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Breast Cancer Genes: How Much Risk Do BRCA Mutations Bring?

| April 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

Women with mutations in the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes are at increased risk for breast and ovarian cancer, but a woman's exact cancer risk may vary greatly depending on exactly how her gene is mutated, or changed from its original form. A new study identifies a number of mutations in the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes that may help doctors provide women with more precise estimates of their cancer risk. “We …

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Angelina Jolie's Choice Not Uncommon for Women With Cancer Gene

| March 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

Title: Angelina Jolie's Choice Not Uncommon for Women With Cancer Gene Category: Health News Created: 3/24/2015 12:00:00 AM Last Editorial Review: 3/25/2015 12:00:00 AM

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Angelina Jolie's Choice Not Uncommon for Women With Cancer Gene

| March 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

Title: Angelina Jolie’s Choice Not Uncommon for Women With Cancer Gene Category: Health News Created: 3/24/2015 12:00:00 AM Last Editorial Review: 3/25/2015 12:00:00 AM

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Managing stress uplifts mood in breast cancer patients

| March 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

New York, March 23 (IANS): Providing women with skills to manage stress early in their breast cancer treatment can improve their mood and quality of life many years later, says a new study.

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New test to target breast cancer

| March 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

Testing breast cancer cells for how closely they resemble stem cells could identify women with the most aggressive disease, new research has suggested.

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Pfizer breast cancer drug gets early FDA approval – Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, Sports

| February 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

WASHINGTON (AP) – Federal health regulators on Tuesday approved a highly anticipated medicine from Pfizer Inc.

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Cameco expands Touchdown for Dreams

| January 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

Cameco is working to make more dreams a reality for women with cancer.

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No radiotherapy 'option for some'

| January 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

Some women with breast cancer could be spared debilitating radiotherapy after undergoing surgery without harming their chances of survival, new research suggests.

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No radiotherapy 'option for some'

| January 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

Some women with breast cancer could be spared debilitating radiotherapy after undergoing surgery without harming their chances of survival, new research suggests.

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Mayo Clinic: New breast cancer risk prediction model more accurate than current model

| January 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

A new breast cancer risk prediction model combining histologic features of biopsied breast tissue from women with benign breast disease and individual patient demographic information more accurately classified breast cancer risk than the current screening standard. Results of a Mayo Clinic study comparing the new model to the current standard, the Breast Cancer Risk Assessment Tool, are …

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