News & Research – 2013 & Earlier

I f you are interested in “older” news and research, dig in starting here…

2013

December 30, 2013 – How is the U.S. FDA Preparing for the Era of Personalized Medicine?  http://www.dddmag.com/articles/2013/12/how-us-fda-preparing-era-personalized-medicine?et_cid=3689297&et_rid=515167755&location=top

December 25, 2013 – Breast cancer drugs: real and fake acupuncture ‘relieves side effects’ – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/270477.php

December 23, 2013 – Task Force recommends BRCA mutation screening for high-risk women – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/270475.php

December 23, 2013 – A tomato-rich diet may reduce breast cancer risk, study shows – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/270482.php

December 18, 2013 – Improved outcomes for women with triple-negative breast cancer with new pre-surgery combination therapy – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/270213.php

December 13, 2013 – Exercise protects against aggressive breast cancer in black women – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/270020.php

December 13, 2013 – In lower-risk breast cancer patients, Herceptin plus Taxol highly effective – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/270040.php

December 13, 2013 – Breast cancer drug halves cases in high-risk women – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/270107.php

December 12, 2013 – Older great cancer survivors benefit from exercise programs – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/269973.php

December 5, 2013 – Hope for noninvasive treatment for breast cancer using MR-guided ultrasound – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/269698.php

December 5, 2013 – 3D mammography ‘significantly increases breast cancer detection’ – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/269693.php

December 5, 2013 – Living with breast cancer when there’s no cure – Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – http://www.jsonline.com/sponsoredarticles/health-wellness/living-with-breast-cancer-when-theres-no-cure8081720101-234604051.html

December 5, 2013 – Risk of serious complications after immediate breast reconstruction with implants increased by obesity, smoking – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/269676.php

December 5, 2013 – As women age, changes in breast density relate to breast cancer risk – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/269655.php

December 1, 2013 – Screen tests:  Meddling mandates and muddling mammograms – http://www.chicagotribune.com/site/ct-breast-density-mammogram-false-positive-perspec-20131201,0,3104316.story

November 29, 2013 – High-fat diets in puberty linked to breast cancer – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/269441.php

November 27, 2013 – BRCA – negative results may not reduce cancer risk – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/269397.php

November 27, 2013 – Oncology nurse navigators help cancer patients cope early in care – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/269340.php

November 26, 2013 – Better predictor of breast cancer risk developed – http://news.wustl.edu/news/Pages/26196.aspx

November 23, 2013 – ABC News’ Amy Robach says aggressive breast cancer surgery was the right choice – http://www.mnn.com/health/fitness-well-being/blogs/abc-news-amy-robach-says-aggressive-breast-cancer-surgery-was-the

November 21, 2013 – Immune system mutations found in breast cancers – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/269047.php

November 19, 2013 – Studies on the use of breast MRI – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/269047.php

November 15, 2013 – Researchers test bandaging for breast cancer-related swollen arm – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/268823.php

November 14, 2013 – Surgical Management of Male Breast Cancer Differs Dramatically From That of Female Breast Cancer – http://www.ascopost.com/ViewNews.aspx?nid=10747

November 14, 2013 – Detecting breast-cancer related lymphedema – a new solution – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/268763.php

November 14, 2013 – Early stages breast cancer could soon be diagnosed from blood samples – http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/11/131114113621.htm

November 13, 2013 – Poorer young breast cancer patients may experience delays in seeking care – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/268680.php

November 12, 2013 – Breast cancer radiotherapy during surgery could ease treatment – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/268665.php

November 11, 2013 – New driver of breast cancer discovered – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/268561.php

November 7, 2013 – ‘Second Opinion’ in breast tumor diagnosis offered by computer-aided image analysis – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/268398.php

November 6, 2013 – Postmastectomy pain most troubling problem for breast cancer survivors http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/11/131106113908.htm?+Medicine+News+–+Breast+Cancer

November 5, 2013 – In male breast cancer treatment study shows more mastectomy, less radiation than in female disease – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/268286.php

November 3, 2013 – The breast cancer shot? Cleveland doctor develops a vaccine – http://news.yahoo.com/the-breast-cancer-shot–cleveland-doctor-develops-a-vaccine-113000843.html

October 31, 2013 – Obesity linked to breast cancer cell growth and tumor size  – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/268138.php

October 29, 2013 – Breast cancer diagnosis can lead to positive personal growth – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/267978.php

