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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.

Living Beyond Breast Cancer Statement on New Mammography Guidelines

On November 16, 2009, The United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) announced that it is changing its guidelines for mammography and no longer recommends routine screening for women between the ages of 40 and 49 who are at average risk for developing breast cancer.

Guidelines Released for Managing Metastatic Breast Cancer

Single-agent chemotherapy is recommended over combination for metastatic disease, says the European School of Oncology’s Metastatic Breast Cancer Task Force.

3-T MRI Detects More Breast Cancers than Other Screens

3-T MRI detected more early breast cancers than mammography and sonography, a review study showed.

Celebrate Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Day

We encourage you to join the efforts of our friends at the Metastatic Breast Cancer Network to declare October 13 National Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Day.

Olaparib Prompts Interest as Potential Treatment for Hereditary-Based Breast Cancers

Olaparib, a PARP inhibitor pill, worked powerfully against BRCA-related metastatic breast cancers, an American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) study showed.

Oncologists Do Not Give Enough Information About Fertility

Counseling and educational information on protecting fertility could help women to make choices about breast cancer treatment and fertility options.

Type of Treatment Impacts Rate of Recurrence in Young Women

Treatment type impacts local recurrence rates in young women diagnosed with early-stage breast cancer, study finds.

Most Latinas Want Relatives to be Informed of Genetic Cancer Risk

Latinas prefer that healthcare professionals inform relatives about genetic cancer risks, results of study indicate.

Ginger Helps Ease Chemotherapy-related Nausea

Learn how ginger can significantly reduce chemotherapy-related nausea when taken with standard anti-nausea medications.

Medicine Shows Promise for Triple-Negative, Metastatic Breast Cancer

PARP inhibitors, added to chemotherapy, show promise in treating metastatic triple-negative breast cancer.

Denver, CO  ·  September 13, 2014

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