New breast cancer study finds most patients don’t need chemotherapy
A new study finds that most early-stage breast cancer patients can safely skip chemotherapy. Dr. Stephanie Bernik, chief of surgical oncology at Lenox Hill Hospital, joins CBSN to discuss.
Nearly 70 percent of early breast cancer patients may not need chemotherapy: Study
The trial used a gene test done on tumors to help decide whether a woman would benefit from chemo or if they could receive hormone therapy.
Stopping Hair Loss In Cancer Patients
New technology is being used to assist with preventing hair loss in cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy treatments through the use of a hair cap. The gel-filled caps, are worn before, during and after chemo-treatments. Prior [More]
Groundbreaking study says some breast cancer patients may not need chemo
About 70% of women diagnosed with the early stages of one of the most common forms of breast cancer might not need chemotherapy as part of treatment, according to the results of a long-awaited study [More]
Many breast cancer patients can skip chemo, study finds
Most women with the most common form of early-stage breast cancer can safely skip chemotherapy without hurting their chances of beating the disease, doctors are reporting from a landmark study that used genetic testing to [More]
We Are All Being Turned Into Patients: Medical Science, Marketing, Consumers
Ray Moynihan is an Australian researcher, health journalist, documentary-maker and author. Employed for many years as an investigative journalist at the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, he has also worked for the Australian Financial Review and is [More]
Acupuncture Technique Being Used To Treat Allergies In Patients
A unique approach to treating allergies is drawing its fair share of both supporters and critics. Lisa Sigell reports.
The New “Disrupters” in Healthcare – Patients and Pharmacists | Rajiv Shah | TEDxFargo
Dr. Shah is the CEO of MyMeds (www.my-meds.com), a digital health company whose medication adherence platform engages patients, physicians and pharmacists to work together. Technology is disrupting consumer industries across the globe. In healthcare, technology [More]
How acupuncture helps infertility? Patients Friendly Research Summary
A 4-minutes-long patient friendly video that summarises the research on how acupuncture enhances natural fertility. Compiled by Irina Szmelskyj, http://www.thefertilityfoundation.com
Meet the Doctor Who Refuses to Stop Prescribing Opioids to Pain Patients
“I take the Hippocratic oath seriously that my job is to relieve pain and suffering,” says Dr. Forest Tennant, a California pain specialist who patients from across the nation are flocking to see. Tennant takes [More]