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11/18/17
Late recurrence of ER+ breast cancer linked to primary tumor characteristics
10/08/17
Use of metformin for type 2 diabetes linked to lower recurrence among older breast cancer survivors
09/17/17
KI-67 proliferation index linked to survival in women with luminal breast cancer
08/20/17
Exclusive use of alternative medicine for breast cancer linked to sharply higher risk of death
08/13/17
High LDL cholesterol increases HER2+ and triple negative tumor growth in mice
07/22/17
ER+ breast cancer can have worse prognosis than ER- disease in young women
07/01/17
Medicaid disenrollment worsens breast cancer stage at diagnosis
03/05/17
ER+/PR- breast cancer twice as likely to relapse as ER+/PR+ disease
01/26/17
Treatment at a major cancer center could improve long-term outcomes
01/15/17
Weight loss after breast cancer diagnosis does not necessarily improve survival
01/09/17
Grilled, barbecued & smoked meat consumption linked to reduced survival after breast cancer
12/31/16
High-fat soybean oil diet promotes metastasis in mouse model of ER+/PR+ breast cancer
12/11/16
Insulin use is associated with unfavorable adipokine levels and poorer breast cancer outcomes
12/05/16
Healthy diet is linked to increased survival, whereas alcohol and Western diet increase cancer mortality
11/22/16
Low vitamin D level at diagnosis linked to aggressive disease and poor prognosis
09/19/16
Elevated insulin levels worsen prognosis even among women without type 2 diabetes
07/04/16
Radiotherapy after lumpectomy improves survival in older women with ER- disease
05/01/16
Six-month delay in starting Herceptin linked to reduced survival in HER2+ breast cancer
04/16/16
Some factors promoting breast cancer metastasis
02/21/16
HDL cholesterol from breast cancer patients with type 2 diabetes can promote metastasis
01/09/16
Maintaining or increasing physical activity is important for survival after breast cancer
12/20/15
Women with triple negative disease are especially vulnerable to delays in starting adjuvant chemotherapy
12/06/15
Heavily treated DCIS is less likely to progress to invasive breast cancer in the long term
11/29/15
ER-/PR+ breast cancer is more similar to triple negative breast cancer than to ER+/PR+ disease
10/24/15
High cholesterol promotes metastasis in animal model of breast cancer
10/18/15
Late recurrence of ER+ breast cancer is more likely for women with large tumors and positive lymph nodes
07/18/15
Copper depletion could inhibit tumor progression, especially in triple negative disease
06/02/15
Local recurrence rates for LCIS are significant, especially when radiation is omitted
05/31/15
Allergen-induced lung inflammation increases pulmonary metastasis in mouse model of breast cancer
05/13/15
Breast cancer recurrence risk higher among those using insulin for type 2 diabetes
04/05/15
Personality traits do not appear to influence breast cancer risk or prognosis
03/22/15
Type 2 diabetes is linked to higher breast cancer stage at diagnosis
03/08/15
Low omega-3 compared to omega-6 levels linked to increased risk of breast cancer
01/12/15
Early birth control pill use is linked to recurrence of premenopausal breast cancer
01/04/15
Low-fat diet may improve survial of ER-/PR- breast cancer patients
12/09/14
Premenopausal African-American women experience worse breast cancer outcomes than white women
10/19/14
Light at night reduces Adriamycin effectiveness in rat model of breast cancer
09/14/14
Omega-3 fats reduce obesity-induced tumor progression in mouse model of breast cancer
08/31/14
Women with metabolic syndrome twice as likely to experience breast cancer recurrence
08/10/14
Aspirin use is linked to improved breast cancer survival
07/28/14
Breast cancer prognosis is inherited independent of tumor characteristics
05/31/14
Morphine promotes growth of existing mammary tumors and reduces survival in mice
05/26/14
Breast cancer surgery should not be omitted in relatively healthy ER+ older women
05/20/14
Carbohydrate intake linked to breast cancer recurrence
03/30/14
Current and long-term smokers are 20% more likely to die from breast cancer
03/16/14
Over 80% of women diagnosed with DCIS or LCIS do not progress to invasive breast cancer
02/25/14
High CRP, a measure of inflammation, is associated with reduced breast cancer survival
01/28/14
Folic acid promotes tumor progression in animal model of breast cancer
01/12/14
Almost one in three women relapse if radiation is omitted after lumpectomy for DCIS
11/29/13
Vitamin D favorably influences breast cancer-related genes in triple negative cells
11/16/13
Fish oil reduces lung metastases in mouse model of breast cancer
11/10/13
Disrupted sleep may be associated with worse breast cancer survival
10/13/13
Postmenopausal breast cancer patients taking multivitamins have lower risk of death
09/16/13
High blood sugar and obesity both reduce ER+/PR+ breast cancer survival
09/08/13
Not completing anti-estrogen treatment linked to sharply higher risk of recurrence
06/30/13