October 29, 2013 – Breast radiotherapy linked to increased heart disease risk – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/268009.php

October 26, 2013 – Drug-resistant breast tumors’ defenses lowered by stealth nanoparticles – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/267879.php

October 25, 2013 – New Method for Diagnosing Breast Cancer – ttp://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2013/10/new-method-diagnosing-breast-cancer?et_cid=3560658&et_rid=620314942&location=top#.Um04HDnti0t 

October 25, 2013 – Seven new markers discovered for hard-to-treat breast cancer – http://medicalxpress.com/news/2013-10-markers-hard-to-treat-breast-cancer.html

October 18, 2013 – Every woman’s right:  Breast Reconstruction Awareness (BRA) Day marked with team approach – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/267555.php

October 16, 2013 – New breast cancer imaging ‘detects subtypes and early treatment response’ – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/267409.php

October 13, 2013 – Is Chemotherapy Without Side Effects On the Horizon?  http://www.breastinvestigators.com/content/chemotherapy-without-side-effects-horizon

October 11, 2013 – Older women with invasive great cancer afforded some protection by multivitamins and minerals – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/267269.php

October 11, 2013 – No trace of viral cause for breast cancer and glioblastoma – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/267211.php

October 9, 2013 – Detecting BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations via new, clinically validated diagnostic test – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/267151.php

October 8, 2013 – Moderate activity linked to lower breast cancer risk – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/267035.php

October 8, 2013 – Nipple injections to treat breast cancer – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/267101.php

October 7, 2013 – Target for drug development identified for triple-negative breast cancer – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/267000.php

October 4, 2013 – Breast cancer: ‘less is more’ for lymph node removal – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/266935.php

October 4, 2013 – Walking can reduce breast cancer risk – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/266900.php

October 1, 2013 – Breast cancer:  ‘critical gaps’ found in research – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/266799.php

October 1, 2013 – First pre-surgery breast cancer drug approved by FDA – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/266828.php

October 1, 2013 – New imaging technique could cut down on false positives in breast cancer screening – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/266760.php

September 27, 2013 – Breast health linked to eating peanut butter and nuts – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/266681.php

September 25, 2013 – Two minute breast cancer treatment gets the green light for the NHS –

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/journalists/laura-donnelly/10328883/Two-minute-breast-cancer-treatment-gets-the-green-light-for-the-NHS.html?fb

September 20, 2013 – Shorter radiotherapy for early breast cancer ‘best option’ – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/266367.php

September 19, 2013 – Possible antidote discovered for tamoxifen-related mental fog – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/266269.php

September 15, 2013 – Gene-expression-based biomarker predicts long-term risk of breast cancer recurrence – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/266045.php

September 14, 2013 – Radiotherapy in girls and the risk of breast cancer later in life – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/266026.php

September 9, 2013 – More younger women die of breast cancer, mammograms advised – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/265766.php

September 8, 2013 – MRI right before or after surgery does not benefit women with early breast cancer – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/265720.php

September 2, 2013 – Breast cancer prognosis predicted by protein – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/265456.php

August 30, 2013 – School-age drinking ‘may increase breast cancer risk’ – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/265416.php

August 27, 2013 – Stress fuels cancer spread by triggering master gene – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/265254.php

August 22, 2013 – In breast cancer proliferation, NEET’s are prime suspects – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/265061.php

August 20, 2013 – Anglia Ruskin experts want introduction of new treatment model for ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) patients – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/264999.php

August 15, 2013 – Breastfeeding reduces threat of breast cancer – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/264796.php

August 14, 2013 – Personal website chronicling improves depressive symptoms in women with breast cancer – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/264770.php

August 9, 2013 – Tamoxifen for prevention in high-risk breast cancer – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/264552.php

August 7, 2013 – Blood pressure drugs linked to higher breast cancer risk – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/264446.php

August 7, 2013 – Breast cancer surgery linked to swollen arm syndrome – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/264456.php

August 5, 2013 – When the Cancer Doctor Gets Cancer – Cancer Today – http://www.cancertodaymag.org/Summer2013/Pages/Susan-Love-Breast-Cancer-Leukemia.aspx

August 5, 2013 – Randomized Controlled Trial of Mindfulness-Based – Recovery Versus Supportive Expressive Group Therapy for Distressed Survivors of Breast Cancer – Journal of Clinical Oncologyhttp://jco.ascopubs.org/content/early/2013/08/05/JCO.2012.47.5210.short?rss=1

