Monthly Archives: February 2013

The Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved a new type of drug that combines the widely used breast cancer medicine Herceptin with a powerful toxin to more effectively kill cancer cells while potentially reducing side effects, in this report … Continue reading

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Unfortunately your browser does not support IFrames. Researchers say more young American women are being diagnosed with advanced breast cancer, as reported by ABC News. It’s a newly recognized trend. The numbers are small, but it’s been going on for … Continue reading

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As reported by Fast Company, the non-profit P.INK recommends an unconventional method for mastectomy patients to move forward – tattoos: P.INK is a new platform – a vibrant Pinterest board – promoting the idea of tattoo art as a healing … Continue reading

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A new study is the first to evaluate the benefit of Internet message boards and forums for the management of cancer medications. Researchers say the findings have broad implications for physician communication with patients about treatment therapy issues to help … Continue reading

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Dr. Susan Love, a surgeon, is a best known author of the top-selling “Dr. Susan Love’s Breast Book.” She is also president of the Dr. Susan Love Research Foundation, focusing on breast cancer prevention and research into eradicating the disease. … Continue reading

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Courtesy of a report by The Star Ledger at NJ.com, we present a film, “The Choice: How Reconstruction Revolutionized the Treatment of Breast Cancer.” The film explores how surgical advances give patients more control over their treatment and recovery, and … Continue reading

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Patients with early stage breast cancer who were treated with lumpectomy plus radiation may have a better chance of survival compared with those who underwent mastectomy, according to Duke Medicine research in this report from CBS. The study appears online … Continue reading

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In this video report from KTLA-TV, Orange County Sheriff Sandra Hutchens talks about her experience since receiving a diagnosis of breast cancer: “It’ll drop you to your knees when you’re told you have cancer. “My next question is am I … Continue reading

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