Clinical practice guidelines for the care and treatment of breast cancer: follow-up after treatment for breast cancer (summary of the 2005 update)
- Breast Cancer Update. // PharmaWatch: Cancer;Dec2005, Vol. 4 Issue 12, p4
The article presents news briefs related to breast cancer. The drug Herceptin, developed by Genentech Inc., have shown that it possess the potential to reduce the risk of breast cancer recurrence in woman with a particularly aggressive form of the disease. An issue of the British medical journal...
- Inflammatory breast cancer. DuVal, Sarah // RN;Feb2004, Vol. 67 Issue 2, p43
Discusses the management of inflammatory breast cancer (IBC). Prevalence of IBC in women; Signs and symptoms; Treatment regimen; Nursing care of IBC patients.
- Easier Radiation. Harrar, Sarí; Dawidowska, Kasia; Matus, Jordan; Rasich, Paula // Prevention;Feb2003, Vol. 55 Issue 2, p165
Women with early breast cancer who need radiation treatment after a tumor is removed no longer have to face a 6-week ordeal of daily hospital visits. A new, device approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, MammoSite Radiation Therapy System, delivers targeted doses of radiation very...
- Curability of breast cancer. // British Medical Journal;2/21/1976, Vol. 1 Issue 6007, p414
Examines the curability of cancer in the breast in women in Ontario. Lack of information on the natural history of breast cancer; Assessment on the impact of treatment on breast cancer; Rate of mortality associated with carcinoma in the breast.
- Breast cancer treatment delays affect survival. Jones, Judy // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);04/10/99, Vol. 318 Issue 7189, p959
Reports on the results of a study which revealed that delays in breast cancer treatment affect survival. Prevalence of the disease in Great Britain; Reasons for the treatment delays; Risk factors associated with delay.
- The curability of breast cancer. Baum, Michael // British Medical Journal;2/21/1976, Vol. 1 Issue 6007, p439
Examines the curability of breast cancer in women in England and Wales. Rate of survival for breast cancer; Number of mortality associated with cancer in the breast; Natural history of the disease.
- Treating young patients with breast cancer. Dixon, J.M.; Hortobagyi, G. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);02/19/2000, Vol. 320 Issue 7233, p457
Deals with the treatment of young women with breast cancer. Comparison between younger and older women who have breast cancer; Information on the adjuvant chemotherapy regimen; How the survival of women with breast cancer is improved.
- Breast Conservation Therapy for Invasive Breast Cancer in Ashkenazi Women With... Robson, Mark; Levin, Deborah // JNCI: Journal of the National Cancer Institute;12/15/99, Vol. 91 Issue 24, p2112
Presents information on a study which compared the outcomes after breast conservation therapy in Ashkenazi women with or without germline mutations in BRCA1 and BRCA2. Importance of germline BRCA1 and BRCA2 status in determining outcome of breast conservation therapy; Mutation analysis and...
- Exercise May Help Prevent Weight Gain Common in Breast
Cancer Chemotherapy Patients, Say Duke Researchers. // Ascribe Newswire: Medicine;4/30/2001, p12
Increasing or maintaining activity levels may help premenopausal patients avoid weight gain common with chemotherapy for breast cancer, according to researchers from Duke Comprehensive Cancer Center. Weight gain is a significant psychological burden for premenopausal breast cancer patients and...