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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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Dec 19, 2012 11:43AM - edited Dec 19, 2012 11:44AM by Moderators

Chemotherapy Slightly Ups Risk of Leukemia
December 16, 2012

Chemotherapy slightly increases the risk of leukemia later in life. Read more...

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Dec 19, 2012 11:43AM Moderators wrote:

New Studies Show Avastin Provides Little Benefit for Breast Cancer
December 17, 2012

More research shows that Avastin offers few benefits in treating breast cancer. Read more…

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Dec 19, 2012 11:43AM Moderators wrote:

Higher Faslodex Dose Better for Recurrent or Metastatic Breast Cancer
December 17, 2012

A study has found that women diagnosed with recurrent or metastatic, hormone-receptor-positive breast cancer lived longer when they got 500 mg of Faslodex compared to women who got 250 mg of Faslodex. Read more…

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Dec 19, 2012 11:44AM - edited Apr 14, 2020 08:37AM by Moderators

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Dec 19, 2012 11:44AM Moderators wrote:

Femara Better Than Tamoxifen for Certain Types of Breast Cancer
December 17, 2012

Femara was better than tamoxifen in treating postmenopausal women diagnosed with estrogen-receptor-positive, HER2-negative, lobular breast cancer; it was also better at treating luminal B breast cancers. Read more…

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Dec 20, 2012 04:18PM - edited Apr 14, 2020 08:38AM by Moderators

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Jan 3, 2013 01:21PM - edited Apr 14, 2020 08:39AM by Moderators

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Jan 8, 2013 08:59AM - edited Apr 14, 2020 08:40AM by Moderators

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Jan 10, 2013 04:58PM Moderators wrote:

Lower Dose of Radiation Therapy Just as Good as Current Regimen for Early-Stage Breast Cancer
January 8, 2013

A study compared the standard radiation therapy schedule to shorter, lower-dose radiation schedules and found that the risk of early-stage breast cancer coming back (recurrence) was about the same for all the schedules. The lower-dose schedules also had fewer effects on healthy breast tissue. Read more…

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Jan 11, 2013 03:11AM liv- wrote:

thx mods xx

much Luv ~~~~~ xx Liv xx ~~~~~ ........ DX Apr 12 - IBC - 10cm -Trip Neg - Stage 3C - 17/24 nodes bad - Adriamyci Doxorubicin Docetaxel Cyclop - Tac Xeloda Nov + Navelbine Dec 2012 combined Chemotherapy 4/10/2012 Adriamycin (doxorubicin), Cytoxan (cyclophosphamide), Daunorubicin (Cerubidine, DaunoXome), Doxil (doxorubicin), Navelbine (vinorelbine), Taxol (paclitaxel), Taxotere (docetaxel), Xeloda (capecitabine) Dx 4/13/2012, IBC, 6cm+, Stage IIIC, Grade 3, 17/24 nodes, mets, ER-/PR-, HER2- Surgery 8/12/2012 Lymph node removal: Left; Mastectomy: Left Radiation Therapy 9/30/2012 Breast, Lymph nodes Chemotherapy 11/6/2012 Xeloda (capecitabine) Chemotherapy 12/17/2012 Navelbine (vinorelbine)
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Jan 12, 2013 09:45AM Moderators wrote:

Older Women Commonly Treated with Chemotherapy Medicines Used “Off-Label”
January 11, 2013

A study found that 19% of chemotherapy medicines given to women 65 and older were used off-label. Read more...

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Jan 15, 2013 11:38AM - edited Apr 14, 2020 08:41AM by Moderators

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Jan 15, 2013 11:38AM Moderators wrote:

Fear Pushes Many Women to Choose Double Mastectomy
January 14, 2013

Fear, not actual risk, drives many women to have double mastectomy. Read more...

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Jan 15, 2013 11:39AM - edited Apr 14, 2020 08:42AM by Moderators

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Jan 15, 2013 11:39AM Moderators wrote:

Ultrasound Plus Mammogram Recommended for Women with Dense Breasts
January 14, 2013

Cancer screening for most women with dense breasts should include ultrasound and mammogram, according to new guidelines. Read more…

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Jan 17, 2013 04:58PM Moderators wrote:

Digital Tomosynthesis Plus Mammography Improves Detection and Decreases False Positives
January 17, 2013

Combining digital tomosynthesis with conventional digital mammography improves detection of invasive breast cancer by 40% and decreases false-positives by 15%. Read more…

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Jan 17, 2013 04:59PM Moderators wrote:

Regular Screening Increases Detection of Early-Stage Cancers, but Not Later-Stage Disease
January 17, 2013

A controversial study suggests that over the past 30 years, mammograms have found more early-stage breast cancer, but not more advanced-stage disease and may have overdiagnosed a large number of women. Read more…

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Jan 25, 2013 12:09PM - edited Apr 14, 2020 08:43AM by Moderators

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Jan 29, 2013 01:11PM - edited Apr 14, 2020 08:43AM by Moderators

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Jan 29, 2013 01:12PM - edited Apr 14, 2020 08:43AM by Moderators

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Jan 29, 2013 01:13PM Moderators wrote:

Update to U.K. Health Guideline Recommends Tamoxifen or Raloxifene for Risk Reduction
January 29, 2013
Updated guidelines from United Kingdom’s NICE recommend new options for people with a family history of breast cancer. Read more…

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Jan 29, 2013 01:15PM - edited Apr 14, 2020 08:44AM by Moderators

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Jan 29, 2013 01:15PM - edited Apr 14, 2020 08:45AM by Moderators

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Jan 31, 2013 01:10PM - edited Apr 14, 2020 08:45AM by Moderators

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Jan 31, 2013 01:11PM Moderators wrote:

Women Who Start Treatment More Than 60 Days After Diagnosis of Advanced-Stage Disease Have Worse Survival
January 31, 2013
A study has found that women diagnosed with advanced-stage breast cancer who wait more than 60 days to start treatment have a much higher risk of dying from breast cancer than women who start treatment earlier. Read more…
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Jan 31, 2013 01:12PM - edited Apr 14, 2020 08:46AM by Moderators

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Jan 31, 2013 04:33PM cookiegal wrote:

This is a really minor point, but I like it when you mention "study says" in a headline. Some of these studies are not definative, so it's more accurate that way. You can also do "Study:" if you are trying to be consise.

Copy editing lecture over.

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Jan 31, 2013 04:35PM Moderators wrote:

Thanks for the compliment and suggestion, Cookie! Always good to hear feedback :)

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