Citations with the tag: BREAST -- Cancer -- Patients

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  • Non-parametric comparison of relative versus cause-specific survival in Surveillance, Epidemiology and End Results (SEER) programme breast cancer patients.
    Gamel, J.W.; Vogel, R.L. // Statistical Methods in Medical Research; Oct2001, Vol. 10 Issue 5, p339 

    Cancer-related mortality can be measured by two dissimilar methods: cause-specific survival (based on mortality attributed to a specific cause), and relative survival (based on mortality relative to a matched cohort). We used both methods to determine actuarial survival in a population of 119502...

  • Research on bone metastases quickens its pace.
    Ziegler, Jan // JNCI: Journal of the National Cancer Institute; 06/18/97, Vol. 89 Issue 12, p841 

    Focuses on the affinity of bone metastasis on breast cancer patients. Recognition of bone metastasis as a hazard in many cancers; Development of classes of drugs applicable to bone diseases; Mechanisms of tumor cells production; Use of nude mice in observing the osteolytic metastases in humans;...

  • Prevalence of BRCA1 and BRCA2 Gene Mutations in Patients With Early-Onset Breast Cancer.
    Peto, Julian; Collins, Nadine; Barfoot, Rita; Seal, Sheila; Warren, William; Rahman, Nazneen; Easton, Douglas F.; Evans, Christopher; Deacon, Judith; Stratton, Michael R. // JNCI: Journal of the National Cancer Institute; 06/02/99, Vol. 91 Issue 11, p943 

    Presents information on a study which examined patients with early-onset breast cancer from Great Britain for mutations in both BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes. Patients and methods; Results and discussion; Implications of results.

  • Breast cancer is no match for Dodson.
    STORMS, GAY // Graham Leader; 10/2/2011, Vol. 136 Issue 14, p7A 

    The article features breast cancer survivor Gwen Dolson, who credited the outpouring support of her family and friends to get through the pain during chemotherapy by replacing pain with humor.

  • Adding lapatinib improves QOL in breast cancer subgroup.
    STORMS, GAY // PharmacoEconomics & Outcomes News; 2/20/2010, Issue 597, p10 

    The article discusses a study by B. Sherrill et al published in the January 22, 2010 issue of "Current Medical Research and Opinion" which revealed that the combined therapy of lapatinib and Quality-of-Life (QOL) on a subgroup of ErbB2+ or advanced/metastic breast cancer patients showed...

  • the mind-body connection.
    Nix, Ann // Amazing Wellness; Fall2013, Vol. 5 Issue 5, p8 

    An introduction to the journal is presented in which the editor discusses various articles published within the issue including "Are You Addicted to Stress" and "Living with Breast Cancer."

  • A little help.
    Nix, Ann // Shape; Oct94, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p74 

    Describes the benefits of support groups for women suffering from breast cancer. Findings of a study on the impact of social support on life span; Opinions of patients; List of organizations.

  • Sex and intimacy after my mastectomy.
    Drew, Nancy // Shape; Oct94, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p74 

    Reports on the efforts of breast-cancer patient Deanne Noberini to preserve normal sexual relations with her boyfriend after a mastectomy. Retaining a good physical condition; Handling of implants; Psychological outlook.

  • Breast cancer survivors are now part of the cure.
    Howard, Elizabeth Meade // San Diego Business Journal; 08/18/97, Vol. 18 Issue 33, p10A 

    Focuses on breast cancer in the United States, and on the role played by Y-ME, a national support and advocacy organization based in Chicago, Illinois. How Y-ME allows breast cancer survivors to support one another; Group's efforts to lobby for funding of breast cancer research.

  • A Mother's Lament: Part 1 of 2.
    Wu, Lucy L.; James, Maidi // Chinese American Forum; Apr2000, Vol. 15 Issue 4, p12 

    Part I. Presents a Chinese American mother's letter to her daughter, who died from complications due to breast cancer. Daughter's refusal to let her mother know that she had cancer; Mother's admiration of her daughter's strength in a time of crisis.

  • LIFE Interrupted.
    Shea, Suzanne Strempek // Yankee; May2002, Vol. 66 Issue 4, p70 

    Narrates the experience of the author with breast cancer in the U.S. Scenario at the radiation oncology department of a hospital; Tests administered to verify the existence of breast cancer; Attention given to the family of women with breast cancer.

  • Indiana Women In Need Foundation.
    Shea, Suzanne Strempek // Indianapolis Business Journal; 11/20/2014 Giving Guide, p52 

    The article offers information on Indiana Women in Need Foundation, a nonprofit organization in Indianapolis, Indiana, which helps women to endure breast cancer treatment by providing individualized services and support.

