Top News: #BreastCancer

Here are the top read news for #BreastCancer: Drug combination therapy for estrogen-receptor–positive breast cancer passes critical step for worldwide approval: Building on earlier clinical trials, UCLA researchers have confirmed that the “breakthrough” drug palbociclib when used in combination with the traditional hormonal therapy letrozole delays progression of advanced breast cancer significantly and without the…

Top News: #BreastCancer

Here are the top read news for #BreastCancer: Do You Need Extra Screening For Breast Cancer? The Picture Is Blurry: Mammography can prevent deaths from breast cancer, but it’s not a perfect test. It misses some cancers, especially in women with dense breast tissue, and flags abnormalities for follow-up tests that turn out to be…

Top News: #Leukemia

Here are the top read news for #Leukemia: For high-risk leukemia patients, umbilical cord blood transplant associated with lower risk of relapse: The study found that such transplants may have advantages beyond offering an alternative stem cell source for patients without a traditional donor match — they seem to perform better against leukemia and the…

Top News: #Menopause

Here are the top read news for #Menopause: Menopause reversal restores periods and produces fertile eggs: The team says its technique has restarted periods in menopausal women, including one who had not menstruated in five years. If the results hold up to wider scrutiny, the technique may boost declining fertility in older women, allow women…