Breast Cancer News

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.


Recent Breast Cancer News

Radiation After Lumpectomy Improves Outcomes Among Elderly with Triple-Negative Breast Cancer (November 30, 2015)

The addition of radiation therapy following a lumpectomy appears to significantly improve outcomes among elderly women with triple-negative breast cancer. These results were recently presented at the 2015... Continue Reading

The National Consortium of Breast Centers (NCBC) on American Cancer Society’s Breast Cancer Screening Recommendations (November 3, 2015)

The American Cancer Society (ACS) released their new guidelines last week recommending screening mammograms begin for women at age 45, and biennial screenings beginning at age 55. Other respected medical... Continue Reading

The Type of Breast Cancer Determines Effectiveness of Different Hormonal Therapies (October 28, 2015)

According to the results of a recent study published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, women with certain sub-types of hormone-positive breast cancer appear to benefit differently when treated with... Continue Reading

Blood Test May Predict Cancer Recurrences Earlier than Standard Methods (October 26, 2015)

A blood test that can detect circulating DNA from cancer cells appears to accurately predict the risk of a breast cancer recurrence 8 months earlier than standard detection methods among women with high-risk... Continue Reading

Roswell Park Cancer Institute Experts Discuss What it Means to be at High-Risk for Breast Cancer (October 19, 2015)

Breast Cancer: What It Means to be High Risk   Breast cancer can happen to anyone, but if a family member has had it, you are at greater risk. You can’t ignore it and think ‘it won’t happen... Continue Reading

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month (October 19, 2015)

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Now Available! Ask the Expert: The Latest in Genetics and Women’s Cancers (October 14, 2015)

CancerConnect Presents: Ask the Expert with Dana-Farber Cancer Institute’s Dr. Garber   CancerConnect recently partnered with Dana-Farber Cancer Institute to provide you with the opportunity to... Continue Reading

Breast Cancer Research and Treatment Publishes Oncotype DX® DCIS Score™ Study Conducted in Canada (October 14, 2015)

Genomic Health, Inc. (Nasdaq: GHDX) announced that Breast Cancer Research and Treatment published results from a second large clinical validation study of Oncotype DX® in patients with stage 0 breast... Continue Reading

Abemaciclib Receives FDA Breakthrough Therapy Designation in Advanced Breast Cancer (October 9, 2015)

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Breakthrough Therapy Designation to abemaciclib, a cyclin-dependent kinase (CDK) 4 and 6 inhibitor, for patients with refractory hormone-receptor-positive... Continue Reading

Low Oncotype® Recurrence Score® Identifies Group of Women with Early Stage Breast Cancer That can Avoid Chemotherapy (October 8, 2015)

The results of a study presented at the European Cancer Congress demonstrate that early-stage breast cancer patients with a low Oncotype DX® Recurrence Score® result of 10 or less who received hormonal... Continue Reading

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