Cancer survivors face more age-related deficits
Cancer survivors are more likely to experience age-related health deficits and increased mortality, compared with people without a history of...
Recurrence score may help predict chemotherapy benefit in grade 3 breast cancers
In data that complement the TAILORx findings, chemotherapy was not linked with significantly improved OS for those with a low recurrence score...
USPSTF expands BRCA1/2 testing recommendations
Personal cancer history, ancestry now key factors in decision to assess, counsel, and test for potentially harmful mutations in BRCA1/2 genes.
Genomic Medicine and Genetic Counseling in the Department of Veterans Affairs and Department of Defense
Depression, anxiety among elderly breast cancer survivors linked to increased opioid use, death
Among 10,452 breast cancer survivors prescribed adjuvant endocrine therapy, those with mental health comorbidities were 33% more likely to use...
Increased cancer death linked to radioactive iodine therapy
FDA approves trastuzumab-anns for HER2-positive breast, gastric cancer
This is the fifth FDA approval of a trastuzumab biosimilar.
Breast cancer linked to 23% higher risk for new diabetes
It’s a “clear signal” of extra risk, researcher says, but there’s no explanation yet.
Pregnancy deemed safe in BRCA-mutated breast cancer survivors
Pregnancy did not affect disease-free or overall survival, and complications were similar to the general population.
Diet linked to lower risk of death from breast cancer
A balanced, low-fat diet was associated with a 21% lower risk of death from breast cancer in a randomized study.