August 3, 2013 – Curbing breast cancer’s craving for sugar – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/264318.php

August 1, 2013 – Some women with abnormal breast lesions may avoid surgery – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/264189.php

July 26, 2013 – Targeting HER1 receptor for peptide cancer vaccine, therapeutic agents – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/263929.php

July 26, 2013 – Mammography recall rate higher from hospitals – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/263886.php

July 24, 2013 – Innovative technique seeks to prevent lymphedema in breast cancer patients – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/263828.php

July 23, 2013 – Breast cancer:  the good, the bad and the ugly – http://communities.washingtontimes.com/neighborhood/steps-authentic-happiness-positive-psychology/2013/jul/23/breast-cancer-good-bad-and-ugly/

July 17, 2013 – Do Breast Implants Affect Breast Cancer Survival? –  http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/807776?src=wnl_edit_specol&uac=198866FT

July 11, 2013 – Molecular Subtyping Of Breast Cancer Shows Potential of Personalized Medicine – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/263147.php

July 7, 2013 – Women Feel More Satisfied If They Discuss Genetic Cancer Risk With Kids – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/262980.php

July 6, 2013 – Gene Identified That Controls Aggressiveness in Breast Cancer Cells – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/262898.php

July 3, 2013 – Long-Term Night Shift Working Linked to Breast Cancer – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/262864.php

June 28, 2013 – Fish Oils Reduce Risk Of Breast Cancer – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/262612.php

June 26, 2013 – Breast Cancer Stem Cells Destroyed By Targeted Viral Therapy in Preclinical Experiments – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/262440.php

June 25, 2013 – NHS Should Offer Women With Family History Preventive Drugs – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/262420.php

June 20, 2013 – Missing Link In Connection Between Social Stress And Triple-Negative Breast Cancer May Be Fat Cells In Breast – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/262159.php

June 20, 2013 – Advanced Breast Cancer Campaign, Here & Now, Launches In the UK As It’s Revealed Nearly 8 to 10 Do Not Know That The Disease Is Incurable – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/262209.php

June 15, 2013 – Firmer Silicon Gel Implant Gets FDA Go Ahead – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/261795.php 

June 14, 2013 – Supreme Court Gene Ruling Benefits Biotech Breast Cancer Research – http://www.voanews.com/content/supreme-court-genes-cannot-be-patented-benefits-for-biotech-breast-cancer-research/1681543.html

June 14, 2013 – Which Women Should Receive Preventive Breast Cancer Drugs? http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/261948.php

June 13, 2013 – Black Women Diagnosed with Breast Cancer More Likely to Have Abnormal Genes That Increase Their Risk – http://www.breastcancer.org/research-news/20130613

June 12, 2013 – Why Do Many Younger Women Choose Mastectomy Over Lumpectomy? – http://www.breastcancer.org/research-news/20130612-4

June 11, 2013 – FDA Approves Scalp-Cooling For Chemo Hair Loss Final Trial – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/261704.php

June 11, 2013 – Breast Cancer Screening Does Not Reduce Deaths Says Study Of 40 Years of Mammograms – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/261795.php

June 6, 2013 – Potential New Clues for Identifying Breast Cancer Risk – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/261462.php

June 3, 2013 – 10 Years on Tamoxifen Halves Breast Cancer Recurrence Risk – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/261363.php

May 31, 2013 – Complication Risk After Breast Cancer Reconstruction Affected By Weight of Tissue Flaps – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/261227.php

May 29, 2013 – Behind the Cover Story:  Peggy Orenstein on Rethinking Her Stance on Mammograms – http://6thfloor.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/04/29/behind-the-cover-story-peggy-orenstein-on-rethinking-her-stance-on-mammograms/

May 24, 2013 – Scientists Make Breast Cancer Advance That Turns Previous Thinking On Its Head – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/261008.php

May 23, 2013 – Reducing Your Risk of Breast Cancer – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/260902.php

May 14, 2013 – Angelina Jolie opts for preventative double mastectomy – http://www.nytimes.com/2013/05/14/opinion/my-medical-choice.html?_r=0

May 13, 2013 – Gene Expression Profiling in Breast Cancer – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/260350.php

May 14, 2013 – Angelina Jolie opts for preventative double mastectomy – http://www.nytimes.com/2013/05/14/opinion/my-medical-choice.html?_r=0

