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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)—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 |
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 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 |
Even though Medicare spends over $1 billion per year on breast cancer screenings such as a mammography, there is no evidence that higher spending benefits older women, researchers at Yale School of Medicine found in a study ...
Cancer Jan 07, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
New Johns Hopkins research showing a more than four-fold increase in the incidence of breast cancer in women with neurofibromatosis-1 (NF1) adds to growing evidence that women with this rare genetic disorder may benefit from ...
Cancer Nov 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Mammograms have done surprisingly little to catch deadly breast cancers before they spread, a big U.S. study finds. At the same time, more than a million women have been treated for cancers that never would ...
Cancer Nov 21, 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
New Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) research suggests that routine mammography screeninglong viewed as an essential tool in detecting early breast cancersmay in fact lead to a significant amount of overdiagnosis ...
Cancer Apr 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 1 |
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 |
A landmark investigation which found that hormone treatment for the menopause boosts the risk of breast cancer is riddled with flaws, a new study published on Monday alleges.
Cancer Jan 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A new study published on bmj.com today supports the claim that the introduction of breast cancer screening in the UK may have caused more harm than good.
Cancer Dec 09, 2011 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
It turns out that catching cancer early isn't always as important as we thought.
Cancer Nov 07, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
During a decade of receiving mammograms, more than half of cancer-free women will be among those summoned back for more testing because of false-positive results, and about one in 12 will be referred for a biopsy.
Cancer Oct 17, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
For women today, turning 40 often brings birthday cake and candles. But it also brings a question: Should I get a mammogram?
Cancer Oct 14, 2011 | not rated yet | 1