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Digital Infrared Thermal Imaging In Medical Therapy

Digital technology now makes Digital Infrared Thermal Imaging available to all. There now is a completely safe test that can aid in diagnosis, treatment and monitoring with absolutely no risk or radiation exposure.

Early Detection And Breast Cancer

It is generally accepted that by the time a cancer is found by mammography or palpated during a clinical breast exam, the cancer has been growing for 8-10 years. What if we could have been alerted to the problem as it was developing, rather than wait till it is large enough to be seen by the naked eye? Would that be of interest to you?There exists a technology that can detect an issue YEARS before a tumor can be seen on X-ray or palpated during an exam.

My First Thermographic Experience

I had been a bit nervous all day wondering what my thermogram procedure would entail. Would I need to undress completely? Would I be given one of those paper gowns that opens in the front and barely covers me? Would there be any heat coming out of the camera? I had been avoiding a mammogram after reading the latest information about the risks associated with X-ray; knowing that I was potentially putting myself at greater risk by not taking charge of my health.

New Advances In Early Breast Cancer Detection

In November 2003, the American Cancer Society stated that breast cancer is the leading cause of death in women between the ages of 40 and 44. In the United States, there are approximately 200,000 new cases of breast cancer and more than 40,000 deaths; making the U.

Recommendations For Early Breast Cancer Screening

Women need to empower themselves about the benefits and risks of mammography and examine the additional screening tools available today. One current philosophy suggests breast health screening should begin at age 25.

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Morning people may have a lower risk of breast cancer, says study  CNN

Sleep traits could be a risk factor for breast cancer, new research suggests. Women who said they preferred to get out of bed early were found to have a lower ...

MIT AI tool can predict breast cancer up to 5 years early, works equally well for white and black patients  TechCrunch

MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab has developed a new deep learning-based AI prediction model that can anticipate the development of ...

De-escalating breast cancer therapy—can some patients be spared chemotherapy?  Medical Xpress

About one of every five breast cancers presents with high levels of HER2 proteins. Known as HER2-positive breast cancer, these tumors typically show an ...

Infrared imaging technology being developed to better detect breast cancer  Medical Xpress

Researchers have found a non-invasive, cost effective method that uses infrared technology to locate hard-to-find breast cancer tumors. For the 40-50% of ...

Saving shoulder function after breast cancer surgery  WNDU-TV

For some breast cancer survivors, the battle continues long after they are free of disease. Pain and stiffness continue to hamper their movements years later.

Survivors of breast cancer more likely to develop heart disease, study says  San Antonio Express-News

While advanced medical treatments can help patients with breast cancer survive the disease, some options could make them more prone to several other health ...

Field hockey teams to play to beat breast cancer  Lewiston Sun Journal

FARMINGTON — High school field hockey fans are in for another treat this summer when Franklin Memorial Hospital hosts the annual Battle for Breast Cancer, ...

Incorporating Neoadjuvant and Adjuvant Data in Early-Stage HER2+ Breast Cancer  OncLive

Given the number of positive neoadjuvant and adjuvant trials that have surfaced in early-stage HER2-positive breast cancer in recent years, it can be difficult to ...

Biomarkers of DNA methylation can be a predictor of breast cancer risk  Medical Xpress

Biomarkers of DNA methylation, which regulate gene expression, can be a predictor of breast cancer risk, according to a study published in Journal of the ...

Larks, owls, and breast cancer  The BMJ

BMJ 2019; 365 doi: (Published 26 June 2019) Cite this as: BMJ 2019;365:l4267. Linked Research. Investigating causal ...

Longtime Cobb educator battling breast cancer  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Connie Jackson, president of the Cobb County Association of Educators, is recovering from surgery.

Why do women face higher heart disease risk after breast cancer?  Medical News Today

New research confirms that women who have undergone breast cancer therapy are more at risk of cardiovascular disease, and it also shows why this may be.

Man bikes cross-country to raise breast cancer awareness

A man who made a cross-country trip to raise awareness for breast cancer is making his way back home. Brent Bundy rode his bike through Hazleton a few ...

European Commission Approves Talzenna to Treat Some Breast Cancers  Breast Cancer News

Read about findings that led the European Commission to approve Talzenna for the treatment of patients with advanced forms of BRCA-mutated breast cancer.

Deputies launch Pink Patch Project in fight against breast cancer  WXMI FOX 17 West Michigan

KENT COUNTY, Mich. -- Local deputies have launched the Pink Patch Project to help those living with and dealing with breast cancer. Funds raised will go to ...

Heart disease is lasting threat to breast cancer survivors  UPI News

Postmenopausal women who survive breast cancer may have a higher risk for developing heart disease, a new study says.

