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Topic: Breaking Research News from Breastcancer.org

Forum: Clinical Trials, Research News, Podcasts, and Study Results —

Share your research articles, interpretations and experiences here. Let us know how these studies affect you and your decisions.

Posted on: Apr 16, 2012 12:33PM - edited Jan 16, 2016 02:28PM by Moderators

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Breastcancer.org strives to bring you updates on the latest breast cancer research through its Research News program. Medical experts at Breastcancer.org provide easy-to-understand summaries of what the research means for YOU.

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Apr 11, 2014 08:43AM gemini4 wrote:

thanks for clarifying and your quick response!  :-)

Age 48 at Dx, pre-menopause / OncoType score 16, no chemo Dx 12/7/2012, ILC, 1cm, Stage IB, 0/2 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- Surgery 12/19/2012 Lumpectomy: Left; Lymph node removal: Left, Sentinel Surgery 1/14/2013 Lumpectomy: Left Radiation Therapy 2/11/2013 Breast, Lymph nodes Hormonal Therapy 4/4/2013 Tamoxifen pills (Nolvadex, Apo-Tamox, Tamofen, Tamone)
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Apr 23, 2014 06:30PM Moderators wrote:

Norwegian Study Suggests Digital Mammography Reduces False Positives
April 22, 2014

A Norwegian study suggests that digital mammograms have a lower call-back rate than film mammograms. Read more...

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Apr 23, 2014 06:31PM Moderators wrote:

Experimental Type of Digital Mammogram Seems Promising
April 22, 2014

A study suggests that an experimental type of digital mammogram, called digital mammography with photon-counting technique, is slightly more accurate and exposes the breasts to less radiation than traditional digital mammograms. Read more...

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May 9, 2014 09:40AM Moderators wrote:

Two Studies Say Mammography Screening Needs Individualized Approach
May 1, 2014

Experts from Harvard and the University of California-San Francisco recommend customized breast cancer screening plans for women to ensure the benefits and minimize any risks from mammograms. Read more...

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May 9, 2014 09:42AM Moderators wrote:

Pain Common One Year After Breast Cancer Surgery
May 1, 2014

More than half of women who have breast cancer surgery have continuing pain a year after surgery, according to a Finnish study. Read more...

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May 9, 2014 09:45AM Moderators wrote:

Lumpectomy for Early-Stage Triple-Negative Disease Doesn’t Seem to Increase Risk of Breast Cancer Coming Back in Same Breast
May 1, 2014

Research suggests that women diagnosed with triple-negative breast cancer who have lumpectomy and radiation don’t have a higher risk of local recurrence than women who have mastectomy. Read more...

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May 9, 2014 09:49AM Moderators wrote:

More Research Suggests Infertility Treatments Don’t Increase Breast Cancer Risk
May 8, 2014

Another study suggests that infertility treatments don’t appear to increase breast cancer risk. Read more...

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May 9, 2014 09:51AM Moderators wrote:

Healthy Eating After Diagnosis Improves Survival
May 8, 2014

Research suggests that postmenopausal women who eat a healthy diet after a breast cancer diagnosis are less likely to die from breast cancer or any other cause. Read more...

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May 17, 2014 09:22AM Moderators wrote:

New ASCO Guidelines Say Not All Women Need Axillary Lymph Node Surgery
May 12, 2014

The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) has put out new guidelines on sentinel lymph node biopsy for people diagnosed with early-stage breast cancer. Read more...

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May 17, 2014 10:01AM Moderators wrote:

Breast MRI Before Surgery Doesn’t Reduce Recurrence Risk
May 12, 2014

Breast MRI before breast cancer surgery doesn’t lower the risk of the cancer coming back, either in the breast area or in a part of the body away from the breast. Read more...

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May 17, 2014 10:03AM Moderators wrote:

Aromasin Doesn’t Seem to Affect Quality of Life in Women Taking It Preventively
May 12, 2014

A study has found that Aromasin had only a slight effect on quality of life for most undiagnosed, high-risk postmenopausal women taking the medicine to reduce risk. Read more...

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May 21, 2014 11:57AM Moderators wrote:

False Positive Mammogram Results Cause Anxiety, but It’s Short-Term
May 20, 2014

A study has found that while false positive mammogram results cause anxiety and stress, the anxiety is short-term and doesn’t affect a woman’s overall health and well-being. Read more...

