Medications

Oncologists underestimate patient use of complementary medicine

Oncologists may substantially underestimate how many breast cancer patients are using complementary medicine, according to the results of a survey scheduled to be presented at the annual meeting of the American Society of ...

Oncology & Cancer

MS may not affect breast cancer prognosis

There's some reassuring news for women with multiple sclerosis (MS): Having the neurological disease won't affect health outcomes if breast cancer strikes.

Oncology & Cancer

Job changes following breast cancer are frequent in some cases

Breast cancer diagnosis: Around 88% of patients survive the dangerous disease in the first five years. Work is important for getting back to normality. Researchers from the University of Bonn and the German Cancer Society ...

Oncology & Cancer

Skipping mammogram increases risk of death from breast cancer

Attendance at regular mammography screening substantially reduces the risk of dying from breast cancer, according to a large study of over half a million women, published in the journal Radiology. Researchers said women who ...

Oncology & Cancer

Racial disparities in stage of breast cancer diagnosis

Minority women and women in general aged 50-64 in Pennsylvania showed an increased proportion of early-stage breast cancer diagnosis since the implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Under the ACA, more women are ...

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