Breast Cancer Information

Breast Cancer Information

Do You Know Some Nutrients Help Prevent Breast Cancer?

Breast cancer today is one of the most threatening conditions that a woman might have. A woman's breast undergoes a lot of changes during her lifetime.

Breast Cancer - 101

The cancer is a term for diseases in which abnormal cells divide uncontrollably invading near by tissue and spreading to other parts of the body via blood stream or lymphatic system.Similarly, in breast cancer, a single cell begins to divide and grow abnormally.

Finding Your Spiritual Strength in the Midst of Your Emotional Turmoil

There were so many emotions that I experienced in 2003 when the doctor confirmed I had Breast Cancer; I was overwhelmed. That was a point in my life that seemed to play out in slow motion.

Emotional Responses to Breast Cancer - Understanding the One You Love

Being diagnosed with breast cancer is a life-changing event. A torrent of feelings wash over the survivor.

Your Risk of Cancer Can Increase With Weight Gain!

We hear it all the time?lose weight for your health. Few people however, realize the extent to which this is critical to their physical well-being and ultimately their life expectancy.

Mammogram and Breast Cancer Screening

Cancer screening The term screening is commonly used for a test that is used for evaluation of a person for possible disease without the person ever having any symptoms or signs of the disease. Screening tests are usually undertaken in a target population, which has significantly high risk of developing the disease.

Mammograms Are No Joke - They Can Save Lives!

There are so many jokes about mammograms! Have you heard the one about the fridge door ?or the bookends ?or the garage floor? Thanks to all the jokes, "Mammogram" has become a household word, and it's not that I don't have a sense of humor, but as a mammography technologist, I've heard the jokes many times. I think the jokes are embarrassing for women and demeaning with regard to their physical bodies.

Finding the Spirit - Identifying the Enemy

In the daily fight for survival our vision is blurred because our health is compromised. This is when the enemy attacks- we lose focus and become vulnerable.

Breast Cancer Awareness and Prevention Tips

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. Men and women can take preventative steps for avoiding breast cancer and staying healthy.

Breast Cancer

In December of 2001, breast cancer was the furthest thing from my mind. I was busy.

Are Obese Women Getting Short-Changed By Chemotherapy Treatments?

How much chemotherapy does an obese woman need? Typically an obese woman with breast cancer would receive reduced doses of chemotherapy as they battle breast cancer.Back in June of 2005, a study published in the Archives of Internal Medicine concluded that obese women should receive chemotherapy based on their actual weight, and not in reduced as amounts as it the standard practice.

A Tool for Early Breast Cancer Screening

Who isn't familiar with the expression, "early detection is the best prevention?" We hear this term throughout the year and most everyone is familiar with this "catch phrase" as it relates to breast cancer. Obviously, a woman's chance for survival improves when a cancer is found early.

Early Breast Cancer Detection

Most women are familiar with mammography as our "gold standard" for breast cancer screening. However, there are additional tools available that women can add to their arsenal.

Screening For Breast Cancer With No Compression And No Radiation

Who would have thought that a technology for detecting breast cancer used today actually had its' roots dating back to 480 B.C.

Lets Start Screening For Breast Health

In the United States, American women are told to begin annual mammographic screening for breast cancer at the age of 40. Long before we've reached this age, we are advised to perform a monthly breast exam and see our doctors for a clinical breast exam (CBE) annually as well.

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The power of electromagnetic energy on breast cancer cells  Medical News Today

Electromagnetic energy could be used to halt the movement of breast cancer cells, reducing metastatic cases. New research explains how.

Genetic studies suggest alcohol isn’t linked to breast cancer afterall  New Scientist

Could the health risks from booze be overblown? A new study has found that low levels of alcohol do not cause cancer, and even heavy drinking doesn't cause ...

Hospitals of Providence promoting breast cancer awareness  KFOX El Paso

While moms are busy getting their students up and ready for school, the Hospitals of Providence wants to take care of them with the event Luau for Ladies, which ...

Nordic walking may benefit breast cancer patients  Reuters

(Reuters Health) - Nordic walking, an aerobic activity performed with walking poles similar to ski poles, may benefit patients with breast cancer, according to a ...

