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Breast Cancer Patients Seek More Control Over Research Agenda
Sep 16, 2014 • NPR (blog)So the National Breast Cancer Coalition is trying something bold: The advocacy group has decided that it's not simply going to lobby for more research dollars. Instead, its leaders are sitting down at the table with scientists studying the disease and ... More
The 'Angelina Jolie effect': Her mastectomy revelation doubled NHS breast ...
Sep 18, 2014 • The IndependentThe rise also coincided with widespread press coverage of new Government guidance recommending the use of breast cancer prevention drugs tamoxifen and raloxifene for women at high risk of breast cancer, but researchers said that the timing of the ... More
New Breast Cancer Research Offers Hope for Patients
Sep 18, 2014 • MyHighPlains"What I really see as a realistic outcome is to have therapies that keep that cancer in remission for that person's natural lifetime," he explained. "I think that's possible. If we could think of metastatic breast cancer as something like any other ... More
Researchers Call for More Funding for Study of Advanced Breast Cancer
Sep 18, 2014 • KMBZWhile the survival rate for most women with advanced breast cancer is just two to three years, researchers say that the disease has not been sufficiently studied. Their guidelines, published in the journal Annals of Oncology, call for increased ... More
Risks of Breast Cancer Screening in Women 70-Plus
Sep 15, 2014 • WebMDThat allowed researchers from the Leiden University Medical Centre to look at the impact on diagnoses of late-stage cancers in this upper age group. They tracked 25,414 new cases of breast cancer diagnosed among Dutch women in that age range from ... More
Breast cancer screening increases because of 'Angelina Jolie effect'
Sep 18, 2014 • Daily DigestA new study published in the journal Breast Cancer Research has since found that the news encouraged more women to seek medical advice about genetic testing and mastectomies. The prophylactic mastectomy has been an option for women who possess ... More
Event to raise funds for breast cancer research, education
Sep 17, 2014 • The Harlan Daily EnterpriseAccording to Susan G. Komen, a non-profit organization that has funded more breast cancer research than any other non-profit, every two minutes a woman is diagnosed with a case of breast cancer; every 13 minutes one woman will lose her life to breast ... More
Naked Sheep supporting research on high rate of breast cancer among Staten ...
Sep 18, 2014 • Staten Island Advance - SILive.comThe walkathon supports research into the reason so many Island women are dying from breast cancer. The state health department's 2010 numbers represent 359 women diagnosed in the borough with breast cancer, 72 of whom died. Donna Gerstle, founder ... More