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Treatments for Breast Cancer by Well Med Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 4:41pm 1 Comment Here is a list of treatments and procedures that are commonly used to treat Breast Cancer: Adjuvant therapy Axillary lymph node dissection Biological therapy Breast prosthesis Breast reconstruction surgery Breast-conserving Surgery Endocrine Therapy External radiation Hysterectomy Implant radiation Local therapy ... Read on »
Launch of a new cutting-edge treatment for breast cancer by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted Fri 02 Mar 2012 3:45am The first breast cancerAbnormal, uncontrolled cell division resulting in a malignant tumour that may invade surrounding tissues or spread to distant parts of the body. patient to be treated with intraoperative radiotherapyThe treatment of disease using radiation. treatment ( IORT ) wi ... Read on »
FDA recommends removal of Avastin for treatment of Breast Cancer by Michael A. Zadeh Medical DoctorHealth MavenFacebook Posted Fri 17 Dec 2010 12:00am The FDA notified healthcare professionals and patients that it is recommending removing the breast cancer indication for Avastin (bevacizumab) because the drug has not been shown to be safe and effective for that use. The drug itself is not being removed from the market and this action will not have any immediate impact on its use in trea ... Read on »
Free Treatment for Breast Cancer in Pennsylvania by Katherine B. Patient Expert Posted Mon 04 May 2009 4:59pm Did you know FREE treatment is available to women diagnosed with breast cancer in Pennsylvania who are uninsured or underinsured? The Pennsylvania Breast Cancer Coalition ( PBCC ), in partnership with Senator Vince Hughes, is publicizing the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania's Breast and Cervical Cancer Prevention and Treatment Program ( BCCPT ). ... Read on »
How Does Yoga Help Those Undergoing Treatment For Breast Cancer? by Breast Cancer Yoga Posted Tue 30 Oct 2012 3:50pm Yoga addresses the side effect distresses of (breast) cancer. These side effects can include lymphedema (swelling), cancer-related fatigue, nausea, pain, weight loss, sleep disorders, stress, fear, anxiety, depression and restlessness. In current studies of women managing these symptoms of distress the following was reported: those doing yoga t ... Read on »
Podcast – sunbeds, sunburn and tailored treatment for breast cancer by Cancer Research UK Patient Expert Posted Tue 06 Apr 2010 12:00am Click on the image to listen to the latest podcast In this month’s podcast we bring you news of a test that could help doctors decide which treatment is best for specific groups of breast cancer patients, and hear how a bill to protect children from the dangers of sunbeds has taken another step towards becoming law. We also ... Read on »
Christina Applegate is Undergoing Treatment for Breast Cancer by Matthew Z. Patient Expert Posted Mon 04 Aug 2008 1:09pm Christina Applegate is treated for breast cancer, as confirmed by her rep. read more|digg story Read on »
Obesity Might Hinder Treatment of Some Breast Cancers by Medline Plus Posted Mon 16 Jul 2012 4:00pm For tumors sensitive to estrogen, extra pounds might keep hormone levels higher, study finds Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Breast Cancer , Obesity Read on »
Breast Cancer primer and a new wrinkle in breast cancer treatment by Dr. Robert O. Medical Doctor Posted Fri 11 Jul 2008 5:10pm There was a good article for the lay public a week ago in the New York Times "With a Tiny Bit of Cancer, Debate on How to Proceed" about the phenomena and controversy over breast cancer "micrometastasis" to lymph nodes. I do a lot of breast cancer related surgery and have this kind of discussion frequently with patients. I've tried over the yea ... Read on »
Breast Cancer primer and a new wrinkle in breast cancer treatment by Dr. Robert O. Medical Doctor Posted Thu 18 Jun 2009 1:03am There was a good article for the lay public a week ago in the New York Times " With a Tiny Bit of Cancer, Debate on How to Proceed" about the phenomena and controversy over breast cancer "micrometastasis" to lymph nodes. I do a lot of breast cancer related surgery and have this kind of discussion frequently with patients. I've tried over the ... Read on »