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Epithelial cell adhesion molecule (EpCAM; CD326) is a cell surface protein that is frequently expressed at high level on most solid tumor types, including prostate, breast, colon, gastric, ovarian, ...
Breast implants are medical devices that are used to augment breast size or to reconstruct the breast following mastectomy or to correct a congenital abnormality. Breast implants consist of a silico...
Selective estrogen receptor modulators (SERMs) act as estrogen receptor (ER) agonists or antagonist depending on the targeted tissue and the specific configuration of the used SERM. Effects on bone, e...
Researchers from Princeton University's Department of Molecular Biology have identified a small RNA molecule that helps maintain the activity of stem cells in both healthy and cancerous breast tissue.
An analysis of breast cancer data revealed that many small breast cancers have an excellent prognosis because they are inherently slow growing, according to Yale Cancer Center experts. Often, these ca...
Small Peruvian study suggests prior CBE may lead women with self-detected breast cancer to present earlier for care.
A new report examines breast cancer risk factors and finds that the equivalent of a daily small glass of wine or beer increases the risk significantly.
I had assumed that the small lump in my breast was a blocked milk duct from nursing my seven-month-old son. The news that I had stage 2 breast cancer stunned.
NPRTumor Test Helps Identify Which Breast Cancers Don't Require Extra TreatmentNPRFor years, doctors have focused on detecting breast cancer at the earliest possible moment after a tumor develops so t...
Researchers from Princeton University's Department of Molecular Biology have identified a small RNA molecule that helps maintain the activity of stem cells in both healthy and cancerous breast tissue....
Although autogenous tissue-based breast reconstruction has been widely used in the past decade, implant-based breast reconstruction is more often used in Taiwan because Asian women are generally slend...
Patients with a small breast volume and a relative large lumpectomy volume are at risk of developing severe breast deformity and asymmetry following breast conservation, presenting a unique surgical c...
The use of implants is still the most common procedure for breast reconstruction because they are easy, less painful than tissue transplants, and do not need a donor site. However, it is challenging t...
Primary small cell neuroendocrine carcinoma of the breast (SCNCB) is a very uncommon type of breast cancer. Histology and morphology are virtually indistinguishable from small cell neuroendocrine carc...