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1584 Articles Matching "breast"

Samsung Bioepis biosimilar to Roche's Herceptin wins FDA nod

Jan 19, 2019 , Reuters
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Friday it had approved a biosimilar to Roche Holding AG's blockbuster breast cancer treatment, Herceptin....
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Can Drinking Oolong Tea Help Prevent Breast Cancer?

Jan 18, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
In a recent study published in the journal Anticancer Research, Saint Louis University scientists, together with a visiting scientist from Fujian Medical University in China, have discovered evidence that oolong tea can lead to DNA damage of breast cancer cells and inhibit the growth and progression......
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Long-lasting menopause symptoms may be tied to slightly higher breast cancer risk

Jan 18, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Women who experience symptoms of menopause, like hot flashes or night sweats, for many years may be slightly more likely to develop breast cancer than women who never had these symptoms, a U.S. study suggests....
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Breast Cancer Up To 5 Times More Likely To Metastasize Even 10 Years After Childbirth

Jan 18, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
A study by researchers at University of Colorado Cancer Center and Oregon Health & Science University published today in the Journal of the American Medical Association Network shows that breast cancers diagnosed in young women within 10 years of giving birth are more likely to metastasize, and thus......
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Acupressure Relieves Long-Term Symptoms Of Breast Cancer Treatment, Study Finds

Jan 18, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
A new study finds acupressure could be a low-cost, at-home solution to a suite of persistent side effects that linger after breast cancer treatment ends. Researchers from the University of Michigan Rogel Cancer Center reported in 2016 that acupressure helped reduce fatigue in breast cancer survivor......
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Immunomedics' cancer treatment fails to win accelerated approval from the FDA

Jan 18, 2019 , Reuters
Immunomedics Inc said on Thursday the U.S. Food and Drug Administration declined to grant accelerated approval for its breast cancer treatment, sacituzumab....
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Novel Imaging Technology May Help Reduce Biopsies For Breast Tumors

Jan 18, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
In American women, breast cancer is the most common cancer and the second-leading cause of cancer death. While routine screening helps to detect breast cancer, existing technology frequently identifies suspicious lesions that turn out not to be cancer. In fact, up to 80% of the biopsies performed re......
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New Legislation About Drug Trials Offers Hope For Children With Incurable Cancers

Jan 17, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The U.S. is set to begin testing drugs on children, a step researchers say many drugmakers skipped because it was risky and costly. “It is an incredibly exciting time,” said Crystal Mackall, a pediatric-cancer researcher. “We have lots of drug companies who want to speak with us suddenly.” Other public health news focuses on a new breast cancer treatment; hemp-derived product regulations; access to dental treatments; killings of transgender people; LGBTQ communities facing bias;...
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New tool calculates breast cancer risk with greater precision

Jan 16, 2019 , CNN Health
UK scientists have developed an online calculator that could enable doctors to more accurately predict a patient's chance of developing breast cancer....
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In Breast-Cancer Prevention, Race Matters

Jan 15, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
African-American women at high risk of breast cancer are less likely than white women to pursue potentially life-saving preventive care, and racial disparities in health care and elsewhere are to blame, new research suggests. “African-American women faced additional burdens at every step along the......
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Protecting The Heart From Cancer Treatments

Jan 13, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Cardio-oncologists help cancer patients monitor and prevent cardiac complications In recent years, highly effective treatments have led to a significant increase in the number of breast cancer survivors, today numbering nearly 3 million. Cardiologists Aarti Asnani, MD, Loryn Feinberg, MD, and Jame......
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BRCA Genes: What Is Your Risk as a Carrier of 'the Breast Cancer Gene?'

Jan 12, 2019 , RxList
BRCA is known as the breast cancer gene. Learn about BRAC1 and BRAC2, and the chances you may have of developing breast...
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Skin Tags

Jan 12, 2019 , RxList
Read about skin tags, a benign outpouching of skin that appears on the underarms, neck, upper chest, groin, and under the breasts. Surgical treatment is generally performed at the request of the...
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Willow unveils a new version of its smart breast pump

Jan 07, 2019 , CNBC Health
Willow is a wearable and hands free breast pump that fits inside your bra. The company just unveiled an updated version of its first...
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Landmark Mammography Study Highlights The Importance Of Breast Cancer Screening

Jan 05, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
A landmark mammography study has found that women who receive annual breast cancer screenings will have a lower mortality rate and will benefit more from therapy upon diagnosis of breast cancer. The lead investigator on this study was László Tabár, MD. He and his team analyzed data from the Swedish ......
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Newborn falls in hospitals, while rare, may increase with rooming-in

Jan 04, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Hospital efforts to support breastfeeding by having babies "room-in" with mothers may have a rare unintended consequence: an increased risk of newborn falls....
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Breast pump start-up Naya Health shuts down after failing to raise money

Jan 04, 2019 , CNBC Health
Naya Health told customers that it shut down on Wednesday due to struggles with manufacturing costs and an inability to raise...
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Lillie Shockney, RN: 2018 WebMD Health Hero, Caregiver

Jan 03, 2019 , WebMD
As a breast cancer survivor, she knows what it’s like to face the disease head-on. Now she helps others make plans for the...
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Kathy Bates: 2018 WebMD Health Hero, Game Changer

Jan 03, 2019 , WebMD
This Oscar winner is lending her name -- and personal experience -- to an all-out effort to change the way doctors and hospitals approach lymphedema. In her spare time, she’s directing a new breast cancer...
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New Research Explores Policies On Timely Breast Cancer Diagnosis For Underserved Women

Jan 03, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
A new study from University of Illinois at Chicago researchers suggests delays in diagnosis and use of under-resourced health centers account for most racial and ethnic disparities when it comes to a timely breast cancer diagnosis. Featured in the January issue of Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & ......
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