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3 hrs ago | The Straits Times

Surgeon's 'map' helps make breast cancer operation quicker and safer

A surgeon here has come up with a "map" that can reduce the risks and duration of a common early-stage breast cancer surgery. In such surgery, or a sentinel lymph node biopsy, doctors remove the body structures that cancer cells are most likely to spread to.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

7 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

The 'Overdiagnosis' of Cancer

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Related Topix: Health, Oncology, Prostate Cancer

11 hrs ago | The Times-Picayune

'Baking for Breast Cancer' fundraiser is Oct. 4 in New Orleans

The Amazons, a New Orleans-based benevolent society, will host the third annual "Baking for Breast Cancer" fundraiser to benefit the American Cancer Society's "Making Strides Against Breast Cancer" campaign. Admission is free and open to the public.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, New Orleans, LA, Tulane University

15 hrs ago | Kevin, M.D.

Buying physician practices does not equate to clinical integration

I read an article recently that implied the practice of hospitals acquiring physician groups encouraged "clinical integration and multidisciplinary team-based health care." The American Hospital Association has a particularly cogent one, which is: "[A practice] needed to facilitate the coordination of patient care across conditions, providers, settings, and time in order to achieve care that is safe, timely, effective, efficient, equitable, and patient-focused.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Oncology

20 hrs ago | Grand Island Pennysaver

Pink for breast cancer

United Materials presented its pink concrete truck for breast cancer awareness at its company headquarters on Forest Parkway in Wheatfield Sept. 4. The truck also was part of the Niagara County Peach Festival Parade last weekend.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Niagara County, NY

Sat Sep 13, 2014

Your News Now

Thousands Run to Raise Money for Breast Cancer Cure, Treatment in Albany

But, the goal of the Komen Race for the Cure is shared. Wong was diagnosed with breast cancer in 1999.

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Related Topix: Albany, NY, Medicine, Health

WWLP

Breast cancer fundraiser held at Oa Briena s Corner

The big people-little wheels race was just that. Grown ups raised money to combat breast cancer by riding on tricycles, wagons, big wheels and unicycles.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

The Chronicle Herald

Dalhousie University student studying apples, fish for breast cancer treatment

That might sound like an odd combination, but Dalhousie University PhD candidate Wasundara Fernando thinks it might just be the perfect one to help treat breast cancer. "I am so happy because I can continue my research and contribute to the cancer research effort," Fernando said Saturday about the $17,850 grant she received through the Beatrice Hunter Cancer Research Training Program award.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Canada, Supplement, Fish Oil

Examiner.com

Bellbrook breast cancer patient mentioned in new book written by oncologist

Chances are breast cancer has had an impact on your life, whether yourself, mother, daughter, sister, best friend, cousin, grandmother or someone else close to you, even men. According to oncologist, Dennis Citrin, Ph.D.'s latest book, Knowledge is Power : What Every Woman Should Know About Breast Cancer , "Every week, approximately 4,000 women are diagnosed with breast cancer in the United States."

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Related Topix: Cancer, Health, Oncology, Wedding

Health Data Management

Early-Stage Breast Cancer Treatment Disparities Still Exist

Here are the 10 states with the highest uninsured rates in the aftermath of health care reform implementation, according to WalletHub. 10 States With The Highest Uninsured Rates Post-ACA : While the uninsured rate has dropped to a record low of 13.4% nationwide, according to Gallup figures, rates differ dramatically across states.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Texas, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Surgery

Mid-Day Mumbai

Electronic skin to detect breast cancer better

Scientists, including an Indian-origin researcher, made the skin out of nanoparticles and polymers that can detect, feel and capture images of small objects New York: Detecting breast cancer at an early stage is crucial to saving lives and it might now be easier to do so, as researchers have developed 'electronic skin' that 'feels' and captures images of small lumps that fingers can miss and mammography cannot trace. Current testing methods, including MRI and ultrasound scans, are sensitive but expensive, and mammography may not be perfect when it comes to testing young women or women with dense breast tissue.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Fri Sep 12, 2014

Oxford Mail

Cancer survivor will face a fear of heights for charity

Alison Beaver, from Freeland, was diagnosed with breast cancer in November 2009 and will face her fears to help others battling the condition. She said: "Having always encouraged my children to live by Eleanor Roosevelt's famous quote 'Do one thing a day that scares you', I knew that if I was to raise money for cancer then I needed to so something bold and daring myself.

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Related Topix: Cancer, Medicine, Health, Kidney Cancer

WAVE-TV Louisville

UofL researcher finds less frequent treatments effective for breast cancer

If you know anyone who has had cancer, you've probably heard the laborious treatment process. It can save lives, but that treatment is often painful and difficult.

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Related Topix: Health, Louisville, KY, University of Louisville

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Councilwoman Emerald has breast cancer

Emerald, who joined the council in 2008 after a long career in local TV, said doctors have told her she has "an excellent prognosis for full recovery." "I also look forward to the opportunity to serve those also struggling with breast cancer," she said, promising to use her Facebook page to provide resources.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, San Diego, CA, US Politics, US News

Science Daily

Diverse gut bacteria associated with favorable ratio of estrogen metabolites

Postmenopausal women with diverse gut bacteria exhibit a more favorable ratio of estrogen metabolites, which is associated with reduced risk for breast cancer, compared to women with less microbial variation, according to a new study. Postmenopausal women with diverse gut bacteria exhibit a more favorable ratio of estrogen metabolites, which is associated with reduced risk for breast cancer, compared to women with less microbial variation, according to a new study published in the Endocrine Society's Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Bethesda, MD, Frederick, MD

East Anglian Daily Times

Bury St Edmunds: Women whose lives have been touched by breast cancer ...

Keri Bird runs a personalised casting business, she has created a numbers of castings which will be auctioned off for charity. Each of the 20 plaster casts of women's busts that will soon adorn a gallery in Bury St Edmunds has a story to tell - of love, loss and hope.

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

Shiny shiny

This new electronic skin can detect breast cancer

Scientists have developed an electronic skin that is better at detecting breast cancer in the early stages than either a doctor's exam or mammogram. While mammograms can discover cancer in younger women, they're less likely to be effective than in women over 50, because younger women's breast tissue is more dense.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

KAIT-TV

Randolph County Nursing Home enters nationwide competition to help breast cancer survivors

POCAHONTAS, AR - One Region 8 Nursing Home hopes they can win $10,000 so they can give it away. They've entered a nationwide dance competition to raise awareness for breast cancer and hope that Region 8 residents can help them help a group of local survivors.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Randolph County, AR, Pocahontas, AR

Thu Sep 11, 2014

The Raw Story

Colorado woman accuses Chick-fil-A of cutting her hours and pay after breast cancer surgery

A Colorado woman accused the Chick-fil-A restaurant chain of discrimination for cutting her hours and her medical insurance after she underwent a double mastectomy to fend off breast cancer, KMGH-TV reported. "What else could it be?" Daphne Richards was quoted as saying.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Thornton, CO

Food Technology

ENSA: Soy-breast cancer study not reflective of 'state of scientific knowledge'

ENSA on breast cancer study: "a this publication does nothing to challenge the well-documented view that soyfoods perfectly fit a healthy balanced diet for those with or without breast cancer." The soy industry has hit back at a recent study that suggested soy supplementation could worsen rather than ameliorate breast cancer by influencing gene behaviour.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Supplement, Genistein

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