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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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Jun 20, 2013 04:41PM Moderators wrote:

Counseling by Phone Plus Doctor’s Advice Can Help Survivors Exercise More Regularly
June 20, 2013

A small study suggests that women who got exercise advice from their doctors, followed by 3 months of counseling support via the telephone, were more active than women who got the exercise advice but not the telephone counseling. Read more…

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Jun 28, 2013 04:00PM Moderators wrote:

U.S. Supreme Court Rules Human Genes Can’t Be Patented, May Reduce Cost of Genetic Testing
June 28, 2013

On June 13, 2013, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled unanimously that human genes can’t be patented. Read more…

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Jul 2, 2013 01:21AM Kathy044 wrote:

Mods I don't really think the BCO writeup provides enough detail. What about nodes?

So I found the presentation listing which mentioned the authors and searched on the lead author name Corrdo Tinterri, and found among other things that the women in the study were limited to having three or fewer positive nodes. Big difference to the story imo.

Breast Conservative Surgery With and Without Radiotherapy in Patients Aged 55-75 With
Early-Stage Breast Cancer: A Prospective Randomized Multicenter Trial Analysis After 90 Months of Medium Follow-Up
Corrado Tinterri, Alberto Costa, Claudio Andreoli, Pinuccia Valagussa, Wolfgang Gatzemeier

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Jul 12, 2013 04:05PM Moderators wrote:

Kathy, thank you for your insight -- we'll bring this to the editorial team and get back to you!

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Jul 12, 2013 04:06PM Moderators wrote:

More Research Shows That Axillary Lymph Node Removal May Not Make Sense for Many Women
July 12, 2013

A study suggests that if cancer is found in the sentinel lymph node, axillary radiation reduces recurrence risk about the same amount as axillary surgery; axillary radiation also causes less lymphedema than axillary surgery. Read more…

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Jul 22, 2013 05:44PM cp418 wrote:

"While the results of this study are promising, the PAM50 test, made by NanoString, isn’t yet available in the United States or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The test has received the CE mark, which means it can be sold in European Union countries, as well as Iceland, Liechtenstein, and Norway."

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Jul 31, 2013 08:41AM - edited Jul 31, 2013 08:41AM by Moderators

Black and White Women Delay Treatment for Different Reasons
June 25, 2013

New research the University of North Carolina suggests that the factors that affect treatment delays are different for black and white women. Read more…

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Jul 31, 2013 08:52AM Moderators wrote:

More Research Links Working at Night to Higher Breast Cancer Risk
July 25, 2013

A Canadian study has found that women who worked the night shift for 30 years or more were twice as likely to be diagnosed with breast cancer as women who never worked the night shift. Read more…

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Study Finds Memory and Thinking Problems Come With Menopause
August 1, 2013

A study has found that the ability to remember word lists got worse as women went through menopause. Read more…

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Aug 22, 2013 07:57AM - edited Aug 22, 2013 07:58AM by Moderators

Expert Panel Recommends Dramatic Changes in How Cancer is Classified
August 16, 2013
To help lower the number of people who are overdiagnosed for cancer, a group of top scientists has proposed a major update to the way cancers are classified. Read more…

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Sep 4, 2013 04:34PM Moderators wrote:

Online Journaling Helps Ease Depression in Women Diagnosed with Breast Cancer
September 4, 2013

A small study found that women diagnosed with breast cancer who wrote online about their experiences with cancer had fewer symptoms of depression and more positive moods. Read more…

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Sep 4, 2013 04:35PM Moderators wrote:

Breastfeeding Longer Seems to Help Protect Against Breast Cancer
September 4, 2013

A new study adds more evidence to the benefits of breastfeeding for breast health. Read more…

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Sep 4, 2013 07:36PM Moderators wrote:

Study Suggests Why Giving Birth in 20s Reduces Breast Cancer Risk
September 4, 2013
A new study suggests how and why women who give birth in their 20s have a lower risk of breast cancer. Read more…

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Sep 4, 2013 07:36PM - edited Sep 4, 2013 09:09PM by Moderators

About 20% of Women Don’t Believe Their Breast Cancer Risk Numbers, Even After Using a Risk Assessment Tool Tailored to Them
September 4, 2013
Nearly 20% of women who used a risk assessment tool that factored in their family history and personal habits didn’t believe the breast cancer risk that was calculated for them. Read more...

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Sep 4, 2013 09:31PM MinusTwo wrote:

Mods:  I can't get to any of the articles in today's batch. Links not active - nor is the 'read more'.  Am I doing something wrong?  Thanks in advance

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