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InVite Study: Genentech and 23andMe Team Up

InVite Study: Genentech and 23andMe Team Up

InVite is a Web-based clinical trial that aims to recruit 1,000 people who were diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer and treated with Avastin before December 31, 2011. The study is sponsored by Genentech, which manufactures Avastin, and the trial Web site is hosted by the genetics company 23andMe.

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Genentech and 23andMe Partner to Conduct Online Research for Metastatic Breast Cancer

Genentech and 23andMe Partner to Conduct Online Research for Metastatic Breast Cancer

Genentech and 23andMe have partnered to offer a first of its kind observational study to determine whether people would willingly take part in web-based research. Both companies hope the study will show new ways for research to be conducted online.

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The Sister Study: Latest Study on Breast Cancer

The Sister Study: Latest Study on Breast Cancer

A group of 50,000 women who have sisters with breast cancer enrolled in this long-term study. The researchers examined environmental and familial risk factors.

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New Breast Cancer Gene May Help Predict Risk

New Breast Cancer Gene May Help Predict Risk

Screening for mutations in a gene known as CHEK2 may help determine a woman's odds of breast cancer if the disease runs in her family.

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Lumpectomy or Mastectomy?

Lumpectomy or Mastectomy?

For breast cancers of stage 1 and 2, surgical treatment options include mastectomy and breast-conserving surgery, called lumpectomy. Know the pro's and con's of each.

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Side Effects of Breast Cancer Treatments May Ease With CAM Therapies

Side Effects of Breast Cancer Treatments May Ease With CAM Therapies

Many complementary treatments have been found to relieve some side effects that occur with breast cancer treatments.

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Why Is Early Detection Important When Treating Breast Cancer?

Dr. Linda Bosserman appears on a segment of the American Health Journal and explains why early detection is important when it comes to treating breast cancer.

When Tiaras and Boas Are Not Enough

When Tiaras and Boas Are Not Enough

The Susan Komen Race for the cure was this past week-end here in town. Usually 35-50,000 people show up for the event that winds through the streets of downtown Portland.

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Breast Cancer Discussion Group

Breast Cancer Discussion Group

A place to share your stories, your experiences, your concerns and your wisdom.

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Breast Cancer Yoga Group

Breast Cancer Yoga Group

Learn about the health benefits of yoga practice for breast cancer survivors.

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