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May 21, 2014 11:58AM Moderators wrote:

ASCO Develops New Guidelines Addressing Issues Faced by Cancer Survivors
May 20, 2014

The American Society of Clinical Oncology has developed new guidelines on three problems that cancer survivors often deal with: fatigue, neuropathy, and anxiety and depression. Read more...

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May 21, 2014 05:11PM - edited May 21, 2014 05:12PM by gemini4

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Age 48 at Dx, pre-menopause / OncoType score 16, no chemo Dx 12/7/2012, ILC, 1cm, Stage IB, 0/2 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- Surgery 12/19/2012 Lumpectomy: Left; Lymph node removal: Left, Sentinel Surgery 1/14/2013 Lumpectomy: Left Radiation Therapy 2/11/2013 Breast, Lymph nodes Hormonal Therapy 4/4/2013 Tamoxifen pills (Nolvadex, Apo-Tamox, Tamofen, Tamone)
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May 21, 2014 05:14PM gemini4 wrote:

With regard to the study above about false positive mammograms, I think I can speak for the majority of us when I say that we would have been thrilled to have had our scans turn out to be false positives! ;-)

Age 48 at Dx, pre-menopause / OncoType score 16, no chemo Dx 12/7/2012, ILC, 1cm, Stage IB, 0/2 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- Surgery 12/19/2012 Lumpectomy: Left; Lymph node removal: Left, Sentinel Surgery 1/14/2013 Lumpectomy: Left Radiation Therapy 2/11/2013 Breast, Lymph nodes Hormonal Therapy 4/4/2013 Tamoxifen pills (Nolvadex, Apo-Tamox, Tamofen, Tamone)
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May 21, 2014 06:22PM grammakathy wrote:

Definitely!  And even though my cancer was missed in 2012 (noted but not identified as cancerous), it was caught in 2013 and had not spread to the lymph nodes.  Neither my doctor nor I could feel it.  If I hadn't had a mammogram, it would still be growing and possibly spreading.

Oncotype DX score of 11; 5'10" tall, 155#, Allergan 410 FF425 implants, diagnosed at age 63, 3D tattoos on 23 Jun 2015 Dx 10/2/2013, IDC, Left, 2cm, Stage IB, Grade 2, 0/3 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- (IHC) Surgery 10/24/2013 Lymph node removal: Left, Sentinel; Mastectomy: Left Hormonal Therapy 11/26/2013 Arimidex (anastrozole) Surgery 2/25/2014 Prophylactic mastectomy: Right; Reconstruction (left): Tissue expander placement; Reconstruction (right): Tissue expander placement Surgery 9/23/2014 Reconstruction (left); Reconstruction (right) Hormonal Therapy 12/18/2014 Tamoxifen pills (Nolvadex, Apo-Tamox, Tamofen, Tamone)
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May 25, 2014 09:26PM sandra4611 wrote:

http://sheltonherald.com/14661/u-s-rep-delauro-works-to-end-drive-through-mastectomies/

One congresswoman is attempting to end "drive-thru mastectomies."

BMX w/ Direct to Implants. Hospital acquired staph infection led to 5 more surgeries over 15 months. Dx 7/18/2013, DCIS, 2cm, Stage 0, Grade 3, 0/4 nodes, ER+/PR+ Dx 8/23/2013, LCIS, Stage 0, 0/4 nodes, ER+/PR+ Surgery 8/23/2013 Lymph node removal: Left, Right, Sentinel; Mastectomy: Left, Right; Reconstruction (left): Silicone implant; Reconstruction (right): Silicone implant Surgery 9/6/2013 Reconstruction (left): Tissue expander placement Surgery 12/6/2013 Reconstruction (left): Silicone implant; Reconstruction (right): Silicone implant Surgery 3/21/2014 Reconstruction (left): Silicone implant; Reconstruction (right): Silicone implant Surgery 10/3/2014 Reconstruction (left): Silicone implant; Reconstruction (right): Silicone implant Surgery 12/19/2014 Reconstruction (left): Fat grafting; Reconstruction (right): Fat grafting
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Jun 4, 2014 08:08AM Moderators wrote:

Diet High in Saturated Fat Linked to Higher Risk of HER2-Negative, Hormone-Receptor-Positive Breast Cancer
May 28, 2014

A European study suggests that a diet high in fat, particularly saturated fat, is linked to a greater risk of hormone-receptor-positive breast cancer, as well as breast cancer that is HER2-negative. Still, there are questions about the study. Read more...

