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Research: New screenings, treatments dramatically reduce breast cancer deaths

Research: New screenings, treatments dramatically reduce breast cancer deaths

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Jan. 9 (UPI) -- Breast cancer deaths have dramatically declined as a result of new drugs and better screenings since 2000, six independent groups of researchers have concluded.Researchers from universities and hospitals wanted to know if the recent advances in drugs -- including chemotherapies and targeted compounds -- and digitizing mammogram technology have made a difference in how many women die of breast cancer.The researchers' Cancer Intervention and Surveillance Network models showed that screening and treatment reduced breast cancer mortality by 49 percent in 2012, compared with 37 percent in 2000, according to a new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association."These numbers represent very positive news for breast cancer patients," Dr. Sylvia Plevritis, a prof...
New blood test may diagnose breast cancer up to a year earlier

New blood test may diagnose breast cancer up to a year earlier

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Dec. 26 (UPI) -- Researchers at University College London say they've found an early indicator of fatal breast cancer that could help doctors make diagnoses one year earlier than current screening methods for the disease.Using blood serum samples from almost 1,000 women, researchers looked for the presence of carbon and hydrogen molecules attached to a chunk of DNA called EFC#93. The method helped to identify cancer in 43 percent of women who were diagnosed six months later.The presence of those attached molecules, called DNA methylation, is a hallmark that a person's cancer could likely be fatal. Researchers say it can be detected before mammograms find cancer in breasts, allowing for earlier treatment.The method was also used to classify 88 percent of women who did not develop breast can...
Ian Paterson: Independent inquiry into breast surgeon

Ian Paterson: Independent inquiry into breast surgeon

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An independent inquiry is to be held into the malpractice of breast surgeon Ian Paterson, who carried out hundreds of botched operations.It will aim to learn lessons from the case and improve care, the Department of Health said.Paterson was found guilty of 17 counts of wounding with intent in April after a trial at Nottingham Crown Court. He had his initial 15-year jail term increased to 20 years in August.The inquiry will begin in January.Midlands Live: Police boss admits Official Secrets Act charge; GE cuts 1,000 jobsThe DoH said the scope of the inquiry was likely to consider:The responsibility for the quality of care in the independent sectorInformation sharing, reporting of activity and raising concerns between the independent sector and the NHSThe role of insurers of independent sect...
Braless Rita Ora serves MEGA breast appeal as dress slips down

Braless Rita Ora serves MEGA breast appeal as dress slips down

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GothamBLONDE BEAUTY: Rita Ora flashed her boobs in this cleavage-cramming white dressYour Song singer Rita Ora is known for highlighting her killer hourglass figure in skimpy attires.No doubt bringing the neighbourhood to a standstill, the 27-year-old filmed the music video for her upcoming single Anywhere in New York City's China Town.After wowing the crowds in not one, but two crotch-baring ensembles, the blonde bombshell switched things up by changing into a floor-length white gown.But while the dress may have looked like it had been borrowed from the bridal section of a designer shop, it certainly wasn't suitable for church.Rita Ora's sexiest snaps Singer Rita Ora and her sexiest snaps around.GothamRED HOT: The singer dared to bare in a high-cut bodysuitPutting her goodies on show...
Peek-a-boob: Rita Ora serves breast appeal in sheer lingerie

Peek-a-boob: Rita Ora serves breast appeal in sheer lingerie

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InstagramPEEK-A--BOOB: Rita Ora flaunted her breast appeal in this cleavage-cramming sheer braThe Your Song singer jetted off to Berlin earlier this week, and she's been keeping fans updated on her travels every step of the way.Taking to Instagram, Rita gave her fans the treat of a lifetime as she snapped a selfie of herself preparing to take a bubble bath.Leaning over a spacious tub, the Brit babe had seemingly already began to strip off as she wore only her underwear.Rocking an impressive boob spill, the body confident beauty donned a sheer bra that left little to the imagination.Rita Ora's sexiest snaps Singer Rita Ora and her sexiest snaps around.InstagramSELFIE SIREN: The singer is no stranger to turning the camera on herselfAmping up the sex factor, the 26-year-old threw a sultry gla