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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.

Check out this thread on a regular basis to see all the breaking news about current breast cancer research from our experts.

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Oct 23, 2020 03:25PM Moderators wrote:

Textured Implants May Be Linked to Breast Cancer Recurrence, Study Suggests
October 20, 2020

A small study found that women who had textured implants for reconstruction after breast cancer surgery had a small but statistically significant increase in the risk of the breast cancer coming back. Read more...

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Oct 23, 2020 03:26PM - edited Oct 23, 2020 03:33PM by Moderators

Adding Tecentriq to Chemotherapy Before Surgery for Early-Stage Triple-Negative Breast Cancer Improves pCR Rates
October 21, 2020

Adding Tecentriq to chemotherapy before surgery for early-stage triple-negative breast cancer offered higher pathologic complete response rates than chemotherapy alone, no matter the PD-L1 status of the cancer. Read more...

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Oct 29, 2020 12:49PM Moderators wrote:

Studies Show Conflicting Results With Tecentriq and Chemotherapy for Metastatic Triple-Negative Breast Cancer
October 23, 2020

When treating locally advanced or metastatic triple-negative breast cancer for the first time, adding Tecentriq to Taxol did not improve survival, while adding Tecentriq to Abraxane did improve survival. Read more...

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Oct 29, 2020 12:50PM Moderators wrote:

Interval Breast Cancers Found Between Regular Screening Mammograms Seem More Aggressive
October 27, 2020

Breast cancers found in between regular screening mammograms — called interval cancers by doctors — were more likely to have aggressive characteristics, and women diagnosed with them were more likely to die from breast cancer compared to breast cancers found by routine screening. Read more...

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Oct 29, 2020 12:52PM Moderators wrote:

Early Results Suggest Ibrance Plus Faslodex as First Treatment Improves Outcomes for Metastatic Hormone-Receptor-Positive, HER2-Negative Breast Cancer
October 27, 2020

Adding Ibrance to Faslodex as a first treatment for advanced-stage or metastatic hormone-receptor-positive, HER2-negative breast cancer that either came back (recurred) more than 1 year after completing 5 or more years of hormonal therapy or was metastatic at first diagnosis improved progression-free survival compared to Faslodex alone. Read more...

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Nov 5, 2020 11:20AM Moderators wrote:

Pathologic Complete Response to Targeted Therapy Before Surgery Linked to Better Survival for Early-Stage HER2-Positive Breast Cancer
October 30, 2020

Women diagnosed with early-stage HER2-positive breast cancer treated with Herceptin and Tykerb before surgery who had a pathologic complete response (pCR) had better survival than women who didn't have a pCR. Read more...

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Nov 5, 2020 11:21AM Moderators wrote:

Can Some Older Women With Early-Stage HER2-Positive Breast Cancer Skip Chemotherapy?
October 30, 2020

Certain woman age 70 to 80 may be able to skip chemotherapy after surgery for early-stage HER2-positive disease and be treated with Herceptin alone. Read more...

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Nov 17, 2020 02:27PM Moderators wrote:

FDA Approves Immunotherapy Keytruda for PD-L1-Positive Triple-Negative Breast Cancer
November 13, 2020

On Nov. 13, 2020, the FDA approved the immunotherapy Keytruda in combination with chemotherapy to treat unresectable locally advanced or metastatic triple-negative, PD-L1-positive breast cancer. Read more...

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