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Breast Cancer Rxs Go Head to Head
The current front-line treatment for early breast cancer, tamoxifen, may have met its match.
Protecting the Heart During Chemo
Chemotherapy can greatly improve cancer patients' chances of survival. But with this treatment comes a serious and equally life-threatening risk: heart failure.
When Chemo Fails, This Rx May Help
Breast cancer patients and their doctors may now have a new tool in their toolbox.
Bone Rx Boosted Breast Cancer Survival
Nearly all postmenopausal women with early-stage HR+ breast cancer are treated with aromatase inhibitors. But these drugs can significantly compromise bone health and up the risk of fractures.
Approved: Possible Solution to Chemotherapy Hair Loss
Women facing chemotherapy for breast cancer may face another side effect: hair loss. But a new device could fight back.
Device to Reduce Chemo Hair Loss Cleared for Marketing
Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration cleared for marketing in the United States the first cooling cap to reduce hair loss (alopecia) in female breast cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy.
Tamoxifen and Antidepressants: The New Findings
Breast cancer survivors are often prescribed antidepressants to ward off hot flashes and other side effects of the cancer drug tamoxifen. But some experts worry that this practice may make tamoxifen less effective.
A Glimmer of Hope for Advanced Breast Cancer
Ladies, you may have a better chance of fighting late-stage breast cancer today than ever before.
New Test May Spot Breast Cancer Treatment Resistance
Drug resistance is often inevitable in breast cancer treatment. But a new test may be able to identify which patients have become resistant.
New Guidelines on Breast Cancer Screening
The American Cancer Society (ACS), an influential voice in cancer policy and clinical care in the US for more than 100 years, recently shifted its recommendations for breast cancer screening.