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Breast-Specific Gamma Imaging (BSGI) Can Reduce The Number Of Unnecessary Breast Biopsies When Compared To MRI

Women that require additional diagnostic imaging after a questionable mammogram may be at risk for unnecessary biopsies when only magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is offered, according to a new study presented at the 19th Annual National Interdisciplinary Breast Center Conference in Las Vegas. “Our...
March 19th, 2009 | News | Read More

New Protein Important In Breast Cancer Gene’s Role In DNA Repair Identified By Penn Researchers

For years, researchers have known that under normal conditions, the breast cancer protein BRCA1 orchestrates the repair of damaged DNA, but the details of just how BRCA1 moves to the damaged site and recruits the right nuclear repairmen for DNA restoration remains a mystery. Please read the complete...
March 19th, 2009 | News | Read More

Early Detection Of Second Breast Cancers Halves Women’s Risk Of Death

A group of international researchers has found the first reliable evidence that early detection of subsequent breast tumours in women who have already had the disease can halve the women’s chances of death from breast cancer. Please read the complete article and let us know what you think below.
March 19th, 2009 | News | Read More

Innovative Drug Discovery Company, Domainex, Collaborates With Breakthrough Breast Cancer And Institute Of Cancer Research On Novel Drug Targets

Domainex announced a collaboration on new exciting drug discovery programmes with the Breakthrough Breast Cancer Research Centre and The Institute of Cancer Research to identify and develop inhibitors of two recently validated breast cancer targets, tankyrase and IKK-epsilon. Please read the complete...
March 18th, 2009 | News | Read More

Women’s Risk Of Death From Second Breast Cancers Halved By Early Detection

A group of international researchers has found the first reliable evidence that early detection of subsequent breast tumours in women who have already had the disease can halve the women’s chances of death from breast cancer. Please read the complete article and let us know what you think below.
March 18th, 2009 | News | Read More

Next Steps

Thank you to all have reached out- it is a great help to hear all the funny and touching stories about Dan. I still plan on using the blog for myself and to communicate about NCCF. I hope you’ll humor me. I miss my buddy, as I am sure many of you all do. I look forward to seeing many of you later...
March 18th, 2009 | Blogs-contributors, Dan Waeger | Read More

Obese Women Play Cancer Roulette

Obese women may be putting themselves at greater risk of breast cancer by not undergoing regular screening. According to new research by Dr. Nisa Maruthur and her team from The John Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, USA, seriously obese women are significantly less likely to say they...
March 18th, 2009 | News | Read More

The Importance Of Healthy Living Reinforced By ‘First Sister’ Study Results

Women who maintain a healthy weight and who have lower perceived stress may be less likely to have chromosome changes associated with aging than obese and stressed women, according to a pilot study that was part of the Sister Study. The long-term Sister Study is looking at the environmental and genetic...
March 18th, 2009 | News | Read More

Preventium Is ‘Where The Prevention Of Breast And Prostate Cancer Begins’

Dr. Ercole Cavalieri and Dr. Eleanor Rogen of the University of Nebraska Medical Center, Eppley Institute for Research in Cancer, located in Omaha, Nebraska, have identified the triggering mechanism by which breast and prostate cancer cells begin. Preventium™ http://www.preventium.org is a recently...
March 17th, 2009 | News | Read More

Clinical Trial To Improve Outcomes In Patients With Breast Cancer Now Open

Researchers at The Cancer Institute of New Jersey (CINJ) have opened a clinical trial, which aims to evaluate a new treatment for breast cancer in combination with one that is already approved for other types cancers.  The new combination is targeted toward treatment of hormone receptor-positive locally...
March 17th, 2009 | News | Read More