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Tuesday Q and A: Decision to remove breast that doesn't have cancer a personal one

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I recently was diagnosed with early stage breast cancer in one breast. I’m planning to have a mastectomy and breast reconstruction. What are the chances I’ll get cancer in my other breast? I’m trying to decide if I should go ahead with a double mastectomy now. I [...]

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After Her Breast Cancer Diagnosis, Nara Says Thank You to Dr. Sandhya Pruthi

Listening to patients is what medical teams at Mayo Clinic do each day. To honor Mayo's 150th Anniversary, StoryCorps was asked to listen to and record several patient stories. Each Friday for the next ten weeks, a new story will be posted on the Mayo Clinic News Network.  Nara is interviewed by her [...]

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Em mais de oito anos de tratamento do câncer de mama HER2-positivo em estágio inicial, o trastuzumabe continua a apresentar benefícios para sobrevida das pacientes

JACKSONVILLE, Flórida, 21 de outubro de 2014 — Depois de acompanhar pacientes de câncer de mama por mais de oito anos, em média, pesquisadores dizem que o acréscimo do trastuzumabe (Herceptin) à quimioterapia melhorou significativamente a sobrevida das pacientes, sem a doença, de mulheres com câncer de mama HER2-positivo em [...]

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Años después del tratamiento para el cáncer de mama HER2-positivo en etapa temprana, Trastuzumab sigue demostrando beneficios que cambian la vida

JACKSONVILLE, Florida — Después de hacer seguimiento a las pacientes con cáncer de mama durante un promedio de más de ocho años, los investigadores dicen que la adición de trastuzumab (Herceptin) a la quimioterapia mejoró significativamente la sobrevivencia global y libre de enfermedad de las mujeres con cáncer de mama [...]

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Stem Cell Transplant for Cancer Patients

Stem cell transplant This procedure may help if your bone marrow stops working or if you've had high-dose chemotherapy or radiation therapy for certain blood disorders. Personality affects how cancer survivors deal with care Extroverts and introverts have different ways of interacting while managing cancer. Breast Cancer risk factors A [...]

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, and on the next Mayo Clinic Radio, Saturday, October 25 at 9 a.m. CT, two Mayo Clinic Breast Clinic physicians will be with us to discuss the latest in research and the ongoing efforts to diagnose, treat and prevent breast cancer. Director of the Breast [...]

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When Breast Cancer Travels to the Brain: Laser Therapy A diagnosis of cancer alone is difficult and especially challenging if the disease has spread to other areas of the body. For instance, many cancer patients who develop brain tumors may be faced with a surgery and recovery time that affects their participation in other necessary treatments. However, Mayo [...]

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Trastuzumab (Herceptin) Continues to Show Life-Altering Benefit

Years After Treatment for HER2-Positive Early Stage Breast Cancer Trastuzumab Shows Life-Altering Benefit  JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — After following breast cancer patients for an average of eight-plus years, researchers say that adding trastuzumab (Herceptin) to chemotherapy significantly improved the overall and disease-free survival of women with early stage HER2-positive breast cancer. They [...]

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