The 2003 Australian Breast Health Survey: survey design and preliminary results
- Independent Nurse: Journals WatchBreast cancer patients would choose injections over tablets. // GP: General Practitioner;10/28/2005, p82
This article informs that over 200 women with early or advanced breast cancer from across Great Britain were asked about their preferences on treatment. The results showed that health professionals often underplayed the distress of side-effects such as hot flushes.
- TREATING BREAST CANCER. DUNKIN, MARY ANNE // Georgia Trend;May2013, Vol. 28 Issue 9, p24
The article reports on improved diagnostic techniques and targeted treatments for breast cancer. In 2012, 8,907 Georgians were diagnosed with breast cancer. The trend of delayed childbearing and rising rates of obesity are two key reasons for this increased risk. Thomas A. Samuel, associate...
- Use of guideline-consistent therapy linked to detection mode. // Hem/Onc Today;2/25/2008, Vol. 9 Issue 3, p47
The article discusses research being done on breast cancer diagnosis and therapy. It references a study by K. R. Yabroff et al published in a 2008 issue of "Cancer." Women who were diagnosed with breast cancer were analyzed by researchers at the National Cancer Institute. They concluded that...
- Advances in Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment of Breast Cancer. Mincey, Betty A.; Perez, Edith A. // Mayo Clinic Proceedings;Jun2004, Vol. 79 Issue 6, p810
Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women in the United States; this year, approximately 215,900 new cases will be diagnosed. Mammography remains the cornerstone of screening, with technologies such as ultrasonography and magnetic resonance imaging having an increasingly defined role....
- Breast Cancer Screening: Benefits and Harms. Jin, Jill // JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;12/17/2014, Vol. 312 Issue 23, p2585
The article examines the benefits and adverse effects of breast cancer screening in women. Based on the recommendation by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force as of mid-December 2014, women aged 50-74 should undergo screening mammogram every two years. Among the potential bad effects of...
- Handle with Care. Ince, Susan // Good Housekeeping;Apr2000, Vol. 230 Issue 4, p82
Provides tips on how to get the treatment that is best for breast cancer patients. Importance of regular mammography; Information on Mammotome; Safety of lumpectomy; Risky gaps in follow-up care.
- Relationship Between Mammographic Density and Breast Cancer Death in the Breast Cancer Surveillance Consortium. Gierach, Gretchen L.; Ichikawa, Laura; Kerlikowske, Karla; Brinton, Louise A.; Farhat, Ghada N.; Vacek, Pamela M.; Weaver, Donald L.; Schairer, Catherine; Taplin, Stephen H.; Sherman, Mark E. // JNCI: Journal of the National Cancer Institute;Aug2012, Vol. 104 Issue 16, p1218
Background Women with elevated mammographic density have an increased risk of developing breast cancer. However, among women diagnosed with breast cancer, it is unclear whether higher density portends reduced survival, independent of other factors. Methods We evaluated relationships between...
- Good news and bad news about breast cancer. Plotkin, David // Atlantic;Jun96, Vol. 277 Issue 6, p53
The article focuses on breast cancer in women in the U.S. The author sets out to provide information on the risks and benefits of different breast cancer treatments. The author discusses such issues as the increasing rates of breast cancer, different types of tumors, mammograms, and different...
- Drug combo helps women with early breast cancer. // Tennessee Tribune;12/16/2010, Vol. 21 Issue 50, p11B
The article reports on the development of drug combination, Herceptin and Tykerb, that helps women with early breast cancer.