Breast Cancer Resource Center

Do Breast Cancer Treatment Outcomes Vary Based on Germline Variant Status?

Do Breast Cancer Treatment Outcomes Vary Based on Germline Variant Status?

A new study evaluated the effectiveness of breast cancer treatment based on germline variant status. “The GeparOcto randomized clinical trial compared the efficacy of 2...
Breast Cancer Survivors Suffer Greater Loss of Well-Being than Noncancer Patients Later in Life

Breast Cancer Survivors Suffer ‘Greater Loss of Well-Being’ than Noncancer Patients Later in Life

For breast cancer patients, the adverse effects of the cancer and its treatments do not cease when the disease leaves the body, and well-being...
Unmarried Cancer Patients Are Less Likely to Receive Optimal Treatment

Many Young Women With Breast Cancer Face Financial Hardship, Make Employment Decisions Based on...

A study published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention found that a breast cancer diagnosis in young women creates a financial hardship, leading to...
HRQL, How Does Health-Related Quality of Life Among Breast Cancer Survivors Compare to Noncancer Patients?

How Does Health-Related Quality of Life Among Breast Cancer Survivors Compare to Noncancer Patients?

A new study compared the health-related quality of life (HRQL) of survivors of breast cancer versus non-breast cancer controls over a 10-year period. The...
Can an Active Choice Intervention in Electronic Health Records Increase Cancer Screening?

Yearly Mammograms Not Necessary in Women Older Than 75 Years

Annual breast screening mammograms after 75 years of age did significantly reduce breast cancer-related mortality, according to a new study published in the Annals...
milk, Long-Term Family Opioid Use Poses a High Risk of Adolescent Opioid Dependency Following Surgery

Dairy Milk Intake May Increase Risk of Breast Cancer in Women

A new study observed a correlation between consumption of dairy milk and breast cancer risk in women. However, consumption of soy milk did not...
Which Breast Cancer Patients Are Least Likely to Adhere to Endocrine Therapy?

Which Breast Cancer Patients Are Least Likely to Adhere to Endocrine Therapy?

A new study examined factors associated with non-adherence to endocrine therapy among breast cancer patients. “For women with hormone receptor positive breast cancer, long‐term endocrine...

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