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Treatment news: Recent news concerning various types of breast cancer treatment.

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10/01/17
Exercise during first two years can improve some symptoms of chemo brain
09/26/17
Black cumin compound thymoquinone enhances toxicity of Adriamycin while reducing heart damage in mice
08/26/17
Walking can reduce aromatase inhibitor-induced joint pain
08/20/17
Exclusive use of alternative medicine for breast cancer linked to sharply higher risk of death
08/05/17
Needle track seeding can result in local recurrence, especially for aggressive disease or multiple insertions
07/01/17
Medicaid disenrollment worsens breast cancer stage at diagnosis
06/24/17
Extra-virgin olive oil compound suppresses ER+ breast cancer growth and increases tamoxifen effectiveness
03/12/17
Broccoli compound sulforaphane heightens taxane chemotherapy effectiveness against triple negative breast cancer
02/18/17
Scalp cooling can prevent hair loss caused by chemotherapy
01/26/17
Treatment at a major cancer center could improve long-term outcomes
11/12/16
Treatment can cause long-term fatigue in breast cancer survivors
11/02/16
Enterolactone increases radiation-induced breast cancer cell death
08/09/16
Quercetin protects heart from Adriamycin but could interfere with treatment effects
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
04/08/16
Genistein could reduce treatment effects of Adriamycin chemotherapy in ER+/PR+ disease
02/15/16
Beta-carotene shown to inhibit multidrug resistance in cancer cells
02/08/16
Resveratrol enhances the treatment effects of Adriamycin in ER+/PR+ and triple negative cells
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
09/19/15
Ferritin can protect breast cancer cells from treatment by Adriamycin
07/18/15
Copper depletion could inhibit tumor progression, especially in triple negative disease
07/06/15
Breast cancer diet during cisplatin chemotherapy
06/21/15
Moderate to vigorous exercise could improve some chemo brain symptoms, especially among overweight or obese women
06/02/15
Local recurrence rates for LCIS are significant, especially when radiation is omitted
04/13/15
Fish oil supplements and some fatty fish could reduce effectiveness of chemotherapy
02/22/15
Blueberry and ginger compounds increase effects of Taxol on ER+/PR+ breast cancer stem cells
02/16/15
Starvation enhances gene expression leading to programmed cell death in breast cancer cells
01/25/15
Supplemental vitamin C during chemotherapy not shown to be beneficial
01/19/15
Melatonin heightens effects of radiation treatment in ER+/PR+ breast cancer cells
10/19/14
Light at night reduces Adriamycin effectiveness in rat model of breast cancer
08/24/14
Exposure to light at night reduces tamoxifen effectiveness in animal model of breast cancer
07/20/14
HER2 status of lymph nodes can differ from that of primary breast tumor
07/15/14
Significant improvements in chemo brain are typical within three years
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
03/09/14
Reconstruction using fat tissue enriched with fat stem cells could promote metastasis of triple negative breast cancer
01/12/14
Almost one in three women relapse if radiation is omitted after lumpectomy for DCIS
11/30/13
Vitamin C can reduce the effectiveness of tamoxifen treatment
09/21/13
Trans fat consumption during Adriamycin chemotherapy could increase heart damage
09/08/13
Not completing anti-estrogen treatment linked to sharply higher risk of recurrence
08/25/13
Chemo brain can mean impaired decision making, attention and memory
08/18/13
Cadmium reduces effectiveness of 5-FU chemotherapy in ER+/PR+ breast cancer cells
07/31/13
Resveratrol enhances the treatment effects of tamoxifen in ER+ breast cancer
06/16/13
Resveratrol enhances the effectiveness of Adriamycin in ER+/PR+ breast cancer cells
05/31/13
Black pepper compound increases effectiveness of Taxol against HER2+ breast cancer
05/27/13
Calorie restriction heightens the effects of radiation treatment in triple negative tumors
05/21/13
Reduction in breast density from tamoxifen treatment is linked to favorable prognosis
05/07/13
Luteolin can increase responsiveness to treatment in tamoxifen-resistant breast cancer cells
04/30/13
Unpleasant side effects of anti-estrogens can indicate treatment is working
03/31/13
Delay in breast cancer surgery could affect survival
03/13/13
Radiation treatment significantly reduces recurrence in women with DCIS
03/04/13
Fasting is more effective than calorie restriction in mouse model of chemotherapy
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
12/31/12
Treatment with Femara after tamoxifen can worsen cholesterol profile
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
10/14/12
