Tag Archive: early breast cancer

Aggressive treatment for early breast cancer

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A¬†particularly fast-growing form of breast cancer should be treated aggressively after surgery even when tumors are very small, according to¬†recent research that could dramatically alter treatment for women diagnosed with breast cancer. The… Continue reading

Letrozole superior to tamoxifen in postmenopausal women with endocrine-responsive breast cancer

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Letrozole significantly prolongs disease-free survival (DFS) and time to distant recurrence compared with tamoxifen for postmenopausal women with endocrine-responsive breast cancer, researchers stated at the St. Gallen Oncology Conferences: Primary Therapy of Early… Continue reading

New guide for women with early breast cancer

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A new guide for women with early breast cancer has just been published in Australia by the National Breast and Ovarian Cancer Centre (NBOCC). Early breast cancer is cancer that is contained in… Continue reading

Herceptin Proven To Benefit Women With HER2 Positive Early Breast Cancer

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Latest Results From The HERA Study confirms confirms Herceptin’s promise of extra years of living cancer free.The Breast International Group (BIG) in collaboration with Roche announced that women with HER2 positive early breast… Continue reading

The issue of younger women and mammograms

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At a recent conference I attended, a lady raised the question of whether women under 40 should have regular mammograms. It led to a heated discussion with the medical panel, as this lady… Continue reading