Oncology & Cancer

Seeking a unique treatment for lobular breast cancer

Though the two main histological types of breast cancer—lobular and ductal—are treated with the same hormonal therapies, women with lobular breast cancer often have recurrence or metastasis of the disease several years ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

First lab-grown mini-thyroids use patients' own tissue

Hormones produced by the thyroid gland are essential regulators of organ function. The absence of these hormones either through thyroid dysfunction due to, for example, irradiation, thyroid cancer or autoimmune disease or ...

Health

Working to open up health care access to trans community

The transgender community has long dealt with poor medical care, owing to a scarcity of skilled providers and widespread discrimination. A third of all trans people in a 2015 survey reported at least one negative experience ...

Oncology & Cancer

New surgical approach for women at risk of ovarian cancer

A new two-stage surgical approach for cancer prevention is highly acceptable among premenopausal women at high risk of ovarian cancer, according to research led by Queen Mary University of London.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

COVID-19 may cause deadly blood clots

COVID-19 may increase the risk of blot cots in women who are pregnant or taking estrogen with birth control or hormone replacement therapy, according to a new manuscript published in the Endocrine Society's journal, Endocrinology.

Oncology & Cancer

New model of breast cancer's causes developed

A new model of the causes of breast cancer, created by a team led by researchers at UC San Francisco, Genentech and Stanford University, is designed to capture the complex interrelationships between dozens of primary and ...

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