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A new UCSF study has found a clear association between certain genes and the development of lymphedema, a painful and chronic condition that often occurs after breast cancer surgery and some other cancer treatments.
Cancer Apr 16, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Researchers at Moffitt Cancer Center have found that when breast cancer patients are offered pre-test genetic counseling before definitive breast cancer surgery, patients exhibited decreases in distress. ...
Cancer Aug 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) for the breast cancer genes BRCA1/2 is now feasible and established, with good success rates for those treated, according to investigators from the reproduction, oncology and genetics ...
Cancer Jul 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Stem cells often used in reconstructive surgery following mastectomies and other cancer-removal treatments may pose a danger: Cornell biomedical scientists have discovered that these cells, ...
Cancer Jun 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Radiotherapy following surgery for breast cancer halves the chances of the cancer coming back over the next 10 years, a study led by Oxford University researchers has found.
Cancer Oct 20, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
Drinking coffee could decrease the risk of breast cancer recurring in patients taking the widely used drug Tamoxifen, a study at Lund University in Sweden has found. Patients who took the pill, along with ...
Cancer Apr 25, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
Cancer survivors who had chest radiation are nearly twice as likely to die in the years after having major heart surgery as similar patients who didn't have radiation, according to research in the American Heart Association ...
Cardiology Apr 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Patients with breast cancer that has spread to the lungs may live longer if they have surgery to remove the lung tumors, a new study from Germany suggests.
Cancer Apr 01, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—If you're thinking about getting breast implants, there are some things you need to know before you make your decision, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
Other Feb 27, 2013 | 2.5 / 5 (2) | 1
(HealthDay)—Nipple-sparing mastectomy with microsurgical breast reconstruction can be safely performed for select patients, according to a study published in the February issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Su ...
Surgery Feb 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Americans are being urged to look through their closets for anything crimson, scarlet or apple-red to wear Friday, in support of the American Heart Association's annual Go Red for Women campaign.
Cardiology Jan 31, 2013 | not rated yet | 2
(HealthDay)—About one-quarter of women who've had breast cancer surgery have significant and persistent breast pain six months after the procedure, a new study finds.
Cancer Jan 22, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Axillary lymph node dissection is done in conjunction with lumpectomy or mastectomy to determine if breast cancer has spread to the adjoining lymph nodes. The conventional surgical approach leaves a surgical scar that is ...
Cancer Nov 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—A new device meant to help surgeons determine in the operating room if they have removed all cancerous breast cancer tissue may help reduce repeat surgeries after lumpectomy without compromising ...
Cancer Sep 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Women having surgery for breast cancer are up to three times more likely to have severe pain in the first week after surgery if they suffer from other painful conditions, such as arthritis, low back pain and migraine, according ...
Cancer Sep 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0