Breast Cancer - The Biochemistry of Breast Cancer Screening
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 Insight into the Breast Cancer Landscape with Breast Cancer NowInsight into the Breast Cancer Landscape with Breast Cancer Now
 
In this interview, we speak with Dr. Simon Vincent, Director of Research, Support, and Influencing at Breast Cancer Now, about the current landscape of breast cancer.
 
   The Biochemistry of Breast Cancer ScreeningThe Biochemistry of Breast Cancer Screening
 
As the most common cancer diagnosed in women, efficient detection of breast cancer is highly important.
 
   How new Insights into ESR1 Mutant Breast Cancers may lead to Novel Therapy TargetsHow new Insights into ESR1 Mutant Breast Cancers may lead to Novel Therapy Targets
 
In this interview, we speak to Steffi Oesterreich, PH.D., from the University of Pittsburgh, about how new insights into a gene mutation present in 20-30% of breast cancer recurrences may have a silver lining, leading to novel treatment opportunities.
 
 How does Pregnancy Affect Breast Cancer Risk and Survival?
 
How does Pregnancy Affect Breast Cancer Risk and Survival?Cancer of the breast is the most common cancer in women. This article looks at how pregnancy affects breast cancer risk and survival.
 
 
 Study: Women with breast cancer diagnosed over 65 should be offered hereditary cancer genetic testing
 
Study: Women with breast cancer diagnosed over 65 should be offered hereditary cancer genetic testingA new study by Fergus Couch, Ph.D., of Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, along with collaborators from the CARRIERS consortium, suggests that most women with breast cancer diagnosed over 65 should be offered hereditary cancer genetic testing.
 
 
 Study: False positive mammograms are common after a decade of annual breast cancer screening
 
Study: False positive mammograms are common after a decade of annual breast cancer screeningA study led by UC Davis Health has found that half of all women will experience at least one false-positive mammogram over a decade of annual breast cancer screening with digital breast tomosynthesis (3D mammography).
 
 
 Women who carry a mutation in PALB2 gene more likely to be diagnosed with breast cancer
 
Women who carry a mutation in PALB2 gene more likely to be diagnosed with breast cancerMost of us have heard about the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes. Men and women with a personal and/or family history of breast cancer have been offered testing for mutations in these two genes for a number of years to determine if they are at greater risk for breast and other cancers.