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Linking Breast Cancer Patients with Alternative Therapies

March 17, 2010
by Vicki Tashman, founder, Pink-Link

Biological-based therapies such as diet supplements and vitamins are the most popular complementary and alternative medicines (CAM) for women recovering from breast cancer, according to a Michigan State University researcher working to create a support intervention for women in treatment for the disease.


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2010 Young Survivor's Conference Summary

March 11, 2010
by Vicki Tashman, Founder of Pink-Link

The Young Survival Coalition's 10th Annual Conference was held in Atlanta, GA the weekend of February 26th. Pink-Link has exhibited at this conference for the last 5 years and this year was not a disappointment!


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Acupuncture may be an Effective Therapy for Joint Pain and Stiffness

March 11, 2010
by Vicki Tashman, founder

A new study, led by researchers at the Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center, demonstrates that acupuncture may be an effective therapy for joint pain and stiffness in breast cancer patients who are being treated with commonly used hormonal therapies. The results were published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.


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How does Estrogen fuel Cancer?

March 11, 2010
by Vicki Tashman, Founder

A new study is providing insight into how estrogen fuels many breast cancers, and researchers say the findings could lead to new cancer-fighting drugs.


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Researchers Find Switch That Turns on the Spread of Cancer

February 20, 2010
by Vicki Tashman, founder

Reporting in the journal Nature Cell Biology, researchers describe the discovery of a specific protein called disabled-2 (Dab2) that switches on the process that releases cancer cells from the original tumor and allows the cells to spread and develop into new tumors in other parts of the body.



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Genes Linked to Breast Cancer Drug Resistance Could Guide Future Treatment Choices

January 31, 2010
by Vicki Tashman

Researchers at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute have discovered a gene activity signature that predicts a high risk of cancer recurrence in certain breast tumors that have been treated with commonly used chemotherapy drugs.


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