Adjuvant therapy after surgery, such as chemotherapy, hormonal therapy, and radiation therapy, has contributed to a 39% decrease in breast cancer mortality since 1989. Unfortunately, a significant number of women decline evidence-based adjuvant therapy. Show More Summary
Women who lose part or all of one or both breasts due to breast cancer surgery may choose to have new breasts created with their own tissue — a process that also may or may not involve breast implants. A wide range of reconstruction procedures is available, including a variety of flaps and options to […]
Julia Louis-Dreyfus has recently been diagnosed with breast cancer, and is taking the time to focus on her battle and treatment against the disease, rather than Selina Meyers' Presidential campaign.
(Reuters Health) - Many women who follow initial breast cancer treatment with five years of hormone therapy to keep tumors at bay may still experience new malignancies up to two decades after their diagnosis, a study suggests.
We’d like to hear from people affected by this story and find out what this means for the availability of other drugs Two ‘breakthrough’ breast cancer drugs are to be available on the NHS after the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (Nice) negotiated prices for the treatments. Show More Summary
A study links warfarin to a lower risk of prostate, lung and breast cancers.
(The Mount Sinai Hospital / Mount Sinai School of Medicine) Mount Sinai researchers identify new protein in a common subtype of breast cancer which can potentially offer more effective therapies for the future.
A producer of "Veep" says filming of the HBO comedy has been postponed as its star, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, undergoes treatment for breast cancer. During an interview on SiriusXM on Wednesday, Frank Rich said production of the new season was awaiting her recovery. Rich said "the expectation is that...
Production of Veep's final season has been delayed as the HBO show's star Julia Louis-Dreyfus continues her breast cancer treatments. The 56-year-old Emmy-winning actress had...
Annually, 8,000 women in England with previously untreatable advanced breast cancer will have access to drugs shown to slow disease’s progression Thousands of women with previously untreatable breast cancer will have access to two “breakthrough”...Show More Summary
According to executive producer Frank Rich, production on the seventh and final season of Veep has been put on so that Julia Louis-Dreyfus can get the treatment she needs for her recent diagnosis of breast cancer. "We're obviously postponing production of the show -- we were supposed to have started... Read More > Other Links From TVGuide.com Veep Julia Louis-Dreyfus
With star Julia Louis-Dreyfus set to undergo treatment for breast cancer, production on the acclaimed HBO series “Veep” is on hold, Deadline reports. “Louis-Dreyfus has been open about her ongoing treatment since publicly sharing her diagnosis, posting updates on social...
Veep executive producer Frank Rich says production on the series’ seventh and final season is on hold while star Julia Louis-Dreyfus undergoes treatment for breast cancer. The show was expected to adjust production to accommodate Louis-Dreyfus’ treatment if needed. In an interview Wednesday on SiriusXM, Rich confirmed production has been delayed. Show More Summary
LONDON (Reuters) - Pfizer and Novartis have agreed price cuts for their rival breast cancer drugs Ibrance and Kisqali to ensure they can be used routinely within Britain's state-funded health service.
'Veep' executive producer Frank Rich shared an update on star Julia Louis-Dreyfus, who is undergoing breast cancer treatment, and the HBO comedy's final season. read more
(Rapamycin Press) An especially aggressive breast cancer cell can respond to hormone therapy if they express a specific protein known as estrogen receptor beta, according to research published in Oncotarget.
(Boston)-- African American women with type 2 diabetes (often referred to as adult-onset diabetes) are at a greater risk for developing breast cancer. The findings appear in the journal Cancer Research. Evidence has emerged in recent...Show More Summary
Bottom Line: Among African-American women, those with type 2 diabetes may have a higher risk of developing estrogen receptor (ER)-negative breast cancer. Journal in Which the Study was Published: Cancer Research, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research Author: Julie R. Show More Summary
(American Association for Cancer Research) Among African-American women, those with type 2 diabetes may have a higher risk of developing estrogen receptor (ER)-negative breast cancer.