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Esmo-breast-cancer-congress-2023

2023 11 May

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X-congress-of-aecima-2022

2022 05 May

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Esmo-congress-2022

2022 09 Sep

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Esmo-breast-cancer-congress-2022

2022 03 May

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World-cancer-day-close-the-care-gap

2022 31 Jan

World Cancer Day is an initiative of the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC). Observed every 4 February since 2000, its goal is raising worldwide awareness, improving education, and catalysing personal, collective, and government action to reduce preventable cancer deaths and increase equitable access to cancer care.   Cancer kills nearly...Read more

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Phase-1-trial-for-triple-negative-breast-cancer-vaccine-begins

2022 11 Jan

Cleveland Clinic researchers along with Anixa Biosciences have initiated a phase 1 clinical trial to test a vaccine intended to prevent triple-negative breast cancers (TNBC). This trial is a first of its kind.   TNBCs are named so because they test negative for estrogen receptors, progesterone receptors, and excess HER2 protein. Since these are...Read more

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Understanding-us-cancer-care-spending-in-2018

2021 08 Oct

The 15 most prevalent cancers incurred a cost of $156.2 billion in 2018. Breast cancer patients contributed to the highest number of services and spending. Almost 20% of US cancer spending was on radiology Although how to deliver quality but affordable care to US patients requiring cancer treatment has been widely debated, the specific...Read more

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360-health-analysis-breast-cancer-management-in-portugal-patient-journey

2021 01 Jun

Abstract Introduction: 360 Health Analysis (H360) was started in 2018 with the aim of providing a comprehensive picture of breast cancer management in Portugal. After initial evidence retrieval (Phase 1), this study (Phase 2) focused on analysing hospital organization and performance on breast cancer management from the perspective of patients,...Read more

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Sabcs-2020-san-antonio-breast-cancer-symposium

2020 08 Dec

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Leading-breast-radiologist-wins-2019-rsna-accolade

2019 13 Nov

Prof. Fiona Gilbert is a leading light in the field of breast imaging with her contribution to the field being marked with Honorary Membership at Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) annual meeting in Chicago this December. Since her graduation from Glasgow University in 1978 she has built an illustrious career in the UK in multiple areas...Read more

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Beyond-imaging-towards-a-care-pathway-approach-powered-by-ai

2019 13 Nov

The healthcare industry is under transformation. An ageing population and the rise of noncommunicable diseases are driving an industry shift away from curing disease in the short term toward preventing and managing disease and promoting overall well-being in the long term. Across Europe, we see the same issues – underfunded and understaffed national...Read more

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Bridging-the-radiologist-staffing-gap-with-new-training-initiative

2019 13 Nov

Summary: Across the world, there is a workforce crisis impacting breast disease management that is partly attributed to a shortage of radiologists. In the UK, a new credentialling programme seeks to tackle this through training more clinicians to become breast treatment experts. A new three-year accreditation programme, launched by the Royal...Read more

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Putting-medical-radiation-protection-first

2019 26 Aug

Summary: How a European Society of Radiology flagship initiative is addressing quality and safety in medical imaging.    EUROSAFE IMAGING has celebrated five years of success in its mission to support and strengthen medical radiation protection across Europe. Through its Stars network, EUROSAFE IMAGING makes efforts to give radiation protection...Read more

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Better-insight-better-peace-of-mind

2019 26 Aug

Enhanced diagnostic accuracy of screening mammography with the use of Artificial Intelligence   Breast cancer is the most frequent cancer among women, with an estimated incidence of 560,000 cases in 2018, in Europe. 1 The World Health Organisation (WHO) estimated that 627,000 women worldwide, 2 out of which 150.0002 only in Europe, died from...Read more

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A-primer-on-next-generation-sequencing-data-analytics

2019 22 May

Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) is rapidly becoming more and more standardised in terms of sequencing techniques.   With Precision Medicine coming into the clinical forefront, it is important to know the steps and possibilities associated with Next-Generation Sequencing techniques.   Introduction   Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) is...Read more

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Precision-health-and-population-health-can-they-intersect-effectively

2019 22 May

How and where can precision medicine and public health join forces to improve patient care and outcomes and, ultimately, lead to more efficient healthcare. HealthManagement.org spoke to four precision medicine experts for their views. You might also like: Precision Medicine: the future of health   Tienush Rassaf  Department Head...Read more

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Personalised-medicine-the-road-ahead

2019 22 May

How can healthcare accelerate the implementation of the science?   Where is Personalised Medicine (PM) already improving the lives of patients and what is needed to make it the standard of care across multiple conditions?     What’s your brief at the PMC?   I have a science and genetics background and bring scientific...Read more

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Sabcs-2019-san-antonio-breast-cancer-symposium

2019 10 Dec

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Why-embracing-artificial-intelligence-is-beneficial-for-all

2019 22 Feb

In many ways Artificial Intelligence (AI) may seem like a new concept in healthcare, mainly due in part to the recent traction the topic has made in the news in the last few years. It has even been falsely sensationalized, to further elevate buzz, as a tool that will one day replace clinicians altogether. The truth, though, is that companies like Hologic,...Read more

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Esmo-breast-cancer-congress-2019

2019 02 May

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3rd-edition-of-international-cancer-conference

2019 23 Sep

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34th-annual-miami-breast-cancer-conference-r

2017 09 Mar

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19th-sis-world-congress-on-breast-healthcare-2016

2016 05 May

The Society (Société Internationale de Sénologie) was founded in 1976 by Dr. Charles-Marie Gross, father of the modern breast imaging and forger of the concept of senology. The SIS promotes educational activities through courses of our International School of Senology, international congresses, with our main event – the SIS world congress in Senology...Read more

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10th-european-breast-cancer-conference

2016 09 Mar

The European Breast Cancer Conference in 2016 (EBCC-10) will take place in the context of very tangible advances that have been made for patients in recent years. These advances have been largely achieved through the successful application of a multidisciplinary approach in the treatment and care of breast cancer.  EBCC is proud to have played its...Read more

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Treatment-of-elderly-cancer-patients

2015 06 Oct

Results from the largest international comparison of the treatment of elderly patients with breast cancer show that significant differences exist in the use of surgery, hormone therapy and chemotherapy between European countries. The European Registration of Cancer Care (EURECCA) study compared the treatment of elderly patients (70 years...Read more

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Hypofractionated-whole-breast-irradiation-underused

2014 17 Dec

According to a study published in JAMA, most breast cancer patients do not receive radiation treatment that is shorter in duration and less costly, despite guidelines endorsing their use. The study was released at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (TX, USA).   Breast cancer accounts for the largest portion of national expenditures on cancer...Read more

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Canadian-study-annual-screening-does-not-reduce-breast-cancer-deaths

2014 13 Feb

According to a new Canadian study published on the website of the British Medical Journal, yearly breast screening of women aged 40-59 does not reduce mortality from breast cancer beyond that of physical examination or usual care.  In addition, screening resulted in over-diagnosis (22%), representing one over-diagnosed breast cancer for every...Read more