Updates to The Thinking Woman’s Guide to Breast Cancer

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

Diagnosis

Genetic cancers: Link, types, testing, and more

Genetic cancers: Link, types, testing, and more

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

Noninvasive Blood Test Detects 8 Types Of Cancer 

Noninvasive Blood Test Detects 8 Types Of Cancer 

"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

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...

Surgery

Freezing Breast Cancer Cells May Help Avoid Surgery

Freezing Breast Cancer Cells May Help Avoid Surgery

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

This Innovative Technology Reduces the Need for Second Surgeries 

This Innovative Technology Reduces the Need for Second Surgeries 

This procedure-within-a-procedure takes just 5 minutes! Source: This Innovative Technology Reduces th 3 Ways to Deal With Emotional Abuse from Your Parents (for ... https://www.wikihow.com › ... › Abuse › Child Abuse Emotional abuse takes many forms. Your parents may...

Chemotherapy

Alternatives to chemotherapy: 5 options

Alternatives to chemotherapy: 5 options

There are several alternative cancer treatments to chemotherapy, including immunotherapy, photodynamic therapy, and laser therapy. Some people may prefer these alternatives due to the potentially severe side effects of chemotherapy. Source: Alternatives to...

Neoadjuvant chemotherapy: Benefits, side effects, and drugs

Neoadjuvant chemotherapy: Benefits, side effects, and drugs

Neoadjuvant chemotherapy is chemotherapy that a person with cancer receives before their primary course of treatment. Various factors will determine its effectiveness. Learn more here. Source: Neoadjuvant chemotherapy: Benefits, side effects, and drugs

Radiation

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

Immunotherapy for breast cancer: Types and effectiveness

Immunotherapy for breast cancer: Types and effectiveness

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

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