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11/16/22 | BY: Adriana Lecuona
LBBC hosted its 2022 Butterfly Ball on November 5 as the Phillies played their last World Series game. Learn how we hit our fundraising goals out of the park, watch the inspiring honoree videos, and flip through our photo gallery.
Anti-HER2 drug trastuzumab deruxtecan found effective for HER2-low tumors
A study presented at the 2022 meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology of trastuzumab deruxtecan or TDX-d (Enhertu) is very likely to change the standard of care for many people with metastatic breast cancer.
Advocates call on cancer community to focus on LGBTQ+ health
At a special session on gender-based and sexual orientation inequities at the 2022 gathering of the American Society for Clinical Oncology (ASCO), advocates discussed the challenges LGBTQ+ people face in cancer prevention and treatment and strategies to address them.
Palbociclib does not improve overall survival for metastatic breast cancer
The CDK 4/6 inhibitor palbociclib (Ibrance) did not extend overall survival when combined with hormonal therapy as a first-line treatment in people with hormone-receptor positive, HER2-negative metastatic breast cancer, according to a presentation at the 2022 meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology.
5 ways to get around medical gaslighting and get the care you deserve
While there are many barriers to getting the best care, one significant obstacle women continue to face is “medical gaslighting” — the act of someone in power dismissing or ignoring a person’s legitimate symptoms and concerns. Learn what you can do.
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