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.

Oncology & Cancer

A behavioral intervention for cancer patients that works

This is a story about something rare in health psychology: a treatment that has gone from scientific discovery, through development and testing, to dissemination and successful implementation nationwide.

Oncology & Cancer

'Embattled' breast cancer drugs could be revived by new discovery

More than 60 percent of breast cancer cases involve defects in the same biochemical chain of events within cancer cells—known as the PI3 kinase (PI3K) pathway—but efforts to develop therapies targeting this pathway have ...

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