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 Jun 22, 2022 01:34PM by moderators

Posted on: Apr 16, 2012 12:33PM - edited Jun 22, 2022 01:34PM 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 29, 2014 12:48PM moderators wrote:

New ASCO Guidelines on Treating Advanced-Stage HER2-Positive Breast Cancer
June 24, 2014

The American Society of Clinical Oncology has put out new guidelines on treating women diagnosed with advanced-stage, HER2-positive breast cancer. Read more...

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Jun 29, 2014 12:49PM moderators wrote:

Which Chemotherapy Regimens Are Likely to Cause Hospitalization?
June 24, 2014

A study found that two chemotherapy regimens, both containing Taxotere and Adriamycin, were linked to the highest risk of hospitalization in women younger than 65. Read more...

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Jun 29, 2014 12:51PM moderators wrote:

Memory Problems After Chemotherapy Linked to Changes in Brain Activity
June 24, 2014

A small study suggests that changes in brain activity may be the cause of chemo brain. Read more...

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Jun 29, 2014 12:52PM moderators wrote:

Effexor Seems Just as Good as HRT in Easing Hot Flashes
June 25, 2014

A study has found that the antidepressant Effexor eased hot flashes just as well as hormone replacement therapy (HRT). Read more...

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Jun 29, 2014 12:53PM moderators wrote:

Women Diagnosed With Breast Cancer Consider Genomic Tests Hugely Important, but Many Don’t Understand Results
June 25, 2014

A very small study suggests women diagnosed with early-stage breast cancer consider genomic test results very important when deciding whether to have chemotherapy, but many of them don’t fully understand what the test results mean. Read more...

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Jun 29, 2014 12:55PM moderators wrote:

Pilot Study Suggests Optimal Lymph Flow Program May Help Reduce Lymphedema Risk
June 25, 2014

A study suggests lifestyle changes aimed at getting to and maintaining a healthy weight as well as promoting the flow of lymph fluid can help reduce lymphedema risk in women who’ve been treated for breast cancer. Read more...

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Jun 29, 2014 12:56PM moderators wrote:

Research Suggests Women With Breast Cancer That Has Spread to Bone Can Safely Receive Zometa Less Often
June 25, 2014

A study suggests that after a year, women with bone metastases can get Zometa every 12 weeks instead of every 4 weeks and still get the same benefits from the medicine, while reducing their risk of side effects. Read more...

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Jun 29, 2014 12:57PM moderators wrote:

Combining 3-D and Digital Mammograms Appears to Find More Cancers With Fewer False Positives
June 26, 2014

A study suggests that combining digital mammography with 3-D mammography detects more breast cancers with fewer false positive results compared to digital mammography alone. Read more...

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Jun 29, 2014 12:58PM moderators wrote:

Starting Palliative Care Earlier for People With Advanced-Stage Cancer Benefits Caregivers
June 26, 2014

A study has found that starting palliative care earlier rather than later in people with advanced-stage cancer helped the cancer patients’ caregivers. The caregivers had lower rates of depression and better quality of life. Read more...

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Jun 29, 2014 02:42PM binney4 wrote:

Everything Nobody Tells You About Cancer Treatment and Your Sex Life: Your A-Z Guide "was written as a resource for women to help them anticipate the sexual health changes their bodies may experience throughout cancer treatment and validate their experiences throughout survivorship,” according to the authors of a study in the June 2014 issue of the Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing called “Improving Communication about Sexual Health for Adults Living with Ovarian Cancer”.

The results of that study led them to work with cancer patients to create the guide. It's delightfully written, chock full of down-to-earth advise that is both practical and encouraging. You can read it here:

http://prc.coh.org/A-ZBooklet.pdf

'Bout time!
Binney

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