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Patients treated with radiation therapy who have tumors in left breast have comparable overall survival to those with tumors in the right breast

Tumor laterality (left-side vs. right-side) does not impact overall survival in breast cancer patients treated with breast-conserving surgery and adjuvant external beam ...

Improving breast cancer chemo by testing tumors in a dish

One of the tragic realities of cancer is that the drugs used to treat it are highly toxic and their effectiveness varies ...

Genetic screening could reduce number of breast cancer cases

Genetic screening for breast cancer could help women make choices to limit the disease, researchers say. ... Full story

Community-Based Programs Reduce Stress for Black Breast Cancer Survivors

A team of researchers at the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center has found that a community-based stress management intervention program improved the psychological adaptation of underserved black breast cancer survivors. ... Full story

Delivering a One-Two Punch: New Drug Combination Shows Promise as Powerful Treatment for Breast Cancer

Case Western Reserve Scientists Lead Study Documenting that Two Approved FDA Drugs Disrupt Signaling that Drives Breast Tumor Growth ... Full story

Generic Medications Boost Adherence to Breast Cancer Therapy

“Financial toxicity” limits access to life-saving treatments ... Full story

Genomic Sequencing More Efficient in Predicting Breast Cancer Risk Than Previously Thought

​PHILADELPHIA — Using genomic sequencing data on all currently known genetic alterations in breast cancer, it is possible to identify a woman’s genetic risk for the disease, and this approach can bring greater gains in disease prevention than previously estimated, according to a study published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research. ... Full story

Experimental breast cancer drug holds promise in combination therapy for Ewing sarcoma

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital researchers have identified a promising new triple-drug combination therapy that exploits DNA repair problem in Ewing sarcoma tumors; clinical trials expected to open soon ... Full story

New video explains all about breast screening

Service Development and Screening ... Full story

New analysis methodology may revolutionise breast cancer therapy

Successful cooperation between chemists, medics and pharmacologists ... Full story

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