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Breast Prosthesis

breast (mastectomy) or after partial removal (lumpectomy or breast-conserving surgery). Most breast prostheses have the weight, shape and feel of a natural breast. They can be attached directly on to the skin or inserted into specially-made pockets in bras, swimwear…

News: Genetic variant increases breast cancer risk

women discuss their individual risk of breast cancer and steps to prevent breast cancer with a trained professional,” Ms Clift said. “All women should be breast aware by checking their breasts regularly. It’s critically important that women who notice changes…

News: I Touch Myself transformed into breast awareness anthem

to get to know their breasts better – all women need to be breast aware and check their breasts regularly. “It’s critically important that women who notice changes in their breasts see their doctor immediately. “All women should discuss their…

News: Researchers Find New Breast Cancer Treatment Target

University of Queensland researchers have discovered a way of predicting cancer-free survival in breast cancer patients and identified a new treatment target. The researchers, led by Professor George Muscat from UQ’s Institute for Molecular Bioscience (IMB), has found that breast

News: Cancer Council backs pre-booked breast screens

familiarise themselves with the normal look and feel of their breasts,” Ms Clift said. “All women should also see a doctor immediately if they notice any unusual breast changes.” Breast cancer is the most common cancer diagnosed in Queensland women…

News: New hope in battle against drug-resistant breast cancer

HER2, a protein found on the surface of breast cancer cells. Around one in five breast cancer patients are HER2-positive. Breast cancer is the most common cancer diagnosed in Queensland women – around 2900 new cases are diagnosed each year,…

News: Women must beware to be breast aware between screenings

Hundreds of Queensland women are developing breast cancers between screening each year, prompting a warning from Cancer Council for women to be breast aware between mammograms. The call follows the publication of new data revealing women diagnosed with breast cancer…

News: Breast screening saves lives, new report shows

women should be breast aware and familiarise themselves with the normal look and feel of their breasts,” Ms Clift said. “All women should also see a doctor immediately if they notice any unusual breast changes.” Breast cancer is the most…

News: Rates of breast cancer soar in Southern Asia

New Cancer Council research shows rates of female breast cancer are rapidly increasing in countries that traditionally recorded low rates of the disease, including China, Singapore, Thailand and Japan. The Cancer Council Queensland and University of Malaya study* found breast

Blog: Breast cancer survivor shares powerful message of early detection

a mammogram every two years to screen for breast cancer. To find out more about this free service you can call BreastScreen Queensland on 13 20 50. If you, or a loved one, is affected by breast