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Breast Cancer News

In this section, access cutting-edge breast cancer news on treatment updates, emerging therapies, study results and other medical and quality-of-life issues important to you.

Ginger Helps Ease Chemotherapy-related Nausea

Learn how ginger can significantly reduce chemotherapy-related nausea when taken with standard anti-nausea medications.

Medicine Shows Promise for Triple-Negative, Metastatic Breast Cancer

PARP inhibitors, added to chemotherapy, show promise in treating metastatic triple-negative breast cancer.

Most Women with BRCA Mutations Prefer Prophylactic Mastectomy

Women with BRCA mutations believe prophylactic mastectomy will reduce their risk of developing breast cancer and decrease fears about developing the disease.

Studies Reach Different Conclusions on Interaction of Antidepressants and Tamoxifen

Tamoxifen, common antidepressants subject of two large studies that reached different conclusions when they examined the risk of breast cancer recurrence.

Tamoxifen and Raloxifene Reduce Breast Cancer Risk in Postmenopausal Women

Tamoxifen, Raloxifene reduce breast cancer risk in postmenopausal women at increased risk for the disease, ASCO reports in updated guidelines.

Economic Stimulus Package Could Impact Health Insurance Coverage

The federal stimulus package may make health insurance coverage more affordable if you lost your job.

Zoladex Reduces Recurrence Risk in ER Positive Cancers

Using an LHRH agonist with or without Tamoxifen after breast cancer surgery may benefit premenopausal women with ER positive early breast cancer.

Estrogen Effective for Treatment-Resistant Metastatic Breast Cancer

Low-dose estradiol worked as well as high-dose but had fewer side effects for postmenopausal women with hormone-sensitive metastatic breast cancer resistant to aromatase inhibitor therapy.

Denver, CO  ·  September 13, 2014

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