Physicians unaware of breast density laws, cancer risk  Medical Xpress

(HealthDay)—Physicians need more education about breast density and breast cancer screening, according to a study recently published in the Journal of ...

Finding sisterhood in breast cancer survivorship  Seeley Swan Pathfinder

SEELEY LAKE - Nearly seven years after Seeley Lake resident Gayle Gordon was diagnosed with breast cancer she has found a sisterhood to help her.

Study Identifies Potential Biomarkers for De-escalating Chemotherapy in HER2-Positive Breast Cancer  Specialty Pharmacy Times

Certain HER2-positive breast cancers may benefit from anti-HER2 therapy alone without the need for chemotherapy.

Survivors of breast cancer face increased risk of heart disease  Science Daily

Thanks to advanced medical treatments, women diagnosed with breast cancer today will likely survive the disease. However, some treatment options put these ...

Breast-cancer study seeks local women | Local News  Danville Commercial News

DANVILLE — Women in the area have the chance to participate in a landmark study looking at screening methods for breast cancer.

Breast cancer surgeon joins UPMC Hillman Cancer Center  Healio

Norman Wolmark, MD, FACS, has been appointed director of NCI cooperative group clinical trials at UPMC Hillman Cancer Center and professor of surgery at ...

New Drug Significantly Increases Survival Of Younger Women With Advanced Breast Cancer  Forbes

New results presented today at the American Society of Clinical Oncology annual Meeting in Chicago have shown that the addition of a drug called a cyclin ...

Breast cancer treatment: Drug Kisqali (ribociclib) extends lives of young breast cancer patients, study finds  CBS News

The drug Kisqali (ribociclib) is already approved by the FDA, and new research shows it helps some breast cancer patients live longer.

Should Breast Cancer Survivors Get MRI Screening?  WebMD

MRI screening did findmore tumors, but it also more than doubled the number of biopsies women needed -- many of which turned out to be benign, the ...

Researchers identify enzyme that suppresses immune system in breast cancer  Medical Xpress

Immunotherapies have transformed cancer care, but their successes have been limited for reasons that are both complex and perplexing.

Hyde-Smith backs access to breast cancer screening legislation  WDAM

U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith announced Tuesday that she is co-sponsoring a bill that would ensure access to breast cancer screenings for women in their ...

Use of 3D mammograms for breast cancer screening increasing  UPI News

More women are getting 3D mammograms, which spot breast anomalies more accurately than traditional mammograms, a new study shows.

I Was Diagnosed With Breast Cancer for the First Time at Age 16

In this essay, Nikia Hammonds-Blakely explains what it was like to be diagnosed with breast cancer at 16.

Pfizer's Talzenna Gets Approval in Europe for Breast Cancer  Yahoo Finance

Pfizer Inc. PFE announced that the European Commission has approved its PARP inhibitor, Talzenna (talazoparib) for BRCA-mutated advanced breast cancer ...

Improving breast cancer treatment  Medical Xpress

Millions of patients with incurable breast cancer could benefit from Welsh-led research which shows it is possible to control the cancer for twice as long by ...

Clinical-risk stratification shows prognostic utility among women with breast cancer  Healio

Adding clinical-risk stratification based on tumor size and histologic grade to the 21-gene breast cancer recurrence score yielded prognostic information that ...

IBM’s AI can predict which patients are likely to develop malignant breast cancer within a year  VentureBeat

Researchers at IBM have developed a model that can predict the development of malignant breast cancer in patients within a year.

Fan Following Iron Maiden's Tour Fundraises For Breast Cancer Treatment  Kerrang!

Meet Emily, a die-hard metal fan who lives and dies by Iron Maiden. But unlike a lot of fans, Emily is using her devotion to the band to make a difference — she's ...

Help make breast cancer screenings accessible to all  Walla Walla Union-Bulletin

We hear about it every October. Pink ribbons pop up in grocery stores, cosmetics companies create special pink packaging and sports teams take to the field in ...

Adjuvant chemotherapy demonstrates survival benefit in triple-negative breast cancer subtype  Healio

CHICAGO — Patients with small, node-negative, triple-negative breast cancer treated with adjuvant chemotherapy experienced improvements in OS and breast ...

Scientists discover 'switch' that helps breast cancer spread around the body  Science Daily

Researchers have unveiled clues into how breast cancer cells spread around the body.

Researchers discover new genetic link to premenopausal breast cancer  Medical Xpress

University of Alberta researchers have added a new genetic marker to the breast cancer map, helping to expand the list of genetic mutations clinicians can watch ...

