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For Elderly Women with Breast Cancer, Surgery May Not Be the Best Option

Annie Krause moved into a nursing home in Detroit in 2015, when she was 98 years old. She had grown frail. Arthritis, recurrent infections and hypertension had made it difficult for her to manage on her own. When the facility’s doctor examined her, he ...

Source: The New York Times
Published: 15 Sep 2018

Breast cancer surgery wasn't 'radical' enough for CommInsure

Doctors have slammed the Commonwealth Bank's use of an outdated medical definition to knock back an insurance claim from a woman with breast cancer because her surgery wasn't considered "radical". Evidence of the woman's battle with the bank's insurance ...

Source: The Sydney Morning Herald
Published: 13 Sep 2018

Race for the Cure 2018: When breast cancer surgery isn't the best route

Surgery is a mainstay of breast cancer treatment, offering most women a good chance of cure. For frail nursing home residents, however, breast cancer surgery can harm their health and even hasten death, according to a study published Aug. 29 in JAMA Surgery.

Source: Oregonian
Published: 08 Sep 2018

The ABC of breast reduction surgery

Breast reduction is not only a cosmetic procedure but most women who undergo it have been suffering from many problems due to disproportionately large breasts or gigantomachia. “Heavy breasts cause neck and back pain and indentations on the shoulders ...

Source: TheHealthSite
Published: 13 Sep 2018

Long-term Data Support Less Surgery in Breast Cancer

The current practice of not performing an axillary lymph node dissection in patients with early breast cancer who have minimal or moderate disease in the sentinel nodes continues to be upheld after 10 years of follow-up from the International Breast Cancer ...

Source: Medscape
Published: 11 Sep 2018

For nursing home patients, breast cancer surgery may do more harm than good

Surgery is a mainstay of breast cancer treatment, offering most women a good chance of cure. For frail nursing home residents, however, breast cancer surgery can harm their health and even hasten death, according to a study published Wednesday in "JAMA ...

Source: phillyvoice.com
Published: 03 Sep 2018

Topless protest alleges malpractice over breast-cancer surgery: 'Paternalism at its finest'

It was a topless protest like no other: A determined woman marching through Cleveland, Ohio, not only without a shirt, but without breasts. Kim Bowles, a Pittsburgh scientist and mother of two, had undergone a double mastectomy following stage-3 cancer ...

Source: YAHOO!
Published: 09 Sep 2018

Breast Advocate® Launches First Breast Cancer Surgery Shared Decision-Making App

SAN ANTONIO, Sept. 10, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Breast Advocate®, a new leader in breast cancer treatment education, is proud to announce the release of the Breast Advocate® app. This first-of-its-kind shared decision-making tool, co-created by breast ...

Source: Benzinga.com
Published: 10 Sep 2018

The largest breast reduction surgery in Texas

HOUSTON - Dr. Franklin Rose with Utopia Plastic Surgery & Medspa, along with his patient Nikisha Ellis, share how she underwent one of the largest breast reduction surgeries in Texas. For more information on Dr. Franklin Rose with Utopia Plastic Surgery ...

Source: KHOU
Published: 12 Sep 2018

Study Backs Omitting Axillary Surgery in Certain Breast Ca Patients

Nodal positivity was rare among breast cancer patients with early but aggressive subtypes who were excellent responders to neoadjuvant chemotherapy, suggesting that axillary surgery might one day be eliminated in these patients, a study of real-world data ...

Source: MedPage Today
Published: 07 Sep 2018

Think Twice About Breast Cancer Surgery in Frail Elderly

Frail female nursing home residents who undergo breast cancer surgery suffer high rates of mortality and hospital readmission, as well as loss of functional independence, a study of US nursing home data that spans more than a decade has revealed.

Source: Medscape
Published: 03 Sep 2018

Marian Medical Center Uses Breast Cancer Surgery Technique That Hides Scarring

The Marian Breast Center at Marian Regional Medical Center has announced Dr. Monica Rocco, medical director, Breast Cancer Program, Mission Hope Cancer Center, has been recognized as a Hidden Scar Trained Surgeon for Hidden Scar Breast Cancer Surgery.

Source: Noozhawk
Published: 13 Sep 2018

Sia Cooper Says She Regrets Her Breast Implants: 'It Makes You Want More' Plastic Surgery

As someone who’s gone through plastic surgery, Sia Cooper, aka Diary of a Fit Mommy, is discouraging others from thinking a simple nip and tuck will fix body image problems. On Tuesday, the mom ...

Source: People
Published: 05 Sep 2018

Why this UOW academic had to return to work four days after breast cancer surgery

Four days after her second mastectomy, Dr Annie Werner felt compelled to return to work. The University of Wollongong tutor and lecturer really had no choice. The mother of two young children and her partner both work casual jobs. “If I wasn’t in that ...

Source: The Leader
Published: 09 Sep 2018

2018 Innovations in Breast Cancer Treatment, Smart Bandages, Virtual Surgery, Organ Repair, and 3D Printed Medical Devices - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The "Innovations in Breast Cancer Treatment, Smart Bandages, Virtual Surgery, Organ repair, and 3D Printed Medical Devices" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com ...

