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Quebec warns of cancer risk to women with textured breast implants

MONTREAL — The Quebec Health Department wants the thousands of women in the province who have received textured breast implants since 1995 to be warned of a potential cancer risk. The government has asked the province’s hospitals and clinics to contact all patients who received that specific type of implant in the last 24 years… Read More »

Online calculator will tell you your lifetime risk of developing breast cancer

n online calculator has been hailed as a “game changer” in assessing lifetime risk of breast cancer. It lets GPs determine risk by combining a blood test with medical and family history plus factors such as weight, age at menopause and alcohol intake. The algorithm, developed by Cancer Research UK, will help doctors decide whether… Read More »

Halaven maker Eisai launches metastatic breast cancer story-sharing campaign

Metastatic breast cancer (MBC) can make patients feel isolated, and that’s the feeling Eisai is working to combat with its latest awareness campaign. The Japanese drugmaker has rolled out an initiative dubbed “FurtherMore,” which highlights the real-life stories of advanced breast cancer patients and “celebrates what can be achieved when they get the support they… Read More »