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Jun 4, 2014 08:10AM Moderators wrote:

Follow-Up Care of Cancer Survivors Needs Improvement According to National Survey
May 30, 2014

Results from a national survey of oncologists and primary care doctors suggest that most cancer survivors are on their own when it comes to survivorship care. Read more...

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Jun 4, 2014 09:03AM Moderators wrote:

Experimental Medicine Plus Standard Chemotherapy Helps Treat HER2-Positive, Hormone-Receptor-Negative Disease
May 30, 2014

An experimental targeted therapy medicine plus a standard chemotherapy regimen before surgery for HER2-positive, hormone-receptor-negative breast cancer offers more benefits than the standard chemotherapy regimen alone. Read more...

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Jun 4, 2014 09:05AM Moderators wrote:

Unemployment Common After Breast Cancer Treatment
May 30, 2014

A study found that nearly 33% of women diagnosed with early-stage breast cancer who were working when they began treatment were unemployed 4 years later. Read more...

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Jun 4, 2014 09:07AM Moderators wrote:

Updated ASCO Guidelines Recommend Adjuvant Hormonal Therapy for 10 Years Instead of 5
May 30, 2014

The American Society of Clinical Oncology has developed new guidelines recommending that all women diagnosed with hormone-receptor-positive breast cancer be offered the option of taking hormonal therapy for 10 years. Read more...

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Jun 4, 2014 09:08AM Moderators wrote:

ASCO Publishes Special Series of Articles on Pain in People With Cancer
May 30, 2014

To provide practical approaches to managing cancer pain, the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) developed a special series of 14 articles on pain in people with cancer, including breast cancer. Read more...

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Jun 7, 2014 01:33PM Moderators wrote:

Women Who Receive Chest Radiation Therapy to Treat Childhood Cancer Have Higher Risk of Breast Cancer
June 5, 2014

Research suggests that women who had radiation to the chest to treat childhood cancer, such as Hodgkin lymphoma, have a risk of breast cancer that’s 20 times higher than average -- even higher than doctors have thought. Read more...

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Jun 7, 2014 01:35PM - edited Jun 10, 2014 10:45AM by Moderators

Aromasin Plus Ovarian Suppression Reduces Recurrence Risk Better Than Tamoxifen Plus Ovarian Suppression in Younger Women
June 6, 2014

The combined results of two studies suggest that the aromatase inhibitor Aromasin on top of ovarian suppression reduces recurrence risk more than tamoxifen in premenopausal women. Read more...

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Jun 12, 2014 11:35AM - edited Jun 12, 2014 11:36AM by Moderators

Childhood Cancer Survivors Have Higher Risk of Breast Cancer, Even Without Chest Radiation
June 10, 2014

A study suggests that women who had childhood cancer have a much higher-than-average risk of breast cancer even if they never had radiation to the chest. Read more...

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Jun 12, 2014 11:37AM Moderators wrote:

Vitamin D Doesn’t Seem to Be Linked to Recurrence Risk or Survival Rates, but There Are Questions About Study
June 11, 2014

A large study suggests that there is no link between vitamin D and overall survival or disease-free survival in women diagnosed with breast cancer with a high risk of recurrence. Still, there are questions about the study. Read more...

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Jun 24, 2014 08:13AM Moderators wrote:

Zoladex May Help Preserve Fertility in Women Diagnosed With Early-Stage, Hormone-Receptor-Negative Disease Treated With Chemotherapy
June 21, 2014

A study suggests that women diagnosed with hormone-receptor-negative, early-stage breast cancer who were treated with Zoladex in addition to chemotherapy before surgery were much less likely to be infertile after chemotherapy ended. Read more...

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Jun 29, 2014 12:43PM Moderators wrote:

MRI Finds Breast Cancer Early in Survivors of Childhood Hodgkin Lymphoma
June 24, 2014

A study has found that MRI can detect breast cancer in survivors of childhood Hodgkin lymphoma early, when it’s most treatable. Read more...

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Jun 29, 2014 12:46PM Moderators wrote:

Many Women Who Have Double Mastectomy Have Low Risk of Developing Cancer in Other Breast
June 24, 2014

A study suggests that most women who have contralateral prophylactic mastectomy have a very low risk of cancer developing in the other healthy breast. Read more...

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