A posttreatment program demonstrated that nurse practitioner-led follow-up visits can be an essential component of radiation therapy.
In Japan, insurance coverage for breast implantation is limited to procedures using Allergen-manufactured products.
Study found adding immunotherapy to radiotherapy significantly improved OS after definitive surgery for primary tumor in patients with brain metastasis.
The Healthy Outcomes for Positivity and Encouragement (HOPE) survivorship program offered nurse navigator-based coaching tailored to the unique needs of patients with recurrent breast cancer.
When should women begin getting mammograms? Guidance can vary based on an individual’s family history or other high-risk identifiers, but physicians advise that women get screened for breast cancer consistently by at least age 50. However, a recent study out of the United Kingdom suggests that starting breast cancer screenings earlier could have a large…
Findings showed atezolizumab in combination with paclitaxel did not meet statistical significance for progression free survival and also demonstrated a negative trend in overall survival.
The support of breast nurse navigators ensure patients have access to screening and treatment at early stages of disease to ensure optimal outcomes.
In this study, the Disabilities of Arm, Shoulder and Hand (DASH) questionnaire was used to assess the impact of breast cancer treatment on the upper limb.
Younger patients experienced more delays; otherwise, no differences seen by race, insurance type.
Breast cancer-specific survival decreased for women previously treated with radiation for a primary cancer.