Breast cancer research centers in san diego, ca?

The 2. Nationally known cancer research centers are scripps and uc san diego. I've worked at the nci and 5 nci designated centers, and I am not sure that you have to go to one of these for most cases of breast cancer care. In fact, sometimes going to your local center/doctor first, and seeking the 2nd opinion is best. You choose.
Yes see below. Scripps, sharp and university in san diego have good cancer programs with research and clinical trials. Another good program is in orange county john wayne cancer center a few miles away less than 60 miles. City of hope, ucla and usc have a few programs in la.
BC clinical ttials. Try these two links, there can be local trials also so you could contact local university programs or cancer organizations http://clinicaltrials.Gov/ct/search?Term=breast+cancer http://www.Cancer.Gov/clinicaltrials/results/type/breast.

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Where are breast cancer research centers?

Every where. Breast cancer studies are being conducted all over the country, some studies are conducted in collaboration with international centers. Each study related to breast cancer addresses a certain stage of the disease or addresses a new drug or drug combination..Usually for each study there is a primary investigator in an academic center. If you know of the specific situation i can orient you. Read more...
All over. Most of the oncologists ( and surgeons ) will treat the patients with breast cancer with standard accepted methods of treatment, if some one with breast cancer , you want to enrol in a experimental program, ask your doctor he will help you to find , nearest location to you. Read more...

How many scientists and researchers are studying solutions to breast cancer in the us? Globally?

Very many/many ctrs. The exact number will always be hard to say, but the number is a very large one. There are several research centers in th U.S., like memorial sloan kettering, national institutes of health, and the mayo clinic. In these centers are many subcenters, including those devoted to cancer research, with breast cancer being a prime example. The world has similar centers in many developed countries. Read more...
Many! That's a difficult answer to quantify, but rest assured, it is many! in the us, since it is the most common cancer in women, funding and research for this disease is available, through federal grants, non-profit organizations, private companies, and grateful donors. We are making strides toward curing breast cancer every day! Read more...
No exact figure. Many physicians treat a do clinical research for effective treatment for bc. The ultimate solution to bc will almost certainly come from work at a more basic level - much of which is keyed to basic biology and not focused on bc alone. So the investigators studying all aspects of bc probably number over 100,000 world wide. Read more...

Have researchers found that you can get breast cancer from drinking?

Do not. Think so! from smoking yes! consider moderation as alcohol in excess is really detrimental to your health besides the addiction that can ruin your life and your family too! Read more...

Can you please list the most common ideas to give to people if they donate to breast cancer research?

Think Pink. There are many reputable organizations out there that raise funds for breast cancer, but the breast cancer research foundation actually contributes about 90% of its funds to research. http://www.bcrfcure.org/ also consider supporting the american cancer society. http://www.cancer.org/. Read more...

Mammogram with no signs or symptoms of breast cancer. Result 0.6 CM asymmetry in the central region of breast what does this mean?

BREAST EXAMINATION. Mean you need a breast examination if you have not have one might need to repeat the test in six month. Read more...
Asymmetry . Probably just means that the breasts were asymmetric. Meaning that the left and right breasts appeared different. Hope this helps. Read more...
Was this a . screening mammo? It sounds like there is a potential abnormality. Were additional views recommended? 80% of the time this turns out to be nothing of concern. Talk to your doctor about the next steps. Read more...

Have there been any real advances over the past few years in breast cancer research and cure?

Not really. Many women are treated for dcis as if they have breast cancer when this can regress without treatment in up to half of the women. When you lump this non cancer diagnosis into the treatment results they look much better. If you subtract these women from the data there isn't much improvement in the past 20 years - just more expensive meds. Women need to manage hormones/diet to prevent breast cancer! Read more...
Yes. Few yrs? Surgery: a new recommendation to stop routinely dissecting axillae for nodes, this decreases the risk of lymphedema without effect on os or dfs or recurrence. Med onc: targeted therapies such at herceptin, (trastuzumab) tdm-1, microtubule inhibitors are all new as well as new combinations being tried. Radiation: partial breast 5 day course is fairly new. Read more...
Yes. There have been many advances in breast cancer from newer radiology testing modalities, new ways to test dna in the breast cancer cells to help determine best treatments, new radiation therapy options, as well as newer types of surgery to help preserve the breast tissue. The advances are so numerous it is hard to describe in this short answer venue. Read more...