Breast Cancer

The Pharmacy Times® Breast Cancer resource center provides clinical news and articles, coverage from conferences and meetings, links to condition-specific resources, and videos and other content.

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Jacob Kettle, PharmD, BCOP, and Allison Butts, PharmD, BCOP, share some future therapies for the management of breast cancer.
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The current study found no link between personal use of permanent hair dye and the risk of most cancers or cancer-related mortality.
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Jacob Kettle, PharmD, BCOP, and Allison Butts, PharmD, BCOP, consider the influence of COVID-19 on the therapeutic choice for patients.
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Oral chemotherapy may be an important option for patients during the COVID-19 pandemic, as it would allow them to receive treatment at home.
 
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Women who typically have a better prognosis in the primary breast cancer setting experienced worse survival after a second primary breast cancer.
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A discussion on the impact and the use of telehealth in the management of patients during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Targeted photodynamic therapy has garnered increasing attention… because of its ability to treat tumors without surgery, chemotherapy, or radiation.
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A new medication for certain rare blood cancers has now become available through a limited distribution with AllianceRx Walgreens Prime.
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Targeted radiotherapy amounted to fewer deaths over a 5-year follow-up period among patients with breast cancer.
 
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Researchers have found that gene expression associated with aging was higher in young cancer survivors who are frail and in young patients with cancer following their treatment with chemotherapy.
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In addition to clinical procedures, some support groups for patients with breast cancer were also canceled as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

 
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Most women with breast cancer receive treatment post surgery, such as chemotherapy, hormone therapy, and radiation. Targeted therapy is useful against cancers that have spread to distant parts of the body.