May 10, 2013 – Quality of Life Better for Breast Cancer Patients Who Have Fun and Friends – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/260300.php

May 8, 2013 – Exercise-Related Changes in Estrogen Metabolism May Lower Breast Cancer Risk – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/260220.php

May 7, 2013 – Spokane physician participates as patient in breast cancer vaccine trial – http://www.washington.edu/news/2013/05/07/spokane-physician-participates-as-patient-in-breast-cancer-vaccine-trial/

May 4, 2013 – More Younger Women Getting Breast Cancer – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/260085.php

May 1, 2013 – Breast Implants Can Hinder Breast Cancer Survival Rates in Women – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/259858.php

April 28, 2013 – Tamoxifen And Coffee Consumption May Help Prevent Return of Breast Cancer – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/259656.php

April 26, 2013 – Study Examines Treatment Delays in Young Women With Breast Cancer By Race/Ethnicity – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/259667.php

April 22, 2013 – In Women With Dense Breasts, Screening Breast Ultrasound Detects Cancers Missed On Mammography – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/259360.php

April 20, 2013 – Breast Cancer Survivors Rarely Maintain Adequate Physical Activity Despite Benefits – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/259293.php

April 18, 2013 – In Breast Cancer Survivors, Genetic Markers Linked to the Development of Lymphedema – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/259218.php

April 16, 2013 – Detection of Infiltrating Ductal Carcinoma Improved By Tomosynthesis in Women At Increased Risk of Breast Cancer – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/259081.php

April 12, 2013 – Omega-3 Fatty Acids Slow Triple-Negaive Breast Cancer Cell Proliferation – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/259069.php

Apri 10, 2013 – Breast Cancer Survival Not Affected By Alcohol Consumption – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/258796.php

April 8, 2013 – New Frontiers in Breast Cancer Screening – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/258686.php

April 3, 2013 – Environmental Factors and Breast Cancer – http://www.huffingtonpost.com/lorenzo-cohen-phd/endocrine-disrupting-chemicals_b_3009776.html

March 28, 2013 – Scientists Identify Genetic Causes for Prostate, Breast and Ovarian Cancer in Breakthrough Research – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/258321.php

March 27, 2013 – Arm Lymphodema After Breast Cancer Surgery – http://www.thelancet.com/journals/lanonc/article/PIIS1470-2045(13)70097-4/fulltext?_eventId=login&elsca1=ETOC-ONCOLOGY&elsca2=email&elsca3=P24A35F

March 25, 2013 – Young, Black, Female Breast Cancer Patients Need Genetic Risk Strategies – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/258098.php

March 23, 2013 – Better Cancer Detection, More Accurate Staging with New Imaging Agent – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/258007.php

March 18, 2013 – Blood Test Tracks Response to Cancer Treatment – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/257787.php

March 18, 2013 – Mammograms Every Other Year Fine for Women Over 50 – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/257803.php

March 14, 2013 – Radiation Raises Breast Cancer Survivor’s Risk of Heart Disease Slightly http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/257702.php

March 6, 2013 – In Late-Stage Diagnosis of Breast Cancer, Neighborhood Poverty and Health Insurance are Common – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/257224.php

March 4, 2013 – Study Finds Physical Activity Does Not Protect Against In Situ Breast Cancer – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/257061.php

March 4, 2013 – Post Traumatic Stress Disorder a Problem for Nearly 1:4 Newly Diagnosed with Breast Cancer – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/257090.php

March 2, 2013 – Breast Reconstruction Study Provides Data on ‘Patient-Reported Outcomes’ for Different Types of Silicone Implants – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/257034.php

February 27, 2013 – Patients’ Fear of Developing Lymphedema Far Exceeds Risk Following Breast Cancer Treatment – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/256892.php

February 25, 2013 – Breast Cancer Tumour Growth Inhibited by OMEGA-3’s – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/256754.php

February 22, 2013 – Men say their breast cancer was caused by contaminated water at Camp Lejeune. http://rockcenter.nbcnews.com/_news/2013/02/22/17059795-men-say-their-breast-cancer-was-caused-by-contaminated-water-at-camp-lejeune?lite

February 22, 2013 – New Late Stage Breast Cancer Treatment Approved http://www.cnn.com/2013/02/22/health/breast-cancer-drug/index.html?hpt=hp_t3

February 22, 2014 – New Silicone Gel-Filled Breast Implant Approved by FDA – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/256736.php

February 18, 2013 – Alcohol Consumption is A Leading Preventable Cause of Cancer Deaths in the US – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/256432.php

February 18, 2013 –  Should All Women Over 40 Get Mammograms? Wall Street Journal   http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323539804578260241902140764.html?mod=wsj_share_tweet

February 16, 2013 – Copper Depletion Therapy Very Effective at Preventing Spread of Cancer – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/256470.php

February 15, 2013 – Landmark patent ruling over breast cancer gene BRCA1 – http://www.smh.com.au/national/health/landmark-patent-ruling-over-breast-cancer-gene-brca1-20130215-2egsq.html

February 8, 2013 – Researchers Discover Enzyme Behind Breast Cancer Mutations – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/256006.php

February 7, 2013 – A Mammogram Every Two Years Is Best For Older Women – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/256054.php

February 7, 2013 – Researchers Gather To Discuss Therapy Alternative For Breast Cancer – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/255983.php

February 5, 2013 – Researchers Develop Automated Breast Density Test Linked to Cancer Risk – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/255799.php

February 4, 2013 – Differences In Tissue Stiffness Have Potential To Aid In Diagnosis, Therapy of Breast Cancer – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/255806.php

January 29, 2013 – Low Vitamin D Levels Linked To High Risk of Premenopausal Breast Cancer – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/255472.php

January 28, 2013 – Better Survival Rates Seen With Lumpectomy Compared With Mastectomy For Early Breast Cancer – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/255320.php

January 24, 2013 – Cancer Expert Remains To Be Convinced By Breast Screening Review – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/255322.php

January 22, 2013 – Breast Cancer Recurrence Predictable With Blood Test – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/255233.php

January 19, 2013 – New Method To Diagnose Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/255056.php 

January 15, 2013 – Chemoprevention of Breast Cancer to Be Offered in UK – http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/777670

January 12, 2013 – 3D Imaging Increases Breast Cancer Detection – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/254872.php

January 5, 2013 – PET/CT Shows Clear Advantage Over Conventional Staging For Patients With Locally Advanced Breast Cancer – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/254554.php

January 3, 2013 – Probe That Checks for Cancer On The Margin During Breast Lumpectomy Gets FDA Approval – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/254571.php

January 3, 2013 – Genetic Traits Affect Tamoxifen Effectiveness – http://www.courier-journal.com/article/20130103/PRIME01/301030049/Breast-cancer-Genetic-makeup-may-affect-tamoxifen-s-effectiveness?gcheck=1&_tmc=fCGNlIbY7UOiWyvknxE3P1OOy8O-TNrz7SEDqv6aOKE

2012

December 30, 2012 -Healthy Lifestyle During Menopause May Decrease Breast Cancer Risk Later On http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/254322.php

December 21, 2012 – PPM1D Gene Linked to Breast And Ovarian Cancers – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/254373.php

December 14, 2012 – Breast Cancer Survivors Have Higher Diabetes Incidence – http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/776222

December 5, 2012 – ABC News – Extended Use of Tamoxifen from 5 to 10 Years Found Beneficial – http://abcnews.go.com/Health/CancerPreventionAndTreatment/extending-tamoxifen-saves-lives-reduces-breast-cancer-recurrences/story?id=17879346#.UMIkPlHT1US

November 30, 2012 – Combined RB and PTEN Loss Identifies DCIS Primed for Invasive Breast Cancer – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/253374.php

November 29, 2012 – Vitamin D Proven to Help Combat Breast Cancer – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/253322.php

November 28, 2012 – Repeated CT and Nuclear Imaging Increases Breast Cancer Risk – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/253250.php

November 19, 2012 – Certain Jobs Associated with Breast Cancer – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/252980.php

November 16. 2012 – Cancer Symptoms May Be Eased By Ancient Foot Massage Technique – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/252805.php

November 15 2012 – Reducing False Positive Findings And Recalls Using Stereoscopic Digital Mammography – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/252766.php

November 14, 2012 – Treatment Plan Should Be Based on Type of Cancer – http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/plus/chi-tms-mayo-breast-cancer-treatment-story,0,6231096.story

November 14, 2012 – Heart Failure in Older Breast Cancer Patients Linked to Medication – http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/11/121114162641.htm

