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Removing More Tissue During Breast Cancer Surgery Reduces by Half the Need for Second Procedure

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Removing more tissue during a partial mastectomy could spare thousands of breast cancer patients a second surgery, according to a Yale Cancer Center study. The findings were published online May 30 in the New England Journal of Medicine and presented at the 2015 Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology in Chicago.

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Trending Stories Report for 26 May 2015

Trending news releases with the most views in a single day. Topics include: genetics and cancer, diabetes and blindness, nanotech, engineering, personalized medicine, energy, and e-cigarettes.

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Ovarian Cancer-Specific Markers Set the Stage for Early Diagnosis, Personalized Treatments

Researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and Moores Cancer Center have now identified six mRNA isoforms (bits of genetic material) produced by ovarian cancer cells but not normal cells, opening up the possibility that they could be used to diagnose early-stage ovarian cancer. What’s more, several of the mRNA isoforms code for unique proteins that could be targeted with new therapeutics.

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UAB Study Shows That Injury Rates From Wearing High-Heeled Shoes Have Doubled

New research from UAB shows that high-heeled-shoe-related injuries doubled between 2002 and 2012. The frequency and severity of those injuries were sufficient to make the investigators suggest that wearing the appropriate shoes for the appropriate occasion and being aware of one’s surroundings are good ideas.

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Trending Stories Report for 21 May 2015

Trending news releases with the most views in a single day. Topics include: gun regulation, psychology and altruism, big data, threats to coral reefs, extra-terrestrial life, personalized diets, metabolic syndrome and heart health, new drug target to treat arthritis, and archeologists find oldest tools.

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Heart Disease No. 1 Killer of Women in the U.S.

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Hormonal Shifts During Menopause Can Increase Stroke Risks

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New Risk Factor for Pregnancies

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Women who were born preterm have a higher risk of giving birth to preterm children, according to a study, published in the journal Obstetrics & Gynecology, from researchers of the CHU Sainte-Justine and the University of Montreal.

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Yale Cancer Center at 2015 ASCO Annual Meeting

Highlights include: new immunotherapy response/survival data for immunotherapy for bladder and lung cancers; advances in small cell lung cancer; exercise and quality of life for cancer survivors; expanding indications for checkpoint blockade