|2010/02/23 Women Warned Aspirin Reports May Be Misleading|
Recent research from the US suggests women who have been diagnosed with breast cancer may benefit from taking aspirin but the National Prescribing Service (NPS) warns people to talk to their health professional before self-medicating.
The study, published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, has r
|2010/02/22 New Ultrasound Breast Scanner Takes Up Operation In Europe|
The first models of the new Siemens ultrasound system Acuson S2000 Automated Breast Volume Scanner (ABVS) have taken up operation in European radiological and gynecological clinics and offices. Patients in Switzerland, France, Portugal, Norway and Germany can now be examined with the new system. Tha
|2010/02/19 Breast Cancer Impact On Same Sex Couples|
One in eight women diagnosed with breast cancer is younger than 45 when diagnosed, yet their emotional and medical concerns are different than those of women over age 45, as is the impact of their diagnosis on family, friends, partners, colleagues and children. Fertility concerns and the possibility
|2010/02/18 Safeway Gives Another $317,000 For TGen Breast Cancer Research|
Even with unemployment high and sales down, Safeway Inc. has donated more than $317,000 to fund breast cancer research at the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen).
Donations raised in October during Breast Cancer Awareness Month increased the total contributions by Safeway to TGen over
|2010/02/15 Discovery Of Switch That Turns On The Spread Of Cancer|
Reporting in Nature Cell Biology, researchers describe the discovery of a specific protein called disabled-2 (Dab2) that switches on the process that releases cancer cells from the original tumor and allows the cells to spread and develop into new tumors in other parts of the body.
The process cal
|2010/02/13 Linking Breast Cancer Patients With Alternative Therapies|
Biological-based therapies such as diet supplements and vitamins are the most popular complementary and alternative medicines for women recovering frombreast cancer, according to a Michigan State University researcher working to create a support intervention for women in treatment for the disease.
|2010/02/12 Breast Cancer Rates Decline Most For Affluent White Women|
Breast cancer rates are declining, but some groups have seen a more significant decline than others, with race, ethnicity and economic background playing a part.
According to a new national study, the only significant decline in breast cancer rates occurred among white, non-Hispanic women, 50 and o