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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 09:33AM - edited Jan 16, 2016 11:28AM 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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Jun 22, 2012 01:47PM - edited Apr 14, 2020 04:54AM by Moderators

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Jun 25, 2012 12:36PM - edited Apr 14, 2020 04:55AM by Moderators

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Jun 26, 2012 01:36PM - edited Apr 14, 2020 04:55AM by Moderators

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Jul 6, 2012 11:28AM Moderators wrote:

Mammogram Rates Have Dropped After Task Force Recommendation
July 3, 2012

A study found that fewer women in their 40s are getting screening mammograms since the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommended that screening mammograms start at age 50 instead of 40. Read more...
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Jul 6, 2012 01:03PM Moderators wrote:

Daily Exercise - At Any Intensity Level - May Lower Risk
July 6, 2012
A study has found that women who got about 2 hours of exercise each day -- at any intensity level -- were about 30% less likely to develop breast cancer than women who didn't exercise that much. Read more...
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Jul 14, 2012 10:20AM - edited Apr 14, 2020 04:56AM by Moderators

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Jul 20, 2012 11:26AM Moderators wrote:

About 20% of Women Need More Surgery After Lumpectomy
July 18, 2012
A British study has found that about 20% of women who have lumpectomy have to have more surgery once their doctors have all the information about the cancer and breast tissue that was removed. Read more...
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Jul 20, 2012 01:31PM - edited Apr 14, 2020 04:56AM by Moderators

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Jul 25, 2012 05:31AM - edited Apr 14, 2020 05:01AM by Moderators

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Aug 4, 2012 05:51AM Moderators wrote:

Accelerated Radiation May Be as Good as Standard Schedule to Lower DCIS Recurrence Risk
July 31, 2012
Research suggests that a shorter, higher-dose radiation schedule after lumpectomy to remove DCIS may reduce recurrence risk just as much as a standard radiation treatment schedule. Read more...

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Aug 4, 2012 05:52AM Moderators wrote:

Fertility Drugs Seem to Affect Breast Cancer Risk in Younger Women
August 3, 2012
A study suggests that women younger than 50 who use fertility drugs to successfully conceive a child may see their risk of breast cancer go up. But this higher risk is about the same as the average woman's risk. Read more...

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Aug 10, 2012 11:46AM Moderators wrote:

Injectable Herceptin Shows Promise
August 10, 2012
A study suggests that an injectable form of Herceptin works just as well as and is as safe as the standard IV form of Herceptin to treat HER2-positive, early-stage breast cancer before surgery. Read more...
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Aug 15, 2012 10:02AM Moderators wrote:

Most Older Women Seem to Benefit from Radiation After Lumpectomy
August 15, 2012
Contrary to current treatment guidelines, a new study suggests that radiation therapy after lumpectomy may help most older women diagnosed with early-stage, hormone-receptor-positive breast cancer avoid a later mastectomy. Read more...
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Aug 15, 2012 10:02AM Moderators wrote:

Research Suggests How Metastatic Cancer Becomes Resistant to Chemotherapy
August 15, 2012
A very early study on cancer cells in petri dishes in the lab has found that a type of cell called a fibroblast also is damaged by chemotherapy. Damaged fibroblasts make a protein called WNT16B that may help metastatic cancer cells become resistant to chemotherapy and grow. Read more...
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Aug 16, 2012 07:42AM Moderators wrote:

Docs Need to Consider Quality of Life When Assessing Lymphedema
August 16, 2012
A study strongly suggests that considering a person's quality of life as well as reducing swelling is very important to managing lymphedema. Read more...
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Aug 21, 2012 08:59AM Moderators wrote:

Xgeva Better Than Zometa at Reducing Risk of Bone Problems in Women with Metastatic Disease
August 21, 2012
Research suggests that Xgeva is better than Zometa at reducing the risk of bone complication and improves quality of life more in women diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer that has spread to the bones. Read more...
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Aug 21, 2012 08:59AM Moderators wrote:

Chemo During Pregnancy Appears Safe for Mother and Child
August 21, 2012
A study supports other research that suggests chemotherapy during pregnancy doesn't have harmful effects on the baby. Read more...
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Aug 29, 2012 08:46AM - edited Apr 14, 2020 05:04AM by Moderators

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Aug 30, 2012 09:54AM Moderators wrote:

Lack of Sleep Linked to Higher Risk of Recurrence of Estrogen-Receptor-Positive Disease in Postmenopausal Women
August 30, 2012
A small study suggests that not getting enough sleep may be linked to a higher recurrence risk for early-stage, estrogen-receptor-positive breast cancer in postmenopausal women. Read more...
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Sep 4, 2012 11:11AM - edited Apr 14, 2020 05:06AM by Moderators

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Sep 7, 2012 05:06AM Moderators wrote:

New BRCA1 and BRCA2 Test May Be More Accurate, Less Expensive
September 5, 2012
A group of Canadian scientists has developed a new way to test for abnormal BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes that seems to be more accurate and less expensive than the current testing methods. Read more...
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Sep 11, 2012 01:24PM Moderators wrote:

Lying Face Down for Radiation Therapy to Treat Breast Cancer May Protect Healthy Tissue
September 11, 2012
A study suggests that lying face down to receive radiation therapy to the breast area reduces the amount of radiation that unintentionally reaches the heart and lungs. Read more...

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