Fundraiser to benefit mom with breast cancer  Lexington Dispatch

Family, friends and neighbors will come together Saturday to host a fundraiser for a Thomasville single mother battling stage four breast cancer.Allison McDaniel ...

Researchers develop non-invasive method using infrared imaging to better detect breast cancer

Researchers have found a non-invasive, cost effective method that uses infrared technology to locate hard-to-find breast cancer tumors.

8 Ways to Be There for Yourself After a Breast Cancer Diagnosis  Self

If you stumbled upon this article because your world is off-kilter after a breast cancer diagnosis, know that what you're feeling is completely valid. While the entire ...

New Drug Offers Hope For Women With Late-Stage Breast Cancer  CBS New York

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – There's new hope for women with advanced stage breast cancer – especially younger women who are more likely to be ...

MRI versus mammography for breast cancer screening in women with familial risk (FaMRIsc): a multicentre, randomised, controlled trial  The Lancet

Approximately 15% of all breast cancers occur in women with a family history of breast cancer, but for whom no causative hereditary gene mutation has been ...

Global Breast Cancer Diagnostic and Treatment Devices Markets, 2017-2018 & 2022 -  Yahoo Finance

The "Breast Cancer Diagnostic and Treatment Devices" report has been added to's offering.

Breast Cancer Resource Center Talk Targets Treatment of Lymphedema  Noozhawk

The Breast Cancer Resource Center of Santa Barbara (BCRC) will present a health education lecture on Advances in the Treatment of Breast Cancer ...

Health Ministry sanctions breast cancer clinic after test errors — report  The Times of Israel

Channel 12 says LEM lab banned from carrying out half of its tests after mixing up patients' results, and causing women to get wrong treatments.

Could gut bacteria drive the spread of breast cancer?  Medical News Today

New research in mice finds that having an unhealthful balance in the gut microbiome can cause breast cancer to spread more aggressively.

Europe OKs PARP Inhibitor Talazoparib in BRCA+ Breast Cancer  Medscape

The new approval is for patients with germline BRCA-mutated, HER2 negative locally advanced or metastatic breast cancer.

Drug combo slows progression in advanced breast cancer  Medical Xpress

(HealthDay)—Treatment with a combination of alpelisib and fulvestrant prolongs progression-free survival among patients with PIK3CA-mutated, hormone ...

“What Do You Mean, I Have ‘Calcifications’ in My Breast?”: Understanding Why Calcium Deposits Can Show Up on A Mammogram  SurvivorNet

Calcium deposits, or "calcifications" show up as bright dots on mammograms. Sometimes, they can be signs of breast cancer, but they're often harmless.

Breast Cancer in the United States 2014-2024: The Market; Pipeline; Epidemiology; Drugs, Drug Sales & Drugs Market Share; Market Valuations; and Competitive Landscape  GlobeNewswire

Dublin, June 26, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "United States Breast Cancer Market & Competitive Landscape Report (2019 Edition)" has been added to ...

Predicting spread of breast cancer: Researchers advance search for laboratory test  Science Daily

A new laboratory test that induces cancer cells to squeeze through narrow spaces has the potential to accurately predict which breast cancers and other solid ...

Breastfeeding Duration May Influence Markers of Inflammation and Proliferation in Breast Tissue of Healthy Parous Women  Cancer Therapy Advisor

Morphologic features were examined to identify markers of inflammation, and proliferation index was assessed using Ki67 immunostaining.

How Is Triple Negative Breast Cancer Different from Other Diagnoses?  Self

The differences between triple negative breast cancer and other forms of the disease are microscopic but also monumental.

Drug Extends Lives of Young Breast Cancer Patients  WebMD

The drug, called Kisqali (ribociclib), is already approved for treating such patients -- based on earlier results showing it can delay the progression of their cancer.

PA Live! Your Health Live (Breast Cancer) June 26, 2019

Looking for an answer to a question you might have about Pa Live! Look here before contacting up, you might just find what you need.

Promising breast cancer drug could reshape treatment  Boston Herald

A breast cancer drug with the potential to replace traditional chemotherapy is accelerating through clinical development and could soon offer patients who ...

Talazoparib Approved in Europe for BRCA-Mutant Breast Cancer  OncLive

The European Commission has approved single-agent talazoparib for the treatment of adult patients with germline BRCA1/2-mutant, HER2-negative locally ...

New Genetic Marker for Premenopausal Breast Cancer  Technology Networks

University of Alberta researchers have added a new genetic marker to the breast cancer map, helping to expand the list of genetic mutations clinicians can watch ...

