Topics:

Breast Cancer

Too Many DCIS Patients Get Axillary Lymph Node Dissection

No benefit of axillary lymph node evaluation has been shown for women with DCIS, yet this lymph node analysis is still often performed in these patients. Image © Blamb / Shutterstock.com.

Breast Cancer

A new study suggests that a family history of breast cancer does not result in a worse prognosis breast cancer prognosis.

A Swedish study found that 3D tomosynthesis screening detected 40% more cases of breast cancer compared with traditional digital mammography.

The appearance of bone metastases on FDG PET/CT was influenced by breast cancer histology, with non-FDG-avid lesions more common in invasive lobular carcinoma patients.

The immune system is active in breast cancer, playing a dual role in tumor progression and in immune surveillance. Infiltrating immune cells are both prognostic and predictive of response to standard breast cancer therapies.

The future role of immunotherapy in breast cancer is currently being actively investigated, so we anticipate that we will soon have further clues about the role of immunotherapy in breast cancer patients.

MRI may determine which women at risk for breast cancer most need supplemental screening, based on their BPE levels.

A randomized trial failed to show non-inferiority of 6 months of adjuvant trastuzumab compared with the standard 12 months for HER2-positive breast cancer.

Pages

Subscribe to Breast Cancer on [sitename]

By clicking Accept, you agree to become a member of the UBM Medica Community.