News tagged with breast cancer screening
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Women in their 40s continue to undergo routine breast cancer screenings despite national guidelines recommending otherwise, according to new Johns Hopkins research.
Cancer May 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
When it comes to a cancer diagnosis, timing can be everything – the sooner it's found, the more treatable it is. But when and how often should someone get screened?
Cancer May 10, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Women whose genes put them at a high risk of contracting breast cancer can dramatically reduce the danger by having a double mastectomy—but not eliminate it altogether, experts say.
Cancer May 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Scientists have developed a way to produce three-dimensional X-ray images of the breast at a radiation dose that is lower than the 2D radiographies used in clinics today. The new method enables the production ...
Cancer Oct 22, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—New guidelines from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force call for virtually every adult to be routinely screened for HIV, the virus that causes AIDS.
HIV & AIDS Apr 29, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
A simple blood test could one day be a more accurate way to test for the early signs of breast cancer than using mammograms to spot a lump say researchers today, as Breast Cancer Awareness Month gets underway.
Cancer Oct 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—A simple checklist could help doctors estimate whether an older patient will be alive 10 years from now, according to a new study.
Health Mar 05, 2013 | 3 / 5 (3) | 2 |
Gene mutation study results could lead to less expensive, more accessible breast and ovarian cancer screening
(Medical Xpress)—Researchers conducting a study of gene mutations that increase a woman's likelihood of breast and ovarian cancers have made a discovery that could open doors to less expensive and more ...
Cancer Sep 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Breast and colorectal cancer screening should be targeted towards patients with a life expectancy greater than 10 years: for any shorter life expectancy the harms are likely to outweigh the benefits, concludes a study published ...
Cancer Jan 08, 2013 | 2 / 5 (2) | 0
A study that compared the benefits and harms of the frequency of screening mammography to age, breast density and postmenopausal use of hormone therapy (HT) suggests that woman ages 50 to 74 years who undergo biennial screenings ...
Cancer Mar 18, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers at Moffitt Cancer Center and colleagues at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., have developed a novel computer algorithm to easily quantify a major risk factor for breast cancer based on analysis of a screening ...
Cancer Feb 01, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
A new, large-scale study of triple-negative breast cancer shows that small molecules called microRNA can be used to define four subtypes of this aggressive malignancy.
Cancer Feb 07, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Researchers at Moffitt Cancer Center predict that advancements in breast cancer screening will need a personalized touch because mammography is not a "one strategy fits all" technology.
Cancer Apr 05, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
First comprehensive review of European breast cancer screening programs finds benefits outweigh harm
A major review of breast cancer screening services in Europe, jointly led by researchers at Queen Mary, University of London, has concluded that the benefits of screening in terms of lives saved outweigh the harms caused ...
Cancer Sep 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A nutrient found in the dark meat of poultry may provide protection against coronary heart disease (CHD) in women with high cholesterol, according to a study by researchers at NYU Langone Medical Center.
Health Mar 01, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |