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Breast cancer drug discovery offers hope of new treatments

Science Daily - ‎10 hours ago‎
Scientists have identified a chemical compound that is highly effective at blocking the growth of breast cancer cells in the laboratory.

Laura Matrljan celebrates 1 year being breast cancer free with smash cake photoshoot

Daily Mail - ‎10 hours ago‎
In May, 2015, mother-of-two Laura Matrljan, 32, from Asquith, New South Wales, had a double mastectomy after being diagnosed with breast cancer. Following a reconstruction she went through 25 hours of preventative chemotherapy and despite ...
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Young Canterbury woman uses diagnosis to educate others about breast cancer - ‎13 hours ago‎
Burnham woman Amber Arkell was 26 when she was diagnosed with breast cancer in December 2015. Her popular Facebook blog, When Things Went Tits Up, documented her experience with the disease, and more than 3000 people had liked the page.

Breast Cancer Research Stamp Funded $90 Million in Projects

Medscape - ‎20 hours ago‎
WASHINGTON, DC - Since the launch of the semipostal, or fundraising, breast cancer research stamp in 1998, about $90 million has been raised for the National Institutes of Health and the Department of Defense.

Breast cancer selfie campaign created to raise awareness of disease

Get Surrey - ‎4 hours ago‎
A mother diagnosed with breast cancer has undergone a double mastectomy and helped to spread awareness of the disease with a selfie campaign.

Sylvester researchers identify novel treatment for aggressive form of breast cancer

EurekAlert (press release) - ‎20 hours ago‎
MIAMI, May 23, 2016 - A recent study by researchers at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine revealed that triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC), which has generally been unresponsive to hormone ...

Breast cancer patient shows mastectomy scars in topless selfie to help others feel beautiful - ‎May 23, 2016‎
A young woman has posed for snapshot revealing her mastectomy scars in a topless selfie to help other cancer patients love their bodies.

Knitted knockers offer gentle support for breast cancer patients

Sacramento Bee - ‎16 hours ago‎
Although breast cancer rates have remained stable in the past decade, the American Cancer Society estimates that more than 246,600 women will be diagnosed with invasive breast cancer in 2016. Between 50,000 and 100,000 women a year undergo ...

25 years of screening helping inthe fight against breast cancer

Derry Journal - ‎1 hour ago‎
“And when we say triple assessment centre - it's based on three strands of diagnosing breast cancer. Firstly a clinical examination of the breast, then a radiological examination which will be a mammogram or ultrasound and a pathological examination ...

Taiwan leads Asia in breast cancer control: EIU report

Taipei Times - ‎19 hours ago‎
Taiwan ranks first in breast cancer control among nine territories and nations in Asia, the Health Promotion Administration (HPA) said, a report by the the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) said.

Conquering My Fears: Grateful After Breast Cancer

Huffington Post - ‎21 hours ago‎
The objective of the radiation was to kill small cancer cells that might be left in the tissue. This was hard to accept. In my view, I was now 100 percent healthy and only needed to regain my strength.

Doctor's Tip: How to avoid breast cancer: Eat veggies

Glenwood Springs Post Independent - ‎6 hours ago‎
Did you know that breast cancer often starts two to four decades before it becomes diagnosable as a lump you can feel or as a shadow on a mammogram?

Researchers find target for triple-negative breast cancer

Daily Californian - ‎May 22, 2016‎
A team of scientists from UC Berkeley, UCSF and Boston College have found that triple-negative breast cancer tumors - a breast cancer subtype - rely on fat as an energy source, a discovery that has brought them one step closer to potentially ...

NICE rejects Roche's breast cancer drug Perjeta

PharmaTimes - ‎May 23, 2016‎
Cost regulators for the National Health Service in England and Wales are rejecting the use of Roche's Perjeta to treat certain forms of breast cancer. The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence has published draft guidelines advising that ...
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Janice Dickinson opens up about breast cancer and plans to have implants removed

Daily Mail - ‎May 20, 2016‎
'I don't know why the hell I had them put in in the first place,' Janice says. 'But nevertheless I did. 'I just only have to say that, because of my misgivings in that process, I want to tell women all over, don't get breast implants.' Since going ...
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Breast cancer drug rejected despite doubling in tumour destruction - ‎May 19, 2016‎
A breast cancer drug that has been shown to almost double the eradication of tumours has been rejected for use on the NHS. In draft guidance, the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (Nice) said it was uncertain how the effects of Perjeta ...
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Myriad Genetics embroiled in breast-cancer data fight — again - ‎May 20, 2016‎
Breast-cancer survivor AnneMarie Ciccarella, one of the people who filed the complaint, said that she wants access to her complete data so that she can share it with scientists who are trying to understand the genetic contributions to cancer.
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CDK4/6 Inhibitor Abemaciclib Most Active Against Breast Cancer, NSCLC

Drug Discovery & Development - ‎13 hours ago‎
Credit: Lilly Oncology New results from a Phase 1 clinical trial that tested Eli Lilly's investigational CDK4/6 inhibitor abemaciclib confirms the treatment showed clinical activity against several cancer types, including breast cancer, melanoma, and ...
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Pink Ribbon Breakfast raises thousands of dollars for breast cancer research

Timaru Herald - ‎May 22, 2016‎
More than 100 people donned their brightest pink outfits and turned out to join the fight against breast cancer in Timaru on Monday.

New breast cancer drugs lead to amazing recovery for Madeley grandmother

WAtoday - ‎May 21, 2016‎
A Madeley grandmother has made an amazing recovery from a secondary cancer in her lungs - thanks to new drug treatments that are now being trialled by other WA women with advanced breast cancer. Cancer Council researcher and Fiona Stanley ...