• Antibody Drug Boosts Survival for Type of Advanced Breast Cancer

    2 monthes ago - By Web MD

    According to a pair of clinical trials, a relatively new drug is boosting survival rates for women with a specific type of advanced breast cancer who haven't responded to other treatments.
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  • Pausing endocrine therapy for pregnancy appears safe for women with breast cancer

    Pausing endocrine therapy for pregnancy appears safe for women with breast cancer

    2 monthes ago - By Healio

    SAN ANTONIO - Young women with early hormone receptor-positive breast cancer who temporarily stopped endocrine therapy to attempt pregnancy experienced similar short-term recurrence risk as those who did not stop, according to study results.
    Nearly three-quarters of women who temporarily stopped endocrine therapy had at least one pregnancy and the rate of birth defects was low, findings of the ongoing POSITIVE trial presented at San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium showed.
    Standard endocrine therapy may reduce ovarian reserve and decrease the likelihood of subsequent successful pregnancy.
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  • Worse Breast Cancer Outcomes for Black Women Tempered by BMI

    Worse Breast Cancer Outcomes for Black Women Tempered by BMI

    2 monthes ago - By Medscape

    New data show that Black women with node positive HR+/HER2- breast cancer have worse outcomes than their white counterparts, although the difference was no longer significant after adjustment for BMI.
    Medscape Medical News
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