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Wed, 24 Aug 2011 00:00:00 -0400New data concerning women's health has linked periodontal disease to breast cancer. This came from a recent study in October 2010 at Huddinge, Sweden by the Department of Dental Medicine, Division of Periodontology, Karolinska Institutet. Over 3000 women between the ages of 30-40 years were part of a 16 year randomized study. 'Of the subjects with periodontal disease and any missing molars in the mandible 5.5 percent had breast cancer in comparison to 0.5 percent of the subjects who had periodontal disease but no missing molars', the study reported.
Sat, 06 Aug 2011 00:00:00 -0400HER2-positive cancer of the breast is really a cancer of the breast that tests positive for any protein known as human skin growth factor receptor 2 (HER2), which encourages the development of cancer cells. Within 1 of each and every 5 breast cancer, the cells of cancer make an excessive amount of HER2 because of a gene mutation. This gene mutation and also the elevated amounts of HER2 it causes can happen in various kinds of cancer- not just cancer of the breast.
Sat, 06 Aug 2011 00:00:00 -0400A pathology report may state that the cancer of the breast cells examined negative for oestrogen receptors (ER-), progesterone receptors (PR-), and HER2 (HER2-). Testing negative for those three means cancer is triple-negative. These negative results imply that the development from the cancer isn't based on the the body's hormones oestrogen and progesterone, nor by the existence of a lot of HER2 receptors. Therefore, triple-negative cancer of the breast doesn't react to hormonal therapy (for example tamoxifen or aromatase inhibitors) or treatments that concentrate on HER2 receptors, for example Herceptin (chemical title: trastuzumab). However, other medications may be used to treat triple-negative cancer of the breast.
Thu, 04 Aug 2011 00:00:00 -0400Recognition of cancer of the breast is ready to obtain better using the entry of breast tomosynthesis, a faster, more accurate and detailed 3-D imaging technology, available these days at AIIMS. With cancer of the breast overtaking cervical cancer because the leading reason for cancer-related mortality in urban women based on the Indian Council of Scientific Research, fraxel treatments could be a cure all in cancer treatment.
Sat, 30 Jul 2011 00:00:00 -0400Falling breast cancer dying rates have little related to breast screening but they are lower to higher treatment and health systems, researchers stated on Friday, inside a study prone to fuel a lengthy-running row within the merits of mammograms. Scientists examined data from three pairs of nations in Europe and located that although cancer of the breast screening programs have been introduced ten to fifteen years earlier in certain areas compared to others, declines in dying rates were similar.
Sat, 30 Jul 2011 00:00:00 -0400Cancer of the breast rates, which in fact had been decreasing within the U.S. since 2000, equalized off in 2007 and also, since then have continued to be relatively constant, new research shows. But a closer inspection in the study informs two tales: among steadiness and something of change.
Sat, 30 Jul 2011 00:00:00 -0400A team of scientists in the College of California, North Park Med school and UC North Park Moores Cancer Center is going to be taking part inside a cooperative agreement initiative, funded through the National Cancer Institute (NCI) from the National Institutes of Health, with four other major cancer centers. The Transdisciplinary Research on Energetics and Cancer (TREC) initiative is really a five-year, $45 million program that grows your time and effort to comprehend the connection between energetics (energy under transformation) and cancer.
Sat, 30 Jul 2011 00:00:00 -0400Despite getting equal use of healthcare through military medical health insurance, black women with cancer of the breast are not as likely than whitened women to get certain aggressive remedies, based on the findings of new research. The scientists, based at Walter Reed Military Clinic and also the National Cancer Institute, in comparison remedies for cancer of the breast among 2300 whitened ladies and nearly 400 black ladies who had medical health insurance with the Department of Defense, either as people from the military or as members' receivers.
Wed, 27 Jul 2011 00:00:00 -0400Taking high doses of vitamin d2 might help the patients with breast cancer to reduce joint and muscle discomfort or soft tissue signs and signs and signs and signs and symptoms associated with using aromatase inhibitors, based on another trial produced by researchers at Washington College Mediterranean school in St. Louis.
Wed, 27 Jul 2011 00:00:00 -0400A brand new Canadian commentary has reopened the emotional debate on the advantages of early breast-cancer screening, recommending that more than-diagnosis from mammogram use and also the resulting, unnecessary treatment exceeds the limited the best-selling tests, a minimum of in females under 50.
Thu, 30 Jun 2011 00:00:00 -0400Just 3 days ago, I had noticed a small lump in the upper quadrant of my right breast. But no, I did not panic - I was secure in the wise saying -"Lightning does not strike twice in the same place". One can say that there is a history of cancer in my family - my grandmother was diagnosed early, and is a survivor, having recovered from it and is leading a healthy life from the past 17 years. However my older sister was not so lucky - she got the disease when she was 32!
Wed, 18 May 2011 00:00:00 -0400According to CDC data, breast cancer is the most prevalent form of Cancer in the United States. The data revealed that in 2006 there were close to 191,410 women who were diagnosed with breast cancer. Out of these 40,000+ women died from it. It is the most common cause of death from cancer amongst Hispanic women and second most common cause of death from cancer amongst African American women.
