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New, Metastatic Breast Cancer Alliance Sets a Cooperative Tone

Dr. Elaine Schattner | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Dr. Elaine Schattner

This October, there's some encouraging news on the breast cancer front. Yes, there are new drugs in the pipeline and ongoing trials -- the same old, real progress, slow as usual. Until last week, that is, when there came a hint of meaningful change in the breast cancer community.

Big Breast Cancer Breakthroughs Of 2013

Posted 10.17.2013 | Healthy Living

By Ginny Graves Yes, it's true: One in eight women will develop breast cancer at some point in her life. Still. The fact is, "we've done a ...

New Study Finds Most Breast Cancer Deaths Happen in Women Who Don't Get Screened -- Should You Care?

Dr. Elaine Schattner | Posted 11.13.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Elaine Schattner

An intriguing new study found that the vast majority of deaths from breast cancer occur among women who didn't have routine mammography. The paper's method is flawed, and conclusions limited. But sometimes an imperfect study can hint at real insights.

10 Things You Didn't Know About Breasts

Posted 03.26.2013 | OWN

By Corrie Pikul They're always hanging around -- but most of us rarely give them a second thought. A science journalist exposes the impressive, eye...

Novel Drug Shows Promise in Her2+ Form of Breast Cancer

Dr. Elaine Schattner | Posted 08.06.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Elaine Schattner

A new drug called T-DM1 appears to be relatively effective and safe for women with metastatic, Her2+ breast cancer, in itself and as compared to the standard XL regimen.

White House Pink Ribbon Installed For Breast Cancer Awareness

Huffington Post | Jonathan Daniel Harris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Nearly 200,000 women are diagnosed with breast cancer every year, and the White House is showing its support for National Breast Cancer Awareness Mont...