    Shea, Suzanne Strempek // American Snowmobiler; Jan2014, Vol. 28 Issue 4, p10 

    The article presents updates related to snowmobile racing as of January 2014 including Divas Snowgear and Fly Racing's selection as outfitter for the Eagle River Derby World Championships, Pink Ribbon Riders' contribution to a breast cancer patient and increase in attendance at Snowmobile USA show.

  • They gave me 12 months to live.
    Russell Rich, Katherine // Redbook; Nov99, Vol. 193 Issue 6, p162 

    Presents the thoughts of a woman about her breast cancer and its treatment. Declaration of war against cancer; Support group; Treatments undergone.

  • Stress and relapse of breast cancer.
    Ramirez, Amanda J.; Craig, Thomas K.J.; Watson, James P.; Fentiman, Ian S.; North, William R.S.; Rubens, Robert D. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition); 2/4/89, Vol. 298 Issue 6669, p291 

    Examines the influence of stress on relapse in patients with breast cancer. Consideration of intermediaries in promoting growth of subclinical metastases; Importance of the psychosocial factors; Development of cognitive and physiological treatments.

  • Mutations of the BRCA1 and BRCA2 Genes in Danish Patients Diagnosed at Young Age with Multi-Centric or Bilateral Breast Cancer.
    Bergthorsson, J.T.; Winther, K.; Fenger, K.; Niebuhr, A.; Klausen, S.; Borg, Å.; Harboe, T.; Ejlertsen, B.; Niebuhr, E. // Disease Markers; 1999, Vol. 15 Issue 1/3, p94 

    Presents the abstract of the article 'Mutations of the BRCA1 and BRCA2 Genes in Danish Patients Diagnosed at Young Age with Multi-Centric or Bilateral Breast Cancer,' by J. T. Bergthorsson, K. Winther, K. Fenger, A. Niebuhr, S. Klausen, Ã… Borg, T. Harboe, B. Ejlertsen and E. Niebuhr.

  • Assessment of treatment response in lobular breast carcinoma metastatic to skeleton.
    Ghesani, Munir; Dy, Irene; Cohen, Seth; Rosenbaum-Smith, Sharon; DeLara, Francisco; Kodsi, Karen; Moran, Christopher // Hem/Onc Today; 6/10/2012, Vol. 13 Issue 11, p14 

    The article discusses the case of a 55-year-old hypertensive female patient with breast cancer who is diagnosed with bone metastases after she underwent mastectomy.

  • A Healing Haircut.
    Erickson, Diane; Umansky, Dianne // Self; Oct99, Vol. 21 Issue 10, p110 

    Presents a diary of a woman battling breast cancer. Chemotherapy; Haircut; Acupuncture treatment; Relationship with daughter; Emotional and physical stress.

  • Survive and prosper.
    Duckett, Michaela // Charlotte Post; 10/4/2012, Vol. 38 Issue 4, p1B 

    The article features African American Tia Bullett, a six-year breast cancer survivor from Charlotte, North Carolina, and how she dealt with the disease.

  • Corrections.
    Duckett, Michaela // British Journal of Sports Medicine; Dec2012, Vol. 46 Issue 16, p1144 

    A correction to the article "Review of Exercise Studies in Breast Cancer Survivors: Attention to Principles of Exercise Training" by K. L. Campbell et al. that was published in a 2012 issue of the journal is presented.

  • Breast Cancer Prevention Drug May Cause Bone Loss.
    Duckett, Michaela // O&P Business News; Mar2012, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p36 

    The article focuses on the study conducted by Angela Cheung, Doctor of Medicine at the University Health Network in Toronto, Ontario, on the use of aromatize inhibitor to prevent breast cancer which decreases bone mineral density.

  • Strong-Arm Breast Cancer.
    Duckett, Michaela // Shape; Apr2011, Vol. 30 Issue 8, p104 

    The article discusses a study conducted by researchers at the University of Pennsylvania which found that strength-training among breast cancer patients could decrease their risk of developing the limb-swelling condition lymphedema.

  • Thirty four year follow up of patients with breast cancer in clinical trial of postoperative radiotherapy.
    Palmer, M.K.; Ribeiro, G.G. // British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition); 10/19/1985, Vol. 291 Issue 6502, p1088 

    Examines the results of a thirty four year follow up of patients with breast cancer in clinical trial of postoperative radiotherapy in Great Britain. Comparison of the survival between treated and watched patients; Factors influencing the survival of patients after treatment; Prevention of the...

  • I made a video.
    GRAHAM, JAMES // Woman's Day (Australia Edition); 10/8/2012, Vol. 63 Issue 41, p40 

    The article focuses on the experience of Jayne Coe, a primary school teacher in Queensland, related to being diagnosed with breast cancer and making an educational DVD for newly diagnosed breast cancer patients.

