Breast Cancer

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Breast Cancer

The widely used chemotherapy drug trastuzumab (Herceptin) can be life-saving for women with HER2-positive breast cancer, a particularly aggressive form of the disease.

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Breast Cancer

For women with advanced breast cancer who carry the BRCA1 and BRCA2 gene mutations, an experimental drug could improve survival, a new study suggests.

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Breast Cancer

For women who have their breast removed while fighting cancer, using their own tissue for breast reconstruction is better than implants, a new study suggests.

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Breast Cancer

When it comes to genetic testing for breast cancer patients, their surgeons wield great influence on that decision, new research shows.

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Breast Cancer

A new international review suggests that having more body fat may protect premenopausal women from developing some types of breast cancer.

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Breast Cancer

Using automated breast density measurements, Norwegian researchers were able to more precisely confirm that women with dense breasts have a higher risk of breast cancer.

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