BREAST - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/BREAST News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Pfizer reports promising results for cancer drug http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57782952-68/cancer-drug-results-drugs.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57782952-68/cancer-drug-results-drugs.html.csp">Pfizer reports promising results for cancer drug</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> AP Economics Writer</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-06T17:56:01.872-06:00">Updated Apr 6, 2014 05:56PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • An experimental drug has shown encouraging results in treating advanced breast cancer in an early clinical trial, pharmaceutical giant Pfizer reported Sunday. Pfizer, the world’s second largest drugmaker, said the drug prevented breast cancer from worsening for 20.2 months in a trial involving 165 patients. Current medications do so for 10.2 months. The drug, known as palbociclib, is among a new class of cancer drugs that target specific proteins to block tumors. The outcome wasn’t ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577829522014-04-06T17:56:01.872-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-06T17:56:01.872-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57782952@www.sltrib.com Sun, 06 Apr 2014 17:56:01 MDT Woman faces sentence in breast feeding overdose death http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57773977-68/breast-feeding-greene-morphine.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57773977-68/breast-feeding-greene-morphine.html.csp">Woman faces sentence in breast feeding overdose death</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JEFFREY COLLINS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-04T09:58:56.777-06:00">Updated Apr 4, 2014 09:58AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Columbia, S.C. • A judge has sentenced a South Carolina woman to 20 years in prison for killing her 6-week-old daughter with what prosecutors say was an overdose of morphine delivered through her breast milk. A Spartanburg County jury found 39-year-old Stephanie Greene guilty of homicide by child abuse Thursday. The former nurse said nothing in court Friday during her sentencing. A pathologist testified the infant had what could have been a lethal level of morphine for an adult in her system in ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577739772014-04-04T09:58:56.777-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-04T09:58:56.777-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57773977@www.sltrib.com Fri, 04 Apr 2014 09:58:56 MDT U. Medical School head cites Angelina Jolie before Congress http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57729394-90/angelina-breast-cancer-congress.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57729394-90/angelina-breast-cancer-congress.html.csp">U. Medical School head cites Angelina Jolie before Congress</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Thomas Burr</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-26T07:52:08.694-06:00">Updated Mar 26, 2014 07:52AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • The dean of the University of Utah’s School of Medicine told Congress on Tuesday that sustainable funding for medical research saves lives, citing a test that helps detect breast-cancer risk. Vivian Lee, a senior vice president for the U.’s health sciences and the CEO of University of Utah Health Care, asked a House Appropriations subcommittee to fund at least $32 billion for the National Institutes of Health in the coming fiscal year to help research schools like hers continue life...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57729394@www.sltrib.com Wed, 26 Mar 2014 07:52:08 MDT Op-ed: Mammograms at age 40 still save lives http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57708556-82/women-screening-breast-cancer.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57708556-82/women-screening-breast-cancer.html.csp">Op-ed: Mammograms at age 40 still save lives</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Brett T. Parkinson</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-22T01:01:06.562-06:00">Updated Mar 22, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">As a full-time breast radiologist and the administrator who oversees the standards and qualifications of every mammography center in the United States, I am disappointed in recent news coverage of the Canadian National Breast Screening Study, a flawed research project that resurfaces every few years, grabbing headlines each time. Not only has it undermined confidence in screening mammography — the only test proven in multiple randomized, controlled clinical trials to save lives — it has confuse...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57708556@www.sltrib.com Sat, 22 Mar 2014 01:01:06 MDT Supreme Court won’t hear dispute over ‘boobies’ bracelets http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57659236-68/bracelets-court-boobies-breast.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57659236-68/bracelets-court-boobies-breast.html.csp">Supreme Court won’t hear dispute over ‘boobies’ bracelets</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-10T08:02:01.887-06:00">Updated Mar 10, 2014 08:02AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • The Supreme Court has rejected an appeal from a Pennsylvania school district that wants to prevent students from wearing “I (heart) Boobies!” bracelets to promote breast cancer awareness among young people. The justices on Monday left in place a federal appeals court ruling striking down a ban on the bracelets that was put in place by the Easton Area School District, which says the breast-cancer awareness bracelets are lewd in their use of sexual innuendo. The lower court sided with...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-576592362014-03-10T08:02:01.887-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-10T08:02:01.887-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57659236@www.sltrib.com Mon, 10 Mar 2014 08:02:01 MDT Taken by cancer, vibrant Utah prof leaves stories for young son http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57626697-78/brehl-cancer-breast-son.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57626697-78/brehl-cancer-breast-son.html.csp">Taken by cancer, vibrant Utah prof leaves stories for young son</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Heather May</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Special to The Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-05T07:42:21.019-06:00">Updated Mar 5, 2014 07:42AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Before she died, Beverly Brehl knitted her preschooler a blanket decorated with every superhero emblem along with his own, called “Super Jack.” She hoped that when he wrapped it around himself, he would feel her love. She recorded herself reading bedtime stories and singing to him. She made sure her husband, Jeremy Sundeaus, and her sister knew her values and passed them along: That Jack was to go to college, that he have an open mind, that he forge his own path. In the end, the 36-year-old Univ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57626697@www.sltrib.com Wed, 05 Mar 2014 07:42:21 MDT BYU study: Books, not breast milk, give babies academic edge http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57603297-78/breast-feeding-gibbs-kids.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57603297-78/breast-feeding-gibbs-kids.html.csp">BYU study: Books, not breast milk, give babies academic edge</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Lindsay Whitehurst</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-27T21:59:21.645-06:00">Updated Feb 27, 2014 09:59PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Breast-feeding appears to give kids an edge in school, but it’s not the milk. Researchers exploring the link between breast-feeding and school achievement found that mothers who breast feed their kids often also read to their children and were more responsive to their emotional cues. These behaviors turned out to be more crucial to academic success, even if the babies were formula-fed, according to a new study from Brigham Young University. “It’s simple,” said author Ben Gibbs. “Read to your c...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57603297@www.sltrib.com Thu, 27 Feb 2014 21:59:21 MDT Krauthammer: The myth of ‘settled science’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57591527-82/climate-settled-science-california.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57591527-82/climate-settled-science-california.html.csp">Krauthammer: The myth of ‘settled science’</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Charles Krauthammer</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-24T11:07:02.148-06:00">Updated Feb 24, 2014 11:07AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">I repeat: I’m not a global warming believer. I’m not a global warming denier. I’ve long believed that it cannot be good for humanity to be spewing tons of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere. I also believe that those scientists who pretend to know exactly what this will cause in 20, 30 or 50 years are white-coated propagandists. “The debate is settled,” asserted propagandist in chief Barack Obama in his latest State of the Union address. “Climate change is a fact.” Really? There is nothing more ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57591527@www.sltrib.com Mon, 24 Feb 2014 11:07:02 MDT