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Strong social ties benefit breast cancer patients

Breast cancer patients who have a strong social support system in the first year after diagnosis are less likely to die or have a recurrence of cancer, according to new research from Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC) ...

dateJan 20, 2011 in Cancer
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Detecting breast cancer recurrence

Connie Krabbe understands the fear and foreboding breast cancer survivors feel when visiting their physicians for post-treatment check-ups. Two of her four sisters died of metastatic cancer related to breast cancer, enduring ...

dateOct 20, 2010 in Cancer
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ASTRO publishes whole breast irradiation guidelines

The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) has released evidence-based guidelines to define appropriate fractionation of whole breast irradiation (WBI), finding that hypofractionated (HF) WBI is effective for many ...

dateAug 04, 2010 in Cancer
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Improvements needed in genomic test result discussions

A new study has found that one in three early-stage breast cancer patients who received genomic testing when deciding about treatment options felt they did not fully understand their discussions with physicians about their ...

dateMar 08, 2010 in Cancer
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