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Smart breast clips: A new and personalized approach to breast cancer treatment

by Nina Welding Breast cancer is the second most common cancer in American women, and the second leading cause of cancer deaths in women, according to the American Cancer Society. It claimed the lives of more than 41,000 women in the United States in 2019, and changed the lives of 3.5 million breast cancer survivors. At… Read More »

Magnetized Particles Show Live Metabolic Activity of Breast Cancer

January 24th, 2020 Medgadget Editors Diagnostics, Materials, Medicine, Oncology, Radiology Current imaging methods that are used to spot tumors don’t provide much information about the rate of activity of the cells making up the diseased tissues. Breast cancer tumors, for example, are mostly classified into a few categories based on hormone receptor and HER2 expression.… Read More »

NBC Journalist’s Reporting on Breast Cancer Led to Her Own Diagnosis [VIDEO]

In September, on her 47th birthday, NBC correspondent Kristen Dahlgren noticed a slight dent in her right breast. Within days, she was diagnosed with Stage II breast cancer. Dahlgren credits her previous reporting on unusual breast cancer symptoms for saving her own life in a recent Today interview, which you can view above, and in… Read More »

Breast center marketing pitch via reporter’s live-streamed mammogram was a bad idea

November 5, 2019 Posted By Categories Gary Schwitzer is founder & publisher of HealthNewsReview.org.  He has written many times about breast cancer screening and treatment controversies.  He once produced breast cancer decision-making videos for the Foundation for Informed Medical Decision Making, which was the first funder of HealthNewsReview.org from 2005-2013. Breast Cancer Awareness Month is… Read More »

Theranos redux? Not really. But claim of a ‘simple’ test for breast cancer warrants scrutiny

Once again the lure of a “simple” test has made headlines. This time the catalyst was a news release issued by the UK’s National Cancer Research Institute. Its title: “Simple blood test for early detection of breast cancer.” In fact, no such test exists. As the body of the PR news release acknowledged, it’s an… Read More »

What You Should Know About Breast Cancer

Chances are you know someone who’s dealing with breast cancer and unfortunately, that’s not surprising. Breast cancer is the most common cancer diagnosis for women worldwide, accounting for 1/4 of all cancers diagnosed (1). October is breast cancer awareness month so I’d like to take some time to share information that’s easy to understand from… Read More »