Women's Health

Education, Counseling on Caregiving Role for Spouses Improves Outcomes for Women With Breast Cancer

Education, Counseling on Caregiving Role for Spouses Improves Outcomes for Women With Breast Cancer

An educational counseling intervention delivered by nurses directly to spouses of women with breast cancer improved marital communications and patients' appraisal of their spouse's interpersonal support.

Home-based Symptom Management With Caregiver Involvement Improves HRQOL in Advanced Breast Cancer

Home-based Symptom Management With Caregiver Involvement Improves HRQOL in Advanced Breast Cancer

Trends in caregiver involvement in home-based patient care are introducing new avenues for symptom management and improved health-related quality of life for patients undergoing chemotherapy for advanced breast cancer.

Vaccine for Cervical Cancer Could Extend Survival in Relapsed Disease

Vaccine for Cervical Cancer Could Extend Survival in Relapsed Disease

Axalimogene filolisbac, an intravenous vaccine currently in clinical trials, could prevent often-fatal cervical cancer relapse.

Journaling Improves Adherence to Skin Self-Care During Radiation Therapy for Breast Cancer

Journaling Improves Adherence to Skin Self-Care During Radiation Therapy for Breast Cancer

Weekly journaling with oncology nurse review ensures adherence to skin self-care in women undergoing radiation therapy for breast cancer.

Mastectomy vs BCT: Understanding Women's Treatment Choice for Early-Stage Breast Cancer

Mastectomy vs BCT: Understanding Women's Treatment Choice for Early-Stage Breast Cancer

Canadian investigators sought to understand the factors that influence the treatment choices of women with early-stage breast cancer.

High Levels of Negative Emotions in Breast Cancer Survivors Motivates Exercise, Increases Cortisol Levels

High Levels of Negative Emotions in Breast Cancer Survivors Motivates Exercise, Increases Cortisol Levels

Negative emotions were shown to motivate breast cancer survivors to engage in moderate-to-vigorous exercise, and can increase their daytime levels of cortisol.

Position Statement on Fracture Risk With AI Therapy in Early-Stage Breast Cancer Updated

Position Statement on Fracture Risk With AI Therapy in Early-Stage Breast Cancer Updated

Seven interdisciplinary cancer and bone societies released a position statement updating recommendations for limiting bone loss and fracture risk in patients with early-stage breast cancer undergoing treatment with AIs.

Integrating Texture Features in Breast Tissue Analysis Improved Accuracy of Tissue Classification

Integrating Texture Features in Breast Tissue Analysis Improved Accuracy of Tissue Classification

A texture analysis technique improved classification of different types of breast tissue imaged with optical coherence microscopy.

Cervical Cancer Survivors Prone to Long-Term Fatigue, Insomnia

Cervical Cancer Survivors Prone to Long-Term Fatigue, Insomnia

Fatigue and insomnia can persist for many cervical cancer survivors years after their treatment, and have a serious impact on quality of life.

Follow-up Surgery Not Needed When Breast Cancer Responds to Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy

Follow-up Surgery Not Needed When Breast Cancer Responds to Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy

Women with triple-negative or HER2-positive breast cancer who achieve a pathologic complete response from neoadjuvant chemotherapy may be able to avoid follow-up breast or lymph node surgery.

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