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Developing a Specialty Multidisciplinary Breast Clinic

Developing a Specialty Multidisciplinary Breast Clinic

Creating a multidisciplinary breast clinic can ensure that patients with breast cancer receive care that is timely, effective, and efficient, according to a presentation at the 2018 ONA Navigation Summit.

From Disparities to Disclosure: A Discussion on Lesbians and Breast Cancer

From Disparities to Disclosure: A Discussion on Lesbians and Breast Cancer

Marissa Fors, director of CancerCare's Susan G. Komen® Breast Care Helpline, talked with Dr Penelope Damaskos, of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, about breast cancer risk and related challenges for women who identify as lesbian and their healthcare providers.

A High Number of Breast Cancer Survivors Do Not Undergo Annual Surveillance

A High Number of Breast Cancer Survivors Do Not Undergo Annual Surveillance

A sizable number of breast cancer survivors do not undergo annual surveillance.

Radiotherapy Outcomes Improved When Breast Cancer CTCs Detectable

Radiotherapy Outcomes Improved When Breast Cancer CTCs Detectable 

Researchers explored connections between overall survival and adjuvant radiotherapy when factoring in CTC status.

Personalized Therapy Shows Promise in Metastatic Breast Cancer

Personalized Therapy Shows Promise in Metastatic Breast Cancer

A personalized therapy can mediate complete durable cancer regression, according to study results.

Primary Prophylaxis Key in Reducing Febrile Neutropenia in Early Breast Cancer

Primary Prophylaxis Key in Reducing Febrile Neutropenia in Early Breast Cancer

In a retrospective study, researchers investigated the effect of primary prophylaxis on incidence of febrile neutropenia in patients with early stage breast cancer.

Radiation-Induced Esophagitis: A Common, Debilitating Clinical Challenge in Thoracic Radiotherapy

Radiation-Induced Esophagitis: A Common, Debilitating Clinical Challenge in Thoracic Radiotherapy

A review of current options and ongoing trials for managing ARIE, a common esophageal adverse effect caused by radiotherapy to the thoracic region for lung, breast, or head and neck cancers, or lymphoma.

Ado-trastuzumab Emtansine Effective in HER2 Amplified Non-breast, Non-gastric Cancers

Ado-trastuzumab Emtansine Effective in HER2 Amplified Non-breast, Non-gastric Cancers

Study results presented at 2018 ASCO Annual Meeting demonstrated effectiveness of ado-trastuzumab emtansine in non-breast non-gastric HER2-amplified cancers.

Walking Program Improved Physical Function, But Not Fatigue, After RT for Breast Cancer

Walking Program Improved Physical Function, But Not Fatigue, After RT for Breast Cancer

In a multicenter phase 2 study, the Walk With Ease program was evaluated for its effectiveness in reducing radiotherapy-associated fatigue vs usual care in older patients with breast cancer. Results were presented at 2018 ASCO Annual Meeting.

Sarcopenia, Adiposity Help Determine Management Strategies for Nonmetastatic Breast Cancer

Sarcopenia, Adiposity Help Determine Management Strategies for Nonmetastatic Breast Cancer

Sarcopenia and adiposity measures may help clinicians steer management strategies for some patients with breast cancer.

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