Promising Blood Test Could Help to Predict Breast Cancer Recurrence  TIME

Researchers developed a customized blood test that may soon direct breast cancer patients to more personalized and effective treatments.

Living With Metastatic Breast Cancer: 5 Things to Know  Medscape

As patients with metastatic breast cancer are living longer, clinicians should have an understanding of their needs for better quality of life. Start with these five ...

How to check for signs, symptoms of breast cancer with a breast self-exam  TODAY

Breast self-exams are still one of the best ways to catch the early warning signs of breast cancer. These are the steps to stay breast aware.

Breast Cancer Gene Mutation Also Increases Risk Of A Type Of Childhood Cancer, Says New Study  Forbes

Women with mutations in the BRCA1 or BRCA2 genes are well known to have an increased risk of developing both breast and ovarian cancer. As well as this, ...

Olivia Newton-John 'had to learn to walk again' amid stage 4 breast cancer battle  USA TODAY

After a difficult year battling stage 4 breast cancer, Olivia Newton-John wants fans to know she's doing well.

Female Childhood Cancer Survivors Are at Increased Risk for Breast Cancer Due to Anthracycline Treatment  Cancer Therapy Advisor

Survivors of childhood cancers who were treated with anthracyclines are at increased risk for developing breast cancer.

Breast cancer: What you didn't know  WNDU-TV

Did you know that most lumps are not breast cancer? About 90% of lumps are something else.

Chefs break taboo and talk openly about breast cancer  San Francisco Chronicle

When chef Dominique Crenn shared that she has breast cancer on Instagram this spring, it was shocking to many. That's in part because she seems to have it all ...

Battle for Breast Cancer event raises record $42467  Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Proceeds benefit Franklin Memorial Hospital's Martha B. Webber Breast Care Center.

Aspirin may help some breast cancer survivors, but changes in DNA may mean harm for others: Chemical changes in DNA -- called methylation -- in blood and breast cancer tumors may modify aspirin's role in mortality risk  Science Daily

Previous studies have shown that while some women who use aspirin and are later diagnosed with breast cancer may live longer, a portion of aspirin users with ...

60-mile journey to fight breast cancer this weekend in Twin Cities  St. Paul Pioneer Press

A three-day fundraiser this weekend to fight breast cancer began Friday and will take walkers on a 60-mile journey of the Twin Cities. The Susan G. Komen ...

Practice Change? Weight Loss Advice for Breast Cancer Lymphedema  Medscape

In a surprising finding, a weight loss and home-based exercise program did not reduce lymphedema symptoms in breast cancer survivors. The authors say this ...

Olivia Newton-John gives health update: 'I'm here, I'm doing great'  Page Six

Olivia Newton-John is letting her fans know she's doing well amid her third bout with breast cancer.

Unhealthy microbiome found to be linked to increased spread of breast cancer  University of Virginia The Cavalier Daily

The Rutkowski Lab in the Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Cancer Biology recently discovered that an unhealthy gut microbiome is linked to ...

Scientists Turn Breast Cancer Cells Into Fat, Stops Disease From Spreading, Report Says  CBS New York

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A scientific breakthrough may give many women new hope of stopping the spread of breast cancer. A group of researchers at the ...

Identical twins, 35, get near-identical breast cancer diagnoses just weeks apart  GMA

Hanna Thompson and Metta Siebert are 35-year-old identical twins who attended college together and now talk daily, even though they live thousands of miles ...

Electromagnetic fields may hinder spread of breast cancer cells: Early findings in lab show reduced ability of cells to migrate  Science Daily

Electromagnetic fields might help prevent some breast cancers from spreading to other parts of the body, new research has found. The study showed that low ...

More black women are dying of breast cancer; MCI researcher asking why  NBC 15 WPMI

African American women are more likely to die of aggressive breast cancer than white women. A professor at USA's College of Medicine was awarded a ...

Hormonal therapy has a long-term effect in breast cancer  Medical Xpress

Researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden have investigated the long-term effect of hormonal therapy in women with the most common types of ...

Artificial intelligence could yield more accurate breast cancer diagnoses  UCLA Newsroom

The system could help reduce errors in differentiating ductal carcinoma in situ, a noninvasive type of cancer, from breast atypia.

