Monthly Archives: June 2015

A new study sheds light on social and economic factors that influence whether women with breast cancer get lumpectomy or mastectomy. The JAMA Surgery report reveals a positive, albeit slow-to-pick-up trend: Between 1998 and 2011, the proportion of U.S. women … Continue reading

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One of breast cancer’s most deadly secrets has been solved by scientists, paving the way for life-saving new drugs, according to this report in The Daily Mail. British researchers have discovered the trigger that allows the disease to spread to … Continue reading

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The earlier breast cancer is diagnosed, the earlier the disease may be cured, as shared in this video from the UK’s The Daily Mail. Professor Charles Coombes, Professor of Medical Oncology of the Imperial College London, discusses how to be … Continue reading

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Joan Lunden, former host of ABC’s “Good Morning America” and a former breast-cancer patient, has launched an online subscription-video network dedicated to providing information on the disease and fostering a community for women who are fighting breast cancer, as reported … Continue reading

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For women already facing the physical and emotional trauma of breast cancer, chronic pain after a mastectomy can be devastating, as reported in The New York Times. “Pain is a psychological trigger for worry about cancer recurrence,” said Julie Silver, … Continue reading

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According to an informal online poll, a number of breast cancer patients were asked the following question: “Did you go through breast reconstruction not knowing what you were going to look like after surgery?” The results were stunning: 98% said … Continue reading

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The National Cancer Institute’s recent announcement that it will soon begin a nationwide trial to test treatments based on the genetic mutations in patients’ tumors, rather than on where the tumors occur in the body, highlights a profound shift taking … Continue reading

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As we wrote last week, breast cancer surgeon and profession leader Dr. Jay Harness spent the week in Yerevan, Armenia, with his colleague Dr. Arthur Salibian, at the Armenian American Wellness Center. The Center promotes early and accurate detection of … Continue reading

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