Miami Breast Cancer Conference and Educated Patient Breast Cancer Summit

Advice for the Newly Diagnosed: How to Play an Active Role in Your Treatment

March 28th 2020

“Often you think we’re the victim, but there’s a lot that you can do to be your own advocate and participate in your healing,” says stage four metastatic breast cancer thriver Nalie Agustin.

Genetic Testing May Offer More Through Clinical Trial Matching

March 24th 2020

Genetic testing offers a care team a wealth of knowledge to help them craft treatments, but it also can help match patients to clinical trials for potentially better outcomes.

Financial Assistance Programs Offer Out-of-Pocket Cost Relief to Patients with Cancer

March 24th 2020

Patients faced with cancer are also faced with tough uphill financial battles, but there are assistance programs that can help.

'Knowledge is Power' in Genetic Testing for Hereditary Cancer

March 21st 2020

Having the right understanding and information of a patient’s genetics can not only help treat cancer but also help prevent it.

A Metastatic Breast Cancer Thriver Shares the Importance of Understanding Your Diagnosis

March 20th 2020

Understanding a diagnosis is not just something for a patient's care team, the patient needs to understand their diagnosis as well.

The Importance of Biomarker Testing for Patients and Their Families

March 19th 2020

Understanding biomarkers specific to breast cancer can guide treatment plans and help families with a history of the disease take preventive measures.

Here's What Patients With Breast Cancer Need to Know About CDK 4/6 Inhibitors

March 18th 2020

As CDK 4/6 inhibitors become a bigger part of the treatment of breast cancer, CURE® sat down with clinical nurse specialist Patricia Jakel to discuss the essentials about the drug.

Advice to the Newly Diagnosed: Get a Second Opinion

March 14th 2020

Don’t be worried to get a second opinion — it could save your life.

Utilizing the Patient Perspective as a Patient Advocate

March 13th 2020

Being a patient with cancer gives you a unique perspective that can become beneficial when serving as an advocate for others.

What to Do After You Hear the Words 'You Have Cancer'

March 9th 2020

If patients take a deep breath and concentrate on the journey ahead after receiving a diagnosis, they can find a path forward, says one metastatic breast cancer thriver.

Breast Implant-Associated Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma: Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment

March 9th 2020

At the 37th Annual Miami Breast Cancer Conference, Dr. Valerie Lemaine discussed the signs and symptoms of BIA-ALCL, as well as how the disease is diagnosed and treated.

Asking the Right Questions as a Patient With Breast Cancer

March 8th 2020

At the 2020 CURE® Educated Patient Breast Cancer Summit, oncology nurse Patricia Jakel had the chance to discuss the types of questions patients should be asking their care team.

Becoming Your Own Best Advocate and Building a Dream Team to Thrive

March 8th 2020

At CURE’s Educated Patient Breast Cancer Summit, Stephanie Seban shared the ways a patient can become their own best advocate to thrive through their breast cancer journey.

Educating Patients, and Physicians, On the Importance of Genetic Testing In Breast Cancer

March 8th 2020

Genetic and genomic testing is vital for patients with breast cancer and not only do patients need to understand why that is, but their physicians as well.

Exercise Programs Improve Outcomes for Patients with Breast Cancer

March 8th 2020

At the 37th Annual Miami Breast Cancer Conference Dr. Jean-Bernard Durand discussed data that showed how prescribed and personalized exercise programs can improve outcomes for patients with cancer who already face a high risk of cardiovascular disease.

Survivorship Starts at Diagnosis: How Doctors Can Better Understand

March 7th 2020

“A person becomes a survivor from the point they are diagnosed and for the balance of their lives,” Dr. Don S. Dizon said in a presentation at the 37th Annual Miami Breast Cancer Conference®.

Expert Highlights Need for New Paradigm in Genetic Testing

March 7th 2020

At the 37th Annual Miami Breast Cancer Conference, Dr. Kevin S. Hughes discussed genetic testing and what health care providers should be doing to identify more individuals at risk for cancer.

Xentuzumab Combination Shows Promise in Advanced Breast Cancer

March 7th 2020

Xentuzumab in combination with Verzenio, with or without endocrine therapy, may be safe and effective in treating patients with solid tumors and advanced breast cancer.

MONALEESA-7 Trial Follow-Up Shows Maintained, Improved Quality of Life, Work Productivity

March 6th 2020

Premenopausal women with HR-positive, HER2-negative advanced breast cancer experienced improved survival and quality of life with the addition of Kisqali to Zoladex and endocrine therapy to their treatment regimen.

Study Finds No Difference in Psychosocial Scores Following Contralateral Mastectomy

March 6th 2020

Women who had contralateral prophylactic mastectomy reported similar breast satisfaction and quality of life, cancer-related distress and anxiety and depression scores, compared with those who did not undergo the procedure.