Navigation Links
Shared Care Results In Better Breast Cancer Outcomes

A new study conducted at the Medical College of Wisconsin Center for Patient Care and Outcomes Research in Milwaukee has found that older breast cancer survivors, who were under the care of both a primary care //physician and a cancer specialist, had a better chance of beating their tumors as seen in follow-up mammography.

The researchers found that about two-thirds of elderly breast cancer survivors who received shared care had higher mammography rates in the first three years. "Previous studies have shown that over one-third of breast cancer survivors do not receive annual mammography after treatment, so we know that there are problems with the quality of follow-up care for survivors," said co-author Kenneth Schellhase, M.D., M.P.H., assistant professor of family & community medicine. "However the best approach for delivering such care remains unclear. We wondered whether the specialty of the physician made a difference, so we evaluated mammography use among survivors followed by primary care physicians, cancer specialists, or both. Our results are encouraging that primary care physicians and specialists who cooperate in the care of breast cancer survivors can deliver better quality care." The researchers gathered data from National Cancer Institute Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End-Result (SEER) data, linked to U.S. Census and Medicare data and examined 3,828 older women, who were diagnosed with stage I or Stage II breast cancer. The findings of the study appear in the online March 15, issue of Breast Cancer Research and Treatment. Contact: Eileen LaSusa lasusa@mcw.edu 414-456-4700 Medical College of Wisconsin Source: Eurekalert
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Shared decision making in health care not beneficial to patient
2. Gene Bias: Onomastics of Shared Surnames among Men Reveals Genetic links
3. Call For Bird Flu Antiviral Drugs To Be Shared
4. Hormone Deficiency Results In Miscarriage
5. Breast Implants May Interfere With The Interpretation Of Mammogram Results
6. DNA Testing For More Accurate Results
7. Operating on a Beating Heart Yields Better Results For Blocked Heart Arteries
8. Intense Fight Against Polio In India Gets Results
9. Deadly Diarrhoea Vaccine – Trail Results Promising
10. Novartis MS Drug Shows Promising Results
11. Results Of Human Trials Of Hungarian Bird-Flu Vaccine Expected Today
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
TAG: Shared Care Results Better Breast Cancer Outcomes

(Date:10/22/2014)... TUESDAY, Oct. 21, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The ... passengers arriving from Ebola-affected nations of West Africa ... screen them for infection with the virus. ... Jeh Johnson noted that 94 percent of air ... land at one of these five airports -- ...
(Date:10/22/2014)... 22, 2014 During the Western United ... supply runs dangerously low, Southern Oregon’s water is proving ... despite the lowest mountain snow pack on record in ... and early autumn.* That was the observation of journalist-hikers ... book “Hiking Southern Oregon,” during an interview with water ...
(Date:10/22/2014)... Lintelus, Inc., an event software provider, ... Sales, will be speaking on the subject of “Event ... October 28, at the Holiday Inn in New York ... well as a Tech Demo at 12:45pm, to educate ... more engaging event experience. , The Annual Meetings Technology ...
(Date:10/22/2014)... Two sisters in high school have developed ways to ... Krishen use electronic stethoscopes, which electronically amplify body sounds, ... or heartbeats. Ilina, a senior at Port Huron ... way to detect early lung damage in people exposed ... recorded one breath cycle each from 16 smokers, 25 ...
