(AACR) Aug 23, 2011 – Women at high risk of developing breast cancer who smoked cigarettes and drank alcohol were less likely to continue with their chemopreventive regimen and may require more adherence support, according to results of a study published in Cancer Prevention Research, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research.
(Philadelphia Inquirer) Aug 22, 2011 – Sometimes profound change happens so swiftly, it’s unrecognized and unappreciated. Such is the case with the response to the federal Food and Drug Administration advisory committee’s decision to withdraw agency approval for using Avastin to treat metastatic breast cancer.
(NICE-UK) Aug 22, 2011 – An independent committee of experts that develops guidance on behalf of the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) does not believe that a drug, which can be used to delay the growth of a particular type of advanced breast cancer, represents a good use of NHS resources.
(The Washington Post) Aug 22, 2011 – The drop in hormone use by women going through menopause has contributed to a decrease in mammography use, federal researchers reported Monday.
(Forbes) Aug 15, 2011 – Most women grew up hearing that monthly breast self exams (BSE) were a crucial part of early detection. But more and more, experts are saying that monthly exams are passé. Instead, they recommend breast “self awareness.”
(Georgetown University) Aug 12, 2011 – Could some women who naturally produce excess aromatase in their breasts have an increased risk of developing breast cancer? Read Article
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