Oncology & Cancer

Breast cancer recurrence score has different implications for men

The TAILORx study published last year offered good news for women with early-stage ER-positive breast cancer who scored at intermediate risk for recurrence according to a genetic assay test. The study indicated that chemotherapy ...

Oncology & Cancer

Breast cancer in young women: Good outcomes with advised therapy

Breast cancer in young women is characterised by more aggressive biological features as compared to those arising in older patients but outcomes are good when guideline-recommended treatments are given, according to ESMO ...

Neuroscience

Confronting the side effects of a common anti-cancer treatment

Results of a new study by neuroscientists at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and the University of Toronto suggest that a new treatment approach is needed—and how this may be possible—to address adverse effects ...

Oncology & Cancer

Breast cancer recurrence rate not up with autologous fat transfer

(HealthDay)—For patients with breast cancer, reconstruction with autologous fat transfer (AFT) seems not to increase the rate of locoregional recurrence versus conventional breast reconstruction, according to a study published ...

Oncology & Cancer

New method estimates risk for recurrence in breast cancer

(HealthDay)—The risk for breast cancer recurrence can be extracted using disease-specific survival data, according to a study published online Oct. 18 in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention.

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