November 13, 2012 – Michigan Looking at Law to Give Women with Dense Breasts Notice – http://www.woodtv.com/dpp/news/local/grand_rapids/dense-breast-bill-michigan-house-committee-111312

November 12, 2012 – Advantages For Minimally Invasive Lymph Node Dissection in Breast Cancer Compared to Conventional Surgery – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/252626.php

November 5. 2012 – New Diagnostic Tool Could Lower Numbers of Unnecessary Lymph Node Surgeries in Breast Cancer – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/252341.php

November 2, 2012 – Predicting Tamoxifen Resistance In Breast Cancer Treatment – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/252289.php

November 1, 2012 – Survival For Elderly Women With Early-Stage Breast Cancer Who Undergo Radiation Treatment After Surgery – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/252206.php

October 30, 2012 – Breast Cancer Treatment Likely To Be Improved By Progress in Ultrasound-Guided Surgery – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/252101.php

October 30, 2012 – Breast Cancer Screening – Do Benefits Outweigh The Harms? – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/252189.php

October 25, 2012 – Moderate Alcohol Consumption and Breast Cancer – A Complex Association – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/251905.php

October 25, 2012 – Genetic Changes Plus ‘Tumorous Environment’ Enable Breast Cancer Cells to Spread – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/251946.php

October 25, 2012 – Breast Density and Cancer Risk:  Gene Polymorphisms Identified – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/251919.php

October 24, 2012 – Best Ways to Manager Lymphedema:  Exercise And Complete Decongestive Therapy – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/251870.php

October 24, 2012 – Brachytherapy Leads to More Complications In Older Breast Cancer Patients – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/251838.php

October 22, 2012 – Women Who Do Not Breastfeed At Increased Risk for ER/PR – Negative Breast Cancer – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/251749.php

October 12, 2012 – When Should Breast Cancer Screening Occur?  It Depends.

October 9, 2012 – Faster Diagnosis for Breast Cancer When Women Assisted by Patient Navigators

October 8, 2012 – Breast Cancer Survivors More Likely to Exercise if Self-Confidence and Motivation Addressed During Rehab

October 8, 2012 – Chemical Found in Many Plastics Linked to Multiple Health Threats – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/251167.php

October 3, 2012 – Study Opens a New Door to More Personalized Treatment of Breast Cancer

October 1, 2012 – Testing New Technology That Could Aid in Breast Cancer Diagnosis & Treatment – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/250817.php

September 26, 2012 – Four Distinct Types of Breast Cancer Identified – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/250644.php

September 21, 2012 – MD Anderson: Launching A New War on Cancer – http://www.cnn.com/2012/09/21/health/cancer-program/index.html?hpt=hp_c2

September 15, 2012 – Type 2 Diabetes Linked to Breast Cancer Risk – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/250237.php

September 9, 2012 – Study Uncovers Simple Way of Predicting Severe Pain Following Breast Cancer Surgery – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/249934.php

September 6, 2012 – Scotland Changes Stand on Breast Cancer  – http://www.scotsman.com/scotland-on-sunday/scotland/nhs-changes-advice-on-breast-cancer-amid-concerns-of-unnecessary-medical-treatment-1-2502019

September 6, 2012  – http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/europe/study-mammograms-x-rays-could-raise-breast-cancer-risk-in-young-women-with-gene-mutations/2012/09/06/685c909a-f85c-11e1-a93b-7185e3f88849_story.html

August 29, 2012 – Lack of Sleep a Risk Factor in Developing More Aggressive Types of Breast Cancer – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/249563.php

August 25, 2012 – Being overweight raises your chances of breast cancer  – http://abcnews.go.com/Health/breast-cancer-recurrence-risk-weight/story?id=17076352#.UDwO9FHT1UR

August 17, 2012 – Density of Breasts Does Not Impact Death Among Breast Cancer Patients – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/249188.php

August 13, 2012 – Radiation Therapy After Lumpectomy Helps Prevent a Future Mastectomy – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/248952.php

August 3, 2012 – Self-Help for Men Supporting Their Spouses Through Breast Cancer – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/248556.php

August 3, 2012 – MLK3 Protein Identified as Potential Metastasis Inhibitor – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/248553.php

August 2, 2012 – New Hope for Women with Breast Cancer Offered by Change in Drug Regimen – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/248530.php

August 2, 2012 – Interdisciplinary Pre-Clinical Research Offers Hope for Triple Negative Breast Cancer Treatment – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/248512.php

