Posts Tagged Breast

Infra-Red and Thermal Technology to Image Breast Cancer

Scientists from Israel used infra-red and thermal technology to scan breast cancer and found that to be 92% sensitive; in comparison to mammography to be 80% se3nsitive that uses x-rays.

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New Test for HER 2 Gene in Breast Cancer

A new and convenient test for breast cancer patients to identify potential candidates for Trastuzumab therapy more easily has been devised. The HER2 gene can be stained and seen under a standard microscope. Amplify’d from http://www.medpagetoday.com FDA Clears Improved HER2 Test in Breast Cancer The FDA has approved a new quantitative test for HER2 genes […]

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New Test Predicting Breast Cancer Relapse

A five-gene signature related to tumour infiltrating immune cells can accurately predict relapse-free survival in breast cancer. Amplify’d from medicalxpress.com New biomarker that predicts breast cancer relapse found Researchers from Virginia Commonwealth University Massey Cancer Center have discovered a new biomarker related to the body’s immune system that can predict a breast cancer patients’ risk […]

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Triple Negative Breast Cancer

Patients suffering from triple negative cancer need not loose hope. There are a number of researches going on the field. Sometimes brave patients are seen who do not hesitate to tell about their condition. Such a person was encountered once. Amplify’d from clinicianonnet.blogspot.com Conversation with a Brave Fighter, Read Full. There is tremendous research going […]

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Obesity & Triple Negative Breast Cancer

Obesity may give rise to more percentage of triple negative breast cancer. This is more difficult to treat than receptor positive breast cancers.. Amplify’d from http://www.hhs.gov HHS HealthBeat (March 28, 2011) Obese and triple-negative From the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, I’m Ira Dreyfuss with HHS HealthBeat. Triple-negative breast cancer lacks three important […]

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