Iron deficiency is linked to metastasis in mouse model of premenopausal breast cancer
06/29/13
African Americans tend to have less favorable breast cancer outcomes
06/08/13
Moderate vitamin C supplementation after breast cancer diagnosis does not improve survival
05/21/13
Reduction in breast density from tamoxifen treatment is linked to favorable prognosis
05/13/13
Suppressing inflammation reduces triple negative breast cancer growth
04/30/13
Unpleasant side effects of anti-estrogens can indicate treatment is working
04/28/13
High circulating insulin levels increase HER2+ tumor size and metastases in mice
04/21/13
Exposure to air pollution is linked to reduced breast cancer survival
04/17/13
High blood sugar predicts worse breast cancer outcomes
03/31/13
Delay in breast cancer surgery could affect survival
03/18/13
Full fat dairy products are linked to increased risk of breast cancer recurrence
03/13/13
Radiation treatment significantly reduces recurrence in women with DCIS
02/22/13
Coffee may reduce risk of recurrence in tamoxifen-treated breast cancer patients
02/18/13
Copper chelation may help prevent recurrence in high-risk breast cancer patients
01/31/13
Radiation treatment improves survival in women with dense breasts
01/20/13
Triple negative and some HER2+ subtypes have up to 11% rate of locoregional recurrence after mastectomy
01/05/13
Young women with family history are at higher risk of developing breast cancer in the other breast
12/09/12
Continuing tamoxifen treatment for 10 years helps prevent late recurrence
11/19/12
Most traditional prognostic factors do not predict recurrence after pathological complete response
10/30/12
Prognosis of triple negative breast cancer varies according histological type
09/16/12
Axillary node dissection unnecessary for early breast cancer patients with sentinel node micrometastases
09/10/12
Some breast cancer patients are not receiving optimal breast conserving treatment
09/04/12
Contralateral breast cancer has worse prognosis than initial primary breast cancer
08/31/12
High breast density is not linked to reduced breast cancer survival
08/12/12
Lymph node negative breast cancer has less favorable prognosis for ER-/PR- disease
06/30/12
High dietary selenium is associated with increased breast cancer survival
06/25/12
Lobular breast cancer has less favorable prognosis than expected
06/20/12
Large breast size linked to reduced survival for ER+ breast cancer
06/04/12
Low vitamin D level at diagnosis linked to larger tumor size and worse outcome
05/28/12
Alcohol consumption before diagnosis increases risk of breast cancer recurrence
05/24/12
Multifocal breast cancer is treated less successfully than unifocal breast cancer
05/17/12
Metformin reduces cancer proliferation, but only in those with insulin resistance
05/13/12
A story of long-term stage IV HER2+ breast cancer survival
05/08/12
Use of alternative medicine instead of systemic treatment reduces breast cancer survival
05/06/12
What are the characteristics of breast cancer with low risk of recurrence?
04/28/12
Ki67 proliferation index predicts progression of LCIS to invasive breast cancer
04/25/12
Bilateral mastectomy can improve ER-/PR- breast cancer survival in some cases
04/18/12
Breast cancer survivors at higher risk of new breast tumors and endometrial cancer
04/12/12
Five-year prognosis by breast cancer subtype
04/05/12
Diabetes is associated with shorter survival among early-stage breast cancer patients
04/03/12
Small lymph node negative triple negative tumors can have good prognosis
03/22/12
Animal model of ER+/PR+ breast cancer shows that estrogen fuels recurrence
03/19/12
Risk of DCIS relapse or progression to invasive cancer continues at least 20 years
03/06/12
Inflammation leads to the transformation of normal cells into breast cancer cells
03/05/12
Resumption of menstruation after chemotherapy is associated with unfavorable prognosis
03/04/12
Lumpectomy plus radiation is as effective as mastectomy for many early-stage breast cancer patients
01/31/12
Carotenoids in food reduce risk of breast cancer and recurrence
01/20/12
Cholesterol drugs might inhibit tumor formation in some breast cancer patients
01/18/12
High intake of soy isoflavones increases risk of recurrence in HER2+ patients
01/06/12
Exercise before breast cancer diagnosis improves survival
01/05/12
Small amount of alcohol after diagnosis does not reduce survival
01/03/12
Omitting axillary dissection for sentinel node micrometastases means higher risk of recurrence
12/30/11
Body weight at diagnosis influences breast cancer survival
12/21/11
No need for axillary lymph node dissection when sentinel lymph node biopsy is negative
12/20/11
Norway and UK survival differences show need for swift and appropriate treatment
12/13/11
Metformin improves survival of diabetic women with HER2+ breast cancer
12/07/11
Modern chemotherapy reduces breast cancer death by about a third compared to no chemotherapy
11/28/11
Breast cancer patients with high blood sugar levels at diagnosis are more likely to relapse
