Category Archives: breast

Guidelines for Breast Cancer

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Most women with screen-detected breast cancer have not had their life saved by screening

Image via Wikipedia By Gary Schwitzer on October 24, 2011 4:42 PM  No Comments  No TrackBacks That’s the conclusion of an article published today in the Archives of Internal Medicine. I’m on the run today, but here’s the abstract:  Background Perhaps the most persuasive messages promoting … Continue reading

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Breast Cancer Screening

By Graham McMahon The latest article in our Clinical Practice series reviews current recommendations for breast-cancer screening and thesupporting evidence, including the controversy regarding mammographic screening of women in their 40s. Worldwide, breast cancer is now the most common cancer diagnosed in women … Continue reading

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An Avastin Recommendation & Conflicts Of Interest

 Bevacizumab = Avastin Earlier this month, the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, a non-profit group of oncologists whose guidance is closely followed by leading treatment centers, voted overwhelmingly in favor of maintaining its recommendation that Avastin should be used to treat … Continue reading

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