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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 11:33AM - edited Jan 16, 2016 01:28PM 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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Sep 4, 2013 09:12PM - edited Sep 4, 2013 09:17PM by Moderators

MinusTwo, we're seeing the same problem, and have asked the tech team to look into a fix. You're not doing anything wrong!

In the meantime, you can get to all the Research News articles from the main Breastcancer.org site, at http://www.breastcancer.org/research-news

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Sep 6, 2013 01:31PM - edited Apr 17, 2020 05:58AM by Moderators

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Sep 6, 2013 01:32PM - edited Apr 17, 2020 05:59AM by Moderators

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Sep 7, 2013 02:53PM mike3121 wrote:

New drug approved; see link:

http://abraxane.cancertreatment.net/

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Sep 7, 2013 03:22PM cp418 wrote:

This drug has been around for years and IMO should have been approved years ago for early stage patients requiring chemo.  Many of us would not have been left with permanent neuropathy from Taxol if we were allowed to get Abraxane!  It is the toxic adjuvent carrier in Taxol that caused so many side effect problems for patients.  When I asked to be switched from Taxol to Abraxane I was refused as it was not yet approved for us patients. Again, this is not a NEW drug simply it took them years to FINALLY allow access to another group of patients.  Frown

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Sep 26, 2013 11:53AM - edited Sep 26, 2013 11:53AM by Moderators

How Do Diagnosed Young Women Make Decisions About Having Opposite Healthy Breast Removed?
September 20, 2013

A small study has found that most younger women diagnosed with early-stage breast cancer who decide to have the other healthy breast removed choose the surgery because they want to reduce their risk of breast cancer developing in the other breast and improve their survival, even though most of them know that removing the other healthy breast doesn’t really improve survival rates in women without an abnormal breast cancer gene. Read more…

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Sep 26, 2013 11:55AM Moderators wrote:

Words Used to Describe DCIS Affect Treatment Choices
September 23, 2013

When the word “cancer” is used to describe DCIS, women think that more aggressive treatment is better than less aggressive treatment. Read more...

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Oct 8, 2013 08:36AM Moderators wrote:

Women With Abnormal BRCA1 Gene Who Develop Breast Cancer Live Just as Long as Diagnosed Women Without BRCA1 Mutation
September 28, 2013
Research suggests that just as many younger women with an abnormal BRCA1 gene who develop breast cancer are alive 10 years after diagnosis as younger women without an abnormal BRCA1 gene who develop breast cancer. Read more…

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Oct 8, 2013 08:38AM Moderators wrote:

Study Reinforces Benefits of Mammograms for Younger Women
September 28, 2013

More than 70% of deaths from breast cancer are in women aged 40 to 49 who don’t get regular mammograms a large study suggests. Read more…

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Oct 8, 2013 08:39AM Moderators wrote:

Experts Say U.S. Faces Crisis in Cancer Care
September 28, 2013

Increasing demand for cancer care, fewer cancer doctors, and the rising cost of treatment are combining to create a crisis in cancer care in the United States, according to a new report. Read more…

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Oct 8, 2013 08:41AM - edited Apr 17, 2020 06:02AM by Moderators

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Oct 8, 2013 08:51AM Moderators wrote:

Study Suggests Testosterone May Help Ease Menopausal Symptoms Without Increasing Breast Cancer Risk
September 28, 2013
Early results from a study suggest that testosterone implanted under the skin as a pellet helps ease menopausal symptoms without increase breast cancer risk. Read more…

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Oct 8, 2013 08:53AM Moderators wrote:

Kadcyla Improves Survival in Women Diagnosed With Advanced-Stage HER2-Positive Disease
October 1, 2013

Results from the TH3RESA study show that Kadcyla improved the time women diagnosed with advanced-stage HER2-positive disease lived without the cancer growing compared to a treatment of their doctor’s choice. Read more...

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Oct 8, 2013 08:54AM Moderators wrote:

Long-Term Results Show That Radiation Therapy After Lumpectomy to Remove DCIS Reduces Recurrence Risk
October 4, 2013
A study found that radiation therapy given after DCIS is removed by lumpectomy reduces the risk that the DCIS will come back. Read more...

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Oct 15, 2013 12:44PM - edited Apr 17, 2020 06:04AM by Moderators

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Oct 15, 2013 12:46PM Moderators wrote:

U.S. Task Force Recommends Offering Hormonal Therapy Medicine to Women With High Risk for Breast Cancer
October 14, 2013

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force has recommended that women with a high risk of breast cancer but who haven’t been diagnosed be offered medicines that can lower that risk. Read more...

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Oct 15, 2013 12:48PM Moderators wrote:

Chemo Brain Could Be Hormonal Therapy Brain
October 14, 2013

A small study suggests that hormonal therapy medicines may contribute to chemo brain more than chemotherapy does. Read more...

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Oct 23, 2013 12:58PM Moderators wrote:

Research Suggests Treating Neck and Chest Lymph Nodes With Radiation Improves Overall Survival in Early-Stage Disease
October 23, 2013
A study suggests that women diagnosed with early-stage breast cancer that had spread to the lymph nodes had better overall survival when they received radiation to the internal mammary and supraclavicular lymph nodes. Read more...

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Oct 23, 2013 01:01PM - edited Oct 27, 2013 01:14PM by Moderators

Another Study Finds Diabetes Seems to Up Breast Cancer Risk
October 23, 2013

Another study has found that women diagnosed with diabetes were more likely to be diagnosed with breast cancer than women who aren’t diabetic. Read more...

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Oct 23, 2013 01:03PM Moderators wrote:

New ASCO Guidelines Call for Determining HER2 Status of Every Invasive Breast Cancer
October 23, 2013
The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) has put out new guidelines on HER2 testing for breast cancer. Read more...

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Oct 23, 2013 01:35PM tamD wrote:

Moderators:

Is this the right link for the night work study results?

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Oct 27, 2013 08:37AM Moderators wrote:

TamD, thanks for catching that! The link for "Another Study Suggests Night Work Raises Risk" has been updated. You can read the article here:

https://www.breastcancer.org/research-news/20120621-2

Thanks again, and we apologize for the mistake!

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