For patients with stage I HER2+ breast cancer, the importance of appropriate de-escalation for those who may be at lower risk requires further examination. Sara Tolaney, MD, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA, evaluates data [More]
Estradiol derived from cholesterol in the adipose tissues and ovaries enhances the proliferation of breast cancer cells. Tamoxifen which is selective estrogen receptor modulator antagonize the estradiol effect on the cancer cells.
While a breast cancer diagnosis is devastating at any age, it can be especially shocking to younger women who are more likely to be diagnosed with advanced or aggressive cancer. A new study shows that [More]
A diagnosis of cancer is often followed by myriad doctor appointments and many questions. Dr. Saranya Chumsri, a medical oncologist, typically sees women after they’ve received a diagnosis of breast cancer. And many are confused [More]
The late effects of breast cancer treatment should be addressed in a primary care setting. Issues like bone health and menopausal symptoms are discussed. From Kimberly Peairs, M.D., internal medicine specialist at Johns Hopkins Healthcare [More]
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