Breast Cancer Drug Promising in Phase 3 Trial
An experimental drug could improve survival for women with breast cancer who have the BRCA1 and BRCA2 gene mutations, a new study says.
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Trial shows PARP inhibitor as novel treatment option for patients with advanced breast cancers
In a randomized, Phase III trial led by researchers at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, the PARP inhibitor talazoparib extended progression-free survival and...
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Talazoparib provides significant benefit for germline BRCA-mutated breast cancer
Jennifer K. Litton Single-agent talazoparib significantly improved PFS and objective response rates compared with standard chemotherapy among women with advanced breast cancer...
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When Opioids for Cancer Pain Go Wrong: Clin Onc News Report
Also, breast-conserving surgery or mastectomy?
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PARP Inhibitor Talazoparib Benefit in BCRA+ Breast Cancer
The now published results from the EMBRACA study confirm that talazoparib prolongs progression-free survival in advanced BCRA-positive breast cancer. Medscape Medical News
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Information Session on New Options for Managing Lymphedema
Midwest Breast & Aesthetic Surgery, in collaboration with the Pink Ribbon Girls, will host an information session about New Options for Managing Lymphedema. The lecture forum...
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These Are The Babies Saved By Donor Breast Milk
Over the last few years, we've been hearing about the maternal mortality crisis, as apparent in the near-death experiences of mothers in the United States. As a nation, we seem...
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Review of guidelines on expression, storage and transport of breast milk for infants in hospital, to guide formulation of such recommendations in Sri Lanka
Sick newborns in neonatal units who are unable to breastfeed are fed expressed breast milk. In Sri Lanka, most mothers stay in hospital throughout baby's stay to provide this...
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Are These Perilous Chemicals in Your Food?
By Dr. Mercola The American Academy of Pediatrics , a group of over 65,000 pediatricians in the U.S., are asking parents to limit their children's exposure to dangerous plastic...
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Genetic testing low among medically underserved women with breast, ovarian cancers
Only 8% of older or disabled women with breast or ovarian cancer who had Medicare and met eligibility criteria underwent testing for BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations between 2000 and...
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Microbiome seen as key factor in resilience/immunity equation
The microbiome plays a key role in determining how different individuals respond to psychological and physical stress, researchers have concluded.
Scott from MFA TV News exposes social media SPYING through smartphones...
While sitting before the Senate's Commerce and Judiciary committees earlier this year to answer questions about his company's alleged involvement in illegal spying and tracking...
Exposure to air pollution found to increase risk of chronic kidney disease
Outdoor air pollution is detrimental to a person's health - this much is certain. Various studies link it to major health conditions such as heart disease, stroke, cancer...
All the Breakfast Foods That Contain Glyphosate, the Weed-Killing Chemical...
A new report from the Environmental Working Group found that glyphosate, a common weed killer that has been linked to cancer, was found in a large amount of oat-based breakfast...
Aretha Franklin Dies of Pancreatic Cancer
Aretha Franklin, the "Queen of Soul," died of pancreatic cancer. She had several recent health scares but did not reveal their causes.
Experts warn to not turn to YouTube videos for plastic surgery advice
A new paper from the Rutgers New Jersey Medical School has warned that videos on YouTube about plastic surgery often don't even feature medical professionals.
Hope for a new autism treatment: Scientists discover a defunct gene in...
Scientists from the Spanish National Research Council, Madrid, found that the gene CPEB4 controls the expression of 200 other genes that have been linked to autism.
Better Option than Amputation can Save Your Life and Limbs
Blood flow restoration is the better option than amputation for treating severe peripheral artery disease, otherwise called as critical limb ischemia.
When a Child Dies in the PICU Despite Ongoing Life Support
Objectives: To examine the circumstance of death in the PICU in the setting of ongoing curative or life-prolonging goals. Data Sources: Multidisciplinary author group...
Mechanism That Affects Reproduction of Dengue Virus Genealogy Identified
Dengue virus origin does not depend on the multiplication rate rather on the virus capability to trigger weaker activation of patient's immune response.