July 18, 2012 – Latest Research in Sweden Finds Mammography Screening Has Limited Effect on Breast Cancer Mortality Rate – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/247930.php

July 15, 2012 – One Fifth of Breast Conserving Surgeries Require Reoperation – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/247840.php 

July 6, 2012 – Early Stage Breast Cancer Patients Benefit From Single Dose Radiation At Time of Surgery – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/247549.php

July 5, 2012 – Surprising Genetic Connection Discovered Between Breast Size And Breast Cancer  – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/247432.php

July 3, 2012 – Microwaves Offers Safe, Cheap Detection of Breast Tumors – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/247315.php

July 2, 2012 – Women With Noninvasive Breast Cancer Benefit From Accelerated Radiation Treatment http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/247296.php

June 22, 2012 – How we die (1900 vs 2010) – http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/ezra-klein/wp/2012/06/22/how-we-die-in-one-chart/

June 8, 2012 – Metastatic Breast Cancer May Be Slowed by HIV Drug – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/246296.php

June 6, 2012 – Ginseng Lessens Fatigue in Cancer Patients – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/246179.php

June 4, 2012 – Drug T-DM1 Shows Remarkable Delay in Breast Cancer Progression – http://www.nydailynews.com/life-style/health/experimental-drug-dubbed-t-dm1-shows-stunning-results-delaying-progression-breast-cancer-article-1.1089384 

June 2, 2012 – T-DM1 Drug May Be Breast Cancer ‘Smart Bomb’ – http://health.msn.com/health-topics/breast-cancer/is-tdm-1-a-miracle-drug-for-advanced-breast-cancer

May 28, 2012 – Working Night Shifts May Increase Risk of Breast Cancer – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/245914.php

May 25, 2012 – Chemotherapy’s Effectiveness May Be Predicted by Breast MRI – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/245796.php May 23, 2012 – New Cancer Therapies Likely Following “Orphan” Drug Sleep Findings – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/245667.php May 23, 2012 – Moderate Weight Loss of Overweight and Obese Reduces Risk of Breast Cancer – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/245666.php

May 22, 2012 – HDAC Inhibitor Targets Triple Negative Breast Cancer – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/245634.php

May 21, 2012 – Hybrid Vaccine Demonstrates Potential to Reduce Breast Cancer Recurrence – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/245571.php

May 16, 2012 – Nine New Breast Cancer Genes Identified – http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/05/120516152349.htm

May 15, 2012 – In Early Stage Breast Cancer, Highly Targeted Irradiation As Good As Whole Breast Therapy – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/245319.php

May 9, 2012 – Promising Diagnostic Technique, Photoacoustics, to Screen for Breast Cancer, Without X-Rays – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/245128.php

May 8, 2012 – Brachytherapy Effective In Early Stage Breast Cancer In Milk Ducts- http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/245145.php

May 7, 2012 – Dissection Necessary For Breast Cancer Patients With Positive Ultrasound Guided Axillary Node Biopsy – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/245001.php

May 7 2012 – Microsurgery Breast Reconstruction Options Grow (free DIEP flap, for deep inferior epigastric perforator flap). – http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20120507/entlife/705079953/

April 30, 2012 – Cancer Survivors Told to Exercise, Eat Healthy and Maintain Ideal Body Weight to Minimize Risk of Cancer Reoccurrence – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/244765.php

April 22, 2012 – Possible New Cancer Treatment  Identified  http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/244358.php

April 19, 2012 – Breast Cancer is 10 Different Diseases Says Landmark Study http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/244283.php

April 16, 2012 – Exercise During Breast Cancer Treatment Improves Quality of Life http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/244120.php

April 3, 2012 – Routine Mammograms: 10 Patients Wrongly Diagnosed for Every 1 Saved http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/243707.php

March 31, 2012 – New Technology Reveals Breast Cancer Risk Gene http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/243558.php

March 29, 2012 – Light Drinking Can Increase Risk for Breast Cancer http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/243543.php

March 1, 2012 – Breast Cancer Repeat Surgery Less Likely if Pathologist Present During First Operation – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/242372.php

February 7, 2012 – Blood test as good as a biopsy? http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/241176.php

February 3, 2012 – Partial Mastectomies Often Result in Further Surgeries http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/241166.php

January 5, 2012 – New Test to Determine if DCIS Patient Will Benefit from Radiation (VIDEO) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iz2rIxLks_U