New breast cancer screening technology can reduce unnecessary biopsies, detection errors  KABC-TV

An abnormal finding on a mammogram can lead to a biopsy, which can be invasive. A majority of the time, the finding turns out to be benign. That's why ...

Costs of Breast Cancer Surgery Can Be Financial Burden  Medscape

In a survey of well-educated, middle-class women with a history of breast cancer, cost emerged as an important factor in deciding about surgery.

Examining Meat Intake & Breast Cancer Risk  Oncology Nurse Advisor

Researchers examined the correlation between consuming different types of meat and breast cancer risk. We explore their findings.

Breast cancer survivor Ericka Hart does self-exam on Instagram while dancing to 'Big Ole Freak'  Yahoo Lifestyle

As the Hot Girl Summer continues, Breast cancer activist and survivor, Ericka Hart, has posted a self-exam tutorial to the tune of Meg The Stallion's single Big Ole ...

TaTa Top raises money for breast cancer and women’s rights  WGN TV Chicago

Owner and CEO of TaTa Top Linze Rice never thought that after reporting on the bikini top with animated "male" nipples, she would end up buying the business, ...

Replacing 'beef with chicken' could reduce breast cancer risk  Medical News Today

The role of nutrition in cancer is a hot topic. A new study concludes that red meat increases the risk of breast cancer, but poultry may reduce risk.

Firefighter Looks To Return After Fight With Breast Cancer

Days after she was diagnosed with breast cancer, Nicole Stanley—a lieutenant/paramedic with the Mashpee Fire Department—was rumbling through the hills of ...

This type of meat could increase breast cancer risk, study says  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Several foods have been linked with breast cancer. Now scientists are adding red meat to the list, according to a new report.

AI Recognizes Patterns in Breast Cancer and Uncovers 5 New Types  Technology Networks

Scientists have used artificial intelligence to recognise patterns in breast cancer – and uncovered five new types of the disease, each matched to different ...

Eating Red Meat Tied to Increased Breast Cancer Risk  The New York Times

White meat like chicken was tied to a reduced risk of breast cancer.

Eating Chicken May Actually Decrease The Risk of Breast Cancer, According to New Research  SurvivorNet

A new study found eating a lot of red meat can increase a woman's risk of developing breast cancer, but consuming poultry can have the opposite effect.

Strategies for Overcoming CDK4/6 Inhibition Emerge in ER+ Breast Cancer  Targeted Oncology

Both cell cycle-specific and nonspecific mechanisms that lead to acquired resistance to CDK4/6 inhibition in estrogen receptor-positive breast cancer have ...

In Breast Cancer, Delay Between Surgery and Chemo Harms Survival  Medscape

A delay in starting adjuvant chemotherapy after surgery for breast cancer can adversely affect survival, say US researchers, who found that the type of surgery ...

Research shows how nordic walking may benefit breast cancer patients  Business Standard

Nordic walking, an aerobic activity performed with walking poles similar to ski poles, may benefit patients with breast cancer, according to a review of existing ...

Personalised breast cancer test could tell when to stop treatment  New Scientist

A blood test for a person's specific breast cancer mutations – which is 100 times more sensitive than existing tests – seems to tell when treatment is working and ...

Equalizer Advances Breast Cancer Awareness  glassBYTEs

In an effort to increase breast cancer awareness, Equalizer is customizing popular tools with a pink “Equalizer Cares” logo, honoring and supporting those ...

Scientists Successfully Turn Breast Cancer Cells Into Fat to Stop Them From Spreading  ScienceAlert

Researchers have been able to coax human breast cancer cells to turn into fat cells in a new proof-of-concept study in mice. To achieve this feat, the team ...

Substituting poultry for red meat may reduce breast cancer risk  Science Daily

Results from a new study suggest that red meat consumption may increase the risk of breast cancer, whereas poultry consumption may be protective against ...

AI reveals new breast cancer types that respond differently to treatment: Revelations could personalize treatment, including picking out those likely to benefit from immunotherapy  Science Daily

Scientists have used artificial intelligence to recognize patterns in breast cancer -- and uncovered five new types of the disease each matched to different ...

Bioengineering by degrees to treat breast cancer  The Hub at Johns Hopkins

Bailey Surtees always wanted to become an inventor. Growing up, she spent her time designing and building—Erector sets, small engineering projects, and ...