11/27/11
Long term study finds lower breast cancer-specific death among women with high circulating enterolactone
11/21/11
Use of aspirin and other NSAIDs before diagnosis does not improve breast cancer survival
11/14/11
Cancer marker CA 15-3 can predict metastasis in women with early stage breast cancer
11/08/11
Recent improvements in breast cancer survival do not extend to old women
11/07/11
Dietary folate is associated with reduced risk of recurrence among women with ER negative tumors
11/05/11
Luminal breast cancer prognosis can vary based on other tumor characteristics
11/03/11
Preliminary study finds Boniva can eradicate dormant breast cancer cells in bone marrow
10/27/11
The beta blocker propranolol increases the effectiveness of Taxol
10/22/11
Young breast cancer patients require aggressive treatment
10/21/11
Radiation treatment after lumpectomy significantly reduces long-term recurrence and death
10/20/11
Age and breast cancer subtype influence prognosis after lumpectomy
10/19/11
Tumor response to anti-estrogen treatment before surgery is influenced by BMI and race
10/13/11
Coexisting DCIS independently predicts lower tumor aggressiveness in luminal breast cancer
10/10/11
Vitamin C intake is not associated with risk of breast cancer
10/09/11
Low white blood cell count as a result of chemotherapy indicates the treatment is working
10/06/11
Non-anthracycline chemotherapy plus Herceptin is effective treatment for HER2+ breast cancer
10/05/11
Men are more likely to survive breast cancer than women, given similar disease characteristics
10/03/11
Simultaneous chemotherapy plus radiation treatment reduces breast cancer recurrence
10/01/11
Use of vitamin C and vitamin E is associated with less breast cancer recurrence
09/29/11
Axillary dissection in patients with occult sentinel lymph node metastases does not improve survival
09/28/11
The bisphosphonate zoledronic acid might reduce breast cancer recurrence in postmenopausal women
09/22/11
Herceptin has reduced locoregional recurrence for HER2+ compared to triple negative breast cancer
09/20/11
Triple negative breast cancer incidence and recurrence patterns in a Latina population
09/18/11
Different breast cancer subtypes are prone to metastasize to different sites in the body
09/17/11
Lobular and ductal breast cancer can be treated similarly based on other important tumor characteristics
09/15/11
High lignan intake may improve survival among women with ER- breast cancer
09/08/11
Male breast cancer survival is influenced by age, tumor size, ER status and lymph node involvement
09/07/11
Strongly estrogen positive lobular breast cancer responds well to neoadjuvant Femara
09/05/11
African-American women experience a higher risk of second breast cancer after DCIS
08/31/11
Women diagnosed before age 36 have higher risk of relapse than somewhat older women
08/24/11
Morphine promotes ER+/PR+ and ER-/PR- breast cancer cell migration
08/15/11
Exercise may increase breast cancer survival by altering tumor gene expression
08/06/11
Use of the statin Zocor is associated with lower risk of breast cancer recurrence
08/05/11
Mexican breast cancer patients are younger and more likely to have triple negative breast cancer
08/01/11
Breast cancer subtype influences prognosis after neoadjuvant chemotherapy
07/29/11
5 years of tamoxifen reduces breast cancer mortality for 15 years for ER+ disease
07/28/11
Breast cancer diagnosed near pregnancy can be aggressive
07/17/11
Increasingly severe side effects of aromatase inhibitors may make tamoxifen first the best strategy
07/15/11
Lobular and ductal breast cancer have different lymph node metastasis patterns
07/13/11
Exercise reduces inflammation and tumor progression in a mouse model of breast cancer
07/12/11
Pathological complete response after chemotherapy predicts favorable outcome
06/25/11
Regular breast cancer surveillance should continue years after lumpectomy
06/24/11
Multifocal breast cancer has worse prognosis than single tumors
06/09/11
Patients with ER-/PR+ breast cancer benefit from endocrine therapy
06/05/11
High C-reactive protein (CRP) levels linked to unfavorable breast cancer prognosis
06/04/11
Likelihood of death from breast cancer runs in families
06/02/11
Beta blockers linked to reduced breast cancer recurrence, especially for triple negative disease
05/31/11
Soy food consumption is not linked to worse breast cancer prognosis
05/28/11
Triple negative breast cancer prognosis is influenced even by small number of positive nodes
05/19/11
Some women with close margins after lumpectomy face increased risk of recurrence
05/14/11
Blood type is not related to breast cancer outcomes
05/04/11
Healthy diet can improve prognosis of breast cancer survivors
04/26/11
Dietary fiber has weak influence on breast cancer prognosis
04/25/11
Low circulating vitamin D is associated with more aggressive breast cancer
04/24/11
Early detection with screening mammograms leads to improved breast cancer survival
04/20/11
Beta blockers and ACE inhibitors might influence risk of breast cancer recurrence