2011

December 10, 2011 – Starch Intake May Influence Risk for Breast Cancer Recurrence – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/238987.php

December 6, 2011 – New Test Predicts Risk for Reoccurrence for Patience with DCIS – http://aacrnews.wordpress.com/2011/12/06/new-test-predicts-risk-for-recurrence-for-patients-with-dcis/

October 23, 2011 – WGN AM720 Radio Annual Breast Cancer Special – Noon – 3 pm http://www.wgnradio.com/shows/deanrichards/wgnam-dean-richards-breast-cancer-special-2011,0,5342876.htmlstory .  Audio clip of survivor stories (and me!)

http://kylemck.tumblr.com/post/11832509185/check-out-my-mom-get-interviewed-on-wgn-radio-on

October 7, 2011 – Young Breast Cancer Patients Fight Lonely Battle – USA Today http://yourlife.usatoday.com/health/medical/breastcancer/story/2011-10-04/Young-breast-cancer-patients-fight-a-lonely-battle/50655282/1 

October 6, 2011 -Breast Cancer Drug Tamoxifin Linked to Diabetes in Older Women http://www.linkedin.com/news?viewArticle=&articleID=823314021&gid=65679&type=member&item=74313455&articleURL=http%3A%2F%2Fwww%2Estonehearthnewsletters%2Ecom%2Fbreast-cancer-drug-tamoxifen-linked-to-diabetes-on-older-women%2Fcancer-breast%2F&urlhash=-tXJ&goback=%2Egde_65679_member_74313455

October 6, 2011 – “10 Things to Know About Breast Cancer” – Chicago Tribune –http://www.chicagotribune.com/health/sns-risk-reduction-correct-term-for-breast-cancer-prevention-20111006,0,3941978.story

September 23, 2011 – Wanda Sykes DCIS Story:  http://www.cnn.com/2011/09/23/showbiz/celebrity-news-gossip/wanda-sykes-cancer-ppl/index.html?hpt=hp_c2

September, 2011 – more.com “A Breast Cancer You May Not Need to Treat” http://www.more.com/dcis-breast-cancer-treatment

June 23, 2011 – http://www.valleyhealth.com/Article.aspx?content_id=7711

June 20, 2011 — Women with ductal carcinoma in situ — DCIS — who later develop invasive breast cancer in the same breast are at higher risk of dying from breast cancer than those who do not develop invasive disease, according to a study published online March 11 in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute. http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/03/110311165221.htm

May 4, 2011 – http://jnci.oxfordjournals.org/content/92/4/295.full

May 2, 2011 – http://www.medpagetoday.com/Surgery/GeneralSurgery/26223

March 31, 2011 – http://www.knowbreastcancer.org/news-research/research/tamoxifen-and-radiation-after.html

March 23, 2011 – http://jnci.oxfordjournals.org/content/early/2011/03/23/jnci.djr118.extract

2010

June 14, 2010 – http://discuss-cancer.com/2010/07/asco-breast-dcis-recurs-more-often-in-younger-women/ http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/219094.php

April 29, 2010 – Three New Biomarkers for DCIS Found – http://www.news-medical.net/news/20100429/Three-new-biomarkers-for-ductal-carcinoma-in-situ-found.aspx

2009

October 22, 2009 – The Confusion Over DCIS:  What to Do About ‘Stage Zero’ Breast Cancer” US News and World Report – http://health.usnews.com/health-news/family-health/cancer/articles/2009/10/22/the-confusion-over-dcis-what-to-do-about-stage-zero-breast-cancer

September 24, 2009 – Panel Urges Further Research to determine which DCIS Patients may be Candidates for Less-Invasive Therapy http://www.nih.gov/news/health/sep2009/od-24a.htm September 2009 – http://consensus.nih.gov/2009/DCIS%20images/program_abstracts_dcis.pdf March 30, 2009 – http://www.ucsf.edu/news/2009/03/8165/dcis-not-invasive-breast-cancer-and-might-not-require-surgery http://health.usnews.com/health-news/family-health/cancer/articles/2009/10/22/the-confusion-over-dcis-what-to-do-about-stage-zero-breast-cancer http://www.usatoday.com/news/health/2009-10-11-new-breastcancer_N.htm http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/715586 HIH Ductal Carcinoma In Situ (DCIS) Conference:  http://consensus.nih.gov/2009/dcis.htm

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