Sociogenomics may explain race disparities in breast cancer mortality
Research aimed at understanding and mitigating the effects of persistent marginalization urgently needed.
Quality of life benefit exaggerated in some cancer studies
Cancer may increase risk of type 2 diabetes
Study demonstrates elevated risk of developing diabetes for people with lung, pancreatic, breast, brain, urinary tract, or uterine cancers
‘Unexpected’: Breast cancer spreads most during sleep
The findings carry potential implications for the timing of biopsy and treatment of metastasis-prone cancers, the authors say.
Good chemo vs. bad chemo: When too much is a bad thing
Study questions the use of inpatient chemotherapy pointing to negative outcomes and high mortality among some patients.
My picks for best of ASCO 2022
First-line treatment for colorectal cancer, possible new standard of care for breast cancer, and more.
Evidence still lacking that vitamins prevent CVD, cancer: USPSTF
In its final recommendation statement on the subject, the task force does, however, recommend against use of vitamin E and beta-carotene.
Breast cancer less common in Black women, so why do more die?
This mortality gap likely reflects the fact that Black women face substantial barriers to obtaining timely, high-quality medical care, compared...
Survival for elderly breast cancer patients 25% after 4 years
The finding is based on an analysis of data between 2012 and 2016 from the SEER-Medicare database.
Neighborhood analysis links breast cancer outcomes to socioeconomic status
“This study should make clinicians cognizant of the potential for biases in management of metastatic breast cancer in terms of socioeconomic...