(Date:10/22/2014)... HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Oct. 21, 2014 ... while working for NBC News in Liberia has cleared ... unit at Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, where he had been ... A blood test confirmed by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control ... Providence, R.I., NBC News reported Tuesday night. "Recovering ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Passengers From Ebola-Affected Countries Must Land at Designated U.S. Airports 2Health News:Passengers From Ebola-Affected Countries Must Land at Designated U.S. Airports 3Health News:Southern Oregon Is West’s Most Drought Proof Fresh Water Region Say Hiking Guide Authors 2Health News:Southern Oregon Is West’s Most Drought Proof Fresh Water Region Say Hiking Guide Authors 3Health News:Southern Oregon Is West’s Most Drought Proof Fresh Water Region Say Hiking Guide Authors 4Health News:Jay Cormier, Sr. Vice President of Sales for Lintelus, Speaks about Event Technology Integration at Meetings Technology Expo in NYC 2Health News:Teen Sisters Develop Ways to Measure Lung, Heart Damage 2Health News:U.S. Cameraman Treated for Ebola 'Free' of the Virus 2Health News:U.S. Cameraman Treated for Ebola 'Free' of the Virus 3
... The American Senior Fitness Association (SFA) has announced ... exercise professionals. Brain Fitness for Older Adults teaches ... incorporate effective cognitive fitness into physical activity programs, ... and mental fitness simultaneously. Details are available at ...
... This approval enables the,company to market its line of ... EU. Orthomimetics, family of products was developed,during a groundbreaking ... Massachusetts Institute of Technology . , ... helps to support the,repair of defects involving both articular ...
... National Ovarian Cancer Coalition,(NOCC) announced that body image | body ... ovarian cancer, will be on display at,the University of ... 23 to,Mar. 21, 2009. , Created ... 23 from 6 p.m. - 9 p.m. The showing ...
... at their disposable a variety of tools to research and compare ... by many cosmetic surgery seekers, followed closely by cost. The surprising ... affordable procedures. , ... Miami, FL (PRWEB) January 14, ...
... 13 Elephant Ensemble Theater, a company that brings free ... tour of The Pirate & the Squid at ... Ronald McDonald House of Long Island is a "home away ... pain of having a sick child in an area hospital. ...
... Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX ) will webcast ... quarter and the year ended December 31, 2008 on ... be hosted by Jim Tobin, President and Chief Executive ... Financial Officer.The live webcast and archived replay of this ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Brain Fitness Coming to Senior Exercise Classes 2Health News:Orthomimetics Secures CE Mark Approval for Chondromimetic 2Health News:body image body essence Exhibition Opens at University of Miami 2Health News:Savvy Healthcare Consumers Seek Skilled, Safe Cosmetic Surgeons Abroad; Cosmetic Harmony Quickly Becoming Number One Travel Destination 2Health News:Savvy Healthcare Consumers Seek Skilled, Safe Cosmetic Surgeons Abroad; Cosmetic Harmony Quickly Becoming Number One Travel Destination 3Health News:Elephant Ensemble Theater Launches New Tour at the Ronald McDonald House in Long Island 2Health News:Boston Scientific to Webcast Conference Call Discussing Fourth Quarter and 2008 Financial Results 2
(Date:10/22/2014)... , Oct. 22, 2014 WHEN: Wednesday, ... Online, complimentary registration available at: http://bit.ly/1yStiU9 ... Archana Vidyasekar and Visionary Innovation Research Group ... wireless electricity, self-assembling materials, nanobots and flexible ... which will transform our lives in the ...
(Date:10/22/2014)... JOLLA, Calif. , Oct. 22, 2014 ... RGLS ), a biopharmaceutical company leading the ... microRNAs, today announced that it has demonstrated ... an ongoing clinical study evaluating RG-101, a ... the treatment of hepatitis C virus infection ...
