Tag Archive: breast cancer

Nov 23 2015

Girls in Families With Breast Cancer Risk Well-Adjusted

The LEGACY Girls Study, a study taking place across five sites in North America, is the first to focus on preadolescent girls growing up in families with breast cancer risk.

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Sep 12 2014

Researchers Explore Girls’ Response to Breast Cancer Risk

This is the first generation where women are routinely tested for genetic mutations that may increase their risk for breast cancer. They are also increasingly aware of the implications of their cancer history and genetic testing results on their daughters.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/researchers-explore-girls-response-breast-cancer-risk/

Dec 30 2013

CHOP Research in the News

Research and investigators from The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Research Institute are often cited in a variety of news stories, columns, and investigative articles.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/chop-research-news/

Aug 15 2013

Presentation, Not Treatment, Responsible for Racial Disparity in Breast Cancer Survival

Researchers from The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and the University of Pennsylvania recently published a study in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) that shows differences in how breast cancer patients present at diagnosis are more responsible for racial disparities in 5-year survival than treatment disparities.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/presentation-not-treatment-responsible-for-racial-disparity-in-breast-cancer-survival/