Artificial Intelligence Identifies Differences, Best Treatment in Breast Cancer Types  Specialty Pharmacy Times

Artificial intelligence able to recognize patterns in gene sequences and molecular data from breast cancer, which oncologists are now evaluating in clinical trials.

‘BH90210’ star Shannen Doherty on life after battling breast cancer: ‘I’m lucky to be alive'  Fox News

Shannen Doherty says her recovery from breast cancer is a daily process. “I don't think you're ever on the other side [of cancer],” the 47-year-old actress told ...

Breast cancer research could expand lung cancer therapies  Medical Xpress

New research into a genetic mutation's role in breast cancer could open new treatment options for lung cancer, according to a Michigan State University ...

World wakeboarding champion hosts Breast Cancer Survivors Day on Lake Ivanhoe  WKMG News 6 & ClickOrlando

Wakeboarding champion Meagan Ethell will treat breast cancer survivors to a day on the water.

Event kicks off breast cancer awareness, fundraising walk  13WHAM-TV

Preparations for an annual event that helps raise money for breast cancer treatment and awareness of the disease are underway. A kick-off expo for the ...

Expert Argues the Case for Whole Breast Irradiation as Standard of Care for Breast Cancer  Targeted Oncology

Reporting on the debate with his peer, Lawrence J. Solin, MD, FACR, FASTRO explained his stance on whole breast irradiation in comparison with partial breast ...

UI student-designed bra for breast cancer patients receives cash prize  Iowa Now

A team of biomedical engineers who designed a bra as University of Iowa students that helps breast cancer survivors with lymphedema won a $10000 prize ...

DBT detects more breast cancers than digital mammography  Radiology Business

Breast cancer screening using digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) detects more cancers than digital mammography (DM) in women of all density and age groups ...

Here’s How That Breast Implant Recall Is Linked to Cancer  Self

If you have breast implants, you might be concerned about the recent news that certain implants have been linked to a rare cancer. Here's what to know.

MRI Screening Finds More Breast Cancers, but at What Cost?  MedPage Today

Use of MRI to follow women with a previous history of breast cancer detected more cancers than mammography, but at a cost of significantly more biopsies, ...

Woman, 25, Learns She Was Misdiagnosed with Breast Cancer after Undergoing Double Mastectomy

Doctors told Sarah Boyle she had triple-negative breast cancer after she had experienced problems breastfeeding her son.

Mother and daughter share breast cancer diagnosis  New Jersey Herald

Mother and daughter both discover they have breast cancer. Both are survivors.

Woman's Clinic hosts fundraiser for breast cancer survivors, patients  WBBJ-TV

JACKSON, Tenn. — The Woman's Clinic in Jackson hosted a “Take Your Girls Night Out” shopping fundraiser. The fundraiser was held to raise money for ...

'Important opportunity' identified for tamoxifen in triple-negative breast cancer  Healio

TP53 status may explain the opposite functions of ER-beta in breast cancer cells, with the ER-beta and mutant TP53 combination predicting survival in ...

Mammographic density parameters and breast cancer tumor characteristic | BCTT  Dove Medical Press

Héctor A Velásquez García,1,2 Carolyn C Gotay,1 Christine M Wilson,3 Caroline A Lohrisch,4 Agnes S Lai,2 Kristan J Aronson,5 John J Spinelli1,2 1School of ...

Suzanne Somers says breast cancer diagnosis was her 'wake-up call’  Fox News

Suzanne Somers says that the idea to launch a beauty line all started when she was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2000. “I would say one of the greatest gifts I ...

New law, new technology aim to improve breast cancer detection  Enid News & Eagle

For women who have dense breast tissue, those risks of developing breast cancer can be as much as six times greater than the general women's population, ...

Breast Cancer Drug Available on CDF  Medscape

Announcements on breast cancer, lung cancer, and a single-use sterile elastic tourniquet for limb surgery feature in the latest announcements from NICE.

New 'Liquid Biopsy' Helps to Improve Breast Cancer Diagnostics and Avoid Unnecessary Surgeries  OncoZine

A new type of blood test for breast cancer may help avoid thousands of unnecessary surgeries and, at the same time, precisely monitor disease progression, ...

