Monthly Archives: June 2017

A new type of microscope could drastically reduce the number of women having multiple breast cancer surgeries, researchers at the University of Washington claim, in this report from Engadget.com. Until now, there’s been no reliable way to determine whether surgeons … Continue reading

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More breast cancers have been found at earlier — and potentially more treatable — stages since the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, as reported in the New York Times. The study, published in Cancer Epidemiology, adjusted for other variables … Continue reading

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According to researchers from Rutgers University, there is a chance that specific hair care products may lead to breast cancer. Here’s what the researchers found: Dark-hued hair dyes (dark brown or black) were associated with a 51 percent increased overall … Continue reading

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A classic company founder origin story is that they find a pain point, look around for a ready-made solution, discover that there isn’t one — and start a company to solve their own problem. Dana Donofree, founder of AnaOno, accomplished … Continue reading

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Women who carry genetic mutations in the “breast cancer genes,” called BRCA1 and BRCA2, have about a 70 percent chance of developing breast cancer in their lifetimes, according to a new study published in the journal JAMA, as reported in … Continue reading

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Women with breast cancer have long faced complicated choices about the best post-surgical course of treatment, as discussed in this column from medical researchers published in The Conversation. One particular concern has been the traditional daily radiation therapy many women … Continue reading

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A group of prominent cancer doctors is planning a novel assault on high drug costs, using clinical trials to show that many oncology medications could be taken at lower doses or for shorter periods without hurting their effectiveness, in this … Continue reading

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How do we treat advanced cancers that have resisted every standard treatment? This report in the New York Times discusses an answer that already carries promise. In a trial of 86 cancer patients, with tumors of the pancreas, prostate, uterus … Continue reading

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