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ARHP helps you stay abreast of the latest reproductive health news with links to breaking stories and research findings. We track daily news reports from credible sources including newspapers, journals, vetted blogs, conference updates, and others.

May 8, 2012: Guided Therapeutics’ LuViva(R) Advanced Cervical Scan Combined with HPV Testing Could Optimize Cervical Cancer Detection; Reduce Overtreatment of False Positives by Approximately 33% from The Wall Street Journal

May 8, 2012: Winning the Battle Against Breast Cancer Metastasis from The Wall Street Journal

May 8, 2012: Targeting ovarian cancer: Researches finds disparities in access to the top-quality care that boost survival from

May 8, 2012: Generex Announces Presentation of Antigen Express AE37 Breast Cancer Vaccine Data at ASCO 2012 from The Wall Street

May 7, 2012: Scientists find link between biological processes and young breast cancer patients from

May 7, 2012: Hologic Delivers on Its Promise to Provide Innovation, Minimally Invasive Technologies for Gynecologist and Obstetricians at the ACOG Annual Clinical Meeting from The Wall Street Journal

May 7, 2012: Screening for Breast Cancer Without X-Rays: Lasers and Sound Merge in Promising Diagnostic Technique from

May 4, 2012: Brachytherapy Reduces Breast Cancer Recurrence in Tumor Bed from

May 4, 2012: Breast cancer is rare in men, but they fare worse from The Wall Street Journal

May 3, 2012: Breast cancer patients with positive ultrasound guided axillary node biopsy need dissection from

May 3, 2012: Presence of Fetal Cells in Women Lowers Risk of Breast Cancer but Raises Risk of Colon Cancer from

May 3, 2012: Triple Negative BRCA Has Higher Mortality Risk from

May 3, 2012: New data improve understanding of breast cancer’s multiple varieties from

May 2, 2012: Dual Vaccine for Two Cancers from

May 2, 2012: Revolutionary New Cervical Cancer Screening Test to Hit Worldwide Market from The Wall Street Journal

May 1, 2012: Bevacizumab Benefits Patients With Recurrent Ovarian Cancer from

May 1, 2012: Mammograms may be worth risks for some in their 40s from

May 1, 2012:  African-American breast cancer survivors report inadequate information, options, support services from

May 1, 2012: Galena Biopharma Expands Folate Binding Protein Vaccine Intellectual Property With Notice of Allowance for U.S. Patent from The Wall Street Journal

May 1, 2012: ANGLE hails “major breakthrough” in design of Parsortix cancer cells screener from

April 30, 2012: New Seed Implantation Procedure Improves Breast Cancer Surgery Outcomes from

April 30, 2012: BRLI Announces InCellDx Investment and Launch of GenCerv Test Through its GenPath Women’s Health Laboratory from The Wall Street Journal

April 30, 2012: Parents underestimate their daughters’ reproductive concerns from

April 26, 2012: Hormone drugs may pose fewer risks for Chinese women from

April 26, 2012: Small molecular bodyguards kill HPV-infected cancer cells by protecting tumor-suppressor from

April 26, 2012: The Downside of Chemoprevention for Breast Cancer from

April 24, 2012: New maker flags DNA repair response to platinum therapy from

April 23, 2012: Simple Blood Test May Detect Ovarian Cancer from

April 23, 2012: Why Drinking Alcohol Is Linked to Breast Cancer from

April 23, 2012: Males With Mutated BRCA1 Breast Cancer Gene Have Higher Prostate Cancer Risk from

April 23, 2012: Letting Go Can Boost Quality of Life from

April 23, 2012: New Research Suggests World’s Most Popular Fruit May Also be One of the Healthiest from The Wall Street Journal

April 23, 2012: The Shots Felt Around the World from

April 23, 2012: Long-Lasting Fatigue After Breast Cancer Less Common Than Thought from

April 20, 2012: Cancer Therapies Affect Cognitive Functioning Among Breast Cancer Survivors from

April 20, 2012: Cellular ‘Glue’ Resists Breast Cancer from

April 19, 2012: IBN Discovers Human Neural Stem Cells with Tumor Targeting Ability- A promising Discovery for Breast Cancer Therapy from The Wall Street Journal

April 19, 2012: New Breast Cancer Subgroups Identified Through Genomic Analysis from

April 19, 2012: Supplemental imaging in high-risk breast cancer: mixed results from

April 18, 2012: Packaging therapeutic RNAs for target treatment of breast cancer from The Wall Street Journal

April 17, 2012: Review Weighs Trastuzumab’s Benefits and Risk in Breast Cancer from

