Prognosis of Patients with Breast Cancer: Causes of Death and Effect of Time Since Diagnosis, Age, and Tumor Characteristics

Journal of Clinical Oncology, Vol 29, # 30, 10/30/11, pp. 4014-4022.  First author: Colzani, E.

Reducing Risk of Recurrence: Ten Lifestyle Changes that may Help:

Influence of Comorbidities and Age on Risk of Death Without Recurrence: A Retrospective Analysis of the Arimidex, Tamoxifen Alone or in Combination Trial

Journal of Clinical Oncology, Vol 29, # 32, 11/10/11, pp. 4266-4272.  First author: Ring, Alistair

Quality of Life After Breast Cancer Diagnosis and Survival

Journal of Clinical Oncology, Vol 29, # 4, 2/1/11, pp. 406-412. First author: Epplein, M.

Decrease in Depressive Symptoms is Associated with Longer Survival in Patients with Metastatic Breast Cancer: A Secondary Analysis

Journal of Clinical Oncology, Vol 29, # 4, 2/1/11, pp. 413-420. First author:

Effect of Anastrazole and Tamoxifen as Adjuvant Treatment for Early-Stage Breast Cancer: Ten Year Analysis of the ATAC Trial

Lancet Oncology, Dec. 2010, Vol. 11, # 12, pp. 1135-1141. First author: Cuzick, J.

Beta Blocker Use is Associated with Improved Relapse Free Survival in Patients with Triple-Negative Breast Cancer

Journal of Clinical Oncology, Vol. 29, # 19, pp. 2645-2652, July, 2011.  First author: Melhem-Bertrandt, A.

Insulin and Obesity-Related Variables in Early Stage Breast Cancer: Correlations and Time Course of Prognostic Associations

Journal of Clinical Oncology, Vol 30, # 2, 1/10/12, pp. 164-171. First author:  Goodwin, P.

Improvement in Breast Cancer Outcomes Over Time: Are Older Women Missing Out ?

Journal of Clinical Oncology, Volume 29, # 35, December 10, 2011, pp. 4647-4653.  First author:  Smith, Benjamin D.

Novel Staging System for Predicting Disease-Specific Survival in Patients With Breast Cancer Treated with Surgery as the First Intervention: Time to Modify the Current American Joint Committee on Cancer Staging System

Journal of Clinical Oncology, Volume 29, # 35, December 10, 2011, pp. 4654-4661. First author: Min, Yi.

Prognostic Impact of Chemotherapy-Induced Amenorrhea on Premenopausal Breast Cancer: A Meta-Analysis of the Literature

Menopause, Volume 22, # 10, October, 2015, pp. 1091-97.  First author:  Zhou, Qiong

Breast Cancer: Essential Knowledge for Health Care Professionals

This comprehensive module developed by the University of Maryland Schools of Nursing, Pharmacy, and Social Work along with the Maryland Komen affiliate provides individual summary modules on: a glossary of terminology,epidemiology, breast cancer risk factors, screening, diagnosis and staging, treatment considerations, survivorship issues,  treatment disparities, and metastatic breast cancer.