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BCN News Articles for: August 28, 2015

  • Oncologists praise gene expression profiling tests as a decision-making tool for women with early-stage breast cancer but also have significant reservations
  • The Value of Personalizing Medicine: Medical Oncologists' Views on Gene Expression Profiling in Breast Cancer Treatment
  • A Phase II Study of a Dose-Density Regimen With Fluorouracil, Epirubicin, and Cyclophosphamide on Days 1 and 4 Every 14 Days With Filgrastim Support Followed by Weekly Paclitaxel in Women With Primary Breast Cancer
  • Prediction of Late Distant Recurrence After 5 Years of Endocrine Treatment: A Combined Analysis of Patients From the Austrian Breast and Colorectal Cancer Study Group 8 and Arimidex, Tamoxifen Alone or in Combination Randomized Trials Using the PAM50 Risk of Recurrence Score
  • Is It Important to Adapt Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy to the Visible Clinical Response? An Open Randomized Phase II Study Comparing Response-Guided and Standard Treatments in HER2-Negative Operable Breast Cancer
  • SIS.NET: A randomized controlled trial evaluating a web-based system for symptom management after treatment of breast cancer
  • Inequalities in Premature Death From Colorectal Cancer by State
  • COMMENTARY: States As the Laboratory for Democracy: Is Anybody Paying Attention, and Does Anybody Care?
  • Northeastern researchers find inhaling supplemental oxygen can awaken anti-tumor cells
  • Immunological mechanisms of the antitumor effects of supplemental oxygenation
  • Researchers identify the mitochondrial 'shield' that helps cancer cells survive
  • Mitochondrial membrane potential is regulated by vimentin intermediate filaments
  • Low breast density in mammography worsens breast cancer prognosis
  • Very low mammographic breast density predicts poorer outcome in patients with invasive breast cancer
  • Model for Individualized Prediction of Breast Cancer Risk After a Benign Breast Biopsy
  • Quality of life over 5 years after a breast cancer diagnosis among low-income women: Effects of race/ethnicity and patient-physician communication
  • Cancer survivors' disclosure of complementary health approaches to physicians: The role of patient-centered communication
  • Making Cuts to Medicare: The Views of Patients, Physicians, and the Public
  • COMMENTARY: Polls and Policy: Signals or Substance
  • A mixed-methods examination of communication between oncologists and primary care providers among primary care physicians in underserved communities
  • Depression symptoms of African-American cancer patients may be under-recognized, study finds
  • Exploration of depressive symptoms in African American cancer patients
  • Deadly to cancer cells only: A molecular cause for selective effectiveness of parvovirus therapy discovered
  • PKCη/Rdx-driven Phosphorylation of PDK1: A Novel Mechanism Promoting Cancer Cell Survival and Permissiveness for Parvovirus-induced Lysis
  • Breast Biopsies Leave Room for Doubt, Study Finds
  • Diagnostic Concordance Among Pathologists Interpreting Breast Biopsy Specimens
  • COMMENTARY: Expertise vs Evidence in Assessment of Breast Biopsies: An Atypical Science
  • MDC cancer researchers identify new function in an old acquaintance
  • Shp2 signaling suppresses senescence in PyMT-induced mammary gland cancer in mice
  • Prognostic Significance of Mammographic Density Change After Initiation of Tamoxifen for ER-Positive Breast Cancer
  • Transfer of Communication Skills to the Workplace: Impact of a 38-Hour Communication Skills Training Program Designed for Radiotherapy Teams
  • Symptomatic Toxicities Experienced During Anticancer Treatment: Agreement Between Patient and Physician Reporting in Three Randomized Trials
  • Bringing PROMIS to practice: Brief and precise symptom screening in ambulatory cancer care
  • Online health information -- keep it simple!
  • Health literacy and the Internet: a study on the readability of Australian online health information
  • Oral chemotherapy animated video series launches for cancer patients
  • Text message reminders boost breast cancer screening attendance
  • Text-message reminders increase uptake of routine breast screening appointments: a randomised controlled trial in a hard-to-reach population
  • New possibilities for the treatment of breast cancer arise, with the help of mathematics
  • Angiogenic Activity of Breast Cancer Patients' Monocytes Reverted by Combined Use of Systems Modeling and Experimental Approaches
  • Tumor-Infiltrating Lymphocytes and Response to Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy With or Without Carboplatin in Human Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor 2-Positive and Triple-Negative Primary Breast Cancers
  • COMMENTARY: Tumor-Infiltrating Lymphocytes and Response to Platinum in Triple-Negative Breast Cancer
  • Risk Factors and Tumor Characteristics of Interval Cancers by Mammographic Density
  • Summing it up: An integrative review of studies of cancer survivorship care plans (2006-2013)
  • World-first cancer drugs could work in larger group of patients
  • Complementary genetic screens identify the E3 ubiquitin ligase CBLC, as a modifier of PARP inhibitor sensitivity
  • Preventing the spread of cancer with copper molecules
  • Rational Design of a Cytotoxic Dinuclear Cu2 Complex That Binds by Molecular Recognition at Two Neighboring Phosphates of the DNA Backbone
  • Racial, Ethnic Differences in Picking Surgeons, Hospitals for Breast Cancer Care
  • Racial/Ethnic Differences in Patients' Selection of Surgeons and Hospitals for Breast Cancer Surgery
  • Exercise slows tumour growth and improves chemotherapy in mouse cancers
  • Modulation of Murine Breast Tumor Vascularity, Hypoxia and Chemotherapeutic Response by Exercise
  • A Hybrid Approach to Identify Subsequent Breast Cancer Using Pathology and Automated Health Information Data
  • Experiencing reproductive concerns as a female cancer survivor is associated with depression
  • JNCI and Cancer Prevention
  • Hormone Replacement Therapy for postmenopausal women: Does it help or harm your heart?
  • Hormone therapy for preventing cardiovascular disease in post-menopausal women
  • Strengthening the immune system's fight against brain cancer
  • Tetanus toxoid and CCL3 improve dendritic cell vaccines in mice and glioblastoma patients
  • Research Calls for New Policies to Support Women Veterans' Health Care Needs


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