Breast Cancer | Tumor

A Trail of Crumbs

July 23rd 2021, 4:00pm

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“My stories are my trail of crumbs leading back to my heart and my innermost thoughts,” writes a woman living with metastatic breast cancer.

The Metastatic Village

July 19th 2021, 4:00pm

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A patient reflects on the comfort and grief within the world of metastatic breast cancer.

Disruption in Breast Cancer Care During COVID-19 Pandemic May Slightly Increase Long-Term Mortality

July 16th 2021, 11:00pm

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A modeling study demonstrated that breast cancer mortality may increase by 0.52% by 2030, but effects of delays during the COVID-19 pandemic may be mitigated by making up screenings sooner than later.

It's Important to Know: You Are Enough

July 13th 2021, 1:00pm

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A hard-charging executive felt lost after surviving cancer because she didn’t fit into her old life. But, she says, “cancer changed my life, so I changed my world.”

Ibrance Is Well Tolerated in African American Patients With Advanced Breast Cancer and Benign Ethnic Neutropenia

July 7th 2021, 1:00pm

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African American women with benign ethnic neutropenia had clinical benefit with Ibrance (palbociclib) in combination with endocrine therapy to treat advanced breast cancer.

Use of Fertility Drugs Not Associated With Increased Breast Cancer Risk

July 5th 2021, 4:00pm

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There is no need for concern of breast cancer for women using fertility drugs to become pregnant, according to recent research.

Meeting Charise and The Grace Project

July 2nd 2021, 4:00pm

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A woman who underwent surgery for breast cancer shares a transformative experience in which she posed for a photographer who documented her mastectomy scars.

NPR’s Ina Jaffe Shared Her Breast Cancer Journey, Couple Moves Up Their Wedding After Cancer Diagnosis and More

July 2nd 2021, 3:00pm

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From Ina Jaffe’s breast cancer news to a couple moving up their wedding due to a cancer diagnosis, here’s what’s happening in the cancer landscape this week.

Who Needs Nipples Anyway? The Impacts of Breast Cancer Surgery

June 28th 2021, 4:00pm

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Many women with breast cancer choose to undergo reconstruction after mastectomy. Of those women, some opt for nipple sparing surgeries while others do not. “Those who choose to save their nipples are often disappointed when the tissue dies or no longer functions as it did before surgery,” writes one survivor. “But why are nipples so important?”

Breast Implants: Is There an Ideal Smoothness to Prevent Immune Reactions?

June 28th 2021, 1:00pm

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Recent research found that breast implants with a specific texture tended to result in a lower level of inflammation and immune reactions than other implants.