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1 hr ago | 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.

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Related Topix: Prostate Cancer, Health, Medicine

2 hrs ago | 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.

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

3 hrs ago | 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.

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

5 hrs ago | 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.

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

9 hrs ago | 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.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Genetics

13 hrs ago | 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.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

15 hrs ago | 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 .

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Radiology

WHO-TV

Program Helps Cancer Patients on Road to Recovery

The American Cancer Society hosts a program called Road to Recovery. About 40 volunteers drive nearly 10 patients at any given time in Polk County.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

TheAlternativePress.com

Breast Cancer Survivors Sought for Public Education Campaign

Project Self-Sufficiency is searching for breast cancer survivors who reside in Sussex County who would be willing to participate in the "Mammograms Save Lives" campaign, an integrated public education effort which combines articles in the New Jersey Herald, along with flyers, billboards and other outreach efforts intended to increase awareness of ... (more)

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Sussex County, NJ

Morecambe Visitor

Breast unit is under review

Concerns that a number of women's cancer diagnoses at the Royal Lancaster Infirmary might have been delayed prompted a whistleblower to come forward.

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Related Topix: Nursing, Medicine, Health

Medical News

Experts join MD Anderson to end cancer

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center is pleased to announce that one of the world's preeminent experts in breast cancer research and treatment, V. Craig Jordan, Ph.D., will join the institution's efforts to end cancer.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Oncology, Biology, Science, Georgetown University

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Cattle Baron's Ball scheduled for Saturday

Driven of personal experiences with various types of cancers, volunteers, American Cancer Society staff members and supporters will gather Saturday at the V-8 Ranch to raise money for the American Cancer Society at the 32nd annual Cattle Baron's Ball.

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Related Topix: Charitable Organizations, American Cancer Society, Medicine, Health, Wilson, TX, Lubbock, TX

WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Waistlines of U.S. kids seem to be holding steady

Low-income teenagers who get into a more rigorous high school may take fewer health risks than their peers at other schools, a new study suggests.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Teenagers, Medicine, ADHD, Health, Herceptin, Trastuzumab (generic), Heart Failure

Evening Sun

Not alone: Group supports young breast cancer survivors

Each woman has a unique story, but they all have one goal: helping young women with breast cancer.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Adams County, PA, Gettysburg, PA

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