Metastatic Breast Cancer
Study shows higher obesity-related cancer mortality in areas with more fast food
An ecologic study showed a dose-response relationship among measures of food swamp and food desert scores and obesity-related cancer mortality.
Cancer pain declines with cannabis use
Lower use of other meds was also seen in patients who used cannabis.
Outpatient costs top drug costs in some insured, working women with breast cancer
‘Women think they are insured until they get a diagnosis,’ says the author of a new paper.
Survival improved for some patients with metastatic cancers
Among patients with metastatic gastrointestinal stromal tumors, neuroendocrine tumors, melanoma, and several cancers, 5-year survival increased by...
Few women identify breast density as a breast cancer risk
FDA requires that women be notified in writing when mammograms identify dense tissue.
Use of diagnostic mammograms is inconsistent, survey finds
Many employ diagnostic mammograms for posttreatment surveillance, but benefit is unknown.
FDA OKs elacestrant for ESR1+ advanced, metastatic breast cancer
The agency also approved the Guardant360 CDx assay as a companion diagnostic to identify breast cancer patients who meet the treatment...
People with cancer should be wary of taking dietary supplements
Many patients still think over-the-counter vitamins, minerals, or herbal remedies will help.
Cancer clinics begin to accommodate patients demanding new cancer detection tests
Sales teams are making a big push for multicancer early detection tests.
Six obstacles in breast cancer detection and treatment
Novel and effective therapies can make a difference only if patients have access to them, oncologists say.