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Tag Archives for " Breast Cancer "

Omega 3’s Nutritional Breast Cancer Prevention

“What’s important is that we have proven that omega-3s are the driving force in reducing Breast Cancer risk and not something else” I used the word prevention in the headline because

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DCIS and Overtreatment Therapies- Reduce Risk or Not?

There is considerable disagreement about the treatment of DCIS.  Some believe that nearly everyone with DCIS, regardless of its characteristics, should be treated with either mastectomy or lumpectomy

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Chemo Ages BC patients 10-15 years?!?!

We have shown that cytotoxic chemotherapy potently induces the expression of markers of cellular senescence in the hematologic compartment in vivo, Chemotherapy ages us.  It is a good feeling when researchers

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Breast Cancer – Cardiotoxicity –

Flaxseed Oil did not interfere with Trastuzumab in breast cancer but rather enhanced its tumor-reducing effects and combined Flaxseed Oil and low dose Trastuzumab was as effective as high dose TRAS treatment. I

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Breast Density and Breast Cancer

Although mammograms often include breast density measures, women are rarely told about them. But it's knowledge that could lead to informed choices about testing and treatment. Density. It's

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Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy in Breast Cancer:

The researchers conclude "the long-term breast cancer-related event-free survival in the (sentinel node-based dissection) arm was similar to that in the (routine dissection) arm, enabling us to affirm

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Reconstruction After Mastectomy: Now or Later?

Two new studies may help breast cancer patients and their doctors make treatment decisions involving immediate breast reconstruction after mastectomy. One study finds that about half of women who need

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Mammography Under 40 Does More Harm Than Good?

This article concludes that "young women have received screening mammography, but few cancers have been detected, regardless of their specific age, race, or other individual characteristics. With

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Green Tea Extract Inhibits Breast Cancer Relapse

we discuss the mechanisms by which green tea components suppress the development and recurrence of breast cancer (BC)… Green Tea (EGCG) inhibits a relapse of breast cancer. Chemotherapy and radiation

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Garlic Kills Breast Cancer

I found the following article while researching garlic as a possible supplement for reducing blood clots.  It is an Egyptian study that shows a garlic constituent (DATS) "might offer a novel

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Axillary Node Dissection in DCIS Offers Little Prognostic Information

I was stunned when I first found out that lymph nodes were being sampled for those with many forms of DCIS.  The axillary node dissection which was used in the earlier years of this study has a high

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