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Woman with metastatic breast cancer talks struggles and triumphs
Today, DiCanto says it's the first time she feels Breast Cancer Awareness Month is including women like her. A Times Square billboard now sheds light on Metastatic Breast Cancer with flashing facts about the disease and featuring the faces and images ... [...]
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Combination Therapy Seen to Slow Further Spread of Metastatic Breast Cancer in …
Primary findings showed that neratinib plus paclitaxel was not superior to trastuzumab plus paclitaxel as first-line treatment for ERBB2-positive metastatic breast cancer in terms of progression-free survival, but the combination was associated with ... [...]
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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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Central Texas woman sparks global conversation on metastatic breast cancer
Holly Kitchen of Cedar Park posted a three minute video of her holding up note cards with facts and messages about her struggle with Stage 4 breast cancer. The video went viral and sparked a global conversation about the disease. "I just wanted people ... [...]
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Photography Exhibit Chronicles the Lives of Women With Metastatic Breast Cancer
'Through this program, we are aiming to do that not only by communicating the facts about metastatic breast cancer but by sharing the stories of women who are living with it.' Research conducted as part of this initiative revealed that the majority of ... [...]
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The Evolving Field of ER-Positive Metastatic Breast Cancer Care
In February 2015, the CDK 4/6-inhibitor Ibrance was approved by the FDA in combination with letrozole for the treatment of postmenopausal women with ER-positive, human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (HER2)-negative advanced breast cancer as ... [...]
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Abiraterone acetate in metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer – the …
We report the clinical outcome of metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC) patients treated with AA in real-life clinical practice. The clinical records of mCRPC patients treated with AA from all 6 public oncology centers in Hong Kong ... [...]
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Study Reveals Impact of Metastatic Cancer and Ability to Work
Most studies that have been published to date on employment and metastatic cancer have included only metastatic breast cancer, Tevaarwerk said. A study of patients with locally recurrent or metastatic breast cancer, for instance, found that symptom ... [...]
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PFS No Surrogate for OS in Metastatic Breast Cancer Trials
Breast cancer trialists have debated using progression-free survival as a surrogate for overall survival in randomized controlled trials (RCTs). The current study explores this important question for a subset of patients—those with metastatic HER2 ... [...]
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Metastatic breast cancer looms over patients
One of the posts she made during October (Breast Cancer Awareness Month) was about metastatic breast cancer. It included statistics from reputable sources about the disease, which is also known as Stage 4 cancer. (The following are all quotes from the ... [...]
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10 Facts All Women Should Know About Metastatic Breast Cancer
MBC typically occurs after an initial diagnosis with breast cancer, and may be discovered months or years after the treatment of the original diagnosis was completed. A number of tests (eg, scans or biopsies) are needed to confirm the diagnosis, and ... [...]
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Study Finds Metastatic Prostate Cancer May Benefit From Precision Medicine …
"They're not identical, but in terms of the key features of a cancer that would inform how best to treat that cancer, we can feel generally confident, at least with prostate carcinoma, that if you did sample a single tumor, you could make clinical ... [...]
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FDA Agrees to Review Supplemental NDA for Enzalutamide in Metastatic Prostate …
The trial randomized 257 patients with metastatic prostate cancer and 139 patients with non-metastatic prostate cancer whose disease progressed despite treatment with an LHRH analogue therapy or following surgical castration. The primary endpoint of ... [...]
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Management of Metastatic HER2-Positive Breast Cancer: Where Are We and Where …
[7,12] Based on these data, THP is considered the current standard of care for first-line treatment of HER2-positive metastatic breast cancer (Figure 2), as per the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) guidelines.[13] As outlined in the ... [...]
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Systemic Treatments for Metastatic Renal Cell Carcinoma: 10-Year Experience of …
Department of Urology, Center for Prostate Cancer, Research Institute and Hospital of National Cancer Center, Goyang, Korea. , Department of Urology, Center for Prostate Cancer, Research Institute and Hospital of National Cancer Center, Goyang, Korea. [...]
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Researchers Take Aim at Metastatic Breast Cancer
Led by the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, a nonprofit academic research institution focused on accelerating the understanding and treatment of disease, the ambitious Metastatic Breast Cancer Project is part of a broader effort to shine a spotlight ... [...]
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