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ReutersLONDON (Reuters) - In an unlikely tie-up, astronomers and cancer researchers have joined forces to study breast tumors using image analysis software originally developed to explore the distant stars. The automated system offers a speedy way to test if...
Premium Health News ServiceDEAR MAYO CLINIC: Why is it that some breast cancers have higher survival rates than others? ANSWER: The main reason for the difference in survival rates is that breast cancer is not just one disease. It's well accepted that there are four distinct...
If there ever was a right time to be diagnosed with breast cancer, Beth Thompson found one. In February 2006, the pea-size tumor in her right breast was too small for a clinical trial of Herceptin, a targeted therapy that had proved effective in advanced...
Sun SentinelWhile living in Jamaica in February 2009, I felt pain in both breasts. My primary doctor ordered a mammogram and ultrasound. The results indicated Mammary Duct Ectasia and antibiotics were prescribed. I sought a second opinion, and that doctor confirmed...
Sun SentinelI first noticed a lump on my breast while showering. That was September 2011. My gynecologist sent me to have a mammogram and an ultrasound, and after a few days I got a phone call that the doctor wanted to see me. He indicated the lump was large and...
Sun SentinelIt’s been over 12 years since my cancer diagnosis. I prefer to think of myself as a “thriver” instead of a survivor. During my annual GYN check-up in March 2000, my physician felt a tiny lump in my left breast. Even though both of my...
Unlike many who work in the medical profession, Laura Larson practices what she preaches. Laura, now 34, was diagnosed at the age of 33 with breast cancer. She discovered it when she did her monthly breast self-exam, something she would stress the...
AP Chief Medical WriterThe nation's largest cancer center is launching a massive "moonshot" effort against eight specific forms of the disease, similar to the all-out push for space exploration 50 years ago. The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston expects...
After surgeons removed the tumor from her breast last November, Karen Hajiaskari, of Hamburg, N.Y., was deemed cancer-free. But for the next five years she will take a drug called tamoxifen, a medication that's commonly used to prevent a breast cancer...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Breast cancer experts are cheering what could be some of the biggest advances in more than a decade: two new medicines that significantly delay the time until women with very advanced cases get worse. In a large international...
ReutersSTOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Women with an aggressive type of advanced breast cancer can live significantly longer without their disease getting worse if they are treated with an experimental "armed antibody" drug from Roche, researchers said on Sunday. Data...
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