Breast Cancer

Powerful drug combo gangs up to tackle triple-negative breast cancer

Powerful drug combo gangs up to tackle triple-negative breast cancer

Researchers have found that a novel drug combination disrupts multiple factors in an aggressive type of breast cancer In the hunt for novel treatments against...
Key steps that can help prevent cervical cancer

Key steps that can help prevent cervical cancer

We receive many calls at the Cancer AnswerLine™ about abnormal pap tests. During one of these conversations, a woman asked me, “What can I do...
How some breast cancer cells return after chemo

How some breast cancer cells return after chemo

Researchers have identified a biochemical chain of events that allows some breast cancer cells to survive chemotherapy and restart tumor growth. The recurrence of cancer...
These mind-body therapies could help treat breast cancer

These mind-body therapies could help treat breast cancer

In newly updated clinical guidelines from the Society for Integrative Oncology (SIO), researchers analyzed which integrative treatments are most effective and safe for patients...
IPhone app guides breast cancer patients through treatment

IPhone app guides breast cancer patients through treatment

Michigan Medicine breast cancer patients have a tool to help manage their disease: an app designed to streamline treatment and provide crucial information. After a...
Triple-negative breast cancers depend on fat as fuel, research shows

Triple-negative breast cancers depend on fat as fuel, research shows

The most intractable common form of breast cancer might in most cases be treatable by drugs that target fat metabolism, according to UC San...
Lots of breast cancer patients suffer from ‘chemo-brain’, study shows

Lots of breast cancer patients suffer from ‘chemo-brain’, study shows

Women with breast cancer cite “chemo-brain” as a substantial problem after chemotherapy for as long as six months after treatment, research shows. Scientists have known...
5 things a plastic surgeon wants you to know about breast reconstruction

5 things a plastic surgeon wants you to know about breast reconstruction

Women undergoing a mastectomy for breast cancer already have a lot to manage in regard to treatment and recovery. Beyond monitoring their health, they must...
Untreated late effects of breast cancer care might increase depression and anxiety among survivors, Penn study shows

Untreated late effects of breast cancer care might increase depression and anxiety among survivors

Treatment advances have increased the five-year survival rate for breast cancer to 90 percent. But, for many of the 2.8 million survivors in the United...
Estrogen therapy shown effective in reducing tooth and gum diseases in postmenopausal women

Estrogen therapy shown effective in reducing tooth and gum diseases in postmenopausal women

Estrogen therapy has already been credited with helping women manage an array of menopause-related issues, including reducing hot flashes, improving heart health and bone...