04/13/11
ER+/PR- or ER-/PR+ tumors more likely to recur locally than ER+/PR+ breast cancer
04/01/11
Obesity not linked to survival in women with triple negative breast cancer
03/27/11
Circulating tumor cells in breast cancer patients linked to poor prognosis
03/25/11
Skin-sparing mastectomy not linked to increased breast cancer recurrence
03/22/11
Taking tamoxifen for all 5 years reduces long-term risk of breast cancer recurrence
03/19/11
Treatment with Herceptin for one year improves survival in women with HER2+ breast cancer
03/17/11
Radiation after lumpectomy reduces recurrence for DCIS survivors
03/07/11
Women with parent who died of breast cancer are also more likely to die if diagnosed
03/02/11
Risk of second primary breast cancer highest in hormone receptor negative survivors
02/27/11
Prediagnostic enterolactone levels linked to lower mortality among women with breast cancer
02/24/11
Screening mammograms are less accurate in breast cancer survivors
02/21/11
Long-term outcomes for DCIS patients can vary significantly according to treatment decisions
02/14/11
Removing ovaries during second half of menstrual cycle improves survival
02/05/11
Green tea consumption may reduce breast cancer recurrence
02/04/11
Triple negative breast cancer in BRCA1 mutation carriers and noncarriers has similar prognosis
01/28/11
Undetected lymph node micrometastases do not greatly reduce overall survival
01/27/11
Obesity is linked to inferior prognosis for hormone receptor positive breast cancer
01/24/11
Breast cancer prognosis does not depend on whether the tumor is ductal or lobular
01/10/11
Dietary trans fat and saturated fat linked to reduced survival after breast cancer
01/04/11
Screening mammograms are most accurate during first week of menstrual cycle
12/29/10
Old women tend to have less aggressive breast cancer and are given less treatment
12/24/10
Male breast cancer patients are less likely to survive than female patients
12/17/10
Cigarette smoking reduces breast cancer survival
12/15/10
Multivitamins with minerals associated with reduced risk of breast cancer recurrence
12/06/10
Obesity reduces survival after early-stage breast cancer
11/30/10
Small triple negative tumors have worse prognosis than small ER+/PR+ tumors
11/08/10
Response to neoadjuvant chemotherapy depends on dosage and tumor type
11/05/10
Positive lymph nodes reduce breast cancer survival, especially among old women
09/12/10
Breast cancer prognosis - risk of locoregional recurrence by breast cancer subtype
09/08/10
Sentinel node micrometastases do not reduce breast cancer survival in early years
09/05/10
Radiation treatment may improve prognosis of early stage triple negative breast cancer
09/01/10
Surgery to remove breasts and ovaries reduces cancer risks among BRCA1/2 carriers
08/31/10
Moderate alcohol consumption reduces breast cancer survival for some women
08/29/10
African-American and Latina women more likely to start chemotherapy late
08/17/10
Lumpectomy has worse prognosis than mastectomy for young women
08/14/10
Introversion and neuroticism do not increase risk of cancer or influence survival
07/27/10
Elderly breast cancer patients have good outcomes with appropriate treatment
07/23/10
Outcomes of breast cancer under age 35 influenced by number of positive lymph nodes
07/19/10
Women with high BMI may benefit less from hormonal treatments
07/07/10
Follow-up after breast cancer should take into account risk of relapse
07/04/10
Tumor marker CA 27.29 has limited usefulness in determining initial prognosis
06/27/10
Obesity reduces breast cancer survival
06/25/10
Expression of E-cadherin influences prognosis of triple negative breast cancer
06/15/10
NSAID given during breast cancer surgery might reduce risk of recurrence
06/04/10
Clear surgical margins of at least 1 mm reduce rate of local recurrence
06/03/10
Differences in hormone receptor status between primary breast tumor and mets is common
05/18/10
Number of tumors should be considered in staging multicentric/multifocal breast cancer
05/05/10
Prognostic significance of number of positive axillary lymph nodes
05/04/10
Neutropenia during chemotherapy predicts favorable breast cancer outcome
04/30/10
New method predicts progression of DCIS to invasive breast cancer
04/29/10
Triple negative breast cancer involves increased risk of distant relapse within shorter time
03/27/10
Locoregional recurrence indicates poor prognosis 10 or more years after lumpectomy
03/04/10
Delay in radiation treatment for breast cancer increases risk of local recurrence
02/20/10
Vitamin D deficiency promotes growth of breast cancer bone metastases
02/17/10
Taking aspirin improves breast cancer survival
02/03/10
Characteristics of breast cancer in women under 40
01/27/10
Epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) expression associated with worse breast cancer prognosis
01/03/10
Black women less likely to survive ER+/PR+ breast cancer - what to do



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