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: #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…

Top News: #CancerDrugs

Here are the top read news for #CancerDrugs: Use of complementary, alternative medicine affects initiation of chemotherapy: The study included five types of complementary therapies: the dietary supplement use of vitamins/minerals, herbs/botanicals, and other natural products, as well as mind-body self-practice, and mind-body practitioner-based: Read more     How A Cancer Drug Has Saved People…

Top News: #CancerTreatment

Here are the top read news for #CancerTreatment: Doctors were startled to find the cause of this 24-year-old’s excruciating pain: The Mayo pathologists classified the tumor as an extremely fibrous growth called a desmoid, a slow-growing mass that typically affects women younger than 40. Because the tumor was attached to the mesentery, the fold of…

Top News: #DrugSafety

Here are the top read news in #DrugSafety:  How much does chemo impact fertility?: New study looks at how chemo affects childhood cancer survivors’ ability to have kids later in life. A new Fred Hutch study looked at chemotherapy’s impact on the fertility of young cancer patients later in life. Women fared better, for the…