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Metastectomies: Local Approaches to Breast Cancer Metastases
In patients with metastatic breast cancer (MBC), realistic treatment goals are improvement in quality of life (QOL) and life prolongation. However, there is increasing evidence that patients with oligometastatic disease (OMBC) do better in terms of ... [...]
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California study: Local breast cancer survival rates slightly lower
Medical providers and patient advocates are using a new study on breast cancer survivability to remind people of tried and true benefits of early detection and support for people in treatment. The Rural Breast Cancer Survival Study found Humboldt ... [...]
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Local METAvivor event benefits patients battling metastatic breast cancer
The treatments to fight stage 1,2, and 3 breast cancer, commonly chemotherapy and radiation, are ineffective. Once diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer, a patient's average lifespan is 33 months. 20% of patients will live 5 years, 10% will live 10. [...]
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Local represents patients in DC
She cites the facts: Over 224,000 people are diagnosed every year in the US, 1.8 million in the world; it is the number one cancer killer in the world; It kills more than breast, colon and prostate cancers combined; the majority of patients are ... [...]
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Factors affecting local recurrence and distant metastases of invasive breast …
Materials and methods: This study was a retrospective review in a single institution of newly diagnosed invasive breast cancer patients who were treated with BCS between April 9, 2001 and December 25, 2011. Results: A total of 185 patients treated with ... [...]
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Local doctors team up to give breast cancer patients peace of mind
PHOENIX - A breast cancer diagnosis can be devastating, overwhelming and confusing. There are so many questions surrounding treatment options, or what steps to take and when. That is why a team of local doctors is working to bring patients peace of ... [...]
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A local woman battling cancer has a chance to make it to the big leagues
“She's a big supporter of breast cancer awareness in general, Linwood says she's helped raise tens of thousands of dollars over the years in a number of different events and last September, she found out that she herself is diagnosed with stage three ... [...]
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iGoPink Scholarship Serves Local High School Seniors
The Woodlands, Texas (March 17, 2016) - The Breast Cancer Charities of America is in the process of accepting applications for their iGoPink Scholarship, which is granted to students whose families have been affected by breast cancer. The iGoPink ... [...]
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The Eye brand goes national, check out our most recent local sites in Germany …
"Our eventual aim as rheumatologists is to get the treatment right first time in our rheumatoid arthritis patients. If we can use these markers, along with others, to predict early which patients will fail biologic treatment, we could facilitate a ... [...]
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Proton Therapy as Salvage Treatment for Local Relapse of Prostate Cancer …
METHODS AND MATERIALS - We reviewed the medical records of 21 consecutive patients treated with salvage PT following a local recurrence of prostate cancer after CS (n=12) or HIFU (n=9) between January 2007 and July 2014. Patients were treated to a ... [...]
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Research at local university making strides in cancer treatments
Rupasinghe, an associate professor at the Dalhousie Agricultural Campus and Canada Research Chair (fruit bioactives and bioproducts), has been working on cancer research for the past three years and has made strides with natural molecules in apple ... [...]
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Awards given to local breast cancer patients
NEWARK - The Licking County Health Department's Screening and Survivor Support for Breast Cancer program has awarded $17,500 in stipends to residents actively undergoing breast cancer treatment. Eligible recipients must live in Licking County, ... [...]
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Local doctor suggests alternate treatment for autoimmune diseases
Local doctor suggests alternate treatment for autoimmune. BLACKFOOT, Idaho -. On Jan. 18 Glenn Frey lost his battle with autoimmune diseases: rheumatoid arthritis and ulcerative colitis. "When I was in med school and residency 1 in 400 people had an ... [...]
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