Women's Health

Early Onset of Everolimus Adverse Events Requires Thorough Patient Education

Early Onset of Everolimus Adverse Events Requires Thorough Patient Education

Almost half of patients with metastatic HR-positive breast cancer treated with everolimus and exemestane required a dose reduction.

Better Approaches to Patient Counseling of BRCA Gene Mutation Carriers Needed

Better Approaches to Patient Counseling of BRCA Gene Mutation Carriers Needed

An in-depth look at the issues associated with the care reveals a need to improve how clinicians can help these women sort through their options.

Meditation May Reduce Breast Biopsy Pain

Meditation May Reduce Breast Biopsy Pain

Listening to guided meditation significantly reduced biopsy pain during imaging-guided breast biopsy.

Proposed Regimen for Ovarian Cancer Is Aggressive, But Could Achieve a 50% Cure Rate

Combining a maximal debulking strategy and intraperitoneal chemotherapy could maximize the chance of achieving a cancer-free state, as explained in a recent clinical perspective piece.

Endometrial Cancer: Minimally Invasive vs Abdominal Hysterectomy

Endometrial Cancer: Minimally Invasive vs Abdominal Hysterectomy

Minimally invasive hysterectomy does not appear to compromise long-term survival compared with abdominal hysterectomy.

Higher Fiber Intake May Reduce Breast Cancer Risk

Higher Fiber Intake May Reduce Breast Cancer Risk

Higher dietary fiber intake during adolescence and early adulthood may reduce the risk for developing breast cancer.

Higher Fiber Intake in Youth Associated With Reduced Risk of Breast Cancer

Higher Fiber Intake in Youth Associated With Reduced Risk of Breast Cancer

Lower breast cancer risk correlates with higher total, soluble, and insoluble fiber intake in early adulthood.

Rates of Nonrecommended Screenings for Prostate and Breast Cancers Is High Among Older Patients

Among persons 65 years or older with limited life expectancies of less than 10 years, an estimated 15.7% may have undergone nonrecommended screenings for prostate and breast cancers.

Genomic Analysis Reveals Potential Therapeutic Options for Breast Cancer

Genomic Analysis Reveals Potential Therapeutic Options for Breast Cancer

Dozens of new uses for existing drugs, new targets for drug discovery, and new drug combinations have been suggested by the largest analysis of breast cancer cell function to date.

Older Age, Quality of Life Associated With Deviations From Initial Treatment Decisions in Breast Cancer

Older Age, Quality of Life Associated With Deviations From Initial Treatment Decisions in Breast Cancer

Nonadherence to recommended adjuvant chemotherapy in patients with breast cancer is associated with poor quality of life (QoL).

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