News tagged with hormonal therapy

Marker may predict breast cancer response to tamoxifen

The presence of lower-than-normal amounts of the protein TGFBR2 was associated with breast cancer resistance to treatment with the antiestrogen therapeutic tamoxifen, according to a study published in Cancer Research, a jour ...

Apr 02, 2015
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ENDO: HRT may not be as risky as once thought

(HealthDay)—Hormone replacement therapy for women may not be as potentially risky as previously thought, a new Mayo Clinic review contends. The findings were scheduled to be presented at the annual meeting ...

Mar 09, 2015
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When I'm 64—I'll still have hot flashes?

Some 40% of women 60 to 65 years old still have hot flashes. For many, the hot flashes are occasional and mild, but for some, they remain really troublesome, shows a new study just published in Menopause, the journal of The ...

Mar 02, 2015
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Study finds hormone therapy in transgender adults safe

In the most comprehensive review to date addressing the relative safety of hormone therapy for transgender persons, researchers from Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) have found that hormone therapy in transgender ...

Feb 24, 2015
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Androgen receptor abnormality may not be associated

Findings from a small prospective study suggest that androgen receptor V7 (or AR-V7) status does not significantly affect response to taxane chemotherapy in men with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC). ...

Feb 24, 2015
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Disparities in breast cancer care linked to net worth

Household net worth is a major and overlooked factor in adherence to hormonal therapy among breast cancer patients and partially explains racial disparities in quality of care. The findings suggest that physicians, ...

Feb 24, 2015
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