Updates to The Thinking Woman’s Guide to Breast Cancer
Here you’ll find useful information that complements the book.
Researchers Now Have AI Device to Sniff Out Cancer in Blood Samples With 95% Accuracy For Hard to Detect Types
The findings suggest that the Penn-developed tool — which uses artificial intelligence and machine learning to decipher the mixture of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) emitting off cells in blood plasma samples — could serve as a non-invasive approach to screen for...
Researchers have linked germline mutations with over 50 hereditary cancer syndromes. These syndromes may make someone more likely to develop certain types of cancer. Source: Genetic cancers: Link, types, testing, and more
"I'm enormously excited. This is the Holy Grail - a blood test to diagnose cancer without all the other procedures like scans or colonoscopy." Source: Noninvasive Blood Test Detects 8 Types Of Cancer | The Breast Cancer Site News
With Breast Cancer Awareness Month Approaching, Cedars-Sinai Experts Discuss New Treatment Options for Early-Stage, Low-Risk Breast Cancer Patients Source: Freezing Breast Cancer Cells May Help Avoid Surgery
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No sedation, no pain, no scarring, and no hospital stay, but people are still skeptical. Source: Cryoablation Is A Minimally Invasive Breast Cancer Treatment That’s Being Ignored in the U.S. | The Breast Cancer Site News
A chemotherapy-free neoadjuvant regimen led to similar breast cancer outcomes, while allowing a majority of patients with high-risk early-stage disease to avoid adjuvant cytotoxic therapy, according to updated results from a randomized trial. Source: Chemo-Free...
Oral chemotherapy is a new type of chemotherapy that people can use at home to treat some cancers. This article reviews how effective it is for breast cancer. Source: How effective is oral chemotherapy for breast cancer?
Here are five things medical professionals might not tell a cancer patient. Source: 5 Things People Never Tell You About Chemo | The Breast Cancer Site News
Combining radiation therapy with other therapies has led to improved outcomes for patients with breast cancer. Source: Corey Speers, MD, PhD, on Emerging Radiosensitization Strategies for Breast Cancer | MedPage Today
Now, however, the results of a long-term study comparing whole-breast radiation and accelerated partial-breast radiation (APBI) have revealed that the latter option is not only faster and less invasive, but it may be just as effective as whole-breast radiation....
Radiation treatment for breast cancer can cause skin changes that appear as burns. Learn more about what they look like and how to manage them here. Source: Breast cancer radiation burns: Pictures, treatment, and management
Knowing your risk of recurrence can help you make better treatment choices. Source: A Liquid Biopsy Could Identify How Likely You Are to Have a Breast Cancer Relapse | The Breast Cancer Site News
An anti-cancer diet is an important strategy you can use to reduce your risk of cancer. The American Cancer Society recommends, for example, that you eat at least five servings of fruits and vegetables daily and eat the right amount of food to stay at a healthy...
ReseResearchers find arsenic and other contaminants that could lead to almost 15,500 cases of cancer Source: Lifetime of drinking California water could raise cancer risk, study finds | US news | The Guardian
Other New Research
This article looks at the currently available immunotherapy treatments in more detail, including how they work and which types of breast cancer they may treat. Source: Immunotherapy for breast cancer: Types and effectiveness
Here, we provide a sneak peek at the fascinating forefront of cancer research in 2021. Source: Cancer research: New advances and innovations
For some cancer survivors, recurrence seems inevitable. But it might not be that way for long. Source: New Vaccine Stimulates Survivors' Immune Systems to Keep Triple-Negative Cancer from Returning | The Breast Cancer Site News