Granite City woman fights to keep home while battling stage 4 breast cancer  KTVI Fox 2 St. Louis

GRANITE CITY, Ill. – A Granite City woman in the fight for her life is also fighting to keep her home. “My main concern right now is just having a roof over my head ...

Aged-Based Breast Cancer Screening Has A Greater Mortality Benefit Than Risk-Based Breast Cancer Screening  UCSF Department of Radiology & Biomedical Imaging

Risk-based factors for risk-based breast cancer screening were recently evaluated in a study, however, age-based factors are still recommended for breast ...

HOGs host ride to fight breast cancer  WWNY

It's a motorcycle ride to raise money to help fight breast cancer.

Benefit for survivor battling a second round of breast cancer  KLKN

After surviving breast cancer once, Dawn Menard got the devastating news that she would have to fight the disease once again. However, this time has been ...

New breast cancer guidelines designed to identify high-risk women  Long Island Business News

New breast cancer screening guidelines will impact how healthcare providers identify and screen women who are at high risk for developing breast cancer.

Delay from breast cancer diagnosis to chemotherapy after an operation may shorten survival  EurekAlert

Women with breast cancer should start postoperative chemotherapy, when recommended, ideally within four months of their cancer diagnosis because new ...

Mayo Clinic invests in breast cancer imaging AI  Becker's Hospital Review

Rochester, Minn.-based Mayo Clinic has entered into a collaboration with Imago Systems, a Lansdowne, Va.-based software company using artificial ...

New technology improves surgery for Keller breast cancer patients  Times Daily

SHEFFIELD — Breast cancer patients at Helen Keller Hospital are now able to undergo more comfortable and accurate surgery, thanks to the hospital's new ...

NAB-Paclitaxel Examined Against Solvent-Based Paclitaxel in Breast Cancer  Cancer Network

Researchers compared invasive disease-free survival rates in patients with breast cancer who took nanoparticle albumin-bound (NAB)-paclitaxel compared with ...

Mom diagnosed with breast cancer after being told lump was 'blocked milk duct'  Fox News

Gemma Corby's newborn daughter was still in the NICU when she first noticed a chickpea-sized lump in her breast. She said she flagged it to staff, and they told ...

Orlando Pride defender Toni Pressley diagnosed with breast cancer, undergoes treatment  Fox News

A soccer player with the NWSL's Orlando Pride has been diagnosed with breast cancer and is undergoing treatment, the team announced Wednesday.

Trial Testing Eftilagimod Alpha Plus Chemo for Advanced BC Fully Enrolled  Breast Cancer News

The Phase 2b trial evaluating an eftilagimod alpha-chemo combo for women with HR-positive, HER2-negative advanced breast cancer is now fully enrolled.

New AI Delivers More Accurate Breast Cancer Diagnoses than Human Doctors  Interesting Engineering

The system outperformed doctors when diagnosing a tricky type of breast cancer.

Mayo Clinic Backs Imago Systems to “Re-Visualize” The Mammogram for Breast Cancer Detection -  HIT Consultant

Mayo Clinic will focus on clinical trial support for Imago Systems' ICE Reveal product for breast imaging and includes financial investment.

Healthy Living: HER2-Positive Breast Cancer Treatment  9&10 News

HER2-positive cancers are aggressive, but the good news is many can be treated with targeted therapies. The bad news, those drugs can hurt the heart.

Breast Cancer Surgeon Is 'Shocked' to Learn She Has Breast Cancer — and Then Becomes a Survivor

Each product we feature has been independently selected and reviewed by our editorial team. If you make a purchase using the links included, we may earn ...

A diagnosis algorithm could be key in detecting cancer early and accurately  USC News

Nearly one in 10 breast cancers is misdiagnosed as not cancerous. USC Viterbi Professor Assad Oberai believes machine learning can improve the accuracy ...

Japan's Former Empress Reveals Breast Cancer Diagnosis, Will Have Surgery in the Fall

The 84-year-old royal's cancer is at an early stage and preparations are underway for her to undergo surgery as early as September.

OS Benefit With Ribociclib Seen Across HR+/HER2- Breast Cancer Settings  Targeted Oncology

Ribociclib (Kisqali) in combination with fulvestrant demonstrated a statistically significant improvement in overall survival (OS) in postmenopausal women with ...

