Survey Reveals Patients With Metastatic Breast Cancer Face Major Financial Stress Due to Treatment Costs

Survey Reveals Patients With Metastatic Breast Cancer Face Major Financial Stress...

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A new nationwide analysis of more than 1,000 people living with metastatic breast cancer from 41 states reveals significant cancer-related financial burden known as...
FDA warns women about the risks of textured breast implants in causing lymphoma

FDA warns women about the risks of textured breast implants in...

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The FDA released a statement from Binita Ashar, M.D., a general surgeon and the director of the Division of Surgical Devices in...

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What to Consider Before You Get Breast Implants

What to Consider Before You Get Breast Implants

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Breast implants are prosthetic devices that are implanted under the breast tissue or under the chest muscle to increase breast size (augmentation mammoplasty) or...
Ultrasound-Guided Core-Needle Biopsy Superior to Fine Needle Aspiration for Determining Axillary Lymph Node Status in Breast Cancer

Ultrasound-Guided Core-Needle Biopsy Superior to Fine Needle Aspiration for Determining Axillary Lymph Node Status...

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When breast cancer is diagnosed, evaluation of the lymph nodes of the armpit, called "axillary lymph nodes" is performed during clinical examination as part...
Study Finds Artificial Intelligence Can Distinguish Benign Mammogram Images From Malignant Cases Even When the Radiologist had Initially Flagged them as Abnormal

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While digital breast imaging through mammography is effective in detecting breast cancer even in its early stages, it can lead to abnormal findings that...
Triple Negative Breast Cancer Day is on March 8

Triple Negative Breast Cancer Day is on March 8

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March 3, 2018 is Triple-Negative Breast Cancer Day. We have known for a while that not all breast cancer is created equal. Most breast...
FDA warns women about the risks of textured breast implants in causing lymphoma

FDA warns women about the risks of textured breast implants in causing lymphoma

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The FDA released a statement from Binita Ashar, M.D., a general surgeon and the director of the Division of Surgical Devices in...
Survey Reveals Patients With Metastatic Breast Cancer Face Major Financial Stress Due to Treatment Costs

Survey Reveals Patients With Metastatic Breast Cancer Face Major Financial Stress Due to Treatment...

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A new nationwide analysis of more than 1,000 people living with metastatic breast cancer from 41 states reveals significant cancer-related financial burden known as...
October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. This week is HBOC Week (Sep 30-Oct 6)

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. This week is HBOC Week (Sep 30-Oct 6)

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Interrupting radiation therapy for breast cancer due the COVID-19 coronavirus

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Few Women Suffering From Breast Cancer Discuss Treatment Costs With Physicians Before Beginning Breast Cancer Treatment

Few Women Suffering From Breast Cancer Discuss Treatment Costs With Physicians Before Beginning Breast...

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Findings from a new study reveal that while many women with breast cancer experience significant financial burden and most prefer to discuss the cost...
Using Circulating Tumor DNA to Predict Cancer Recurrence and Guide Therapy

Using Circulating Tumor DNA to Predict Cancer Recurrence and Guide Therapy

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A recent technology is being increasingly used (at least in a research setting) to detect recurrence of cancer. The technology analyzes blood samples for...
Ultrasound-Guided Core-Needle Biopsy Superior to Fine Needle Aspiration for Determining Axillary Lymph Node Status in Breast Cancer

Ultrasound-Guided Core-Needle Biopsy Superior to Fine Needle Aspiration for Determining Axillary Lymph Node Status...

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When breast cancer is diagnosed, evaluation of the lymph nodes of the armpit, called "axillary lymph nodes" is performed during clinical examination as part...
Few Women Suffering From Breast Cancer Discuss Treatment Costs With Physicians Before Beginning Breast Cancer Treatment

Few Women Suffering From Breast Cancer Discuss Treatment Costs With Physicians Before Beginning Breast Cancer Treatment

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Findings from a new study reveal that while many women with breast cancer experience significant...
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Ultrasound-Guided Core-Needle Biopsy Superior to Fine Needle Aspiration for Determining Axillary Lymph Node Status in Breast Cancer

Ultrasound-Guided Core-Needle Biopsy Superior to Fine Needle Aspiration for Determining Axillary Lymph Node Status in Breast Cancer

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FDA approves second PARP inhibitor for germline BRCA-mutated Locally Advanced or Metastatic Breast Cancer

FDA approves second PARP inhibitor for germline BRCA-mutated Locally Advanced or...

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Today, the FDA approved approved talazoparib (Talzenna), a drug of the PARP inhibitor class for breast cancer patients who possess harmful (or suspected harmful) BRCA2...
Survey Reveals Patients With Metastatic Breast Cancer Face Major Financial Stress Due to Treatment Costs

Survey Reveals Patients With Metastatic Breast Cancer Face Major Financial Stress...

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A new nationwide analysis of more than 1,000 people living with metastatic breast cancer from 41 states reveals significant cancer-related financial burden known as...
Bernard Fisher, father of breast surgery, turns 100 this month

Bernard Fisher, father of breast surgery, turns 100 this month

Bernard Fisher, MD FACS turned 100 years old this month. Considered a pioneer of breast surgical oncology, “research by Dr. Fisher has extended and...
FDA approves second PARP inhibitor for germline BRCA-mutated Locally Advanced or Metastatic Breast Cancer

FDA approves second PARP inhibitor for germline BRCA-mutated Locally Advanced or...

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Today, the FDA approved approved talazoparib (Talzenna), a drug of the PARP inhibitor class for breast cancer patients who possess harmful (or suspected harmful) BRCA2...