• New Cheaper Test Available to Check for Breast Cancer Gene

    Please Share!  New Cheaper Test Available to Check for Breast Cancer Gene Color Genomics in Burlingame, California is offering a much cheaper and easier test for women who wished to check if they are carriers of genetic mutations that increase their risk for breast and ovarian cancer.  Here is  a quick overview: The testing kit costs $249.00 It’s described as a simple testing kit that can accurately analyze a saliva sample for mutations in the breast cancer genes BRCA1 and BRCA 2. It also can check for 17 other genetic variants that are associated with an increased risk for breast

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  • POLIO VIRUS SHOWING PROMISE IN KILLING CANCER

    Please Share!POLIO VIRUS SHOWING PROMISE IN KILLING CANCER     Did anyone catch the 60 MINUTES Documentary Sunday, March 29, 2015?  Duke University’s Cancer Research Department has found – of all things – the POLIO VIRUS showing promise in killing cancer specifically the brain tumor – glioblastoma! Yes, the POLIO VIRUS that scientists and researchers are trying to eradicate from the world is being used successfully in KILLING CANCER! Correspondent Scott Pelly presents the cancer research findings from this CLINICAL STUDY.  They appear to be very promising for curing many cancers!   Traditionally, in the last few centuries cancer has been

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  • Trials Scheduled for Triple Negative Breast Cancer Vaccine @ Mayo Clinic

    Please Share!Trials Scheduled for Triple Negative Breast Cancer Vaccine @ Mayo Clinic Exciting news for women who have been diagnosed with Triple Negative Breast Cancer.  Researchers at the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida are working on a vaccine to prevent this particularly aggressive type of breast cancer.  The vaccine is showing great promise. Triple Negative Breast Cancer is a highly aggressive type of breast cancer.  It lacks the three main target proteins that most breast cancers have – Estrogen Receptors, Progesterone Receptors, and HER2 (human epidermal growth factor).  The latter breast cancers are treated with hormonal therapies with drugs such as TAMOXIFEN and ANASTROZLE. BUY

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  • New Breast Cancer Vaccine Proves Safe in Early Clinical Trial

    Please Share!New Breast Cancer Vaccine Proves Safe in Early Clinical Trial Almost every day, I look for positive research news for a cure for cancer.  I firmly believe cancer researchers continue to make great strides toward this feat. Their efforts were never more evident than in this week’s announcement from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. Their research results have found a new breast cancer vaccine proves safe and successful in their early clinical trial. This is fantastic news for everyone! Five years ago when I was diagnosed with breast cancer, I searched frantically for my options and a “cure” on the internet. 

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  • Breast Cancer Awareness Month – MARCH FORTH!

    Please Share!October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month MARCH FORTH! I am thrilled I have passed another milestone in my breast cancer recovery.  In August, my oncologist removed the breast cancer prevention drug – Anastrozole (Generic Arimidex) from my treatment plan.  For the past five years, I have religiously taken this small one mg pill regularly each morning.  The small but potent drug prevented my body from producing estrogen.  (Estrogen fed my breast cancer.)  This very small pill was my immediate defense against that nasty cancer’s return! However, that little pill as powerful as it was also held me captive. For the past five years, my body felt

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  • Do Cell Phones In Bras Cause Breast Cancer?

    Please Share!Do Cell Phones in Bras Cause Breast Cancer? SOMETHING TO THINK ABOUT AT WWW.4MARCHFORTH.COM Do cell phones in bras cause breast cancer?  There is a lot of talk lately about cell phones and cancer.  Below is a video link to a story of  a young woman diagnosed with breast cancer at the early age of 21 years.  She kept her cell phone in her bra – exactly where the tumor was detected.    John G. West, MD, Oncology is doing research on this particular study.  Watch the video, then follow the link on his opinion below.  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ewrblNXleJ8 Can carrying my cell phone in my

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  • Breast Cancer &Personal Choices

    Please Share!Breast Cancer – Does local therapy choice improve survival? Breast Cancer affects each diagnosed person  differently. That individual faces many decisions – including choosing the proper breast cancer treatment plan that is uniquely right for that individual.  This decision is very personal.  Therefore, each treatment plan will be different for each individual diagnosed with breast cancer. THUS, WHEN ONE IS DIAGNOSED WITH BREAST CANCER, IT IS IMPORTANT TO TAKE THE TIME TO BE INFORMED SO THAT ONE CAN MAKE THE RIGHT MEDICAL DECISIONS FOR ONESELF!  Take the time to be informed! This informational blog posted at www.Blog.Komen.org, demonstrates why we need more and continuing

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  • Good News for Metastatic Breast Cancer

    Please Share!MORE GREAT NEWS FOR WOMEN WITH METASTATIC BREAST CANCER: A new breast cancer drug from Roche has shown “unprecedented” benefits in extending lives in a clinical trial and experts urged its widespread use for women with an aggressive form of the disease. Here is the LINK to ROCHE’S BREAST CANCER ARTICLE. Please Share!

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  • Abnormal PALB2 Gene Increases Breast Cancer Risk More Than Previously Thought

    Please Share!The following article was posted on BreastCancer.org website.  You can read this article in its entirety at this web address:  http://www.breastcancer.org/research-news/abnormal-palb2-gene-increases-risk A study has found that another gene may be just as important in breast cancer risk as BRCA1 and BRCA2: an abnormal PALB2 gene was found to increase breast cancer risk 5 to 9 times higher than average. The research was published in the Aug. 7, 2014 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine. Read the abstract of “Breast-Cancer Risk in Families with Mutations in PALB2.”   Please Share!

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  • Experimental drug shows promise for advanced breast cancer

    Please Share!Advanced Breast Cancer Treatment Promising This developing story about treating women with (advanced breast cancer) Stage IV breast cancer is HUGE!  Wish my mother had this opportunity! Watch this link from CBS news shown today 7/11/2014: WATCH HERE: ➨ www.greatergood.me/1xTn2bY Please Share!

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