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Making Informed Decisions about Breast Reconstruction, featuring an expert from Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (July 16, 2014)

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center expert Andrea L. Pusic, MD, MHS, FRCSC, discussed and answered participants’ questions about reconstruction after breast cancer surgery during a live Web chat... Continue Reading

Recent Study Finds That African American Women Less Likely To Receive Standard Breast Cancer Treatment (July 7, 2014)

New research from the The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center found that African American women diagnosed with early stage invasive breast cancer were 12 percent less likely than Caucasian women... Continue Reading

Zoladex Shows Fertility Advantages in Treatment of Early Breast Cancer (June 30, 2014)

At the 2014 American Society of Clinical Oncology® meeting in Chicago, researchers reported that women with early stage hormone receptor-negative (HR-negative) breast cancer who were treated with Zoladex®... Continue Reading

Aromasin Reduces Risk of Recurrence in Early Breast Cancer (June 25, 2014)

In a joint analysis of two clinical trials reported at the American Society of Clinical Oncologists meeting in Chicago, researchers found that premenopausal women undergoing hormone suppression and who... Continue Reading

Tykerb and Herceptin Combination Therapy Fails to Improve Outcomes for Early Stage HER2 Breast Cancer (June 10, 2014)

Dr. Martine Piccart-Gebhart presented results at the 2014 annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology showing that a combination treatment of Tykerb® (lapatinib) and Herceptin® (trastuzumab)... Continue Reading

Multiple Studies Presented at ASCO® Annual Meeting Demonstrate Unique, Practice-Changing Impact of Oncotype DX® to Optimize Cancer Care (June 9, 2014)

New Study Shows Oncotype DX® DCIS Score™ Changes Treatment Recommendations for One Out of Three DCIS Patients Fifth Direct Comparison Study Confirms Oncotype DX, the Only Test Shown to Predict Chemotherapy... Continue Reading

Updated Guidelines for Adjuvant Tamoxifen in Hormone-Positive Breast Cancer (May 29, 2014)

The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) has updated their guidelines for the use of adjuvant endocrine therapy, particularly adjuvant tamoxifen (Nolvadex®), for women with hormone receptor-positive... Continue Reading

Ask the Expert: Breast Cancer, Diet and Exercise (May 19, 2014)

CancerConnect recently partnered with Dana-Farber to provide you with the opportunity to engage with a breast cancer expert, Jennifer A. Ligibel, MD, of the Susan F. Smith Center for Women’s Cancers... Continue Reading

Regular Physical Activity Reduces Risk of Breast Cancer (April 28, 2014)

An hour of daily physical activity reduces the risk of breast cancer, regardless of age or weight, according to the results of a study presented at the 2014 European Breast Cancer Conference in Glasgow,... Continue Reading

Dana-Farber Expert Answers Questions about Breast Cancer, Diet and Exercise (April 25, 2014)

CancerConnect and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Present: Ask the Expert with Dr. Ligibel CancerConnect recently partnered with Dana-Farber to provide you with the opportunity to engage with a breast cancer... Continue Reading

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