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Breast cancer treatment breakthrough after 'milestone' gene discovery
The latest breast cancer research could lead to more personalised care for patients and help further understanding of the causes of the disease, scientists said. A study involving people from around the world has been hailed as giving a more complete ... [...]
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Personalised Cancer Treatment Hope After Study
Scientists have built up the most complete picture yet of genetic changes that cause breast cancer - providing "crucial" opportunities for new treatments. A study involving the complete genetic codes of 560 people from around the world found 93 genes ... [...]
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Breast cancer boost after Angelina Jolie-style surgery that saves the nipple …
Breast cancer surgery that 'spares' the nipple and surrounding skin while removing the underlying tissue is as effective in protecting women at high genetic risk of the disease as total mastectomy. As 85 per cent of cancers originate in the milk ducts ... [...]
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Younger women who opt out of mastectomy after breast cancer more likely to die …
It also doubled the likelihood of the cancer spreading. And these women saw their risk of dying from cancer up 60 per cent, while their chances of dying young were up 70 per cent. British experts said breast cancer treatment has moved on with women now ... [...]
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After series of hardships, a warrior rides on
Back pain, a firefight and testicular cancer made things tough — but an Air Force program helped give the Beale Air Force Base civil engineer's life new momentum. ... Another visit to the doctor would come back with a diagnosis much worse than he feared. [...]
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Kim Vaillancourt: Pregnant Mom With Brain Cancer Refuses Treatment Until After …
For New York mom Kim Vaillancourt, the choice between potentially life-saving cancer treatment and saving the life of her unborn baby is clear. After all, she says, the baby saved her life — now it's her turn to save his. At twenty weeks into her ... [...]
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The broadcaster, who was given the all clear last year after being diagnosed …
Prostate Cancer UK predicts that by 2030, the disease will be the UK's most common cancer overall unless efforts are made to stop it. Symptoms of prostate cancer include a need to urinate frequently, especially at night, difficulty starting urination ... [...]
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Long-term outcomes of patients with recent-onset RA after 10 years of tight …
A recent study looked at long-term outcomes in patients with early rheumatoid arthritis (RA) after 10 years of targeted treatment in four treatment strategies. The treatment strategies included sequential monotherapy, step-up combination therapy ... [...]
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Bermondsey cancer sufferer makes appeal after she, her mum and sister get …
Tilly, who has had one breast removed and expects to remove the other in the near future, wants to use her tragic situation to help raise awareness about cancer and its early symptoms – after her own diagnosis saved the life of her mum Janet. Janet ... [...]
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Illness to advocacy: Young survivor lends aid after beating cancer
Later, she was putting on lotion while seven months pregnant when she felt a lump in her left breast. “I was a little scared, to be honest,” she says, noting that at age 10, she had seen her 40-year-old mother battle breast cancer. Southers mentioned ... [...]
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More Latinas screened for breast cancer after 'Promotora' visits
PORTLAND, Ore., April 1, 2016 -- Latina women were nearly twice as likely to be screened for breast cancer after they were visited in their homes by trained community health workers, known as Promotoras, according to a study published in Cancer ... [...]
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After Hours Watch List Scorecard: MDVN, EGLE, PRGS, SLW (NASDAQ:MDVN)
The company also develops Enzalutamide, which is in phase III clinical trials for the treatment of non-metastatic CRPC, and metastatic and non-metastatic hormone sensitive prostate cancer; and phase II clinical trials for the treatment of ... [...]
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Faith guides woman after brain cancer diagnosis
ZANESVILLE - This Easter Sunday will begin just like any other Sunday for Cindy Hand-Morehead and her husband, Chuck Morehead: They'll go to church. It's not something to be missed. And as Cindy has been recovering from brain cancer since December ... [...]
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Most Patients Experience Posttraumatic Stress Disorder After a Breast Cancer …
Symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) develop in a majority of patients with breast cancer, and these symptoms persist for at least a year for most.1. These findings come from the Cognicares study, led by Kerstin Hermelink, PhD, of the ... [...]
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Sexual Intimacy and the Male Response After a Breast Cancer Diagnosis
The article said, “Many women find that breast cancer diagnosis and treatment seriously disrupt their sexual lives. First there are the most obvious issues—the physical changes, exhaustion, nausea and pain from treatment, self-image, empty energy ... [...]
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Cancer survivor Penny Rutterford reveals how it feels to date after a mastectomy
Penny suffered from inflammatory breast cancer and had to undergo a radical mastectomy. An immediate reconstruction was not an option. 'Another oft quoted myth is that a reconstruction is just like a boob job - but it isn't,' she says. For women like ... [...]
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