Category Archives: Breast Cancer

Wise Foundation Receives Grant from Association for Vascular Access

One of the pleasures of working in healthcare PR is the opportunity to work with nonprofit organizations. We’ve done this in the fields of breast cancer, prostate cancer and vascular access. Having worked previously for the Association for Vascular Access … Continue reading

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Breast Cancer Media Teleconference

Shortcomings of the New Study on Breast Cancer Brachytherapy (APBI): What Women Need to Know Now On December 13, 2011, four of the world’s leading clinical researchers in breast brachytherapy gathered to provide statements and discuss a controversial new study … Continue reading

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MD’s Criticize Breast Brachytherapy Study

Accelerated partial breast irradiation is a safe and effective form of treating the breast after appropriately performed lumpectomy in patients over age 45-50 with early-stage invasive (typically <3cm primaries and lymph node negative) and non-invasive breast cancer. Continue reading

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Breast Cancer Alert: Teleconference on 12/13

Shortcomings & Patient Concerns re: New Study of Breast Brachytherapy (APBI) – What Women Need to Know Now
Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2011
Noon EST

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Problems with New Breast Cancer Radiation Study

There’s plenty of controversy about – and disagreement with – a new breast-cancer study from MD Anderson. One expert MD even said the study’s flaws were not trivial, but “huge.” Continue reading

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Dr. Attai on New Breast Cancer Report

A new report in the journal Breast Cancer Research underscores the value of exercising, avoiding obesity and moderating alcohol intake. Breast surgeon Deanna Attai, M.D. notes that the research points toward these factors and lowering breast cancer risk – even … Continue reading

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SAVI Breast Cancer Radiation Highlighted at ASTRO

The SAVI breast brachytherapy applicator made by Cianna Medical continues to pile up favorable research results. A new study concludes SAVI is the only appropriate brachytherapy solution for patients with small breasts, hard-to-reach lumpectomy cavities, or cavities closed to the … Continue reading

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