Fatty fish compound DHA increases Adriamycin efficacy in triple negative breast cancer cells
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
07/22/12
Inflammation can contribute to resistance to Herceptin
07/19/12
Aromatase inhibitors are less effective in reducing estrogen in women with high BMI
07/15/12
Reduction in breast density shows endocrine treatment is working
07/09/12
Orange flavonoid hesperidin could reduce effectiveness of cyclophosphamide
06/18/12
Core needle biopsies might influence the site of breast cancer relapse
06/13/12
It's too early to regrow breasts using fat stem cells
05/30/12
Fish oil does not prevent Adriamycin-induced heart damage and might promote it
05/24/12
Multifocal breast cancer is treated less successfully than unifocal breast cancer
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
05/02/12
Brachytherapy has similar survival but more complications than whole breast irradiation
04/25/12
Bilateral mastectomy can improve ER-/PR- breast cancer survival in some cases
04/19/12
Green tea polyphenol EGCG slows development of tamoxifen resistance
03/22/12
Animal model of ER+/PR+ breast cancer shows that estrogen fuels recurrence
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
02/22/12
Selenium increases effectiveness of Taxol chemotherapy for triple negative breast cancer
02/16/12
Radiation treatment can convert surviving cancer cells into stem cells
02/15/12
Grapes and other foods might help protect against Adriamycin-induced heart damage
01/17/12
Apigenin increases effectiveness of Taxol chemotherapy
01/03/12
Omitting axillary dissection for sentinel node micrometastases means higher risk of recurrence
12/21/11
No need for axillary lymph node dissection when sentinel lymph node biopsy is negative
12/17/11
Women undergoing breast conserving treatment can have ongoing side effects
12/15/11
Kaempferol protects against Adriamycin-induced heart damage
12/14/11
Chemo brain can persist for more than three years after breast cancer treatment
12/07/11
Modern chemotherapy reduces breast cancer death by about a third compared to no chemotherapy
12/06/11
Red clover compound biochanin A reduces potency of tamoxifen in rats
12/04/11
Lumpectomy vs. mastectomy rates vary by type of breast cancer
12/01/11
Herceptin plus anthracycline chemotherapy greatly increases risk of heart damage
11/10/11
Lumpectomy is not inferior to mastectomy for appropriately selected triple negative patients
11/09/11
Curcumin reduces breast cancer resistance to treatment with Adriamycin (doxorubicin) chemotherapy
10/27/11
The beta blocker propranolol increases the effectiveness of Taxol
10/26/11
Resveratrol increases effectiveness of Taxotere (docetaxel) and Adriamycin (doxorubicin)
10/19/11
Tumor response to anti-estrogen treatment before surgery is influenced by BMI and race
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
10/03/11
Simultaneous chemotherapy plus radiation treatment reduces breast cancer recurrence
10/01/11
Inappropriate omission of radiation after breast-conserving surgery is becoming more common
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
09/26/11
At least 8% of women still have lymphedema five years after breast cancer surgery
09/24/11
Caffeine may reduce the effectiveness of Adriamycin (doxorubicin) chemotherapy
09/22/11
Herceptin has reduced locoregional recurrence for HER2+ compared to triple negative breast cancer
09/13/11
Some fish oil supplements could interfere with effectiveness of chemotherapy
09/07/11
Strongly estrogen positive lobular breast cancer responds well to neoadjuvant Femara
08/24/11
Morphine promotes ER+/PR+ and ER-/PR- breast cancer cell migration
08/11/11
Black pepper may help prevent resistance to Adriamycin (doxorubicin) chemotherapy
08/01/11
Breast cancer subtype influences prognosis after neoadjuvant chemotherapy
07/31/11
High dose vitamin D reduces musculoskeletal symptoms in women taking Arimidex
07/29/11
5 years of tamoxifen reduces breast cancer mortality for 15 years for ER+ disease
07/17/11
Increasingly severe side effects of aromatase inhibitors may make tamoxifen first the best strategy
07/12/11
Pathological complete response after chemotherapy predicts favorable outcome
07/11/11
Taking Celebrex might reduce the effectiveness of chemotherapy for breast cancer
07/09/11
Vitamin D supplementation might interfere with aromatase inhibitor treatment
07/07/11
Metastasis stimulated by breast cancer surgery is reduced in rats with new treatments
07/01/11
High body mass index increases risk of lymphedema
06/28/11
Triple negative breast cancer responds to treatments depending on gene expression
06/27/11
Chemotherapy might have different effectiveness in lobular compared to ductal breast cancer
06/09/11
Patients with ER-/PR+ breast cancer benefit from endocrine therapy
