Oncology & Cancer

Colon cancer survival varies by insurance type

(HealthDay)—Compared to patients with private insurance, colon cancer survival is lower for patients with no insurance or with Medicaid, according to a study published in the May issue of Diseases of the Colon & Rectum.

Cardiology

Breast cancer treatments may increase the risk of heart disease

Breast cancer patients may be at an increased risk of cardiovascular diseases including heart failure and may benefit from a treatment approach that weighs the benefits of specific therapies against potential damage to the ...

Oncology & Cancer

Drug suppresses spread of breast cancer caused by stem-like cells

Rare stem-like tumor cells play a critical role in the spread of breast cancer, but a vulnerability in the pathway that powers them offers a strategy to target these cells using existing drugs before metastatic disease occurs, ...

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