Dose Intense Chemotherapy Improves Survival When Used For Treatment of Early Stage Breast Cancer

(April 8, 2019)

Giving chemotherapy drugs every two weeks instead of every three weeks reduces the risk of breast cancer recurrence and death in women undergoing adjuvant chemotherapy for early stage breast cancer. The analyses was performed by British physicians in... Continue Reading


Immunotherapy Offers New Hope in Triple Negative Breast Cancer

(December 28, 2018)

Results from the Impassion 130 clinical trial published in the New England Journal of Medicine have demonstrated that immunotherapy can improve survival in breast cancer, especially in anti-programmed cell death ligand 1 (PD-1+) patients.  The results... Continue Reading


Herceptin Biosimilar Herzuma Approved for Certain Breast Cancer Indications

(December 21, 2018)

The FDA has approved Celltrion and Teva’s Herzuma (trastuzumab-pkrb), a biosimilar trastuzumab referencing Herceptin, for the treatment of HER2-positive breast cancer. Herzuma is the second oncology biosimilar approval in the United States in the past... Continue Reading


Delaying Adjuvant Chemotherapy Associated With Worse Outcomes for Patients With Triple-negative Breast Cancer

(December 19, 2018)

SAN ANTONIO — Patients with triple-negative breast cancer who delayed starting adjuvant chemotherapy for more than 30 days after surgery were at significantly higher risk for disease recurrence and death compared with those who started the treatment... Continue Reading


Trastuzumab emtansine Improves Treatment of Early Stage HER 2-positive Breast Cancer

(December 12, 2018)

Adjuvant trastuzumab emtansine showed improved disease-free survival compared with trastuzumab in HER2-positive early breast cancer. Patients with HER 2-positive early stage breast cancer with residual disease who received adjuvant trastuzumab emtansine... Continue Reading


Oxybutynin Decreased Frequency of Hot Flashes, Improved Quality of Life for Breast Cancer Survivors

(December 11, 2018)

Treatment with oxybutynin helped reduce the frequency and intensity of hot flashes for women who could not take hormone replacement, including breast cancer survivors, according to results of a trial presented at the 2018 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium,... Continue Reading


Choice of surgery may affect quality of life for young breast cancer survivors

(December 10, 2018)

Even as more young women with breast cancer opt to have mastectomies, many experience a persistent decline in their sexual and psychosocial well-being following the procedure, as detailed in new research by Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center.... Continue Reading


20-Year Data Link High-Dose Chemotherapy and Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant to Survival Benefit in High-Risk Early Breast Cancer

(October 31, 2018)

Adjuvant high-dose chemotherapy (HDCT) with hematopoietic stem cell transplant (HSCT) may be beneficial for patients with breast cancer and more than 9 involved axially lymph nodes (ALN), according to a study presented at the 2018 ESMO Congress in Munich,... Continue Reading


More women with early-stage breast cancer may be able to avoid chemotherapy

(October 10, 2018)

Results from a large clinical trial called TAILORx showed that more women with early-stage breast cancer may now be able to avoid chemotherapy after surgery. The women who participated in the study had hormone receptor-positive, HER2-negative, axillary... Continue Reading


What is The Optimal Duration of Adjuvant Hormone Therapy for Early Stage Breast Cancer?

(July 25, 2018)

Currently it is recommended that most postmenopausal women with hormone receptor–positive early stage breast cancer be treated with 5 additional years of aromatase inhibitor (AI) therapy following completion of an initial 5 years of treatment. The optimal... Continue Reading


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FDA approves new treatment for certain advanced or metastatic breast cancers

(October 5, 2017)

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Verzenio (abemaciclib) to treat adult patients who have hormone receptor (HR)-positive, human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (HER2)-negative advanced or metastatic breast cancer that has progressed... Continue Reading


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