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Here's Why BMI May Not Be the Best Indicator of Breast Cancer Outcomes

October 12th 2021, 1:00pm


Determining body composition – a more nuanced approach to predicting survival outcomes in patients with breast cancer – may be a more accurate indicator than BMI, according to one study.

Sometimes, With Cancer, What Goes Around Comes Around

October 11th 2021, 5:00pm


Whether you expect it to or not, what goes around comes around when it comes to life and dealing with cancer, explains a breast cancer survivor.

Some Women With Breast Cancer Report Experiencing ‘Flat Denial’ From Surgeons Post-Mastectomy

October 11th 2021, 1:00pm


Although many women with breast cancer report being satisfied with their decision to forgo reconstruction after a mastectomy, some indicate a lack of support from their surgeon as well as limited information on their options.

Wife of Florida Governor Ron DeSantis Diagnosed With Breast Cancer, Bayer Wins Its First Trial Over Roundup Cancer-Causing Claims and More

October 8th 2021, 3:00pm


From the cancer diagnosis of Governor Ron DeSantis’s wife to the trial results in favor of Bayer over claims that Roundup has caused cancer, here’s what’s happening in the cancer landscape this week.

Effects of Early Menopause From Cancer Treatment May Be Eased With Hormone Replacement Therapy

October 6th 2021, 9:00pm


Side effects from early-onset menopause from medical treatments may be mitigated with hormone replacement therapy.

Tell, Ask, Listen, Know: Close the Communication Gap Between Minority Cancer Survivors and Their Providers

October 6th 2021, 7:00pm


Three experts discuss an intervention strategy to improve the lack of communication between minority women and their cancer care teams.

Navigating the Ins and Outs of Implant Reconstruction After Breast Cancer Surgery

October 6th 2021, 3:00pm


Different breast implant options and potential complications may make the reconstruction process difficult to understand, but one expert discusses the importance of knowing what you want and hopefully avoiding postsurgical issues.

Going Down the Rabbit Hole of Dark Cancer Thoughts

October 5th 2021, 5:00pm


A mother of a breast cancer survivor expresses the constant worry she lives with, wondering if cancer will wreak havoc on her daughter’s life again.

New Treatments in Breast Cancer May Lead to Less Toxicity, Improved Response Rates

October 4th 2021, 7:00pm


Drugs like PARP inhibitors, immunotherapy and antibody-drug conjugates are making a great impact on the treatment of patients with several subtypes of breast cancer.

The Emotional Trauma of Breast Cancer: ‘Can Anybody Hear Me?’

October 3rd 2021, 3:00pm


A breast cancer survivor explains that many people deal with long-term emotional trauma as a result of their cancer experience and argues that more should be done to address it.