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Following a 7.5% increase in melanoma-related deaths among white Americans between 1986 and 2013, researchers have now found a nearly 18% decline over the following 3 years.
Research may lead to the development of new types of binding proteins for biological sugar structures, which play a significant role in cancer and infectious diseases.
Patients with a history of cancer have a greater likelihood of developing atrial fibrillation, the most common heart rhythm disorder, compared with the general population.
Despite numerous treatment advances, early detection, public education, and smoking cessation are the best bets.
The new study has found that the lymphedema monitoring technology, marketed by LymphaTech, can effectively detect early arm swelling associated with lymphedema in breast cancer patients.
Trastuzumab-dttb was first approved in January 2019 across all eligible indications, mainly adjuvant treatment of HER2-overexpressing breast cancer, metastatic breast cancer, and metastatic gastric cancer.
The growth of the pipeline has led to increases in insurance carriers’ specialty plan spend.
Statins, widely used to lower cholesterol and prevent heart disease, may guard against heart damage caused by certain breast cancer therapies.
“We’re pretty devastated,” said Jessica Harris, a friend of Rutter, in an interview with WFSB. “She beat cancer and lost the battle to coronavirus—it’s just crazy.”
Although preventive measures may be largely the same for patients with cancer during the COVID-19, the pandemic could result in difficult treatment decisions.
A new study shows that the advantages of digital breast tomosynthesis are maintained over multiple years and rounds of screening compared with digital mammography.
Kirollos Hanna, PharmD, BCPS, BCOP, explains antibody drug conjugates and their method of action. This video was filmed at the Hematology/Oncology Pharmacists Association 2020 Meeting in Tampa, Florida.