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TGen breast cancer study is journal’s most cited

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At its Annual Meeting, the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) announced that a scientific paper describing potential drug targets following the unprecedented genomic sequencing of 14 metastatic triple-negative breast cancer patients was the most cited study in 2013 of any published that year by AACR’s journal Molecular Cancer Therapeutics. In the study, genomic sequencing… Read More →

Banner MDA engaged in cutting-edge study

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A cutting-edge research study at Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center is testing the safety and effectiveness of a new investigational drug that, when combined with chemotherapy, may make a major difference in treating breast cancer in patients who carry harmful mutations on either the BRCA1 or BRCA2 genes. The Brocade Study will enroll patients with… Read More →

UA Study Targets Latinas with Breast Cancer

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by in Economy | Featured | Healthcare

Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in Latinas, but patients often have limited access to resources to help them cope psychologically. A research study to evaluate the impact of low cost telephone-delivered counseling on quality of life for Latinas with breast cancer and their supporters is being led by Terry A. Badger, PhD,… Read More →

UA Seeking People for Breast Cancer-Vegetable Study

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University of Arizona Cancer Center researchers are seeking participants in Maricopa County for a study designed to determine if a compound found in broccoli can enhance the health-promoting effects of the breast cancer drug Tamoxifen in women at risk of developing breast cancer or those previously treated for early-stage breast cancer. Since receiving a $3… Read More →

Macy's Partners With Local Charity to Raise Funds and Awareness for Breast Cancer

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Macy’s will partner with City of Hope’s Walk for Hope to Cure Breast Cancer to invite customers to participate in Macy’s eighth annual national “Shop For A Cause” charity shopping event on August 24. Customers can purchase shopping passes from City of Hope now. Macy’s “Shop For A Cause” is a unique one-day-only shopping event… Read More →

John C. Lincoln offers state's 1st Low Dose 3D mammograms

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John C. Lincoln’s Breast Health and Research Center in North Phoenix is now Arizona’s first site to offer low dose 3-D mammography, the latest innovation in breast cancer screening. The new low dose 3-D system from Hologic requires less compression time and reduces radiation exposure. It does this by creating 2-D images from the 3-D… Read More →

John C. Lincoln offers state’s 1st Low Dose 3D mammograms

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John C. Lincoln’s Breast Health and Research Center in North Phoenix is now Arizona’s first site to offer low dose 3-D mammography, the latest innovation in breast cancer screening. The new low dose 3-D system from Hologic requires less compression time and reduces radiation exposure. It does this by creating 2-D images from the 3-D… Read More →

Thermal Imaging Company in Scottsdale Aims to Reduce Breast Cancer Risk

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De Novo Scan, a clinical thermal imaging company, had its grand opening ceremony for their new location in Scottsdale on Tuesday, July 23. Mayor Lane was present, along with Tina Clemmons, the president/founder. A demonstration of the equipment was available for attendees and media to experience the thermography technology. De Novo Scan’s mission is to… Read More →

Beard will Chair 21st Komen Phoenix Race for the Cure

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Olympic Gold Medalist Amanda Beard has teamed with Susan G. Komen Central and Northern Arizona® as the Honorary Race Chair for the 21st Annual Komen Phoenix Race for the Cure®. A breast cancer co-survivor, Beard is a long-time advocate and is serving as the Honorary Race Chair in honor of her paternal grandmother, “Nana,” a… Read More →

TGen-TD2-Scottsdale Healthcare study benefits patients

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The Side-Out Foundation’s breast cancer pilot study, led by the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen), Translational Drug Development (TD2) and Scottsdale Healthcare, has shown that cancer patients do better when their treatment is guided by molecular profiling. Specifically, 52 percent of patients with advanced breast cancer received clinical benefit – meaning their disease was controlled… Read More →

Are The Symptoms You're Feeling Early Signs Of Cancer?

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Reading the signs: Are the symptoms you’re feeling early signs of cancer? Why women ignore the signs, and what they may mean. While women are busy caring for their children, their clients or both, there’s one important individual they tend to neglect — themselves. More frequently than not, women don’t make their own health a… Read More →

TGen-US Oncology data helps triple-negative breast cancer patients

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by in Bioscience | Featured | Healthcare

Genomic sequencing has revealed therapeutic drug targets for difficult-to-treat, metastatic triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC), according to an unprecedented study by the Translational Genomic Research Institute (TGen) and US Oncology Research. The study is published by the journal Molecular Cancer Therapeutics and is currently available online. By sequencing, or spelling out, the billions of letters contained… Read More →

Study reveals genomic similarities between breast cancer and ovarian cancers

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One subtype of breast cancer shares many genetic features with high-grade serous ovarian cancer, a cancer that is very difficult to treat, according to researchers. The findings suggest that the two cancers are of similar molecular origin, which may facilitate the comparison of therapeutic data for subtypes of breast and ovarian cancers. The researchers, using… Read More →

Cartridge World Helps Fight Breast Cancer

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Cartridge World North America is working with the National Breast Cancer Foundation (NBCF) to raise funds for breast cancer awareness. During September and October, Phoenix customers can donate to the foundation at their local Cartridge World store by “rounding up” their purchase to the next dollar and donating the change. The goal of the campaign… Read More →