Breast Cancer

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SLU Researchers Use Common Virus to Kill Breast Cancer

Saint Louis University researchers harness a common virus to kill breast cancer cells in mice.

05/23/2014

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Could Half of All Breast Cancers be Prevented?

A new Washington University School of Medicine study finds that could be the case, if girls and women of all ages adopted healthier lifestyles.

04/04/2014

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ObamaCare To Cover Breast Cancer Prevention Drugs

St. Louis University Hospital breast surgeon, Dr. Teresa Schwartz, says she’s happy to see the new guidelines.

01/22/2014

Breast Cancer

New Breast Cancer Treatment Awaiting FDA Approval

The new drug, called Perjeta, is designed to shrink breast cancer tumors before surgery in the 20 percent of women with tumors fueled by the HER2 positive protein.

10/02/2013

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Study: Girls Who Eat Peanut Butter Lower Their Risk of Breast Cancer Later in Life

Start spreading the news, there is a new found benefit for girls who eat peanut butter. According to a study from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and Harvard Medical School, girls 9 to 15 years of age who regularly ate peanut butter or nuts were 39 percent less likely to develop benign breast disease by age 30.

09/26/2013

Study Recommends Mammograms For Younger Women

The study found 609 confirmed breast cancer deaths. The median age of death from breast cancer was 49, and the median age of death from any other cause was 72.

09/11/2013

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Study: Breast Cancer Risk Higher For Females Who Drink Alcohol When Young

Researchers at the Washington University School of Medicine have found that teenage and young adult women who consume alcohol are more likely to develop breast cancer later in life.

08/29/2013

Healthcare Fair Provides Free Health Screenings For Bronx Residents

Study Seeks to Redefine Cancer; Local Expert Weary

The researchers argue that not only does the definition of cancer need to change, but in some cases, the word should be dropped from many common diagnoses.

07/31/2013

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Overnight America: July 22nd, 2013 – Margo Rey

Musician Margo Rey; who is also the wife of comedian Ron White; talked to us about her battle with Breast Cancer.  Margo also talks to us about her new album “Between Us” can also help […]

07/22/2013

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SLU Surgery Uses Fat Grafting For Breast Reconstruction

Plastic surgeons at Saint Louis University Hospital are now using fat grafting to aid in breast reconstruction in a much quicker way.

07/01/2013

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