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April 29, 2005

Herceptin and Breast Cancer Recurrence

Normally reserved federal health officials are using phrases like "major turning point" and "lifesaving" treatment to describe a drug that cuts the risk of breast cancer recurrence by half in women with particularly aggressive tumors. (WebMD)

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April 16, 2005

Avastin Effective Against Breast Cancer

The Genentech drug Avastin has been shown to be effective against breast cancer, marking yet another success for the medication, which now appears on its way to becoming the best-selling cancer drug yet. (NY Times)

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April 07, 2005

Weight Gain After Breast Cancer Affects Survival

Women who gain weight after a diagnosis of breast cancer face a higher risk of dying from the disease, according to a new report. (PreventDisease.com)

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