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IMAGING Management

Study: Screening Mammography Intervals, Tumour Characteristics

2015 20 Oct

A new study in JAMA Oncology shows that premenopausal women diagnosed with breast cancer after a biennial screening mammogram were more likely to have bigger more advanced tumours than women screened annually. Also, researchers found a similar proportion of tumours with less favourable prognostic characteristics in postmenopausal women not using hormone... Read more

Executive Health Management

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 or older)... Read more

IMAGING Management

Older Breast Cancer Patients Can Safely Avoid Radiotherapy

2015 01 Feb

Based on an international study, some older women with breast cancer could safely avoid radiotherapy, without harming their chances of survival. Researchers found that older women with early breast cancer who were given breast-conserving surgery and hormone therapy gained very modest benefit from radiotherapy.These findings suggest that a carefully... Read more


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