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Device aims to eliminate multiple breast-cancer surgeries

Grad students at Johns Hopkins say their prototype device enables pathologists to inspect excised breast tissue so fast that more can be removed -- if necessary -- during the same operation.

By Jun. 27, 2013

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A new way to predict breast cancer survival

Researchers at Columbia University win a breast cancer prognosis challenge with a new computational model, which could potentially improve models for diagnosing and treating many types of cancer.

By Apr. 18, 2013

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Breast cancer activists win battle with Facebook over mastectomy photos

A Change.org petition pushes the social network to be more conscientious in how it handles images depicting breast cancer survivors.

By Jun. 12, 2013

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Facebook's breast police censor famous art museum

The Jeu De Paume in Paris posts an artful photograph that happens to feature a topless woman on Facebook. Its account has its head cut off.

By Mar. 6, 2013

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Facebook removes pic, confuses elbow for breast

A cleverly taken image by a Web magazine is removed by Facebook's censors, because they don't look closely enough at what it really is.

By Nov. 26, 2012

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A vaccine for breast, ovarian cancers?

An experimental type of vaccine that aims to treat, as opposed to prevent, metastatic breast and ovarian cancer shows promise in a small clinical trial.

By Nov. 8, 2011

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Facebook beats its breast over New Yorker's heinous nipples

Facebook flexes its anti-nipple muscles yet again by banning the New Yorker from its own Facebook page for a cartoon of Adam and Eve. Eventually, it apologizes.

By Sep. 12, 2012

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Mobile breast scanner for at-home screening

A professor at Manchester University invents a scanner based on radio frequency technology that can fit over a bra and whose screen flags tumors as red dots.

By Oct. 27, 2010

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Women to Facebook: Stop banning our breast-feeding pics

Women around the world, fed up with Facebook's policy of not allowing breast-feeding pictures, are staging protests at Facebook offices and using Facebook to coordinate those efforts.

By Feb. 5, 2012

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'Breast biomechanics' reinventing the sports bra

Researchers in the United Kingdom find that sports bras that both lift and compress large breasts to prevent them from swaying greatly improve comfort during exercise.

By Aug. 19, 2010