Physical Fitness Improves Chemotherapy for Patients with Breast Cancer
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Physical Fitness Improves Chemotherapy for Patients with Breast Cancer

It’s no secret that physical fitness can, in many cases, improve our overall health and wellness. But could being physically fit also improve healthcare and treatment response? According to Medical…

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LYNPARZA Trial for BRCA-Mutated HER2-Negative Breast Cancer Achieved iDFS Superiority Boundary
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LYNPARZA Trial for BRCA-Mutated HER2-Negative Breast Cancer Achieved iDFS Superiority Boundary

  In a joint statement, biopharmaceutical companies AstraZeneca and Merck & Co., Inc. ("Merck") shared that LYNPARZA (olaparib) achieved a superiority boundary in the Phase 3 OlympiA clinical trial. During…

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A Courageous Decision: The Valdez Twins Decided to Stop Cancer Before It Started
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A Courageous Decision: The Valdez Twins Decided to Stop Cancer Before It Started

  Twins Iris and Clarisa Valdez recently shared their story of courage and hope and thanked the City of Hope care team for its guidance and support. But most importantly…

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Scares That Care Virtual Charity Event Supporting Marfan Syndrome Patient to Take Place August 1st
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Scares That Care Virtual Charity Event Supporting Marfan Syndrome Patient to Take Place August 1st

Scares That Care Scares That Care is a 501(c)(3) organization, first established in 2007 by Joe Ripple, dedicated to fighting the "monsters" of childhood illnesses, breast cancer, and burns. They support…

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A Negative Side Effect of COVID-19: Reduced Cancer Screenings
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A Negative Side Effect of COVID-19: Reduced Cancer Screenings

In her early 20's, Mackenzie Alleman lost her mother to breast cancer. Then, at 28, she herself underwent a preventative double mastectomy after learning that she carried the mutated BRCA1 gene.…

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The FDA Approves Tukysa™ for Metastatic HER2-Positive Breast Cancer

Seattle Genetics, Bothell, Washington recently issued an announcement through Drugs.com that the FDA approved Tukysa™ combined with capecitabine and trastuzumab for patients with metastatic HER2-positive breast cancer. The drug combination…

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BRCA-Mutated Breast Cancer May Negatively Impact Fertility
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BRCA-Mutated Breast Cancer May Negatively Impact Fertility

A recent release from Yale University highlights research from Dr. Kutluk Oktay, a fertility expert, on how BRCA-mutated breast cancer may affect fertility following chemotherapy treatments. His findings suggest that women…

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The Halycon Machine Could Mark a Major Improvement in Radiation Treatment
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The Halycon Machine Could Mark a Major Improvement in Radiation Treatment

  The Halcyon machine holds an imaging mechanism that produces a high-quality CAT scan plus it houses a treatment unit that delivers radiation. According to a recent news release, approximately twenty-four…

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