Breast conservation safe even with multiple-site tumors
“This is an important study confirming that breast conservation is feasible and safe for women with multiple ipsilateral breast cancers, with...
CT results in myositis inform cancer screening strategies
Patients with the autoantibody anti–TIF1-gamma had the highest diagnostic yield, while patients under 40 years old had a high frequency of false...
Surgery for early breast cancer can worsen frailty in older women
About 1 in 5 experienced clinically significant deterioration in frailty status after treatment for breast cancer.
Few women identify breast density as a breast cancer risk
FDA requires that women be notified in writing when mammograms identify dense tissue.
Can particles in dairy and beef cause cancer and MS?
Researchers found single-stranded DNA rings that originated in viruses, which they named bovine meat and milk factors, in the intestines of...
Silicone-based film for radiation dermatitis: It works, so why isn’t it used?
Use of the film significantly reduced the incidence of grade 2 or 3 radiation dermatitis in a study of women with breast cancer.
FDA strengthens mammography regulations: Final rule
A final rule requires that mammography facilities notify patients about the density of their breasts.
Breast cancer surgery timing matters, but is faster always better?
There are no national quality metrics delineating optimal breast cancer surgery timing.
HER2-low breast cancer is not a separate clinical entity: Study
Much attention has been focused recently on the idea that breast cancer with a low expression of HER2 can be treated with HER2-targeted agents,...
FDA expands abemaciclib use in high-risk early breast cancer
The new expansion removes the Ki-67 testing requirement.