April 17, 2012: Experimental Prostate Cancer Treatment Shows Promise from

April 17, 2012: ProHealth Care First in Wisconsin to offer New 3D Mammography from The Wall Street Journal

April 17, 2012: Merck helping Endocyte with ovarian cancer from

April 16, 2012: Ovarian Cancer - Using Genetics to Predict Chemotherapy response from

April 16, 2012: Breast Cancer Patients: Talking to Fellow Survivors is Essential to Dealing with the Disease from The Wall Street Journal

April 16, 2012: Researchers: Probable link between C8, 2 cancers from

April 16, 2012: Biomarkers May Predict Chemo-Resistant Breast Cancer from

April 13, 2012: Ovarian Cancer Screening: Why It May Harm More Than it Helps from

April 13, 2012: FDA Panel OKs Ultrasound to Screen Dense Breast from

April 13, 2012: Consider IUDs for Contraception, other conditions from

April 11, 2012: Breast Cancer Risk Driven by Estrogen-Raising Gene from

April 11, 2012: Death rates continue to decline for several urologic cancers from

April 10, 2012: Cruciferous Veggies Boost Survival in Breast Cancer Patients from

April 9, 2012: Breast Cancer Race Differences Have Link to Vitamin D Gene from

April 9, 2012: Teen Drinking May Boost Odds of Precancerous Breast Changes from

April 6, 2012: Higher BMI Tied to Ovarian Cancer Risk from

April 2, 2012: Forgo Radiation in Patients with Luminal A Breast Cancer? from

April 2, 2012: PerkinElmer Launches HER2Sense(eqnx:) Discover Research Imaging Agent to Enable Personalized Medicine Approaches for Breast Cancer Research from The Wall Street Journal

April 2, 2012: Breast cancer screening tied to over diagnosis from 

April 2, 2012: 2 specific agents worse than 1 in treating endocrine resistant breast cancer cells from 

April 1, 2012: Cervical Cancer Virus Harder To Clear In Black Women: Study from

March 28, 2012: Protein 'jailbreak' helps breast cancer cells live from

March 28, 2012: Cryoablation OK in Breast Ca Metastasis from

March 27, 2012: Some breast cancer tumors may be resistant to a common chemotherapy treatment from

March 27, 2012: Adding BSGI Molecular Breast Imaging to Breast Imaging Centers Significantly Improves Breast Cancer Detection from MarketWatch

March 26, 2012: Single Antibody Shrinks Variety of Human Tumors Transplanted Into Mice, Study Showsail from

March 26, 2012: Improved Survival in Women With Invasive Epithelial Ovarian Cancer and Germline BRCA Gene Mutations from

March 26, 2012: New Breast Implant Reduces Risk of Cancer Relapse from

March 26, 2012: Combo Boosts Response in Cervical Cancer from

March 26, 2012: Many young cancer patients don't discuss fertility from Reuters

March 23, 2012: MRI Screening for Breast Cancer Is Cost Effective for Some from

March 23, 2012: Overweight and obese women at greater risk of breast cancer recurrence from

March 20, 2012: Study: Dutch cancer screening model more cost-effective than U.S. from

March 20, 2012: Omega-3 fat tied to less cancer-related fatigue from Reuters

March 19, 2012: Advaxis Named to Shortlist for Vaccine Industry Excellence Award from The Wall Street Journal

March 16, 2012:MBCC: Treatment Targets for Triple-Negative Breast Cancer—Three Pathways to Test in the Clinic from

March 15, 2012:  Society of Gynecologic Oncology Features Cutting-Edge Research at 43rd Annual Meeting on Women's Cancer® from

March 15, 2012: Specialized Care May Boost Cancer Survival from

March 15, 2012: Study Indicates Guided Therapeutics' LuViva(R) Advanced Cervical Scan Could be used as an Initial Screen for Cervical Cancer from MarketWatch

March 9, 2012:  Breastfeeding and the Risk of Breast Cancer in BRCA1 and BRCA2 Mutation Carriers from 7th

December 16, 2011: Medical News: Patients Happier When Breast Cancer Tx Is Team Effort from MedPage Today

December 15, 2011: Pap Smear vs. HPV Test: Which is Better for Detecting Cervical Cancer? from Time

December 12, 2011: Breast cancer survival boosted by bone drug: What it means for women from CBS News

December 9, 2011: Many women quit breast cancer drugs because of side effects from the Los Angeles Times

December 8, 2011: Chemo Combo Kills Resistant Ovarian Cancer Cells from Medical News Today

December 8, 2011: Breast Cancer Risk Increased in Early Diabetes from Medscape Medical News

