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This Test May Stop Unneeded Lymph Node Surgery
Although they may at the time be cancer-free, some breast cancer patients have their lymph nodes removed to ensure the cancer doesn't come back and spread. That surgery, however, may not always be needed. Ultrasound may play a role in avoiding unnecessary lymph surgery.
Growing up Early with Sugar-Sweetened Drinks
Girls are becoming women at younger ages, and sugar-sweetened beverages might be playing a role.
Breast Cancer: What Women Don’t Know
Breast cancer can be a mind-boggling diagnosis. Patients are often faced with questions about therapy, medication and recovery options at each turn. What women know and tell their doctors about their cancer may make a difference in treatment.
Treating Women’s Pain: Rose Oil, Yoga and Music
Women, when it comes to pain, don’t just grin and bear it. Plenty of treatments have been shown to work.
Finding Breast Cancer Early a Lifesaver for All Races
No matter who you are, finding and treating breast cancer before it gets too far may save your life. Some races and ethnicities, however, may face a bigger fight against cancer than others.
This Treatment Could Keep Breast Cancer Away
The treatment of one type of breast cancer may be getting a makeover — and it might keep cancer from coming back.
Committee Recommends Sandoz Cancer Treatment for FDA Approval
Sandoz, a Novartis company, announced today that US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Oncologic Drugs Advisory Committee (ODAC) recommended approval of its investigational biosimilar filgrastim in the US.
MRI and Mammogram Screenings Catch Cancer Early
Women with a condition called atypical hyperplasia may benefit from breast cancer screening — which can help doctors and patients find and fight breast cancer early.
Pfizer Announces Palbociclib PALOMA-1 Data Published in The Lancet Oncology
Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) today announced the publication of the detailed results from PALOMA-1, a randomized Phase 2 study of palbociclib in combination with letrozole versus letrozole alone, in The Lancet Oncology .
Cancer Screening May Benefit Diabetes Patients
Diabetes patients may need to take extra precautions to lower their risk for cancer or catch it early.