05/19/11
Some women with close margins after lumpectomy face increased risk of recurrence
05/06/11
Preoperative MRI can improve surgical management of lobular breast cancer
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
03/01/11
Aromatase inhibitor only or after tamoxifen are both effective treatments
02/23/11
27% of tumors with LCIS found in core needle biopsy also have invasive breast cancer
02/20/11
Effectiveness of MRI in monitoring effectiveness of chemotherapy depends on subtype
02/19/11
Rate of needle biopsy compared to surgical biopsy is too low
02/14/11
Removing ovaries during second half of menstrual cycle improves survival
02/09/11
Axillary lymph node dissection may not be necessary in women with positive lymph nodes
02/08/11
Lumpectomy may be less effective in young breast cancer patients
01/28/11
Undetected lymph node micrometastases do not greatly reduce overall survival
12/26/10
Muscle and joint pain are common during taxane chemotherapy for breast cancer
12/20/10
Brassica compound DIM inhibits breast cancer cell growth synergistically with Taxotere
12/15/10
Breast cancer surgery activates genes implicated in metastasis of residual cancer
12/11/10
Radiation treatment substantially reduces additional breast cancer in women with DCIS
12/10/10
Adding the bisphosphonate zoledronic acid to chemotherapy does not improve outcome markers
11/28/10
Erythropoietin for anemia may hinder Herceptin treatment for HER2-positive breast cancer
11/19/10
Factors predicting upstaging from DCIS to invasive breast cancer at time of biopsy
11/18/10
Aromatase inhibitors have numerous side effects in addition to musculoskeletal symptoms
11/14/10
Blueberry compound pterostilbene increases effectiveness of tamoxifen
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
11/04/10
Pre-operative MRIs find additional disease in 20% of lobular breast cancer patients
11/03/10
Chemotherapy resistance is accompanied by increase in number of breast cancer stem cells
10/19/10
Residual disease can be prevented for many breast cancer patients with 2 mm clean margins
10/03/10
Lobular breast cancer micrometastases may incorrectly be classified as isolated tumor cells
09/22/10
Heavy exercise and other stressors might help cancer cells to survive treatment
09/21/10
Axillary dissection may not be necessary in some women with positive lymph nodes
09/18/10
Degree of chemo brain appears to be influenced by age and cognitive reserve
09/09/10
Flaxseed enhances Herceptin treatment in mouse model of HER2 breast cancer
09/08/10
Sentinel node micrometastases do not reduce breast cancer survival in early years
09/01/10
Surgery to remove breasts and ovaries reduces cancer risks among BRCA1/2 carriers
07/19/10
Women with high BMI may benefit less from hormonal treatments
06/28/10
Medications to avoid while on tamoxifen
06/15/10
NSAID given during breast cancer surgery might reduce risk of recurrence
06/12/10
Cognitive function improves after completion of both Femara and tamoxifen treatment
06/04/10
Clear surgical margins of at least 1 mm reduce rate of local recurrence
05/19/10
Omega-6 rich corn oil reduces effectiveness of tamoxifen
05/06/10
Fasting protects normal cells and sensitizes cancer cells to chemotherapy
05/05/10
Prognostic significance of number of positive axillary lymph nodes
05/04/10
Neutropenia during chemotherapy predicts favorable breast cancer outcome
04/22/10
Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) might increase risk of postmenopausal breast cancer
04/21/10
Radiation after surgery for DCIS reduces risk of local recurrence
04/14/10
Predictors of failure to respond to neoadjuvant chemotherapy
03/27/10
Locoregional recurrence indicates poor prognosis 10 or more years after lumpectomy
03/22/10
Breast reduction surgery may be combined with lumpectomy for DCIS
03/17/10
Green tea compound EGCG has anti-cancer effects in tamoxifen-resistant breast cancer cells
03/07/10
Weight gain can increase hot flashes in breast cancer survivors on aromatase inhibitors
03/04/10
Delay in radiation treatment for breast cancer increases risk of local recurrence
02/27/10
Mastectomy of the other breast improves survival in some cases
02/13/10
Tamoxifen treatment results in cognitive impairment compared to Aromasin
01/22/10
Treatment with aromatase inhibitors results in better breast cancer outcomes than tamoxifen
01/14/10
Physical therapy begun early can prevent lymphedema after axillary lymph node dissection
01/12/10
Risk of breast cancer seeding varies according to needle biopsy method
12/07/09
DIM from broccoli and other brassica vegetables prevents metastasis in mice
11/19/09
General anesthesia during surgery and morphine can increase risk of breast cancer recurrence



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