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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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Nov 7, 2013 03:36PM - edited Apr 17, 2020 06:05AM by Moderators

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Nov 7, 2013 03:38PM Moderators wrote:

Radiation to Axillary Lymph Nodes Causes Less Lymphedema Than Surgery
November 7, 2013

A study has found that women diagnosed with early-stage breast cancer are less likely to have lymphedema if they get radiation to their axillary lymph nodes instead of having them surgically removed. Read more...

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Nov 7, 2013 03:39PM - edited Apr 17, 2020 06:05AM by Moderators

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Nov 12, 2013 05:30AM SyrMom wrote:

My understanding is abraxane causes worse neuropathy than taxol!

Dx 9/22/2010, IDC, 2cm, Stage IV, Grade 2, 2/2 nodes, mets, ER+/PR+, HER2-
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Nov 22, 2013 07:35AM Moderators wrote:

Sentinel Lymph Node Surgery Not Appropriate for All Women Diagnosed With Breast Cancer
November 18, 2013

Research suggests that women diagnosed with breast cancer that is node-positive after being treated with chemotherapy before surgery aren’t good candidates for sentinel lymph node dissection because of high false-negative rates. Read more...

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Nov 22, 2013 07:37AM Moderators wrote:

Can Multivitamins With Minerals Offer Benefits to Diagnosed Women?
November 19, 2013

A study suggests that taking a multivitamin with minerals may benefit postmenopausal women diagnosed with breast cancer. Read more...

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Nov 22, 2013 07:39AM - edited Apr 17, 2020 06:06AM by Moderators

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Nov 22, 2013 07:40AM gemini4 wrote:

Is a sentinel node biopsy ever done prior to neoadjuvant chemo? Wouldn't this be most accurate?

Age 48 at Dx, pre-menopause / OncoType score 16, no chemo Dx 12/7/2012, ILC, 1cm, Stage IB, 0/2 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- Surgery 12/18/2012 Lumpectomy: Left; Lymph node removal: Left, Sentinel Surgery 1/14/2013 Lumpectomy: Left Radiation Therapy 2/10/2013 Breast, Lymph nodes Hormonal Therapy 4/3/2013 Tamoxifen pills (Nolvadex, Apo-Tamox, Tamofen, Tamone)
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Dec 3, 2013 04:21PM - edited Apr 17, 2020 06:06AM by Moderators

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Dec 3, 2013 04:23PM Moderators wrote:

Studies Show Risks and Benefits of Intraoperative Radiation Therapy
December 3, 2013

While two large studies suggest that intraoperative radiation therapy offers about the same overall survival and rates as whole-breast external beam radiation therapy for certain women diagnosed with early stage-breast cancer, there are concerns about local recurrence rates. Read more...

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Dec 11, 2013 08:28AM Moderators wrote:

Modern Radiation Therapy Less Risky for Heart
December 9, 2013

A research letter estimates that modern radiation therapy techniques are less likely to cause heart problems than radiation therapy techniques used 20 or more years ago. Read more...

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Dec 11, 2013 08:29AM Moderators wrote:

FDA Tells 23andMe to Stop Marketing Test
December 9, 2013

The FDA has told 23andMe, a personal genetics company, that it must stop marketing its product because it hasn’t been approved. Read more...

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Dec 11, 2013 08:31AM Moderators wrote:

3-D Mammograms Find More Cancers and Reduce Call-Back Rates
December 9, 2013

A study suggests that 3-D mammography finds more breast cancers and leads to fewer call backs than conventional 2-D mammography. Read more...

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Dec 12, 2013 08:16AM - edited Dec 12, 2013 09:10AM by Moderators

As part of our NEW podcast program, we're excited to bring you our premier podcast: a summary of yesterday's research highlights from the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium 2013! Breastcancer.org medical advisor Brian Wojciechowski, M.D. and senior editor Jamie DePolo explain the latest news. Listen to the December 11, 2013 podcast. -- approximately 25 minutes long.

