All U.S. women getting mammograms would receive information about breast density, which can sometimes make cancer harder to spot, under a government proposal released Wednesday.
Regina Groce, a young wife and mother, thought her life was everything it was supposed to be, until a devastating phone call after surgery to remove a lump in her breast revealed she was carrying the BRCA mutation.
The US Food and Drug Administration has issued a warning to patients and doctors considering the use of robotic surgery for mastectomy and other cancer-related surgeries
Study found 86% of patients preferred it to IV formulation. The FDA approved a subcutaneous version of trastuzumab (Herceptin) for treating HER2-positive breast cancer on Thursday.
Two randomized trials confirmed the safety and efficacy of the new formulation, which combines the anti-HER2 targeted agent with hyaluronidase, an endoglycosidase, and will be branded Herceptin Hylecta. Read More
New research in mouse models shows that stress hormones can help breast cancer grow, spread, and diversify, which makes it harder to treat.