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  1. Why Some Breast Cancer Patients Forgo Implants

    April 30, 2010 -- Fewer than one in three women eligible for breast reconstruction surgery following mastectomy for breast cancer undergo the procedure, according to a small snapshot from four counties in California. But doctors in other areas of the country tell WebMD that more than 90% of patients

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  2. Progress in Predicting Invasive Breast Cancer

    April 28, 2010 -- Doctors are a step closer to being able to predict which women with noninvasive breast tumors will go on to develop invasive breast cancer -- and therefore whether or not they need more aggressive treatment. Researchers studied nearly 1,200 women with ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS

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  3. Breast Cancer Risk Differs Among Ethnic Groups

    April 26, 2010 -- Factors that increase the risk of breast cancer for white women have less influence among women of Hispanic ethnicity, a new study shows. The finding comes from an analysis of population-based data on about 4,800 white and Hispanic women enrolled in a research project called the 4-

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  4. Tamoxifen, Evista Prevent Breast Cancer

    April 20, 2010 (Washington, D.C.) -- There are two good drug options for preventing breast cancer in high-risk women, and more women need to take advantage of them, doctors say. Updated results from a large breast cancer prevention trial confirm that both the old standby tamoxifen and the osteoporos

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  5. Progress in Blood Test for Breast Cancer

    April 20, 2010 (Washington, D.C.) -- Researchers report they’re a step closer to developing a blood test for the early detection of breast cancer. Using data from the large Women’s Health Initiative (WHI), they found that levels of epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) may be elevated in the blood

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  6. Multivitamins May Cut Breast Cancer Risk

    April 19, 2010 (Washington, D.C.) -- Multivitamins and calcium supplements may help protect women against breast cancer, new research suggests. In a study of more than 700 women, taking multivitamin tablets in the past five years was associated with 31% lower odds of having breast cancer. The use of

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  7. Teen Drinking Linked to Benign Breast Disease

    April 12, 2010 --Teenage and adolescent girls who regularly consume alcohol may be at greater risk for developing benign breast disease in their 20s than their teetotaling counterparts, Harvard researchers report in the May issue of Pediatrics. Benign breast disease or noncancerous lumps, bumps or c

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  8. Multivitamins Linked to Breast Cancer Risk

    April 1, 2010 -- The message is hammered home every time we turn on the TV: Taking a daily multivitamin can help improve our overall health and well-being and may even protect against diseases like cancer. But now a new study suggests that this seemingly healthy habit may actually increase the risk

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  9. New Debate on Breast Removal to Prevent Cancer

    March 26, 2010 -- Counseling on actual recurrence risk can lead to a reduction in the number of women who choose to have both breasts removed when only one breast is affected by cancer, new research shows. Many breast cancer survivors believe that their risk of developing breast cancer in their othe

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  10. Breast Cancer Treated by Freezing Tumors

    March 16, 2010 -- Breast cancer patients may one day be able to opt for a simple outpatient procedure to freeze their tumors as an alternative to surgery. In a small but promising study, researchers were able to kill breast cancer cells by freezing them using a technique known as image-guided, multi

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