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Dec 13, 2013 08:14AM Moderators wrote:

In this edition, we fill you in on the latest research about Arimidex (chemical name: anastrazole) for reducing the risk of a primary breast cancer, sticking to your aromatase inhibitor regimen, strength training and aerobics for the relief of aromatase inhibitor-induced joint pain relief, and survival improvements with bisphosphonates after early breast cancer. Breastcancer.org medical advisor Brian Wojciechowski, M.D. and senior editor Jamie DePolo explain the latest news. Listen to the December 12, 2013 podcast.

Running time: 27:16

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Dec 18, 2013 08:59AM Moderators wrote:

In the December 13, 2013 edition of our podcast coverage from the 2013 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium, we bring you the latest information from these areas of breast cancer research:

  • post-treatment psychosocial and physical issues
  • updates on chemotherapy in high-risk women, early and metastatic breast cancers, triple-negative breast cancers, and in women with high numbers of circulating tumor cells
  • a new design for clinical trials that may allow drugs to become available sooner
  • breast cancer incidence in women using hormonal treatments for infertility
  • a presentation on what women know about risk reduction versus how they put this knowledge into practice, from Breastcancer.org founder and president Marisa Weiss, M.D.

Running time: 24:18

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Jan 15, 2014 06:14PM Moderators wrote:

Pathologic Complete Response to Targeted Therapy Treatment Before Surgery Linked to Better Outcomes for HER2-Positive, Early-Stage Disease
January 15, 2014

The latest results from an on-going study suggest that pathologic complete response after Herceptin and Tykerb given before surgery to treat early-stage, HER2-positive, hormone-receptor-negative breast cancer is linked to better outcomes. Read more…

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Jan 15, 2014 06:14PM Moderators wrote:

Arimidex Helps Reduce Risk in High-Risk Postmenopausal Women
January 15, 2014

Arimidex lowers the risk of breast cancer in high-risk postmenopausal women who’ve never been diagnosed. Read more…

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Jan 23, 2014 06:50AM - edited Apr 17, 2020 06:08AM by Moderators

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Jan 30, 2014 08:16AM - edited Jan 30, 2014 08:18AM by Moderators

Research Pinpoints Which Women Benefit From Bisphosphonates After Early-Stage Disease
January 28, 2014

A large study has found that bisphosphonates reduce the risk of distant breast cancer recurrence in postmenopausal women. Read more...

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Jan 30, 2014 08:18AM - edited Apr 17, 2020 06:08AM by Moderators

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Feb 1, 2014 08:01AM - edited Feb 1, 2014 08:03AM by Moderators

Exercise Reduces Joint Pain Caused by Aromatase Inhibitors
January 31, 2014

A new study has found that exercise eases joint pain that’s a common side effect of aromatase inhibitors. Read more...

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Feb 1, 2014 08:03AM - edited Apr 17, 2020 06:09AM by Moderators

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Feb 1, 2014 08:05AM Moderators wrote:

Another Look at Data Finds Mammography Benefits More Consistent Than Reported
January 31, 2014

Research shows that the benefits of screening mammograms are more consistent studies than has been previously reported and that almost all studies show a sizable reduction in deaths from breast cancer because of screening mammograms. Read more...

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Feb 8, 2014 09:28AM Moderators wrote:

Women Taking Generic Aromatase Inhibitors More Likely to Stick to Treatment Plan
February 7, 2014

A study found that women taking generic aromatase inhibitors are more likely to stick to their treatment plans compared to women taking brand-name aromatase inhibitors. Read more...

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Feb 8, 2014 09:31AM Moderators wrote:

Women Who Have Aromatase Inhibitor Side Effects Before Starting Medicine Less Likely to Finish Therapy
February 7, 2014

Research suggests that women who are having side effects commonly associated with aromatase inhibitors BEFORE they start taking an aromatase inhibitor are much more likely to stop taking the medicine early. Read more...

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Feb 8, 2014 09:32AM Moderators wrote:

Herceptin Plus Taxol Seems to Reduce Recurrence Risk of Small HER2-Positive Cancers
February 7, 2014

A small, early study suggests that a combination of Herceptin and Taxol seemed to reduce the risk of recurrence of small HER2-positive breast cancers that hadn’t spread to the lymph nodes. Read more...

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