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This slide show includes some of the highlights from the 2014 ASCO Breast Cancer Symposium, including an increase in BRCA testing, the Angelina Jolie effect, how to boost screening rates, a link between BRCA mutations and triple-negative disease, and more.

An increased number of women are opting for a bilateral mastectomy after being diagnosed with early-stage breast cancer, according to the results of a new study.

Through its direct mail pieces, print ads, and commercials, my treatment center positions itself as a Shangri-La where all patients bask in the sensitive and professional care of their multidisciplinary team. How very different this picture is from my regular sojourns to the nuclear medicine department in the bowels of the hospital.

Exhaled breath temperature higher than 34 degrees Celsius (93.2 degrees F) could serve as a cutoff value to help diagnose lung cancer, according to a new study.

In a preliminary study using a mouse model, researchers found that vagal denervation using Botox or other methods could help slow gastric cancer’s growth.

The American Society of Clinical Oncology and Cancer Care Ontario released joint guidelines for treating metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer.

The optimal treatment strategy for newly diagnosed multiple myeloma is consolidation with melphalan, stem-cell transplantation, then lenalidomide maintenance.

Oncologists were among the first practitioners to embrace mobile technologies. We present the top 10 oncology apps for iPhone, iPad, and Android devices.

Researchers have developed a nomogram to help calculate which breast cancer patients may be appropriate candidates for accelerated partial breast irradiation.

As part of our coverage of the ASCO Breast Cancer Symposium we discuss the clinical meaningfulness of pathologic complete response as a surrogate endpoint in breast cancer clinical trials.


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