Tag Archive: Dana Farber Cancer Institute

New test can predict breast cancer outcomes

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Researchers from McGill University’s Rosalind and Morris Goodman Cancer Research Centre (GCRC), the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI MUHC), the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Harvard Medical School have discovered… Continue reading

Personalised cancer treatment a step closer

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A genetic test could one day spot breast cancer patients most at risk of relapsing after treatment with a commonly used powerful chemotherapy. US researchers tested tumours for activity from two genes which… Continue reading

Jerry Remy talks of his depression after cancer

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As cancer survivors, many of us have struggled with that unexpected feeling of depression and loneliness that surprises us after treatment is finished. I say unexpected and surprises, because for many of us… Continue reading

Seasons of survival

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Happily as happens time and again, as soon as I start thinking about a certain post for this blog or come across an interesting study, I find another link or article which expands… Continue reading

Fertility concerns of young women with breast cancer

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“A Web-based Survey of Fertility Issues in Young Women with Breast Cancer”┬áis the title of a 2004 study, admittedly nearly 5 years old, but I know still as relevant today to younger women… Continue reading

You’ve survived cancer. ‘Now What?’

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This report from Medical News Today relates to cancer survivorship in the US, but the concerns are of relevance to those of us who are navigating the “now what” stage of our cancer… Continue reading