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5 10, 2015

October – National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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October is observed as Breast Cancer Awareness Month in the United States. This annual campaign aims at raising awareness about the importance of the early detection of breast cancer. Though most women are aware about the disease, only few take the steps to have a plan in place to detect the disease in its early [...]

7 09, 2015

New Blood Test Could Predict Breast Cancer Relapse 8 Months in Advance

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Offering hope for cancer patients, researchers at The Institute of Cancer Research (ICR) in the U.K. have now developed a new blood test that could predict breast cancer recurrence 8 months earlier than conventional methods such as scans. The test could provide an early warning of the disease returning after chemotherapy and surgery. Predicting whether [...]

12 08, 2015

New Blood Test Could Predict Breast Cancer Five Years before it Develops

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Researchers at the University of Copenhagen in Denmark have developed a new blood test that can predict breast cancer, even 5 years before it develops. The research also aims at eradicating the problem of misdiagnosis and false positives caused by mammography for years. Breast cancer is the most common type of cancer in women. Mammography, [...]