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Sugar-Filled Drinks Could Be Cause for Alarm After a Breast Cancer Diagnosis

May 18th 2021, 1:00pm


Consuming even one sugar-sweetened drink per day such as soda, fruit-flavored drinks, energy drinks, punches and sports drinks after a breast cancer diagnosis could increase the risk of mortality.

Developing Diabetes, High Blood Pressure or Heart Disease After Breast Cancer May Increase Risk for Death

May 17th 2021, 9:00pm


A diagnosis of diabetes, high blood pressure or cardiovascular disease within two years of being diagnosed with breast cancer impacted a woman’s risk for death related to breast cancer or cardiovascular disease.

The Underwater Tug of Cancer

May 16th 2021, 6:00pm


A retired public health specialist and survivor of both thyroid and breast cancer pens a poem about her experiences with treatment and what it’s like to be “pulled under the water” by cancer.

Traveling Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic As A Cancer Survivor

May 15th 2021, 6:00pm


A skin and breast cancer survivor expresses her thoughts on travel restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic and how it has affected her family.

You May Have Second Thoughts When Receiving a Cancer Diagnosis

May 7th 2021, 6:00pm


Luckily, obtaining a second opinion has become easier with advances in telehealth and other virtual technologies, which allow patients to share their medical records and test results with physicians and pathologists to potentially improve treatment plans.

Friday Frontline: A Two-Time Cancer Survivor Becomes the Oldest Living American, A Nurse Serves as a Surrogate for a Cancer Survivor, And More

May 7th 2021, 3:00pm


From a 114-year-old cancer survivor breaking records to an operating room nurse giving birth to a cancer survivor’s baby, here’s what’s happening in the cancer landscape this week.

FDA Committee Recommends Continuing Accelerated Approval Status of Tecentriq in Certain Patients with Metastatic Triple-Negative Breast Cancer

May 6th 2021, 6:00pm


Members of an FDA committee voted in favor of Tecentriq plus Abraxane keeping its accelerated approval for the treatment of adults with unresectable, locally advanced or metastatic triple-negative breast cancer whose tumors express PD-L1.

Unhealthy Habits May Increase in Some Women After a Breast Cancer Diagnosis

May 5th 2021, 6:00pm


Women who receive a breast cancer diagnosis were more likely to develop unhealthy behaviors one and two years after diagnosis, even if they were considered healthy at time of diagnosis.

Advances in Second Opinions For Cancer Treatment Decisions

April 27th 2021, 6:00pm


Second opinions may enhance your treatment plan or even change your course.

Real Burden of Cancer ‘Won’t Go Away’ Because of COVID-19

April 20th 2021, 3:00pm


After the COVID-19 pandemic caused a delay in cancer screenings, an expert from Karmanos Cancer Hospital and Network urges patients to resume their routine preventative care to avoid any delay in a possible diagnosis.