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More high-risk surgical patients are choosing breast reconstruction procedures after mastectomy — ScienceDaily

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The team of investigators from Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York City, analyzed data from the National Cancer Data Base (NCDB) of the American College of Surgeons and the American Cancer Society, and looked at more than 1 million women who underwent mastectomy due to breast cancer between 1998 and 2011. …

Disparities persist in early-stage breast cancer treatment — ScienceDaily

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The study, to be presented at the 2014 Breast Cancer Symposium, finds that those barriers that still exist are socio-economic, rather than medically-influenced. Meeghan Lautner, M.D., formerly a fellow at MD Anderson, now at The University of Texas San Antonio, will present the findings. BCT for early stage breast cancer includes breast conserving surgery, followed by six weeks of radiation. …

Breast conserving therapy shows survival benefit compared to mastectomy in early-stage patients with hormone receptor positive disease

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The study findings defy the conventional belief that the two treatment interventions offer equal survival, and show the need to revisit some standards of breast cancer practice in the modern era. The research was presented at the 2014 Breast Cancer Symposium by Catherine Parker, MD, formerly a fellow at MD Anderson, now at the University of Alabama Birmingham. In the 1980s, both US-based and international randomized clinical studies found that BCT and mastectomy offered women with early stage breast cancer equal survival benefit…

Presence of uterine cancers at time of hysterectomy studied using morcellation — ScienceDaily

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source : http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/07/140722164353.htm

Overall survival benefit for patients with Stage III soft tissue sarcomas — ScienceDaily

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source : http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/05/140530133216.htm

Wide variation in lung cancer rates globally, study finds — ScienceDaily

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source : http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/05/140516111005.htm

Primary androgen deprivation therapy ineffective for most men with early prostate cancer — ScienceDaily

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source : http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/03/140317084845.htm

Family members of children with cancer may also be at risk

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The study, led by Joshua Schiffman, M.D., medical director of HCI’s High Risk Pediatric Cancer Clinic and a pediatric hematologist/oncologist in in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Utah, examined the family medical history of 4,482 children diagnosed with cancer over a 43-year period to determine the cancer risk in their relatives. …

Is iron deficiency causing psychiatric disorders in kids?

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source : http://www.foxnews.com/health/2013/06/25/is-iron-deficiency-causing-psychiatric-disorders-in-kids/