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1 hr ago | Clarksville Online

Austin Peay State University Breast Cancer 5k Supports Relay For Life

On April 5th, more than 200 runners, walkers and community supporters braved the chill of early spring for the 4th Annual Breast Cancer 5k at Austin Peay State University.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Austin Peay State University, Montgomery County, TN, Clarksville, TN

3 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

Body Mass Index associated with breast cancer, regardless of body shape

A study of predominantly white women finds a larger waist circumference is associated with higher risk of postmenopausal breast cancer, but not beyond its contribution to BMI.

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

6 hrs ago | Western Gazette

Help Bournemouth Hospital patients recovering from breast surgery

Bournemouth Hospital Charity is appealing for donations of material that can be used to make cushions and bags for patients recovering from breast surgery.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

10 hrs ago | Ivanhoe

Heating Up Breast Cancer

DALLAS Two years ago, doctors told Lisa Ridgeway she had triple negative breast cancer, a very aggressive disease with no cure.

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Related Topix: Health, Oncology

Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Advocate

Organizers gearing up for breast cancer walk

The Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk is 187 days away. Preparation starts now.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Licking County, OH, Newark, OH, Ohio State University

Chronicle Live

Losing our mam to cancer actually saved our lives

One minute they are smiling and laughing, the next they hug each other in tears.

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Related Topix: Health

The Times-Picayune

Lunch & Learn about early detection for prostate, breast cancer

"Early Detection, the Best Protection: Prostate and Breast Cancer" will be the focus of an April 25 Lunch & Learn series presentation April 25, noon to 1 p.m. This free Slidell Memorial Hospital program will be presented by Dr. Carrie Marquette.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Prostate Cancer

Business Wire

VuCOMP M-Vu Breast Density Version 2.0 Released

Automated breast density measurement technology adds critical dimension to the analysis of breast density beyond volume alone: identifying dense tissue in the breast that could mask cancer and taking into account dispersion of fibroglandular tissue )--VuCOMP, Inc. announced today that it has released an updated version of its M-Vu Breast Density.

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Related Topix: Radiology, Medicine, Healthcare Law, Law, Health

Health.com

Blood Test Aims to Predict Breast Cancer's Return

A new blood test may one day help predict the recurrence of breast cancer and also a woman's response to breast cancer treatment, researchers report.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Johns Hopkins University, Genetics, Biology, Science, Duarte, CA

The Baltimore Sun

New blood test may detect breast cancer spread

Johns Hopkins cancer researchers and collaborators around the country have developed a blood test that they believe can tell when breast cancer has spread and can accurately monitor the cancer's response to treatment.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Oncology

The Washington Post

Roche Breast Cancer Sales Surge, Led by New Drugs Like Perjeta

Roche Holding AG's sales of breast- cancer medicines grew 17 percent in the first quarter as new drugs beat analysts' estimates, eclipsing a decline in overall revenue.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Business News

International Business Times

Chrissy Amphlett's 'I Touch Myself' Becomes Breast Cancer Anthem

The Divinyls' classic "I Touch Myself" is now the anthem for breast cancer awareness.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Pop/Rock, Women's Health

Mon Apr 14, 2014

South China Morning Post

Hong Kong compiles database of 13,000 breast cancer patients

Case histories of 13,000 patients - about a third of those with the disease - will give doctors and their patients a clearer idea of what to expect Doctors in Hong Kong will for the first time have access to a new online database of local breast cancer patients next month.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

FirstCoastNews

Orange Park teacher shows students upside of fighting breast cancer

If anyone ever has a down moment fighting breast cancer, the best medicine might be just to walk into the first grade classroom of Suzanne Bennett.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Orange Park, FL

Examiner.com

"My Five Wives": Rhonda tells sister wives about her breast cancer concerns

Worrying about breast cancer is scary for any woman. Having friends and family to support you is reassuring.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Newkerala.com

Diabetes a barrier to breast cancer screening?

Toronto, April 14 : Even as women with diabetes are at higher risk of breast cancer, diabetic women get so hassled managing the chronic condition that they often end up leaving other preventative actions, like screening for cancer, to fall by the wayside, a study has found.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Diabetes

Medical News Today

Virus-fighting genes linked to mutations in cancer: Genetic evidence...

All cancer-causing processes leave a distinct mutational imprint or signature on the genomes of patients.

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Related Topix: Cancer, Medicine, Health, Genetics

ABC2 Maryland

Runners hit the boardwalk for breast cancer

One of the teams that hit the boards was "Squad X", a dance group from Fennwick Island and Crofton - led by Erin Vitalos - who is currently fighting her own battle with breast cancer.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Swindon Advertiser

Tears of pride at girl's head shave

THERE were tears of pride when Royal Wootton Bassett schoolgirl Eloise Lovesey had her waist-length hair cut off in support of her mum.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Medicine, Health

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Island Gazette Newspaper Online

Genetic Testing for Breast Cancer with John Anagnost, MD

Each week we publish editorials and letters to the editor concerning local issues.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Health, Non-Profit, Oncology, Ovarian Cancer

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