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CancerConnect breast cancer news, tips, and features provide breaking research stories, helpful tips, and inspiring features related to ovarian cancer. The unique daily cancer news service evaluates all aspects of breast cancer research and reports on the developments that are most important to cancer patients and healthcare providers, while the tips and features offer insight into all aspects of breast cancer treatment and survivorship.

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Meditation versus Pain, Anxiety, and Fatigue during Breast Cancer Biopsy (May 31, 2016)

By Helen Young Elsewhere in breast cancer news, meditation has been found to reduce symptoms of anxiety, tiredness, and pain for women having a breast cancer biopsy. Image-guided needle biopsies are highly... Continue Reading

New Breakthrough May Advance Triple Negative Breast Cancer Treatment (May 30, 2016)

By Helen Young Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute have developed a new drug candidate that lowers the growth rate of tumor cells in animal models1 in one of the most difficult cancers to battle:... Continue Reading

Counsyl Announces Major Oncology Expansion to Advance Genetic Screening for Cancer Risk (May 25, 2016)

Counsyl launches oncology business unit, an expanded test to assess risk for inherited forms of cancer, and tools to improve genetic screening rates across the healthcare system Counsyl, a DNA testing... Continue Reading

Cancer Survivorship: Managing Hot Flashes (May 23, 2016)

By Barrie Cassileth, MS, PhD Hot flashes are a common side effect of treatment in people with hormone-dependent cancers, such as breast and prostate cancer. Hormone replacement therapy, which may be used... Continue Reading

Some Premenopausal Women Benefit from Exemestane Compared to Tamoxifen (April 28, 2016)

Among premenopausal women with hormone-positive, early breast cancer who are considered to have a high risk of a cancer recurrence, the use of Aromasin® (exemestane) versus tamoxifen improves cancer-free... Continue Reading

Lifestyle Factors Influence Age of Breast Cancer Diagnosis Among BRCA1/2 Carriers (April 26, 2016)

Among women with the BRCA1/2 mutations, those who have been pregnant, given birth, not smoked, and/or have not taken oral contraceptives experience a delay in onset of a diagnosis of breast cancer. These... Continue Reading

Understanding Lymphedema (April 22, 2016)

Together awareness and innovation are reducing lymphedema risk and improving management for patients who develop the condition. By Mia James Emmie Cheses has been in the very fortunate position of being... Continue Reading

Lynne Cohen Foundation Launches CancerConnect Social Media Platform for Women Facing Increased Risk for Ovarian and Breast Cancers (April 15, 2016)

Santa Monica, CA/Sun Valley ID– With the launch of the CancerConnect online community, the Lynne Cohen Foundation now offers a specialized social network for women facing increased risk for ovarian and... Continue Reading

Men’s Views of the Women They Love Post-Mastectomy (April 11, 2016)

By John Leifer Despite five decades of effort by feminists, our society continues to bombard women with the message that their femininity and sexual attractiveness are directly tied to their bust-line.... Continue Reading

New Agent Overcomes Drug Resistance in HER2-Positive Breast Cancer, Preclinical Study Shows (April 4, 2016)

A type of breast cancer that often develops resistance to targeted therapies was driven back into remission in mice by a drug that blocks the division of cancer cells, a new study led by researchers at... Continue Reading

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