  • Fraction of normal remaining life span: A new method for expressing survival in cancer.
    Vaidya, Jayant S. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition); 06/07/97, Vol. 314 Issue 7095, p1682 

    Discusses a method for calculating a cancer patient's survival curve. Conventional method of using time between diagnosis and last follow up or death to denote survival time; Illustration of new concept using database of breast cancer patients in Bombay, India; Comparison between conventional...

  • Is Race Really a Negative Prognostic Factor for Cancer?
    Brawley, Otis W. // JNCI: Journal of the National Cancer Institute; 7/15/2009, Vol. 101 Issue 14, p970 

    An introduction to the journal is presented in which the editor discusses an article on racial disparities in cancer survival by K. S. Albain and colleagues, black-white racial disparity in breast cancer mortality by I. Menashe and colleagues.

  • Classical and Operatic Musicians Presented by Surgical Pathology.
    Coyne, John D. // International Journal of Surgical Pathology; Jun2014, Vol. 22 Issue 4, p335 

    The article presents images of benign breast sample performed through fine needle aspiration (FNA) technology of a patient from Saint Gilgen village in Salzburg, Austria.

  • Psychological Intervention Reduces Risk of Patient Death After Breast Cancer Recurrence.
    Coyne, John D. // O&P Business News; 7/1/2010, Vol. 19 Issue 8, p40 

    The article reports that the risk of disease progression and death in breast cancer patients can be reduced through psychological intervention program as indicated in a study conducted by the researchers at Ohio State University.

  • "This is me now".
    Fennessy, Donna // Self; Oct2003, Vol. 25 Issue 10, p158 

    Narrates the experiences of several women in surviving breast cancer. Project coordinator Joan Heimbigner; Systems analyst Katie Rader; Teacher Heather Brown.

  • Shop for a cure.
    Castagnoli, Francesca // Self; Oct2003, Vol. 25 Issue 10, p168 

    Lists 50 products which help raise funds to fight breast cancer. Pinky Pony Tote bag; Painted bracelet from; Cashmere sweater benefiting the Pink Pony Fund.

  • Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy in Breast Cancer Management.
    Miller, Karl E. // American Family Physician; 01/15/2000, Vol. 61 Issue 2, p529 

    Focuses on a study performed by G. Viale and associates which assessed the feasibility and accuracy of intraoperative sentinel lymph node examination in patients with breast cancer. Number of patients enrolled in the study; Mean number of sentinel lymph nodes examined; Number of patients whose...

  • Prognostic markers: Two are worse than one.
    Hutchinson, Ezzie // Nature Reviews Cancer; Apr2003, Vol. 3 Issue 4, p240 

    Cites a study conducted by researchers C. Kent Osborne et al. on the factors resulting in the resistance of breast cancer patients to tamoxifen. Dependence of breast cancer on estrogen for tumor progression; Association between overexpression of estrogen receptor (ER) co-activator AIB1 and...

  • Urinary 2-Hydroxyestrone/16 Alpha-Hydroxyestrone Ratio and Risk of Breast Cancer in...
    Ursin, Giske; London, Stephanie // JNCI: Journal of the National Cancer Institute; 06/16/99, Vol. 91 Issue 12, p1067 

    Presents information on a study which compared the ratio of urinary 2-hydroxyestrone in postmenopausal women with breast cancer and in healthy control subjects. Methodology; Results; Discussion.

  • Double exposure.
    Wadler, Joyce // New York; 09/15/97, Vol. 30 Issue 35, p24 

    Part I. Presents the author's opinions of being diagnosed with breast cancer and later ovarian cancer. Her relationships with her friends and family; Her views on life after being diagnosed; The drugs and their effects; Her life as an Ashkenazic Jew and its medical consequences; Her...

  • Modafinil improved cognitive function in breast cancer survivors.
    Wadler, Joyce // Hem/Onc Today; 5/25/2009, Vol. 10 Issue 10, p27 

    The article discusses research which demonstrated that modafinil improved memory and attention in breast cancer survivors after chemotherapy and/or radiation, conducted by S. Kohli et al, published in a 2009 issue of the "Cancer" journal.

  • Circulating microRNAs: promising breast cancer biomarkers.
    Heneghan, Helen M.; Miller, Nicola; Kerin, Michael J. // Breast Cancer Research; 2012, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p1 

    A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "Circulating microRNAs as blood-based markers for patients with primary and metastatic breast cancer," by C. Roth and colleagues in a previous issue.

  • Glynda's big hope.
    HILSENBECK, KIM // Free Press (Buda, TX); 3/20/2013, Vol. 110 Issue 51, p1C 

    The article focuses on the breast cancer patient Glynda DeLong of Kyle, Texas who hopes that researchers will find a cure for cancer.

