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Breast Cancer News

In this section, access cutting-edge breast cancer news on treatment updates, emerging therapies, study results and other medical and quality-of-life issues important to you.

Body Mass Index Impacts Breast Cancer Prognosis

A body mass index of more than 25 (being overweight or obese) is related to metastatic recurrence and poorer survival rates in women who have had breast cancer, according to results released at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium.

Herceptin and Tykerb News from San Antonio

Lapatinib plus Trastuzumab was more effective than Lapatinib alone for women with HER2 positive advanced breast cancer that progressed on trastuzumab, San Antonio study shows.

New Breast Cancer Guidelines Released

Prophylactic mastectomy is recommended only for women at high risk for developing breast cancer, according to new NCCN guidelines.

Questions to Ask About Clinical Trials

This list will help you talk with your doctor or nurse about whether being part of a breast cancer clinical trial or treatment research study is right for you.

New Treatment Paradigms for Breast Cancer: Managing the Flow of New Data

Four studies presented at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium looked at existing therapies being tested in unique ways as the landscape of acceptable treatment and management of breast cancer continues to shift.

How Lifestyle Factors Can Affect Breast Cancer

A further connection between lifestyle factors and breast cancer is revealed in two new studies presented during the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium.

Medicines in the Pipeline: What’s Emerging in Late-Stage Trials

The second press conference held at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium featured four studies that looked at emerging therapies in the treatment of breast cancer.

MRI Detects Breast Cancer at Earlier Stage

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) coupled with mammography detects almost all cancers at an early stage, reducing the incidence of advanced breast cancer in high-risk women, according to a study presented at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium.

Breaking News from the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium

LBBC is happy to attend the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (SABCS) and bring you the latest information coming out of this meeting.

Secretary Sebelius Statement on New Breast Cancer Recommendations

HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius issued a statement yesterday on new breast cancer screening recommendations from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force.

Denver, CO  ·  September 13, 2014

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