Items Tagged ‘Carcinoma In Situ Breast cancer’

March 28, 2011

Diagnosis of Early Breast Cancer Doesn’t Shorten Life Expectancy of Older Women

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Among women age 67 or older, a diagnosis of ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) or Stage I breast cancer doesn’t appear to worsen survival; survival is similar to that of older women without breast cancer. Diagnosis of more advanced breast cancer, however, is linked with worse survival. These results were published in the Journal of […]

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Tags: Breast Cancer, Carcinoma In Situ Breast cancer, Metastatic Breast Cancer, Stage I Node Negative Breast Cancer, Stages II-III Breast Cancer


January 26, 2011

Social Support May Improve Breast Cancer Outcomes

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Social well-being during the first year after a breast cancer diagnosis may have a beneficial effect on cancer outcomes. These results were published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology. A diagnosis of breast cancer often affects a woman’s quality of life, but it’s been less clear whether quality of life affects breast cancer outcomes. Quality […]

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Tags: Breast Cancer, Carcinoma In Situ Breast cancer, Inflammatory Breast Cancer, Metastatic Breast Cancer, Stage I Node Negative Breast Cancer, Stages II-III Breast Cancer, Supportive Care, Supportive Care Breast Cancer