This page highlights recent research in the detection and treatment of breast cancer. New methods to detect breast cancer, such as 3-D mammography, are described. Treatments tailored to breast cancer subtypes are discussed, including targeted therapies. The core role of our research nurses is to raise awareness of, and recruitment to cancer clinical trials. They are a network of experts in all phases of oncology research, and have the skills and practical experience to support the delivery of clinical trials in the NHS.
Jul 01, 2017 · What’s New in Breast Cancer Research? but its exact role is still unclear. Current research is aimed at improving the technology and evaluating its use in specific situations such as in the dense breasts of younger women. +C/P in patients (pts) with BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutations and metastatic breast cancer: A randomized, phase 2 study Last Revised: February 1, 2018. Objectives. To review the contribution of the Nurses’ Heath Study (NHS) and the NHS II in identifying risk and protective factors for breast cancer incidence and survival. Methods. We conducted a narrative review of NHS and NHS II articles on breast cancer incidence and survival published from Cited by: 16.
Nurses' Health Study II (NHS II): Risk Factors for Breast Cancer Among Younger Nurses, a member of the NCI Cohort Consortium. A nested case-control study of IGF-1 in relation to breast cancer will utilize the blood specimens that have been collected from about 30,000 participants. The Epidemiology and Genomics Research Program is a part. Apr 27, 2017 · The leading causes of cancer deaths in the United States, in order of frequency, are lung, prostate, and colorectal cancer in men and lung, breast, and colorectal cancer women. For all cancer sites combined, African American men have a 15% higher incidence rate and a 38% higher death rate than Caucasian men.Author: Marianne Belleza, R.N.