Don’t Blame Breast Density; $$$ Toxicity; ‘Nurse Ratched’ Returns
Age and body weight, not breast-tissue density, drive a woman’s risk of breast cancer, according to a study from Johns Hopkins.
An 8-year-old Utah girl has developed only the 35th known case of secretory breast carcinoma, a rare form of breast cancer that occurs in young girls.
The “financial toxicity” of cancer is not unique to the U.S., as an American oncologist learned over dinner with two colleagues practicing in the nation of Georgia.
Two pediatric oncologists share their insights into to dealing with the “unsung heartache” of caring for children with cancer.
Although the clinical decision-making process has become infinitely more complex, computer algorithms and other high-tech aids still can’t replace clinician judgment for helping cancer patients maneuver through some of the most difficult choices.
The survival odds for stage IV breast cancer remain poor but still improve significantly with surgery, authors of a new study concluded in JAMA Surgery.
After a series of regulatory wins, Bristol-Myers Squibb’s immune checkpoint inhibitor nivolumab (Opdivo) failed to gain FDA approval for treatment of BRAF-positive metastatic melanoma, according to Seeking Alpha.
A rock singer and a filmmaker collaborate in a unique way to make the point that men develop breast cancer, too, Forbes reports.
Women with breast cancer had significantly better progression-free survival if they participated in organized stress-reduction activities beginning soon after diagnosis, according to Newsmax.
The government of Haiti, with financial assistance from Boston-based Partners in Health, has implemented a large-scale screening program for cervical cancer and vaccination of girls against human papillomavirus infection in an effort to reverse the country’s high incidence of the cancer and associated mortality, as reported by Associated Press.
A caring husband talks about being “Nurse Ratched” to help his wife deal with cancer-related pain.
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