Supportive Care 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 Supportive Care Breast Cancer News

Have a Question about Breast Cancer, Diet and Exercise? Join us on May 7 and 8 (April 9, 2014)

CancerConnect and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Present: Ask the Expert with Dr. Ligibel CancerConnect has partnered with Dana-Farber to provide you with the opportunity to engage with a breast cancer expert,... Continue Reading

Compression Bandage As Effective As Lymphatic Massage for Lymphedema (December 13, 2013)

Lymphatic massage is no better than compression bandages for the treatment of lymphedema, according to the results of a study published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology. Lymphedema is the buildup of... Continue Reading

CancerConnect Partners with Dana-Farber Cancer Institute to Present: Ask the Breast Cancer Experts with Harold Burstein, MD, PhD, and Erica Mayer, MD, MPH (October 24, 2013)

October 24-25, 2013 Sun Valley, ID and Boston, MA- CancerConnect has partnered with Dana-Farber Cancer Institute’s Susan F. Smith Center for Women’s Cancers to provide you with the opportunity to engage... Continue Reading

Young Women Overestimate Risk of Secondary Breast Cancer (October 2, 2013)

Young women with breast cancer often overestimate their risk of developing cancer in the other breast—and also tend to overestimate the protective effect of removing the second breast, according to the... Continue Reading

Acupuncture May Reduce Lymphedema in Breast Cancer (July 25, 2013)

Acupuncture may be a safe and effective alternative for reducing arm lymphedema in patients with breast cancer, according to the results of a study published in Cancer. For women with early breast cancer,... Continue Reading

OMNI Health Media and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Partner to Provide Support for Patients with Male Breast Cancer (June 25, 2013)

A new national online community provides support for individuals affected by male breast cancer. Boston, MA & Sun Valley, ID – OMNI Health Media (OMNI) announces the launch of an online community... Continue Reading

Increase in Number of Women Undergoing Reconstruction Immediately after Mastectomy (January 22, 2013)

There has been a dramatic increase in the number of women undergoing immediate breast reconstruction after mastectomy—and this increase correlates with an increase in the use of implants, according to... Continue Reading

Web Chat on Managing Lymphedema with Dr. Stephen Edge and Kathleen Fassl: Available Now (October 30, 2012)

Managing Lymphedema: Web Chat with Stephen Edge, MD, FACS and Kathleen Fassl, PT Access the Archived Version of the Web Chat here. Dr. Edge is the Alfiero Foundation Endowed Chair in Breast Oncology,... Continue Reading

Some Evidence of Mild “Chemo Brain” in Breast Cancer Survivors (September 14, 2012)

Breast cancer patients treated with chemotherapy are at risk for mild cognitive deficits (sometimes referred to as chemo brain) after treatment, according to the results of a study published early online... Continue Reading

Flaxseed Not Effective Against Hot Flashes (June 7, 2011)

Flaxseed does not reduce hot flashes among postmenopausal women. These results were presented at the 2011 annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology. Menopause—when menstrual cycles... Continue Reading

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