Thu, 24 Mar 2011 00:00:00 -0400Celebrities and everyday people suffer from breast cancer. The only difference is that celebrities have the power and money to receive the newest and best treatment. Not to mention they have the means to try alternative medicine. Taking a look out how the celebrities deal with having breast cancer really is no different than how everyday people cope. The only significant difference is that they have the power and money to help other women cope with the same disease. So let's take a look at celebrity women and how they coped with fighting breast cancer.
Sat, 18 Sep 2010 00:00:00 -0400Even the very best doctors sometimes make mistakes. Still there are certain errors which appear to be made more regularly and to be made by more physicians. Two such mistakes deal with breast cancer and if they occur the result could be deadly - a delay in the diagnosis of the cancer. In the event that either mistake is made by a physician and there is enough of a delay in the detection of the woman's breast cancer, she may have a medical malpractice lawsuit against that doctor.
Thu, 05 Aug 2010 00:00:00 -0400Over the past century medicine has worked so many miracles progress has come to seem unstoppable. A discovery is made, a cure is But the truth is that medical science, like all science, does not proceed ignorance to enlightenment in a straight line. Indeed, it is more ace described, in the words of the philosopher Miguel de Unamuno, cemetery of dead ideas", with one seeming truth being thrown out for another that fits better with the latest research.
Wed, 28 Jul 2010 00:00:00 -0400Side effects of any therapy can become main reason to refuse application of the cure. That is why it is absolutely essential to learn side effects of therapy done in serious cases. This essay is dedicated to negative effects of mammal cancer brachytherapy and removal of these. Being aware of probable effects of brachytherapy for breast cancer may help affected person to become ready, react better and protect from those long ailments that may be devastating if synchronized with the existing illness. Much like alternative chemo - and radiology based therapies, brachytherapy do have some side effects.
Sat, 17 Jul 2010 00:00:00 -0400Among the worst diseases influencing modern US people is breast cancer. Mentioned particular kind bears responsibility for like 0.1 of all tumour cases harming US females. Those methods of eradication of this disease can be different seriously, but currently most effective method appears to be brachytherapy treatment.
Fri, 25 Jun 2010 00:00:00 -0400Technical details and special features of breast cancer treatment are usually hidden from eyes of public. This article is written in order to provide some basic ideas about the methods used by oncologists when utilizing the treatment.
Fri, 04 Jun 2010 00:00:00 -0400There are many causes of breast lumps and some of them are harmful like it may be painful or dangerous and some causes are harmless. The category of breast lumps includes injuries, infections, non cancerous growth and also cancer. In United States, majority of women dies with breast cancer only. It is the second leading cause of the death among women. But nowadays the rate of the death due to breast cancer is declining. The fall in the graph of the death rate due to breast cancer may be due to the facts like earlier detection of breast cancer as well as improved treatments of the breast cancer.
Fri, 04 Jun 2010 00:00:00 -0400The main cause of the death among women is only cancer. The exact cause of the cancer is yet unknown. Usually it is diagnosed by the formation of lumps but it is not necessary that every lump may be cancerous only. Even the symptoms of the cancer are also not very clear. Usually there are no symptoms in the early breast cancer
Wed, 19 May 2010 00:00:00 -0400The exact cause of the breast cancer is yet unknown. But according to many scientists there are many factors which are responsible for the growth and development of cancer. Some of the factors are age which is beyond our control and drinking habits which can be modified. Some of the main causes of cancer are...
Fri, 14 May 2010 00:00:00 -0400Breast cancer does not show any symptoms in the initial stages. Formation of lumps and cysts in the breasts are quite common and most of them are benign in nature. But these lumps, cysts or fibroids can turn cancerous depending on the individual. One should go for various screening tests of breast cancer if certain changes are observed in the breast.
Fri, 14 May 2010 00:00:00 -0400On confirmation of the breast cancer from biopsy report, the doctors go through an extensive study about the extent or the stage of the cancer that will help to adopt the right type of treatment best suitable for the patient. Whether the cancer is localized or has spread to other parts of the body can be determined by staging that involves different types of screening including the blood test.
Fri, 14 May 2010 00:00:00 -0400With the advent of a number of ways to treat breast cancer, the hopes of survival are rising among the women suffering from this disease, with many making a comeback to the mainstream of life. But the responses to the various treatments depend largely upon the general health of the individual and the stage of the breast cancer. All forms of treatment of breast cancer is followed by some side effects that too varying with each individual. So it is always important to consider the side effects in discussion with the doctor and plan to manage those effects before the start of the treatment.
Tue, 30 Mar 2010 00:00:00 -0400Your body is made up of many types of cells. In normal course, cells grow, divide, and produce more cells to keep your body healthy. However, at times, this process may not function properly and cells may become abnormal, forming more cells, in an uncontrolled manner. These extra cells form a mass of tissue, called a growth or a 'tumour'.