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Tamoxifen Acts Quickly to Prevent Damaged Breast Cells from Turning Cancerous
DURHAM, N.C. -- Scientists at the Duke Comprehensive Cancer Center have discovered a faster and more...
Nov. 18, 2004
New Breast Cancer Drug Shrinks Tumors or Slows Growth in Up to Half of Women
DURHAM, N.C. -- A new and experimental breast cancer drug called lapatinib inhibited tumor growth in...
June 6, 2004
Younger Girls Show Warning Signs for Eating Disorders
Disordered eating behavior, including such conditions as anorexia nervosa and bulimia, affects as...
May 25, 2004
Virtual Reality Helps Breast Cancer Patients Cope with Chemotherapy
DURHAM, N.C. -- Women with breast cancer have fewer adverse effects from chemotherapy and less...
Jan. 29, 2004
Elderly Women Over-Screened for Cancers with Little Measurable Benefit
DURHAM, N.C. -- Elderly women are receiving a large number of mammograms and Pap smears with limited...
Nov. 25, 2003
Exercise Benefits Women During and After Menopause
Women typically reach menopause in their early 50s. Fluctuations in hormonal levels and cycles can...
Aug. 13, 2003
Vaccine Development Sparks Debate on Changes to Cervical Cancer Screening Guidelines
Durham, N.C.—While vaccines for cervical cancer that appear to be clinically useful remain in...
Aug. 12, 2003
Women’s Health, Integrative Medicine Focus of Duke Conference
DURHAM, NC -- Duke University Medical Center will host a national conference Oct. 11-13 on...
Sept. 17, 2002
Individualized Educational Materials Help Women Decide about Hormone Replacement Therapy
DURHAM, N.C. -- A new study shows that individually tailoring educational materials about hormone...
June 24, 2002
New Breast Cancer Therapy Boosts Drugs' Effects, Dramatically Shrinks Tumors
DURHAM, N.C. -- Patients of Kimberly Blackwell, M.D., jokingly call their treatment table the "booby...
May 18, 2002
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