Tag Archives: Breast

Breast cancer study gets new insights from cloud-based approach

The American Cancer Society is using Google Cloud to empower its study of pathology images to find contributing factors for breast cancer and determine how best to prevent it. The cancer organization is using the cloud in a variety of ways, first to hold the massive high-resolution digital pathology images; to convert them to a… Read More »

Dual-Drug Therapy May Boost Odds Against a Tough Breast Cancer

WEDNESDAY, March 27, 2019 — There’s good news for women battling a particularly difficult form of advanced breast cancer. In a new study of patients with so-called “hormone receptor-positive” breast cancer that’s spread beyond the breast, women who received a combo of two anti-estrogen drugs right away lived many months more than those who got… Read More »

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 »