FDA Expands Use of Breast Cancer Rx
For the first time in its history, the US Food and Drug Administration has approved a medication for the pre-surgical (neoadjuvant) treatment of early-stage (I, II) breast cancer.
Accelerated FDA Review For HER2-Positive Drug
HER2-positive breast cancer is one of the most aggressive forms of the disease. A new treatment option may soon be available to help battle this vicious cancer.
Buildup the Body, Lose the Extra Fluid
The body doesn't react well when lymph nodes go away, including for cancer patients. When the nodes are removed, arms and legs can swell.
Breast Imaging With 25X Less Radiation
More is being learned about the effects of radiation we’re exposed to with everything from dental X-rays to CT scanning. Lots of common medical testing delivers radiation exposure. A new technology may be an excellent resolution to these problems.
Breast Cancer Fattens Up With Fat Cells
You probably know that obesity is a risk factor for breast cancer. And if you don’t, you know now. New science shows that breast cancer loves a substance in fat cells.
Breast Cancer Detection 2.0
While mammograms are the only clinically proven method of detecting breast cancer, they are far from fool-proof. New technology currently being studied may offer better, more accurate assessments.
Screening for Breast Cancer
In celebration of Breast Cancer Awareness month, dailyRx spoke with one of the nation's leading experts in the area of breast cancer screenings.
Blood Test for Breast Cancer Patients
Every breast cancer is as unique as the patient who has it. Understanding how the cancer progresses is key to making effective treatment decisions.
FDA Rules Mammography Still Best Screening Tool
There has been a tremendous amount of confusion about breast cancer screening in recent years. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has ruled on one controversy - thermography vs. mammography.
Anti-Inflammatory Drug Also an Anti-Cancer Drug?
Inflammation is thought to play a role in the development and growth of cancer. Researchers have now discovered that treating inflammation may help fight breast cancer.