  • Fab 15 woman has been through it all.
    HILSENBECK, KIM // Free Press (Buda, TX); 10/2/2013, Vol. 111 Issue 27, p1C 

    The article focuses on Jerusha Vaz of San Marcos, Texas, a breast cancer patient who was honored as one of the Komen Foundation's Fab 15 women in 2013.

  • Preoperative weekly cisplatin, epirubicin, and paclitaxel (PET) improves prognosis: how much is it true?
    Kilickap, S.; Arslan, C. // Annals of Oncology; Apr2010, Vol. 21 Issue 4, p902 

    A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "Preoperative weekly cisplatin, epirubicin, and paclitaxel (PET), improves prognosis in locally advanced breast cancer patients: an update of the Southern Italy Cooperative Oncology Group (SICOG) randomised trial 9908," in the 2010...

  • Breast-Conserving Surgery in Hong Kong Chinese Women.
    Suen, Dacita; Chow, Lorraine; Kwong, Ava // World Journal of Surgery; Dec2008, Vol. 32 Issue 12, p2549 

    Since the introduction of breast-conserving surgery (BCS), it has been increasingly accepted as the standard surgical option for suitable breast cancer patients in Western countries. However, there have been reports suggesting striking ethnic variations in those undergoing BCS. This study aimed...

  • Prognosis poorer for obese women with breast cancer.
    Suen, Dacita; Chow, Lorraine; Kwong, Ava // Endocrine Today; Jan2010, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p11 

    The article discusses a study which found that prognosis is poor in obese women with breast cancer.

  • Denosumab reduced breast cancer skeletal-related events further than zoledronic acid.
    Suen, Dacita; Chow, Lorraine; Kwong, Ava // Endocrine Today; Jan2010, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p11 

    The article focuses on a study which compared the efficacy of denosumab and zoledronic acid in reducing skeletal-related events in breast cancer patients.

  • Designing classes for breast cancer survivors.
    Aaronson, Naomi // IDEA Today; May97, Vol. 15 Issue 5, p55 

    Offers advice to fitness professionals when designing classes for breast cancer survivors, depending on the type of surgery they underwent. Benefits of exercise to breast cancer survivors; Identification of the types of breast cancer surgery; Postsurgical implications of exercise; Steps to...

  • Go online.
    Aaronson, Naomi // Good Health & Medicine; Apr2007, p18 

    An online directory for breast cancer patients is presented.

  • Assessment of therapeutic response in patients with metastatic skeletal disease: suggested modifications for the MDA response classification criteria.
    Vassiliou, V.; Andreopoulos, D. // British Journal of Cancer; 9/7/2010, Vol. 103 Issue 6, p925 

    A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "tumor response interpretation with new tumor response criteria vs the World Health Organization criteria in patients with bone-only metastatic breast cancer," by Hamaoka and colleagues in the 2010 issue.

  • Prognostic impact of urokinase-type plasminogen activator (uPA) and its inhibitor (PAI-1) in cytosols and pellet extracts derived from 892 breast cancer patients.
    de Witte, J H; Sweep, C G J; Klijn, J G M; Grebenschikov, N; Peters, H A; Look, M P; van Tienoven, Th H; Heuvel, J J T M; van Putten, W L J; Benraad, Th J; Foekens, J A // British Journal of Cancer; 3/1/99, Vol. 79 Issue 7/8, p1190 

    To evaluate the clinical relevance of urokinase-type plasminogen activator (uPA) and its type-1 inhibitor (PAI-1) measured by a recently developed enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA), we analysed both components in samples derived from 892 patients with primary breast cancer (median...

  • Public Faces, Private Battles: Five Breast Cancer Survivors.
    Cawley, Janet // Biography; Oct2001, Vol. 5 Issue 10, p82 

    Presents stories of several breast cancer survivors in the United States. Accounts on the impact of diagnosis on chose careers; Advice on dealing with the disease; Importance of mammograms.

  • Strong social ties benefit breast cancer patients.
    Cawley, Janet // Tennessee Tribune; 1/27/2011, Vol. 22 Issue 4, p6B 

    The article reports on a new study conducted by researchers at Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center and the Shanghai Institute of Preventive Medicine which reveals the significance of strong social support system to the healing process of breast cancer patients.

  • Delay in seeking treatment for breast cancer.
    Plaut, G. S. // Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine; Oct1993, Vol. 86 Issue 10, p619 

    A letter to the editor is presented in response to another reader's letter about the management of a patient with cancer of the breast, who refuses medical advice.

  • SABRE: Adding risedronate to anastrozole improved BMD in postmenopausal women with breast cancer.
    Plaut, G. S. // Hem/Onc Today; 2/10/2010, Vol. 11 Issue 3, p21 

    The article discusses research on the effectiveness of risedronate and anastrozole in improving the bone mineral density of postmenopausal women with breast cancer, that references a study by C. Van Poznak and colleagues published in a 2009 issue of the "Journal of Clinical Oncology."

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