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Breast Cancer

Aspirin May Benefit Obese Breast Cancer Patients

Overweight and obese women with estrogen receptor (ER)-positive breast cancer may benefit from daily non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), such as aspirin.

Breast Cancer

A 24-year-old woman presents to her primary care provider with a mass in her left breast. Examination confirms a 2.2-cm mass in the upper outer quadrant, with a single mobile axillary node that is firm to palpation.

Using a simple questionnaire to assess anxiety in breast cancer patients before surgery may help alleviate patients’ fear and uncertainty, and improve outcomes.

Breast Cancer Awareness Month is a magical time that brings out the child in each of us. You can keep your Santa Claus and your Tooth Fairy, I believe in the warm and fuzzy feeling of breast cancer awareness.

Individualized counseling should begin before surgery and continue throughout treatment for breast cancer survivors fearful of developing lymphedema, says a new study.

Data from the CLEOPATRA trial show that pertuzumab adds nearly 16 months to median survival times when used with trastuzumab and chemo in HER2-positive breast cancer, according to final results presented at the ESMO 2014 Congress.

A large study bolsters the evidence that black women who breastfeed have a lower risk of being diagnosed with ER- and triple-negative breast cancer.

HER2-positive breast cancer patients treated with targeted therapy and chemo were less likely to have a pathologic complete response if they had a PIK3CA mutation.

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