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 Jun 22, 2022 10:34AM by moderators

Posted on: Apr 16, 2012 09:33AM - edited Jun 22, 2022 10:34AM by moderators

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Aug 5, 2014 10:38AM moderators wrote:

Is There a Link Between Birth Control Pills and Higher Breast Cancer Risk?
August 4, 2014

A study found that using high-dose estrogen birth control pills in the previous year was linked to a higher risk of breast cancer in younger women, but using birth control pills with a low dose of estrogen (the type of birth control pills that many women take) WERE NOT linked to a higher risk of breast cancer. Read more...

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Aug 7, 2014 08:47AM moderators wrote:

Study Outlines Priorities to Prevent Breast Cancer
August 5, 2014

A study looked at ways to reduce breast cancer risk that apply to all women and explains how much certain prevention strategies can reduce risk. Read more...

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Aug 7, 2014 08:48AM moderators wrote:

Women Older Than 75 Get Benefits From Mammograms
August 7, 2014

A study has found that mammography finds breast cancer at earlier stages in older women. Read more...

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Aug 12, 2014 05:53AM moderators wrote:

Abnormal PALB2 Gene Increases Breast Cancer Risk More Than Previously Thought
August 8, 2014

A study has found that another gene may be just as important in breast cancer risk as BRCA1 and BRCA2: an abnormal PALB2 gene was found to increase breast cancer risk five to nine times higher than average. Read more...

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Aug 15, 2014 05:45AM moderators wrote:

Two Studies Show Bisphosphonates Don’t Reduce Breast Cancer Risk
August 14, 2014

Two randomized studies found that 3 to 4 years of treatment with either Fosamax or zoledronic acid doesn’t seem to reduce breast cancer risk in postmenopausal women. Read more...

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Aug 15, 2014 05:46AM moderators wrote:

Exercise Reduces Risk, but Benefits Disappear if Women Stop Exercising
August 14, 2014

Postmenopausal women who exercised regularly in the last 4 years had a lower risk of breast cancer than women who exercised less during that time; women who had exercised regularly between 5 and 9 years earlier but were less active in the past 4 years didn’t have a lower risk of breast cancer. Read more...

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Aug 19, 2014 10:48AM moderators wrote:

Aspirin, Ibuprofen May Reduce Recurrence Risk for Hormone-Receptor-Positive Disease|
August 19, 2014

Two studies on NSAIDs and breast cancer suggest that these medicines may help reduce the risk of recurrence of hormone-receptor-positive breast cancer in overweight and obese women and may also reduce the risk of breast cancer spreading to the lymph nodes. Read more...

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Aug 27, 2014 08:28AM moderators wrote:

Study Suggests Fewer Minority Women Have Reconstruction After Mastectomy Than White Women
August 23, 2014

A small study suggests that most U.S. women don’t have reconstruction after mastectomy and that minority women are less likely than white women to have reconstruction. Read more...

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Aug 27, 2014 10:02AM - edited Aug 27, 2014 10:03AM by SailingWind

these are good articles posting so it will go to the top. Moderators you should do this once in a while

Dx 6/2014, IDC, 2cm, Stage IIA, Grade 2, 0/4 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- Surgery 6/23/2014 Lumpectomy: Left; Lymph node removal: Left, Sentinel Radiation Therapy 7/31/2014 3DCRT: Breast Radiation Therapy 7/31/2014 Breast Hormonal Therapy Femara (letrozole)
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Sep 4, 2014 01:53PM moderators wrote:

More Women Having Double Mastectomy, but Survival Rates Are Same as Lumpectomy Plus Radiation
September 4, 2014

Women diagnosed with early-stage breast cancer in one breast who are treated with lumpectomy followed by radiation therapy have the same survival rates as women who are treated with double mastectomy. Read more...

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