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A study, published in Annals of Oncology, carried out at the British Columbia Cancer Agency in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, showed that men whose cancer had not spread beyond the breast were a ...


Researchers at the Mayo Clinic have found that that most women who have a contralateral prophylactic mastectomy are satisfied and would elect this procedure again. Satisfaction with contralateral ...


Research has shown that being single, married or divorced can influence cancer survival, but a new study shows marital status appears to have no impact on the outcome for women with breast cancer who ...


Almost one-third of women who underwent reconstructive breast implantation after mastectomy had at least one short-term complication in the chest or breast area, with one in five women requiring addit ...


After lumpectomy for breast cancer, radiotherapy to the remaining breast tissue can improve the chances of long-term survival. This is one of the main new findings from a worldwide overview of deta ...


An analysis of adjuvant radiation therapy in women with breast cancer following mastectomy is associated with better survival as measured at 10 years when appropriate doses and fields of radiation are ...


Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center researchers are studying whether delivering chemotherapy drugs directly to breast "plumbing" might make treatment of early breast cancer easier on the patient and at ...


Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center researchers are studying whether delivering chemotherapy drugs directly to breast "plumbing" might make treatment of early breast cancer easier on the patient and at ...


The women diagnosed with breast cancer who carry a certain genetic mutation can have breast-sparing surgery but should consider hormonal treatments to reduce their risk of cancer returning. A 10-yea ...


The order in which patients with inflammatory breast cancer undergo different types of treatment does not appear to be associated with improved survival rates, which remain poor. Approximately 2.5 ...


A study using mastectomy tissue has shown that precancerous changes can occur in normal-appearing areas of the breast as distant as two inches from a tumor's edge. The findings, while preliminary, ...


A preventive procedure to remove the unaffected breast in breast tumor patients with disease in one breast may only be necessary in patients who have high-risk features as assessed by examining the pa ...


A new study of young women with breast cancer has found that most chose to have a mastectomy rather than a surgical procedure that would conserve the breast.Shoshana Rosenberg, at Dana-Farber Cancer I ...


The aim of the study was  to determine whether there is a benefit to adjuvant radiation therapy after breast-conserving surgery and tamoxifen in women age greater than or equal to 70 years w ...


Axillary lymph node evaluation is performed frequently in women with ductal carcinoma in situ breast cancer, despite recommendations generally against such an assessment procedure in women with locali ...