December 8, 2011: Drug combo controls breast cancer from USA Today

December 7, 2011: BRCA variants not tied to worse cancer outcomes from Reuters

December 7, 2011: Lifestyle changes can lower breast cancer risk from USA Today

December 5, 2011: Tiny genetic variation can predict ovarian cancer outcome from Yale News

November 30, 2011: International update: article on advantages of combining HIV and pregnancy prevention (also called Multipurpose Prevention Technologies or MPTs) in Kenya from

November 25, 2011: Ovary removal not tied to increased risk of death from Retuers

November 17, 2011: Fund backs cervical cancer vaccine in poor nations from Reuters

November 16, 2011: There's hope for a breast cancer vaccine from CBS News

November 15, 2011: BPA found in canned Thanksgiving foods, Breast Cancer Fund reports from Consumer Reports

November 14, 2011: Breast cancer study suggests 'chemo brain' is a real problem from The Los Angeles Times

November 14, 2011: More Depression for Mothers and Singles With Breast Cancer from The New York Times

November 10, 2011: Computer 'pathologist' could assess breast cancer survival from USA Today

November 10, 2011: Researchers trace the spread of breast cancer from The Baltimore Sun

November 8, 2011: Experimental Vaccine Against Breast, Ovarian Cancer Shows Promise from Time

November 8, 2011: Advances in Breast Cancer Care May Not Be Reaching Older Women from US News and World Report

November 8, 2011: Physical Activity Reduces Biomarkers Linked to Breast Cancer from Medscape News

November 8, 2011: Johns Hopkins Researchers Discover How Breast Cancer Spreads to Lung from Johns Hopkins University

November 7, 2011: Moderate Soy Consumption OK for Breast Cancer Survivors from Medscape News

November 5, 2011: Risk varies for women in breast cancer families from USA Today

November 4, 2011: Cervical cancer diagnosis rate rises among women in their 20s from The Guardian

November 4, 2011: Preventive Medical Center of Marin Announces Study on Stress Linked to Breast Cancer: New Approach to Stress Management Reported from The San Francisco Chronicle

November 2, 2011: HPV Home Testing Useful For Cervical Cancer Prevention from Medical News Today

November 1, 2011: A Few Drinks a Week Raises Breast Cancer Risk from New York Times

October 27, 2011: Ovarian cancer risk increases after IVF from The Los Angeles Times

October 27, 2011: Ovarian Cancer Risk Slashed by the Pill from ABC News

October 27, 2011: Discovery made into cancer-predisposing mutations from The International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics

October 26, 2011: Vitamin D can lower breast cancer risk from Cincinnati News

October 26, 2011: Treating Breast Cancer Through the Nipple Shows Promise in Early Studies from ABC News

October 26, 2011: Ovarian Cancer More Aggressive With Age from MedPage Today

October 25, 2011: Panel Recommends HPV Vaccine for Boys and Young Men from The New York Times

October 25, 2011: Drinking More Fluids Could Lower Men's Bladder Cancer Risk from MSN News

October 24, 2011: Will physicians still give patients PSA test? from American Medical News

October 24, 2011: Weight Gain Might Raise Endometrial Cancer Risk from MedlinePlus

October 23, 2011: High Hormone Levels Raise Risk Of Breast Cancer from Medical News Today   

October 12, 2011: Ovarian cancer: BRCA2 mutation associated with improved survival from The Los Angeles Times

October 12, 2011: New breast cancer prevention drugs in the works from The Baltimore Sun

October 12, 2011: Doctors try to stay focused on science as debate over HPV vaccine remains political from The Chicago Tribune

October 10, 2011: Breast cancer study targets racial disparities from The Seattle Times  

August 3, 2011: Breast Cancer May Respond To Vitamin D from EmpowHer

August 3, 2011: Is HPV Vaccine All It's Cracked Up to Be? from

August 3, 2011: Boys Encouraged to Get HPV Vaccine from News and Observer

August 2, 2011: Eating More Fiber May Reduce Risk of Breast Cancer from

August 1, 2011: Ovarian Cancer May Respond To Omega-3 Essential Fatty Acids from EmpowHer

July 29, 2011: Most Women Carrying Cancer Genes Take Action from Reuters

June 23, 2011: Women Can Get Pap Test Every Two Years from

June 22, 2011: FDA Sees No New Safety Signals for Silicone Breast Implants from MedPage Today

June 22, 2011: Doctors May Be Confused About Cervical Cancer Screening from TIME: Healthland

June 22, 2011: Early Chemical Exposures May Affect Breast Health from US News and World Report

June 21, 2011: Want To Reduce BPA Exposure? Cut Canned Foods from the Hartford Courant