's Institute group have made numerous comfort cushions which have been presented to the Louise Hamilton Centre at the James Paget University Hospital.

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

6 hrs ago | Surrey Leader

Finding love on two charitable wheels

Siobhan Coates and Graham Street met three years ago while training for the Ride2Survive cycling fundraiser.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, North America, Canada, World News

10 hrs ago | Health.com

Many Women Who Have Mastectomy Don't Get Breast Reconstruction: Study

Breast reconstruction after a mastectomy has long been an option, but a new study shows that only about 42 percent of women choose it.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Memorial SloanKettering Cancer Center, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Healthcare Law, Law, Women's Health

11 hrs ago | Science Daily

Novel gene predicts both breast cancer relapse, response to chemotherapy

Scientists have made it easier to predict both breast cancer relapses and responses to chemotherapy, through the identification of a unique gene.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Cell Biology, Biology, Science, World News, Indonesia, Pharmacology

12 hrs ago | The Jackson Sun

Photo Gallery: Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Kickoff...

PHOTO GALLERY: Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Kickoff Breakfast Breast cancer survivor Peggy Jones speaks at the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer breakfast, Monday.

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13 hrs ago | This is Oxfordshire

a Witney woman shaved her head to support a childhood friend battling cancer.

Alison Meekison, 43, raised A 780 for Cancer Research UK with the sponsored shave at the Synolos shop, in Wesley Walk, on Saturday, July 19. She had her head shaved by her friend, 41-year-old hairdresser Andrea Goodenough, who is currently undergoing chemotherapy treatment after being diagnosed with breast cancer.

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17 hrs ago | Tewkesburyadmag.co.uk

No increase in breast cancer referrals in Worcestershire despite Eastenders storyline

Although it was reported this week breast cancer referrals at Watford General Hospital had increased by a third following a storyline in Eastenders which saw character Carol Jackson develop the disease, the same has not been reflected in Worcestershire.

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21 hrs ago | Philippines Today

Obesity might block breast cancer treatment: New Zealand study

Obesity could hinder the effects of a common drug that is used as part of a treatment to fight breast cancer in post-menopausal women, New Zealand scientists said Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Cancer, Health

Yesterday | Bromsgrove Standard

Worcestershires hospitals miss cancer targets

A SURGE in demand following national awareness raising campaigns has resulted in the county's hospitals missing key cancer targets.

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Related Topix: Health

Tue Aug 19, 2014

WGN-TV Chicago

Alternate breast cancer treatment more direct route to tumor cells

An alternative form of a common breast cancer drug glides on the skin instead of traveling the distance through the blood stream.

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Related Topix: Cancer, Medicine, Health

Vallejo Times-Herald

Recology raises cancer awareness in Solano County with pink Toters

Julia Lopez with Recology Vacaville Solano discusses their fund raising campaign for the Midnight Sun Foundation.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Solano County, CA, Vacaville, CA

Pharmaceutical Processing

Aggressive Breast Cancer Biomarker Identified

Two Northwestern University scientists have identified a biomarker strongly associated with basal-like breast cancer, a highly aggressive carcinoma that is resistant to many types of chemotherapy.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Biotech, Science / Technology, Bioinformatics, CPU

Gazette-news.co.uk

Sisters' A 500 each over mum's care

COLCHESTER General Hospital has been ordered to pay compensation to two woman after a health watchdog found failings in theirmother's treatment for breast cancer.

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Hispanic Business

Foundation grant to UA researcher to further breast cancer device

"I feel extremely good, together with my local business partner, Dr. ," Puskas said in a recent interview.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Science

Watford Observer

Watford General Hospital trust blames rise in breast cancer test waiting times on EastEnders

Women with suspected breast cancer in south west Hertfordshire are waiting longer to be seen by a specialist, according to figures released by the trust in charge of Watford General Hospital .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Soap Opera, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Drama

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Medical News

UC Santa Cruz cancer researcher receives $350,000 to develop novel drugs for breast cancer

UC Santa Cruz cancer researcher Seth Rubin has received a $350,000 grant to fund his work toward the development of a new class of drugs for treating breast cancer .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, UC Santa Cruz, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Biology, Science, Retinoblastoma, Genetics

Examiner.com

How to decrease the risk of breast cancer during menopause?

With the high incidence of breast cancer in women of menopause and post menopause age, there is an urgency in learning how to prevent this condition from developing.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Menopause, Genetics, Hormone Replacement Therapy

MilitaryCity.com

DoD releases list of genetic tests covered by Tricare

The Pentagon's health arm published a list Friday of 35 laboratory-developed tests covered under a new pilot program, from the better-known BRCA1 and BRCA2 tests for breast cancer and in-utero cystic fibrosis to tests for rare inherited disorders like Lynch syndrome and Von Hippel-Lindau disease.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Health, Healthcare Law, Law, Food and Drug Administration

WLTX-TV Columbia

City of Columbia Raising Funds for Breast Cancer Charity

City of Columbia Raising Funds for Breast Cancer Charity Columbia, SC -- The City of Columbia departments have started selling t-shirts to help raise funds for Check out this story on WLTX.com: http://on.wltx.com/VAhsfZ Columbia, SC -- The City of Columbia's departments have started selling t-shirts to help raise funds for a Breast Cancer support ... (more)

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Reuters

NSAIDs tied to reduced breast cancer recurrence among obese

Hormone-driven breast cancer was less likely to return in overweight women who regularly used anti-inflammatory medicines, they found.

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