(Date:10/20/2014)... , Oct. 20, 2014  Luoxis Diagnostics, ... MKT: AMPE), today announced that its academic collaborators ... and research potential for its novel RedoxSYS Diagnostic ... (ORP) in the body in response to injury ... of ORP as a clinical marker will be ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Futuristic Technologies That Will Transform Our World Beyond 2030 2Futuristic Technologies That Will Transform Our World Beyond 2030 3Futuristic Technologies That Will Transform Our World Beyond 2030 4A Single Subcutaneous Dose of 2mg/kg of RG-101, Regulus' Wholly-Owned, GalNac-Conjugated anti-miR Targeting microRNA-122, Demonstrates 4.1 log10 Mean Viral Load Reduction as Monotherapy at Day 29 in Patients with Varied HCV Genotypes and Treatment H 2A Single Subcutaneous Dose of 2mg/kg of RG-101, Regulus' Wholly-Owned, GalNac-Conjugated anti-miR Targeting microRNA-122, Demonstrates 4.1 log10 Mean Viral Load Reduction as Monotherapy at Day 29 in Patients with Varied HCV Genotypes and Treatment H 3A Single Subcutaneous Dose of 2mg/kg of RG-101, Regulus' Wholly-Owned, GalNac-Conjugated anti-miR Targeting microRNA-122, Demonstrates 4.1 log10 Mean Viral Load Reduction as Monotherapy at Day 29 in Patients with Varied HCV Genotypes and Treatment H 4A Single Subcutaneous Dose of 2mg/kg of RG-101, Regulus' Wholly-Owned, GalNac-Conjugated anti-miR Targeting microRNA-122, Demonstrates 4.1 log10 Mean Viral Load Reduction as Monotherapy at Day 29 in Patients with Varied HCV Genotypes and Treatment H 5A Single Subcutaneous Dose of 2mg/kg of RG-101, Regulus' Wholly-Owned, GalNac-Conjugated anti-miR Targeting microRNA-122, Demonstrates 4.1 log10 Mean Viral Load Reduction as Monotherapy at Day 29 in Patients with Varied HCV Genotypes and Treatment H 6A Single Subcutaneous Dose of 2mg/kg of RG-101, Regulus' Wholly-Owned, GalNac-Conjugated anti-miR Targeting microRNA-122, Demonstrates 4.1 log10 Mean Viral Load Reduction as Monotherapy at Day 29 in Patients with Varied HCV Genotypes and Treatment H 7A Single Subcutaneous Dose of 2mg/kg of RG-101, Regulus' Wholly-Owned, GalNac-Conjugated anti-miR Targeting microRNA-122, Demonstrates 4.1 log10 Mean Viral Load Reduction as Monotherapy at Day 29 in Patients with Varied HCV Genotypes and Treatment H 8Luoxis to Highlight RedoxSYS at Two Upcoming Scientific Conferences 2Luoxis to Highlight RedoxSYS at Two Upcoming Scientific Conferences 3Luoxis to Highlight RedoxSYS at Two Upcoming Scientific Conferences 4Luoxis to Highlight RedoxSYS at Two Upcoming Scientific Conferences 5
... to Advance for Treatment of AllergySAN DIEGO , ... focused on the development of novel Toll-Like Receptor 8 ... inflammatory diseases, announced today that it has initiated a ... TLR8 agonist for the treatment of allergic rhinitis. The ...
... Percent of Newly Diagnosed Patients Receive a Drug Within ... New Report from Decision ResourcesWALTHAM, Mass., April 15 ... the world,s leading research and advisory firms focusing on ... that less than 30 percent of their use of ...
Cached Medicine Technology:VentiRx Pharmaceuticals Initiates Phase I Clinical Trial of VTX-1463, a Novel TLR8 Agonist for the Treatment of Allergic Rhinitis 2Surveyed Neurologists Anticipate That Less Than 30 Percent of Their Use of Emerging Oral Agents in Multiple Sclerosis Will be in the First Line 2Surveyed Neurologists Anticipate That Less Than 30 Percent of Their Use of Emerging Oral Agents in Multiple Sclerosis Will be in the First Line 3
... Laboratories is a national reference laboratory and ... and development. ARUP offers an extensive test ... tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned ... clients include more than half of the ...
... is a national reference laboratory and a ... development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu ... in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by ... include more than half of the nation's ...
... reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in ... an extensive test menu of highly complex ... anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of ... half of the nation's university teaching hospitals ...
... national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader ... offers an extensive test menu of highly ... and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University ... than half of the nation's university teaching ...
Medicine Products: