Posted on Mar 15, 2008 | Comments 0
Here’s a little information on Breast cancer research and what are the chances of the breast cancer recurrence.
May be you want to know what are the research programs carried out on breast cancer, where are these researches done, who are the people behind these researches, where does all the information on net about breast cancer come from, and many more queries, then this article is specially for you.
Many Organizations mission is to achieve prevention and a cure for breast cancer in their lifetime by providing critical funding for innovative clinical and genetic research at leading medical centers worldwide and increasing public awareness about good breast health.
A minimum of 85 cents of every dollar goes to breast cancer research and awareness programs. These organizations work with a motto to serve the needy not concentrating on their profits. You’ll find many such concerns.
Sad news is that breast cancer research still continues on how the breast cancer recurrences can be controlled. In order to tailor local treatment in breast cancer patients there is a need for predicting recurrences after breast-conserving therapy.
Even though after an adequate treatment (excision with free margins and radiotherapy), young age and incompletely excised extensive intraductal component is the predictor for local recurrence, many local recurrences can still not be predicted.
A breast cancer research performed by a center gives this report. Here they have used gene expression profiling by microarray analysis to identify gene expression profiles that can help to predict local recurrence in individual patients.
The Methods used by the center consists using previously established gene expression profiles with proven value in predicting metastasis-free and overall survival.
These include Wound-Response Signature, 70-gene prognosis profile and hypoxia-induced profile and training towards an optimal prediction of local recurrences in a training series, we establish a classifier for local recurrence after breast-conserving therapy.
Results came out where validation of the different gene lists shows that the wound-response signature is able to separate patients with a high (29%) or low (5%) risk of a local recurrence at 10 years (sensitivity 87.5%, specificity 75%). In multivariable analysis the classifier is an independent predictor for local recurrence.
The Conclusion provided by the research center says that gene expression profiling can identify subgroups of patients at increased risk of developing a local recurrence after breast-conserving therapy.
Now a bit of courage falls your way. Many sites open up the Breast Cancer Survivors stories.
These brave and generous people have agreed to tell the story of their victory over breast cancer in the hopes that it will be of help and provide courage and inspiration for anyone who is diagnosed with, or affected by, the disease.
Each day you may find survivor stories coming up, on how they struggled for existence and successfully overcame the disease.
Watch out for new profiles! If you are a survivor involved in small businesses and want to donate then you have a corner too, the Survivors Circle Partner Program. Name itself is so attractive right so what are you waiting for “Start Today Start Now”.
You can donate directly through a concern for breast cancer awareness and research programs or indirectly by organizing your own activity or buy merchandise. Motto being the same; raise funds for breast cancer research. Together we will beat cancer.
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