• Trastuzumab No Benefit In Low-HER2 Breast Cancer

    5 days ago - By MedPageToday

    New findings should ditch use of drug for women not clearly HER2-positive
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  • Shorter Course of Bone Drug OK as Breast Cancer Adjuvant

    5 days ago - By MedPageToday

    Two years as good as five for intravenous zoledronic acid
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  • Birth Control May Raise the Risk of Breast Cancer

    5 days ago - By Time

    Doctors should be having more detailed discussions with women before prescribing them birth control, say researchers who have been studying the risks and benefits of hormone-based contraceptives.
    In a new study published in the New England Journal of Medicine , Ojvind Lidegaard from the University of Copenhagen and his colleagues found a 20% higher risk of developing breast cancer among women currently or recently using hormonal contraceptives. The longer women used contraceptives, the higher their risk; it increased from about 9% for women using it for less than a year to 38% for those...
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  • Hormonal birth control linked to increased breast cancer risk, study says

    5 days ago - By ABC News

    The study included 1.8 million women over the course of nearly 11 years.
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  • Diabetes drug and aspirin boosts cancer drug effectiveness

    Diabetes drug and aspirin boosts cancer drug effectiveness

    5 days ago - By Daily Mail

    Metformin may slow breast cancer growth, a study by the University of Saskatchewan in Canada found. Adding aspirin to a cancer drug could help combat pancreatic, lung and colorectal cancers.
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  • New Breast Cancer Drug May Help Younger Women, Too

    5 days ago - By Web MD

    Adding a new drug to standard treatment can slow the progression of advanced breast cancer in younger women, a new clinical trial has found.
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