- 9 happy endings to breast cancer stories. Leive, Cindi // Glamour;Oct2007, Vol. 105 Issue 10, p34
The article focuses on the experiences of breast cancer survivors. Particular attention is given to the stories of 9 women who were featured in previous issues of "Glamour" magazine. Article topics include breast cancer survivor and makeup artist Tracy Sondern, the importance of Breast Cancer...
- `I had a breast Cancer party.'. // Redbook;Mar2000, Vol. 194 Issue 3, p152
Features a woman who was diagnosed with breast cancer and provides information on a party she held with her friends.
- Primary Angiosarcoma of the Breast after Pregnancy. Altan, Ege; Arslan, Cagatay; Dede, Didem; Dogan, Erkan; Altundag, Kadri // American Surgeon;Aug2010, Vol. 76 Issue 8, pE115
A letter to the editor is presented which is concerned with the case of a 28 year old female patient who was diagnosed with primary angiosarcoma of the breast five months after giving birth
- Survival of patients with metastatic breast cancer: twenty-year data from two SEER registries. Tai, Patricia; Yu, Edward; Vinh-Hung, Vincent; Cserni, Gábor; Vlastos, Georges // BMC Cancer;2004, Vol. 4, p60
Background: Many researchers are interested to know if there are any improvements in recent treatment results for metastatic breast cancer in the community, especially for 10- or 15-year survival. Methods: Between 1981 and 1985, 782 and 580 female patients with metastatic breast cancer were...
- Screen detection associated with reduction in 10-year breast cancer-specific mortality. // Hem/Onc Today;3/25/2011, Vol. 12 Issue 6, p32
The article reports that female invasive breast cancer patients with mammographically screen-detected tumors had superior disease-specific and all-cause mortality compared with women suffering from nonscreening-related carcinomas, which is based on a study conducted by S. Mook and colleagues.
- Epidemiology and Survival Analysis of Jordanian Female Breast Cancer Patients Diagnosed from 1997 to 2002. Tarawneh, Mohammed; Arqoub, Kamal; Sharkas, Ghazi // Middle East Journal of Cancer;2011, Vol. 2 Issue 2, p71
Background: Breast cancer is the most common cancer among Jordanian women, yet survival data are scarce. This study aims to assess the observed five-year survival rate of breast cancer in Jordan from 1997 to 2002 and to determine factors that may influence survival. Methods: Data were obtained...
- Strong Support System Improves Breast Cancer Mortality. // Radiology Today;Feb2011, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p24
The article focuses on a study conducted by the Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center in the U.S. and the Shanghai Institute of Preventive Medicine in China which shows that breast cancer patients who have social support are less likely to die or have a cancer recurrence. It notes that breast cancer...
- Suicide After Breast Cancer: a International Population-Based Study of 723810 Women. Schairer, Catherine; Brown, Linda Morris; Chen, Bingshu E.; Howard, Regan; Lynch, Charles F.; Hall, Per; Storm, Hans; Pukkala, Eero; Anderson, Aage; Kaijser, Magnus; Andersson, Michael; Joensuu, Heikki; Foss�, Sophie D.; Ganz, Patricia A.; Travis, Lois B. // JNCI: Journal of the National Cancer Institute;10/4/2006, Vol. 98 Issue 19, p1416
Few studies have examined long-term suicide risk among breast cancer survivors, and there are no data for women in the United States. We quantified suicide risk through 2002 among 723 810 1-year breast cancer survivors diagnosed between January 1, 1953, and December 31, 2001, and reported to 16...
- Getting a worry off her chest. Ian; Heidi // Investigate;Jun/Jul2013, Vol. 10 Issue 138, p4
The article reports that many women from New Zealand are undergoning genetic testing to detect breast cancer gene. BRCA-related cancers are triple negative that means they are very hard to treat as they do not respond to the usual drugs. The identification of risk-reduction measures for breast...