Monthly Archives: May 2011

Scientists have developed a new genetic test that seems to predict which breast cancer patients benefit from specific types of chemotherapy, according to US News & World Report, which reported on a new study appearing in the May 11, 2011 issue of … Continue reading

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Treating the emotion and anxiety associated with a breast cancer diagnosis may be just as important as the treatment, such as surgery, radiation and/or chemotherapy, according to this report from KARE-11 News in Minneapolis-St. Paul: The fight against breast cancer doesn’t … Continue reading

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Breast cancer surgeon Dr. Jay Harness discusses the oncoplastic approach to breast cancer surgery in this interview broadcast on KNBC-4 News in Los Angeles. Click on to this link to watch the report after the interview downloads. For a more … Continue reading

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For bringing the latest in medical advances through clinical trials to some 400 patients, St. Joseph Hospital in Orange, California will be one of only six medical centers awarded national recognition from the American Society of Clinical Oncology‘s Conquer Cancer Foundation. … Continue reading

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Women newly diagnosed with earlier-stage breast cancer can take a few weeks to prepare for surgery without raising the odds that their tumor will progress, according to this report from MSNBC: [There is] no evidence that a ‘modest delay’ would result in … Continue reading

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We continue to share with you a series of columns authored by Melissa Riley, a breast cancer patient in Attleboro, Massachusetts. Ms. Riley writes movingly of her breast cancer care and treatment experience in the third installment of a series described … Continue reading

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Researchers have developed a more accurate method for estimating breast cancer risk for Asian and Pacific Islander American women, according to this report from the National Institutes of Health. This model, developed by scientists from the National Cancer Institute, part of the … Continue reading

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We wrote recently of Melissa Riley, a breast cancer patient in Attleboro, Massachusetts. Ms. Riley writes movingly of her breast cancer care and treatment experience of this past year, in this second installment of a series described as a “guidebook” by … Continue reading

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