Oncology & Cancer

Novel imaging technology may reduce biopsies for breast tumors

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 ...

Oncology & Cancer

Psychoeducational intervention of little benefit in breast cancer

(HealthDay)—A psychoeducational intervention does not improve anxiety or body image but is still considered important among women with breast cancer, according to a study recently published in Reviews on Recent Clinical ...

Oncology & Cancer

Researcher uses smartphone to detect breast cancer gene

With increasing demand and pressure on healthcare budgets, progressive initiatives are being taken to make healthcare more patient-centered, reliable, accessible and affordable. Point-of-care devices have become a cost-efficient ...

Oncology & Cancer

For women with genetic risk, twice-a-year MRI beats mammograms

Getting magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans twice a year instead of one annual mammogram is far more effective at detecting early breast cancers in young women with a high-risk genetic profile than mammograms alone, according ...

Oncology & Cancer

Tetris-like program could speed breast cancer detection

Researchers from the University of Adelaide's Australian Institute for Machine Learning (AIML) are developing a fully automated medical image analysis program to detect breast tumours. The program uses a unique style to focus ...

Oncology & Cancer

Breast cancer follow-up imaging varies widely, study finds

Follow-up imaging for women with non-metastatic breast cancer varies widely across the country, according to a new study led by researchers at UC San Francisco. Some patients go without the annual mammograms that experts ...

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