breast cancer

Regular use of low-dose aspirin may lower breast cancer riskThe medication’s ability to reduce inflammation sited as one possible explanation.
Number of women with metastatic breast cancer rising, as is survival rateStudy highlights the need for services and research for this understudied population.
Racial disparity in breast cancer mortality linked to genesUnderstanding genetic variations and tumor differences in black women with breast cancer could lead to personalized diagnosis and treatment.
Detecting abnormalities, documenting optionsA California woman was 35-years-old when she delivered an infant with severe Down's syndrome and then sued all those involved with the prenatal care and alleged that both physicians were told the parents wanted all available testing because of a family history of birth defects. What's the verdict? Plus more cases.
Surprising link found in black women breast cancer riskAlcohol consumption is known to be a risk factor for breast cancer based on studies predominantly done in white women. Now, a University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center study has found the same risk exists for black women.
Combination pack approved for breast cancer treatmentFDA approves ribociclib plus letrozole to treat a subset of advanced breast cancer patients.
Failure to recommend genetic testing in breast cancerIs this the next wave of medical professional liability lawsuits?
Small Doses: Pharmacy News Featuring Vaccine Skeptics, an Aspirin-Cancer Link, and More
Small Doses: Pharmacy News Featuring Vaccine Skeptics, an Aspirin-Cancer Link, and MoreEasy-to-swallow bits of news from around the world of pharmacy.
Asian-American women need better targeted breast cancer therapyA new study provides new insights into the epidemiology of breast cancer among the most prominent Asian-American ethnic groups in California.
IUD blamed for multiple miscarriagesA woman sues her ob/gyn claiming that 3 miscarriages occurred because of an IUD that the ob/gyn believed had been expelled shortly after implantation, but was subsequently found using abdominal x-ray. Plus more cases.