Screening/Prevention Breast Cancer

Lynne Cohen Foundation: What an Incredible Year! (December 22, 2016)

WHAT AN INCREDIBLE YEAR! PREVENTIVE CARE CLINICS Our four Lynne Cohen Preventive Care Clinics feature multidisciplinary and personalized preventive care for over 9,500 women facing increased breast or... Continue Reading

Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Ask Questions, Get Connected (October 1, 2016)

What does breast cancer awareness month mean to you? We’d like to hear from you—join us on facebook, twitter, or CancerConnect and join the discussion. On October 10th  at 6pm EDT, we will have... 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

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

3D Mammography Proves More Accurate in Breast Cancer Detection (March 31, 2016)

Longer follow-up evaluating digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT), also referred to as 3D mammography, demonstrates its continued effectiveness compared to standard digital mammography (DM) when screening... Continue Reading

ASCO Publishes Breast Cancer Survivorship Guidelines (January 25, 2016)

The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), in collaboration with the American Cancer Society (ACS), have released updated guidelines regarding follow-up care for breast cancer survivors. The updated... 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

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

Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer: What You Need To Know About Risk and Prevention (September 2, 2015)

Ask the Experts Series: A Family Affair: When Cancer Runs in the Family In this informative web chat, Megan Myers, M.S. discusses hereditary breast and ovarian cancer (HBOC) syndrome risk, genetic testing,... Continue Reading

The Importance of Awareness of Breast Density and Its Impact on Cancer Screening and Risk (April 23, 2015)

Women in the United States may not be adequately aware of breast density and its complications. Legislation that requires providers to discuss a woman’s breast density is likely to help build awareness.... Continue Reading

Low-Fat Diet May Help Prevent Certain Breast Cancers (February 4, 2015)

Women who lower their fat intake may have a reduced risk of estrogen receptor (ER)-positive/progesterone receptor (PR)-negative breast cancer. These findings were published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers... Continue Reading

Breast Cancer Research: Have We Made Progress? (January 27, 2015)

Published results from research studies in breast cancer in the last year represent several practice changing milestones. CancerConnect News coverage of advances in the management of breast cancer included... Continue Reading

Breakthrough Mayo Clinic Study Confirms Molecular Breast Imaging (MBI) High Absolute Sensitivity for Supplemental, Low-Dose Screening Studies in Women with Dense Breast Tissue (January 26, 2015)

A breakthrough study conducted by Mayo Clinic and published in the AJR has clinically confirmed that Molecular Breast Imaging (MBI) yields superior imaging and low radiation exposure for women with dense... Continue Reading

IBIS-I Trial Confirms Greater Than Fifteen Year Benefit of Tamoxifen to Reduce Risk of Breast Cancer in High-Risk Women (December 16, 2014)

CancerConnect News: Long term results of the International Breast Cancer Intervention Study-I (IBIS-I) were presented at the 2014 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium, confirming that tamoxifen significantly... Continue Reading

Breastfeeding Reduces Risk of Developing Breast Cancer (December 12, 2014)

CancerConnect News:  Breastfeeding could cut the chance of developing breast cancer by up to one fifth according to researchers sharing the results of a major clinical study presented at the 2014 San... Continue Reading

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