In a new study, women with relatively small, HER2-positive breast tumors who received a combination of lower-intensity chemotherapy and a targeted therapy following surgery or radiation therapy were very unlikely to have the cancer recur...Show More Summary
SAN ANTONIO — Women with HER2-positive breast cancer who had the highest levels of immune cells in their tumors gained the most benefit from presurgery treatment with chemotherapy and trastuzumab, according to results presented here at the 2013 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium, held Dec. 10-14. read more
SAN ANTONIO — Combining the chemotherapy drugs docetaxel and carboplatin with the HER2-targeted therapy trastuzumab was identified to be an ideal postsurgery treatment option for patients with HER2-positive breast cancer, regardlessShow More Summary
Women with interruptions in health insurance coverage or with low income levels had a significantly increased likelihood of failing to receive breast cancer care that is in concordance with recommended treatment guidelines, according...Show More Summary
Among African-American women with breast cancer, increased levels of the protein HSET were associated with worse breast cancer outcomes, according to results presented at the Sixth AACR Conference on the Science of Cancer Health Disparities...Show More Summary
The metabolic profile of cancer cells can be used to develop therapies and identify biomarkers associated with cancer outcome. In this issue of the Journal of Clinical Investigation Stefan Ambs and colleagues at the National Cancer Institute...Show More Summary
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Researchers at the Duke Cancer Institute have found that a byproduct of cholesterol functions like the hormone estrogen, fueling the growth and spread of the most common types of breast cancers.
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After a traumatic experience, the details we remember surrounding the event are sometimes foggy. According to a new study, consumers remember the least when they feel the most threatened.
Just this past week, NRL News readers learned of a bombshell—a systematic review and meta-analysis of abortion-breast cancer studies in China, which reported a 44% overall increase in breast cancer among women who’d had any abortions. I described it as a “game-changer” for several reasons, including the size of the increase; that it confirmed an […]
To build and maintain muscle strength, it is best for older breast cancer survivors to follow an ongoing exercise program of resistance and impact training. Research has found that the bone benefit from one year of such training could be maintained, even with less exercise, up to a year later, which could help prevent bone fractures in the long run.
Making a happy return to her iconic show on ABC, Amy Robach went back to "Good Morning America" on Thursday (December 5) after a mastectomy operation following her breast cancer diagnosis. "I am feeling really good," the 40-year-old said on the show. Show More Summary
The retinoblastoma protein plays a critical role in suppressing the multi-step process of cell migration through the bloodstream, lymphovascular invasion and the metastasis of an aggressive type of breast cancer to the lung, researchers have found.
I-SPY with my eye a mid-stage breast cancer clinical trial that came in with considerably better than expected top-line data.
ABC News correspondent Amy Robach announced she had breast cancer in November, and on Thursday morning, she appeared on Good
Amy Robach visited “Good Morning America” this morning, three weeks to the day after she underwent her double mastectomy, for an update on how her breast cancer treatment is going. “Physically, I feel remarkably well,” she said. “Mentally,...Show More Summary
The drama centers geneticist Mary-Claire King, who discovers a gene mutation that revolutionizes the treatment of certain types of breast cancer. Samantha Morton and Helen Hunt are starring. [...]
A technique that uses focused ultrasound under magnetic resonance (MR) guidance to heat and destroy tumors may offer a safe and effective treatment for breast cancer, according to research presented at the annual meeting of the Radiological...Show More Summary