Know Your Girls: Breast cancer survivor diagnosed at 16 shares her story to help Black women save their own lives  TheGrio

Nikia Hammonds-Blakely was diagnosed with breast cancer at age 16 and she's partnering with Know Your Girls to help other Black women.

Extending Adjuvant Endocrine Therapy in Breast Cancer: Who, What, Why?  Cancer Network

Adjuvant endocrine therapy provides substantial benefit by reducing breast cancer recurrences and improving associated mortality in early-stage ...

Unhealthy gut promotes spread of breast cancer, study finds  EurekAlert

An unhealthy, inflamed gut causes breast cancer to become much more invasive and spread more quickly to other parts of the body, new research from the ...

Deep Learning Predicts Women's Future Risk of Breast Cancer  Xtelligent Healthcare Media

Researchers developed a deep learning model that could predict a woman's risk of breast cancer more accurately than traditional models.

This radiology manager beat breast cancer. While she was fighting, she endured a flood of family disaster and loss.  Winston-Salem Journal

Terrie Loflin, radiology manager at Novant Health Thomasville Medical Center, poses in a mammography room in Thomasville. Loflin was diagnosed with breast ...

Testing Your Knowledge in Breast Cancer | Medpage Today  MedPage Today

In this week's "Clinical Challenges" series on breast cancer, MedPage Today reviewed current expert thinking on the role CDK4/6 inhibitors, toxicity-sparing ...

Exercise reduces cancer-related fatigue, boosts muscle strength among patients with breast cancer  Healio

CHICAGO — Patients with breast cancer experienced reductions in cancer-related fatigue and improved muscle strength through an exercise regimen ...

Using Genomic Profiling to Guide Treatment Decisions for ER-Positive Breast Cancers  Cancer Network

Ahead of the ASCO Annual Meeting, we discuss the use of genomic profiling to guide treatment decisions for ER+ breast cancer patients with Harold J. Burstein, ...

Dr. Tolaney Highlights New Breast Cancer Combination Therapies  OncLive

Sara Tolaney, MD, MPH, associate director, Susan F. Smith Center for Women's Cancers, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, and assistant professor of medicine, ...

Using AI to predict breast cancer and personalize care  Big Think

Despite major advances in genetics and modern imaging, the diagnosis catches most breast cancer patients by surprise.

IVF in older women linked to increased breast cancer risk, study finds  The Independent

Women who use in vitro fertilisation (IVF) to get pregnant above the age of 40 might be at greater risk of breast cancer, according to a large new study.

7 hospital applications for machine learning: a breast cancer-predicting algorithm, low-dose CT imaging & more  Becker's Hospital Review

Here are seven recent studies and launches illustrating novel applications — some theoretical and some already in use — for machine learning artificial ...

Improving Palliative Care for Patients With Metastatic Breast Cancer  Medscape

The key to increasing palliative care is to incorporate it into routine metastatic breast cancer care. Although improvements have been made for patients and ...

Zenith Epigenetics Announces Dosing of First Patient in Triple Negative Breast Cancer Trial with Pfizer  GlobeNewswire

CALGARY, Alberta, June 27, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Zenith Epigenetics Ltd. (“Zenith” or the “Company”), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Zenith Capital ...

Clay County deputy battling breast cancer gets special visit  WJXT News4JAX

A Clay County junior deputy paid a special visit recently to a deputy recovering from breast cancer.

Germany Agrees to Nationwide Reimbursement for Genomic Health Oncotype DX Breast Cancer Test  GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Genomic Health said today that the German Federal Joint Committee (G-BA) has issued a positive reimbursement decision for its ...

Casting call: Auditions this week for 'Breast Cancer Diaries,' an original Staten Island production

The production "Breast Cancer Diaries" will open Oct. 5, 2019 at the Hampton Inn.

Clinical Challenges: CDK4/6 Inhibitors in Breast Cancer  MedPage Today

Trials evaluating the CDK4/6 inhibitors palbociclib (Ibrance), ribociclib (Kisqali), and abemaciclib (Verzenio) have shown that combining them with endocrine ...

First-in-Class Treatment Approved for Advanced Breast Cancer  Cancer Therapy Advisor

The FDA has approved Piqray (alpelisib; Novartis) in combination with fulvestrant for the treatment of postmenopausal women, and men, with hormone receptor ...

One Year Post-TAILORx: Attitudes Shift and Questions Linger in Breast Cancer Recurrence Testing  GenomeWeb

CHICAGO (Precision Oncology News) – Nearly a year has passed since the presentation and publication of mature results from the TAILORx trial last June, ...

No Survival Benefit With Immunotherapy in TN Breast Cancer  Medscape

CHICAGO — Excitement over the interim results showing that immunotherapy improves progression-free survival (PFS) in triple negative breast cancer — which ...

