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Supplemental ultrasonography for breast cancer screening may cause more harm than benefit

March 18, 2019
Performing ultrasonography as an adjunct to screening mammography increased the risk for false-positive biopsies in women at low, intermediate, and…

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Angiosarcoma observed in 1 in 1,000 patients after radiotherapy for breast cancer

March 18, 2019
About 1 in 1,000 patients with breast cancer who underwent radiotherapy later developed radiotherapy-associated angiosarcoma, a serious complication…

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Breast cancer screening linked to lower mortality risk, greater therapy benefit

March 16, 2019
Women who underwent routine mammography screening demonstrated a 60% lower risk for dying of breast cancer within a decade of diagnosis than women…

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Background parenchymal enhancement on MRI predicts risk for invasive breast cancer

March 15, 2019
Background parenchymal enhancement observed on breast MRI appeared to be strongly predictive of risk for breast cancer, regardless of

Meeting News

Challenges, opportunities remain in breast cancer survivorship care

March 13, 2019
MIAMI — Although significant progress has been made in breast cancer care, challenges and opportunities remain in cancer survivorship…

Meeting News

Scalp-cooling devices gaining momentum in US, but more data needed

March 13, 2019
MIAMI — Significant advances have been made with scalp-cooling devices to reduce hair loss among women with breast cancer, and this has…

Meeting News

Intraoperative radiotherapy viable for certain patients with breast cancer

March 13, 2019
MIAMI — Intraoperative radiotherapy remains a viable option for patients with low-risk breast cancer, according to a presenter at Miami Breast…

PCPs have opportunity to support patients in cancer treatment decisions

March 12, 2019
Primary care physicians often feel ill-equipped to discuss treatment options with patients with breast cancer, according to a survey published in…

Meeting News

Experts debate partial breast irradiation vs. omission of radiation therapy for low-risk breast cancer

March 12, 2019
MIAMI — Two speakers at Miami Breast Cancer Conference debated whether partial breast irradiation or omission of radiation therapy is a…

Meeting News

Breast cancer screening evolves in ‘age of acceleration’

March 12, 2019
MIAMI — Breast cancer screening is moving away from a generalized, population-based approach to more personalized, risk-based assessment…

FDA News

FDA approves Trazimera, Herceptin biosimilar, for certain breast, gastric cancers

March 12, 2019
The FDA approved trastuzumab-qyyp for the treatment of HER2-overexpressing breast cancer and metastatic gastric or gastroesophageal junction…

Meeting News

Pregnancy among young women with breast cancer requires tailored support, multidisciplinary approach

March 12, 2019
MIAMI — Pregnancy among young women with breast cancer requires a multidisciplinary team approach and modification of standard algorithms to…

Meeting News

Work ‘not yet done’ in management of HER2-positive breast cancer

March 12, 2019
MIAMI — A high unmet need still exists in the treatment of HER2-positive early breast cancer, according to a presenter at Miami Breast Cancer…

Meeting News

BMI inversely associated with palbociclib-induced neutropenia

March 11, 2019
An inverse relationship may exist between BMI and palbociclib-induced neutropenia, according to study results presented at Miami Breast Cancer…

Meeting News

Extent of sentinel lymph node biopsy influences lymphedema risk

March 11, 2019
A higher number of resected lymph nodes increased the likelihood for lymphedema after sentinel lymph node biopsy, according to study results…

Meeting News

Alpelisib prolongs PFS in breast cancer subset

March 11, 2019
The addition of alpelisib to fulvestrant significantly extended PFS among certain patients with PIK3CA-mutant breast cancer, according to results of…

Meeting News

Preoperative breast MRI valuable complement to mammography, ultrasound

March 11, 2019
Preoperative MRI served as a valuable complement to conventional imaging for determining extent of breast cancer and detecting additional lesions…

Colorectal cancer blood test to be assessed in mammogram recipients

March 9, 2019
A mobile bus that has been used to offer women breast cancer screening in rural parts of West Virginia may help test the efficacy of a novel blood…

FDA News

FDA approves Tecentriq combination for PD-L1-positive, triple-negative breast cancer

March 8, 2019
The FDA granted

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Genetics may influence effects of vitamin E on risk for cancer

March 8, 2019
Genetic variations in the catechol-O-methyltransferase gene appeared to influence whether vitamin E supplements decreased or increased the risk for…