Breast cancer pushed me into an early menopause but I was still able to have my miracle baby  The Sun

LINDY McGahey, 44, is a government administrator and lives in Brisbane, Australia, with husband Steve, 41, A Chemical engineer, and their children Cooper, ...

How to Treat HER2 Breast Cancer and Protect the Heart  NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

HER2 positive cancers are aggressive, but the good news is many can be treated with targeted therapies. The bad news, those drugs can hurt the heart. Now ...

Encequidar Plus Oral Paclitaxel Increases Response Over IV Paclitaxel in Breast Cancer  OncLive

The combination of encequidar and oral paclitaxel improved the overall response rate compared with IV paclitaxel in patients with metastatic breast cancer.

Can Olaparib Improve Outcomes in HRD-High Early Breast Cancer?  Cancer Network

A phase II study examining the addition of olaparib to paclitaxel in patients with early breast cancer and homologous recombination deficiency (HRD) failed to ...

Treat HER2 breast cancer and protect the heart  WNDU-TV

HER2-positive cancers are aggressive, but the good news is many can be treated with targeted therapies. The bad news, those drugs can hurt the heart.

Colors of Courage 5K raises more than $30,000 for uninsured cancer patients  WSAZ-TV

Saturday morning, more than 500 people packed into downtown Pikeville for Pikeville Medical Center's 5th Annual Colors of Courage 5K.

Coffee mug purchases from newly-opened ‘Rachel’s on 16th’ benefits breast cancer awareness  WTRF

WHEELING, W.Va. (WTRF) — Rachel's on 16th just opened in downtown Wheeling Tuesday and business is already booming. Rachel's specializes in comfort ...

Laughing From My Belly: How Humor Helped My Cancer Recovery

Moe: Tell me your name so I can tell your mother. Curly: My mother already knows my name! yuk, yuk, yuk… Some of the greatest doctors in the world were ...

Abemaciclib/Fulvestrant Demonstrates OS Benefit in HR+/HER2- Breast Cancer  Targeted Oncology

The combination of abemaciclib (Verzenio) and fulvestrant (Faslodex) has demonstrated a statistically significant improvement in overall survival (OS) compared ...

New Blood Test May Predict Potential Breast Cancer Relapse  Specialty Pharmacy Times

A blood test might one day predict whether a newly diagnosed patient with breast cancer will likely relapse years later, a City of Hope study suggests. According ...

Breast cancer patient, survivor  The Columbian

For the loved ones of a breast cancer patient, it can be hard to know how to help.

Julia Louis-Dreyfus on breast cancer, return to acting, VEEP  TODAY

Julia Louis-Dreyfus knows breast cancer could've beaten her, but she's grateful it didn't. “I hate to have to think about it,” the 11-time Emmy winner told Vanity ...

Nancy's Law passed to improve breast cancer detection  Duncan Banner

A new Oklahoma law which will take effect Nov. 1 is set to help women in the state become better informed on a condition which could make breast cancer ...

Manipulating dose, timing of two therapies reduces relapse in mouse models of breast cancer  Science Daily

Changing the standard dose and timing of two therapies greatly cut tumor relapse and reduced side effects in mouse models of kinase mutated breast cancer ...

Identical mirror twins get nearly identical breast cancer diagnoses within weeks of each other  KGO-TV

Just three weeks after her mirror identical twin sister was diagnosed with breast cancer-- 35-year-old Olympic silver medalist Hannah Thompson was, too.

Japan's ex-Empress Michiko has early stage breast cancer  ABC News

Former Japanese Empress Michiko has a breast cancer and will have an operation, palace officials said Friday. Interested in Japan? Add Japan as an interest to ...

What Characterizes Breast Cancer in Adolescent and Young Adult Patients?  Cancer Network

Patients under the age of 40 years with breast cancer tend to have more advanced and more aggressive disease, including higher incidence of HER2-positive ...

Black women don’t talk about breast cancer. This group is breaking the silence.  Raleigh News & Observer

Breast cancer kills more black women than any cancer except lung cancer. Sisters Network Triangle NC helps African American women discuss it. Certain ...

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