Philips to Introduce MicroDose Mammography SI With Low-Dose Spectral Imaging
. New Philips MicroDose SI, a full-field digital mammography system, brings the potential of non-invasive spectral imaging to clinical practice without exposing women to additional examinations or X-ray radiation. VA Leads Nation in Breast Cancer Screening Rates
. VA has outperformed non-VA health care systems in breast cancer screenings for more than 15 years. Breast Cancer: Quality of Life Tracks Health Status
. Asked to rate their quality of life, women with breast cancer are likely to base their answer on their ability to function normally and the number of symptoms with which they contend on a daily basis. Mechanisms of Action for Green Tea Extract in Breast Cancer Prevention Identified.
An oral green tea extract, Polyphenon E, appears to inhibit vascular endothelial growth factor and hepatocyte growth factor, both of which promote tumor cell growth, migration and invasion. High Levels of Estradiol, Progesterone During Pregnancy Associated With Increased Risk for HR-Negative Breast Cancer
. Increased concentrations of the pregnancy hormones estradiol and progesterone were associated with an increased risk for hormone receptor-negative breast cancer diagnosed before age 50. Developed a Technology That Predicts Metastasis in Breast Cancer
. Bellvitge Biomedical Research Institute (IDIBELL) and The Institute of Photonic Sciences (ICFO) have collaborated on the development of a diagnostic tool that identifies the metastatic ability of breast cancer cells. Breast-Feeding Reduced Risk for ER/PR-Negative Breast Cancer
Breast-feeding reduced the risk for estrogen receptor-negative and progesterone receptor-negative breast cancer. Study Sheds New Light On the Progression and Invasiveness of Ductal Breast Cancer
. A new study has found that despite an enormous degree of intercellular heterogeneity in both DCIS and IDC, the evolution from noninvasive to invasive disease is determined by recurrent patterns of genomic imbalances in most cases. Cost, Availability Hinder Breast Cancer Therapy in China
. Video interview with Sandra M. Swain, M.D., and Zefei Jiang, M.D., including transcript.FDA Releases Mammography Quality Standards Act National Statistics
. FDA has reported information about national inspection results from its Mammography Quality Standards Act (MQSA) program. Tumors Outside Breast May Hold Key to Predicting Aggressive Cancer
. Doctors can best determine whether a woman has an aggressive or slow-growing form of breast cancer by testing the level of a protein in tumors that have spread outside the breast. New Finding Gives Clues for Overcoming Tamoxifen-Resistant Breast Cancer
. New findings about specific cellular mechanisms that may help overcome endocrine (hormone) therapy-resistance in patients with estrogen-positive breast cancers. Racial Differences Exist in the Link Between Consumption of Meat and Breast Cancer Risk
. African-American women show no clear association found between intake of any kind of meat and breast cancer risk.Researchers Target Breast Cancer in Three Trials
. A malarial drug is showing promise in stopping breast cancer before it starts. Study: Obamacare to boost mammo demand
. The Affordable Care Act (PPACA), widely known as Obamacare, could boost demand for mammography screening by half a million women per year or more in 2014.New Study Sheds Light on the Progression and Invasiveness of Ductal Breast Cancer
. A study found the evolution from noninvasive to invasive disease is determined by recurrent patterns of genomic imbalances in most cases. Cancer trials can lack clear information on biopsies
. Not all cancer studies requiring biopsies are of the highest quality. And some don't make it into the published scientific literature. Health Care Reform and Women's Insurance Coverage for Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening.
The primary objective of this study was to estimate the number of low-income women who would gain health insurance after implementation of the ACA and thus be able to obtain cancer screening. Aerobic Exercise Eases Breast and Prostate Cancer Fatigue
. Aerobic exercise can help relieve fatigue related to breast and prostate cancer, both during and after treatment.