Updates to The Thinking Woman’s Guide to Breast Cancer

Here you’ll find useful information that complements the book.

Diagnosis

Imagio Opto-Acoustic Imaging for Breast Lesions FDA Approved

Imagio Opto-Acoustic Imaging for Breast Lesions FDA Approved

Seno Medical, a San Antonio, Texas firm, has won FDA approval to introduce its Imagio device that utilizes opto-acoustic imaging to help physicians identify whether breast lesions are benign or malignant. It is hoped that this non-invasive and radiation-free...

Computer Model Uses DCIS Enzyme Organization to Predict Recurrence

Computer Model Uses DCIS Enzyme Organization to Predict Recurrence

The distinctive organization of enzymes in early breast ductal cancer can be used to correctly predict recurrences in 91% of cases, with 4% false negatives, a new study has found.  The diagnostic tool may assist with the early identification of patients at high risk...

Surgery

This Innovative Technology Reduces the Need for Second Surgeries 

This Innovative Technology Reduces the Need for Second Surgeries 

As a patient, of course, you’ll be hoping and praying that the doctor manages to get the right amount of tissue the first time. Sadly, as with any balancing act, it’s not going to happen exactly the right way every time, no matter how hard your doctor tries or how...

Chemotherapy

Radiation

Proton therapy for breast cancer: What it is, uses, and procedure

Proton therapy for breast cancer: What it is, uses, and procedure

Unlike traditional radiation therapy, proton therapy does not use X-rays. Experts think that proton therapy may be safer than other radiation therapies because it targets a specific area and has less of an impact on the healthy tissue around cancer cells. Source:...

Lifestyle Issues

Time-restricted eating may prevent tumor growth

Time-restricted eating may prevent tumor growth

Anew study finds that breast cancer prevention may be less about how many calories you consume and more about when you eat your meals. Source: Time-restricted eating may prevent tumor growth

Other New Research

A Clever New Strategy for Treating Cancer, Thanks to Darwin

A Clever New Strategy for Treating Cancer, Thanks to Darwin

Most advanced-stage cancers mutate, resisting drugs meant to kill them. Now doctors are harnessing the principles of evolution to thwart that lethal adaptation. Source: A Clever New Strategy for Treating Cancer, Thanks to Darwin | WIRED

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