Archived articles

breast cancer

Biomedical engineering
Device could expand access to lifesaving breast cancer treatments
Published July 16, 2019
Tissue-freezing probe developed by Hopkins students would offer an affordable, widely available alternative for women in low-resource settings
Biomolecular engineering
Predicting breast cancer metastasis
Published May 17, 2019
Engineers develop a diagnostic tool and method for identifying aggressive breast cancer cells
Health care costs
The financial toxicity of breast cancer
Published Aug 22, 2018
New study finds that the financial fallout from breast cancer can last for years and cause a series of cascading economic consequences for survivors and their families
Breast cancer
A dynamic cellular defense against metastasis
Published Aug 2, 2018
In study of mouse tissue, scientists discover that cells around breast milk ducts can reach out to grab stray cancer cells to prevent their spread
Cancer research
Unlocking genetic mysteries
Published Jan 22, 2018
New Johns Hopkins center merges applied mathematics and biology to better understand breast cancer
Cancer research
Single blood tests screens for eight common cancers
Published Jan 19, 2018
CancerSEEK is a noninvasive test that can detect cancers of the ovary, liver, stomach, pancreas, esophagus, colorectum, lung, or breast
Many breast cancer patients forgo post-surgery treatment
Published Nov 2, 2017
Patients who distrust health care system are more likely to go against doctor's post-surgery advice, study finds / School of Public Health
Breast martyrdom
Published Spring 2017
Johns Hopkins research professor visits the Festival of Saint Agatha in Catania, Sicily, for her new film / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Q+A
Saints, mastectomies, and the power of myth
Published March 9, 2017
A conversation with filmmaker Bernadette Wegenstein, whose documentary 'The Good Breast' offers an intimate look at surgical breast cancer interventions
Undergrad research
JHU team takes bronze
Published Nov 7, 2016
Students place third at Collegiate Inventors Competition with low-cost cryotherapy system to treat breast cancer