Clinical calculator could spare breast cancer patients five years of unnecessary hormone therapy  Medical Xpress

New research confirms that an algorithm, called CTS5, can accurately identify patients who are at a significantly low risk of their breast cancer returning at a later ...

Redefining Success After Breast Cancer

Breast cancer was one of the best things that ever happened to me. And I never want it again. Let's start with that. As I approach the three-year anniversary of my ...

Breast Cancer Survivors honored at Big Blue Dragon Boat Festival

Those who won the battle with Breast Cancer, and those who fought and lost, were all honored at the 7th annual Big Blue Dragon Boat Festival, Saturday, ...

Breast Cancer Screening Can Begin Later in Childhood Cancer Survivors  Cancer Network

In female survivors of childhood cancers with a history of chest irradiation, initiation of breast cancer screening at age 30 years may be preferable to the current ...

MRI technique provides doctors with more reliable information about breast cancer  Medical Xpress

Breast cancer is a leading cause of cancer death in women. According to the World Health Organization, some 627 000 women died from it in 2018, accounting ...

Considerations When Initiating Neratinib for Breast Cancer: How to Prevent and Treat Diarrhea  Cancer Network

The adjuvant treatment landscape for breast cancer has changed drastically in recent years.[1] For patients with hormone receptor (HR)-positive disease, data ...

Breast Cancer Survivorship Reminders

The order form lay on my table. For days, every time I passed by, I'd pick it up and look at it. The logo was familiar – NCSD, National Cancer Survivor's Day.

Examining Male Breast Cancer  FOX 4 News

For Men's Health Month Oncologist Dr. Scott Fleischauer with Texas Health Arlington Memorial Hospital discussed symptoms and ways to lower the risk of ...

VIDEO: CDK 4/6 inhibitors help make advanced breast cancer 'chronic disease' for many patients  Healio

CHICAGO — The addition of ribociclib to endocrine therapy significantly improved OS for premenopausal women with hormone receptor-positive, ...

The 19 Things I Always Recommend to Someone Having Breast-Cancer Surgery  New York Magazine

Last September, at 28 years old, I was weeks into an MBA program when I got the phone call that would turn my world upside down: I had breast cancer.

Royal Oak fitness trainer, 71, works through breast cancer treatment  The Oakland Press

With a toned physique that women half her age envy, personal fitness trainer Nancy Simpson, 71, helps her clients move more and gain strength. The Royal Oak ...

You never know: 25-year-old breast cancer patient urges awareness for women of all ages

Erin Davis found a lump. Then she found another."People were like, 'You're only 24,'" she recalled. "'Don't think too much about it.'”She told herself it was ...

Delaware Imaging Network Adds Breast Cancer Risk Scores During Annual Screening Mammograms, Paving Way for Personalized Breast Cancer Screening  GlobeNewswire

NEWARK, Del., June 21, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Delaware Imaging Network (DIN) has announced personalized breast cancer risk assessment during ...

NSF awards $700000 to support technology to pinpoint breast cancer tumors  Purdue Exponent

A Purdue University-affiliated company developing a surgical tool shown to pinpoint breast cancer tumors so they can be removed faster and more accurately ...

One-Way Texting: No Help with Breast Cancer Pill Taking, But…  Medscape

CHICAGO — Can American breast cancer clinicians solve the thorny problem of adherence to aromatase inhibitors (AIs) by text messaging their patients?

Dr Bruce Feinberg Highlights Use of Chemotherapy in Breast Cancer Managed Markets Network

Is chemotherapy really on its way out? Maybe not, said Bruce Feinberg, DO, vice president and chief medical officer of Cardinal Health Specialty Solutions.

Breast cancer spreads through the body in just two or three waves  New Scientist News

The evolution of deadly tumours and their migration around the body has been charted in unprecedented detail in ten women with breast cancer for first time.

New breast cancer drug, tested in Austin, 'really meaningful' for treatment community

The drug is for a specific type of advanced breast cancer, but it represents a trend in care toward targeted therapies and away from damaging traditional ...

FDA Grants Fast Track Designation to Lasofoxifene for ER+, ESR1-Mutant Metastatic Breast...  Targeted Oncology

The FDA has granted a fast track designation to the investigational agent lasofoxifene for the treatment of women with estrogen receptor (ER)–positive, ...

Breast Cancer at ASCO 2019: IO, CDK4/6i, and New Approvals  Medscape

Drs Miller and Burstein discuss advances presented at ASCO 2019 in immunotherapy, CDK4/6 inhibitors, and neoadjuvant TDM-1 therapies for breast cancer.

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