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'Lack of understanding' about disease common in women with breast cancer

January 26, 2015

Many women with breast cancer possessed a poor understanding of their tumors and disease characteristics, according to study results.

These knowledge deficiencies were more apparent among Hispanic and black women compared with non-Hispanic white women, results showed.

Debasish Tripathy CommentaryMeeting News CoveragePublication Exclusive

Immunotherapy trials shift breast cancer research closer to ‘Holy Grail’

HemOnc Today, January 25, 2015
Debu Tripathy, MD
Immunotherapy is an area that has been a Holy Grail, if you will, in the field of breast cancer.We have long wondered whether the immune system could be harnessed to…
Daniel Hayes Association News

ASCO elects 2016 president

January 24, 2015
Daniel F. Hayes, MD, FASCO, will serve as president of ASCO for the term beginning in June 2016.He will become president-elect during the society’s annual meeting…
In the Journals

BRCA testing has 'clear role' for triple-negative breast cancer

January 22, 2015
The high prevalence of deleterious mutations in predisposition genes in patients with triple-negative breast cancer unselected for family history suggests germline…
CME CNE
Low Risk AAMDS

Treatment Decision-Making through the Spectrum of MDS:
Case 1 Low Risk MDS

An educational presentation from Aplastic Anemia & MDS International Foundation.

MDS is a difficult disease to diagnose and treat. Frequently it is challenging for healthcare providers to explain MDS…
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SOFT: Ovarian suppression reduced disease recurrence risk, increased menopausal symptoms

SOFT: Ovarian suppression reduced disease recurrence risk, increased menopausal symptoms

January 2, 2015
SAN ANTONIO — Beverly Moy, MD, MPH, clinical director of the breast oncology program at the Massachusetts…
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Stem Cell Transplant for AAMDS

Treatment Decision-Making through the Spectrum of MDS:
Case 3 Stem Cell Transplant for MDS

An educational presentation from Aplastic Anemia & MDS International Foundation.

MDS is a difficult disease to diagnose and treat. Frequently it is challenging for healthcare providers to explain to…
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In the Journals

'Lack of understanding' about disease common in women with breast cancer

January 26, 2015
Many women with breast cancer possessed a poor understanding of their tumors and disease characteristics, according to study results.These knowledge…
Debasish Tripathy CommentaryMeeting News CoveragePublication Exclusive

Immunotherapy trials shift breast cancer research closer to ‘Holy Grail’

HemOnc Today, January 25, 2015
Debu Tripathy, MD
Immunotherapy is an area that has been a Holy Grail, if you will, in the field of breast cancer.We have long wondered whether the immune system could…
Daniel Hayes Association News

ASCO elects 2016 president

January 24, 2015
Daniel F. Hayes, MD, FASCO, will serve as president of ASCO for the term beginning in June 2016.He will become president-elect during the…
In the Journals

BRCA testing has 'clear role' for triple-negative breast cancer

January 22, 2015
The high prevalence of deleterious mutations in predisposition genes in patients with triple-negative breast cancer unselected for family history…
In the Journals

MRI improved mammography screening sensitivity for older BRCA mutation carriers

January 19, 2015
The addition of MRI to mammography significantly improved screening sensitivity among women who harbored BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutations, according to…
Daniel C. Flynn, MD Institution Notes

Florida Atlantic University names VP of research

January 18, 2015
Daniel C. Flynn, MD, has been named vice president of research at Florida Atlantic University.Flynn, a breast cancer researcher with more than 20…
James Ingle, MD Industry News

Clinician honored for breast cancer research

January 17, 2015
James Ingle, MD, professor of oncology and Foust professor in the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine in Rochester, Minn., received the 2014 William L…
In the Journals

Many older patients with early-stage breast cancer receive radiation despite limited effectiveness

January 16, 2015
About two-thirds of elderly women with early-stage breast cancers undergo radiation, even though clinical trial data support omission of that…
Antonio C. Wolff, MD In the Journals

Marrow neoplasm risk increased after adjuvant breast cancer therapy

January 15, 2015
Outcomes for early-stage breast cancer have improved, but incomplete examination and follow-up may have underestimated subsequent risks for…
Melinda Irwin In the Journals

Exercise improved aromatase inhibitor-induced arthralgia in breast cancer survivors

January 15, 2015
A regimen of aerobic exercise and strength training decreased aromatase inhibitor-induced arthralgia in previously inactive breast cancer survivors…
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