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Hormone-blocking drug reduces breast cancer risk

(AP) -- Millions of women at higher-than-usual risk of breast cancer have a new option for preventing the disease. Pfizer Inc.'s Aromasin cut the risk of developing breast cancer by more than half, without the side effects ...

Jun 04, 2011
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Debate continues on breast ductal carcinoma in situ

Six years ago, Mary Sullivan of Lido Beach, N.Y., underwent a double mastectomy after being diagnosed with a breast abnormality known as DCIS -- ductal carcinoma in situ -- the most aggressive treatment for a lump neither ...

Oct 29, 2010
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Inflammatory breast cancer focus of new report

A rare and deadly form of breast cancer that often goes unrecognized by clinicians and patients alike is the focus of a new report from leading researchers. Inflammatory breast cancer (IBC) has made headlines as an unrecognized ...

Oct 19, 2010
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Breakthrough method predicts risk of invasive breast cancer

For the first time, scientists have discovered a way to predict whether women with ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) - the most common form of non-invasive breast cancer - are at risk of developing more invasive tumors in later ...

Apr 28, 2010
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