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Videoconference behavior therapy improves chemotherapy-related cognitive …
“This is what we believe is the first randomized study with an active control condition that demonstrates improvement in cognitive symptoms in breast cancer survivors with long-term memory complaints,” Ferguson said in a press release. “MAAT ... [...]
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FDA grants breakthrough therapy designations for canakinumab to treat periodic …
... since 2009 to treat cryopyrin-associated periodic syndrome, Muckle-Wells syndrome and familial cold autoinflammatory syndrome in patients 4 years and older. In 2013, it was approved to treat systemic juvenile idiopathic arthritis in patients 2 ... [...]
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Is breast conserving therapy or mastectomy better for early breast cancer?
Now, new research presented at the ESTRO 35 conference today (Saturday) has shown women aged younger than 45 years, who had early stage breast cancer that had not spread to the lymph nodes and who opted for BCT with radiation therapy, had a 13% ... [...]
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BioElectronics' Drug-free ActiPatch® Pain Therapy
The paper has a circulation of 400,000 that will increase the awareness of ActiPatch therapy for arthritis and chronic pain. The article entitled "Arthritis pain pills warning: Sufferers taking too many drugs to fight agony" describes the recent ... [...]
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Florida Biotech Company Licenses Cancer-Fighting Therapy From Mayo
This year is likely to be an important one for the Mayo Clinic's efforts to develop vaccines countering breast and ovarian cancers: A biotech company that has licensed two promising immunotherapies from the clinic says it's gearing up for crucial 2016 ... [...]
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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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There are nonhormonal therapy options to help with menopause
Q: Is there anything that can be done for menopausal symptoms that doesn't include taking hormones? I've had breast cancer in the past so am unable to take hormones, but I wake up nearly every night because of night sweats and have occasional hot ... [...]
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The pros and cons of hormone replacement therapy for menopausal symptoms
A review of the research, according to NICE, showed that for women around menopausal age, oestrogen-only HRT caused little or no change in their risk of breast cancer. And, although HRT containing oestrogen and progesterone may increase breast ... [...]
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Shortened Radiation Therapy Schedule No Worse Than Conventional Radiotherapy …
Treatment with a shortened (hypofractionated) radiotherapy (HRT) schedule achieved similar efficacy as treatment with the longer, conventional RT (CRT) schedule in men with low-risk prostate cancer. The shortened treatment delivered 70 Gy of radiation ... [...]
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For the first time, proof of what hormone replacement therapy does to genes …
We can conclude by saying that natural treatment with the estrogen gel and oral progesterone affects gene regulation and surrogate markers for breast cancer risk (such as mammographic density and breast cell proliferation) considerably less than the ... [...]
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Fatal Cardiac Events No Higher With Aromatase Inhibitors for Breast Cancer Therapy
In the last few years, at least two different meta-analyses have suggested that newer estrogen-lowering aromatase inhibitors used to prevent recurrence of breast cancer may increase the risk of developing cardiovascular disease. But a study published ... [...]
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Radiation therapy chemotherapy combination improves survival in adults with …
Patients were randomized to 1 of 2 trial arms, radiation therapy plus six cycles of PCV chemotherapy or radiation therapy alone. Before treatment, researchers conducted a pathology review on tumor samples and prepared for samples for correlative ... [...]
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Knox lucky to have proton therapy center
In 2000 I was diagnosed with prostate cancer. That word from the urologist was akin to a sledgehammer blow to the gut. I was not afraid of dying but wondered about my quality of life after surgery. I had no symptoms of the disease, but my prostate ... [...]
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Targeted Therapy
Patients who suffer from the disease often experience symptoms like a new breast lump or mass, swelling of all or part of the breast, skin irritation or dimpling, breast or nipple pain, nipple retraction, redness, scaliness, thickening of the nipple or ... [...]
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Association of Androgen Deprivation Therapy With Depression in Localized …
Androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) may contribute to depression, yet several studies have not demonstrated a link. We aimed to determine whether receipt of any ADT or longer duration of ADT for prostate cancer (PCa) is associated with an increased risk ... [...]
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Bone-directed Therapy
Breast cancer can affect any part of the breast, causing symptoms like a new breast lump or mass, swelling of all or part of a breast, skin irritation or dimpling, breast or nipple pain, nipple retraction, redness, scaliness, or thickening of the ... [...]
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