Source: NewsOK
Published: 11 Sep 2018

Health Watch: Testing Breast Cancer Drugs To Avoid Surgery

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – An innovative new way to test breast cancer drugs is trying to improve early stage detection by trying medications before women have surgery. It’s called I-SPY 2 and it ...

Source: CBS New York
Published: 13 Sep 2018

Breast t-shirt ever! Clever 3D optical illusion t-shirt that appears to give the wearer a B**B JOB without surgery goes viral

In images shared online by Reddit user zackishomo, a woman is seen modelling a white top with a strategically placed black and white grid across her b**t. From the front, she appears to have a well-endowed chest thanks to certain areas of shading; but as ...

Source: Daily Mail
Published: 10 Sep 2018

No Benefits Found in Breast Surgery for Nursing Home Patients

A new study finds that female nursing home residents who undergo breast cancer surgery experience significant functional decline and increased mortality. Researchers at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF; USA) and San Francisco Veterans ...

Source: hospimedica.com
Published: 10 Sep 2018

Dr. Dean Sloan offers outpatient breast cancer procedure at Stockton Surgery Center

Dean Sloan, MD, is using Savi Scout Wire-Free Breast Localization technology in outpatient breast lumpectomies at the Stockton (Calif.) Surgery Center, the Manteca Bulletin reported. Here are the key details to know: 1. Savi Scout Wire-Free Breast ...

Source: Becker's ASC
Published: 06 Sep 2018

CommInsure claimed breast cancer surgery wasn’t ‘radical’ enough

COMMONWEALTH Bank off-shoot CommInsure declined a woman’s cancer surgery claim because it told her the breast surgery she underwent wasn’t “radical” enough, the finance royal commission heard. Counsel assisting the commission Rowena Orr QC turned ...

Source: heraldsun.com.au
Published: 13 Sep 2018

Breast cancer surgery could be more dangerous for nursing home patients than cancer: study

Surgery is a mainstay of breast cancer treatment. For most women, it offers a good chance of a cure. But for frail nursing home residents, breast cancer surgery can harm health and even hasten death, researchers reported Wednesday in the journal JAMA Surgery.

Source: KUSA
Published: 29 Aug 2018

Researchers explore limitations of patient-specific, 3D printed guides for breast surgery

Plastic surgeons at Radboud University in the Netherlands have demonstrated how 3D printing can be used to help reconstruct the breast tissue. The findings, published in the European Journal of ...

Source: 3D Printing Industry
Published: 22 Aug 2018

For nursing home residents with breast cancer, surgery actually may hasten death

Surgery is a mainstay of breast cancer treatment, offering most women a good chance of cure. For frail nursing home residents, however, breast cancer surgery can harm their health and even hasten death, according to a study published this week in JAMA Surgery.

Source: Los Angeles Times
Published: 30 Aug 2018

Breast cancer surgery may not be best option for some patients

WASHINGTON – Surgery is a mainstay of breast cancer treatment, offering most women a good chance of cure. For frail nursing home residents, however, breast cancer surgery can harm their health and even hasten death, according to a study published this ...

Source: SaukValley.com
Published: 31 Aug 2018

Breast cancer surgery in frail elderly women linked to poor results

An analysis of more than a decade of U.S. nursing home data has shown that breast cancer surgery is associated with high rates of mortality and hospital readmission, along with loss of functional independence, for frail nursing home residents. "Surgery ...

Source: Medical Xpress
Published: 29 Aug 2018

Breast Advocate® Launches First Breast Cancer Surgery Shared Dec - wistv.com - Columbia, South Carolina

Breast Advocate announces the release of the world's first free breast cancer shared decision making app. SAN ANTONIO, Sept. 10, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Breast Advocate®, a new leader in breast cancer treatment education, is proud to announce the ...

Source: WIS
Published: 10 Sep 2018

Boob Down: Mia Khalifa Needs Surgery To Fix Deflated Breast After Getting Hit With Hockey Puck

Former porn star turned sports analyst Mia Khalifa suffered a weird injury during a hockey game earlier this year. Khalifa, 25, was slammed in the chest with a hockey puck during a Washington Capitals playoff game that ruptured her left breasts, and she ...

Source: Hip-Hop Wired
Published: 30 Jul 2018

Could post-surgery healing process trigger cancer spread in breast cancer?

If a new study in mice ends up holding true for humans, there may be a new explanation for why breast cancer can spread after surgery. The wound-healing process may make the immune system too busy to catch cancer cells that travel around the body.

Source: ABC News
Published: 12 Apr 2018

Hidden Scar surgery hides marks, reminders of breast cancer

When Tami Weeks was diagnosed with breast cancer, survival was the only thing that mattered to the Westminster resident. “I’m 59 years old, so if she had said we’re doing a bilateral mastectomy, it would have been fine,” Weeks said of her doctor.

Source: The Baltimore Sun
Published: 10 Oct 2017