Bookmark

Add to MyYahoo RSS

Breast Cancer News

News on Breast Cancer continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

51 min ago | NOLA.com

Legislation promoting early detention of breast cancer unites right and left on Capitol Hill

On Thursday, Sen. David Vitter , R-La., a leading conservative, joined with Sen. Amy Klobuchar , D-Minn., a liberal, to introduce legislation reauthorizing the 2010 EARLY Act, which has helped identify gaps in education and awareness among young women and health care providers.

Comment?

Related Topix: Medicine, Health, US Politics, David Vitter, US News, US Senate, Republican, Democrat, Amy Klobuchar, US House of Representatives, Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Representative Renee Ellmers

5 hrs ago | EurActiv.com

High cholesterol causes breast cancer, study shows

Heart disease was a known factor in developing breast cancer, but now it has become clear that cholesterol also plays its part.

Comment?

Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Heart Disease

9 hrs ago | Packer

Produce industry supports breast cancer awareness

Members of the produce industry are working to raise awareness of women's health in advance of Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October.

Comment?

Related Topix: Women's Health, Health, Marketing, Medicine

13 hrs ago | Health.com

Gene Study Gives New Insight Into Puberty in Girls

The timing of a girl's first menstrual period may be determined by hundreds, and possibly thousands, of gene variations, a new study suggests.

Comment?

Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Life, Food, Nutrition, New Hyde Park, NY, Hyde Park, NY

Wed Jul 23, 2014

San Fernando Sun

Risk Factors for Breast Cancer

Angelina Jolie's decision to have a bilateral mastectomy has led to high interest in the causes of breast cancer.

Comment?

Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Patch.com

Beach Jam For Breast Cancer This Saturday

For the 6th year, Free Play , Ct's hottest party band joins forces with the Westbrook's Elks Lodge to raise money for patient care at The Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale New Haven , and the Middlesex Hospital Cancer Center .

Comment?

Related Topix: Medicine, Health

WOAY

Hawks Nest woman is a two-time breast cancer survivor

Jackie Eades is as strong as two cancer survivors because she defeated the disease twice.

Comment?

Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Eastbourne Herald

There is life after cancer says sufferer

After her husband was diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2012, Val's mother passed away at the age of 85. Shortly afterwards she was diagnosed herself with breast cancer but she and her husband have come through the other side after a fraught last few years and she is keen to share her experience with other sufferers.

Comment?

Related Topix: Prostate Cancer, Health, Medicine

EurekAlert!

Hormones after breast cancer: Not fuel for the fire after all?

A new study supports a growing body of research suggesting a safe and effective role for natural steroid hormones in treating postmenopausal breast cancer, with fewer detrimental side effects and improved health profile than with standard anti-hormone therapies.

Comment?

Related Topix: Cancer, Health, Osteoporosis, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Prempro, Estrogen/Progestin (generic)

MLive.com

Genesee County 4-H club recognized on state level in the fight against breast cancer

Shelly Mochty , who was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2013, poses with her daughter Allie along with the rest of the Genesee County 4-H Explorers group recognized with the Michigan 4-H State Award for their work in hosting a Trick or Treat Trail Ride, raising money for Lope for Hope.

Comment?

Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Genesee County, MI, Hope, MI, Davison, MI, Genesee, MI, Michigan State University

Silicon Alley Insider

A Biotech Stock Is Up Nearly 300% After Announcing A Breast Cancer Drug Breakthrough

"[A] clinical trial of its experimental drug blocked the return of breast cancer in women with a type of early-stage disease," reported Bloomberg's Robert Langreth.

Comment?

Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Herceptin, Trastuzumab (generic)

CiteULike

Genome-wide association studies identify four ER negative-specific breast cancer risk loci

Estrogen receptor -negative tumors represent 20-30% of all breast cancers, with a higher proportion occurring in younger women and women of African ancestry.

Comment?

Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Genetics

York Press

Sisters to run for charity that saved mother's life

TWO sisters whose mum battled and survived breast cancer are raising money for the charity they say helped to save her.

Comment?

Related Topix: Medicine, Health

PhysOrg Weblog

Gene marker may predict breast cancer response to tamoxifen

Hendrika M. Oosterkamp, M.D., of The Netherlands Cancer Institute in Amsterdam, and colleagues conducted a large-scale loss-of-function genetic screen in ZR-75-1 luminal breast cancer cells to identify candidate genes for tamoxifen resistance .

Comment?

Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Genetics

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Sys-Con Media

BRCA Gene Testing-Based Breast Cancer and Ovarian Cancer Keynote...

BRCA gene testing-based breast cancer and ovarian cancer keynote speaker , advocate, advisor and "previvor," Merilee Kern, today announced the launch of the "BRCA Believer" shirt and merchandise line intended to generate sustained awareness and support for the hereditary breast and ovarian cancer community and BRCA genetic testing at large.

Comment?

Related Topix: Medicine, Health

CBS Local

Expert Debunks Myths And Misconceptions Around Breast Cancer

Some are on the right track with family history and genetics to blame. Some women will get mastectomies just because it runs in their family.

Comment?

Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Genetics

The Washington Post

Puma Biotechnology Shares Soar After Breast Cancer Trial Works

Puma Biotechnology Inc. almost tripled in extended trading after the company said a clinical trial of its experimental drug blocked the return of breast cancer in women with a type of early-stage disease.

Comment?

Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Business News

The City Wire

Northwest Health to offer 3D breast cancer screening

Northwest Breast Imaging Center is now offering the 3D mammography for breast cancer screening.

Comment?

Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Radiology

CBC News

Can Aspirin treat breast cancer? Why aren't we trying to find out?

A monitor shows the image of a breast cancer at a medical facility in Mexico. U.S. researchers are now saying that garden-variety Aspirin may be keeping breast cancer at bay in certain women with the disease.

Comment?

Related Topix: Medicine, Aspirin (generic), Bayer, Alka-Seltzer, Harvard University

Freshnews

VuCOMP Receives Market Clearance for M-Vu Breast Density in Canada

VuCOMP, Inc., leading developer of advanced computer vision systems for the detection of breast cancer, announced today that it has amended its Health Canada Medical Device License to include M-Vu Breast Density.

Comment?

Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Radiology

•••
•••
•••
•••
•••
•••
•••
•••