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Home-Brewed Gene Tests

December 19th 2006

This article discusses genetic test kits and the types of cancer they test for.

Breaking News from ASH and SABCS

December 19th 2006

Updates from the American Society of Hematology Meeting and the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium.

Colorectal Cancer, Lung Cancer & Lymphoma

December 19th 2006

New approvals for colorectal, lung, breast, head & neck cancer and lymphoma.

A Cunning Predator

September 27th 2006

Therapies improve for asbestos-caused cancer.

In Situ Breast Cancer: Is It Really Cancer?

September 27th 2006

Status of noninvasive breast cancer gets some clarity.

The Scoring System

September 27th 2006

Researchers designed the Van Nuys Prognostic Index to aid in treatment decisions for women diagnosed with ductal carcinoma in situ, DCIS.

Mitigating Litigation

September 27th 2006

Asbestos litigation has become the most costly mass tort in U.S. legal history.

House Call

September 27th 2006

Dr. Aman Buzdar discusses the latest breast cancer treatment strategies with aromatase inhibitors.

The Mark of Zora

August 10th 2006

Zora Brown's longtime enemy caused her to remake her life to educate African-American women about breast cancer.

Family Ties

August 10th 2006

The individual & family decisions behind testing for genetic cancer risk.

To Know or Not To Know

August 10th 2006

Learning about one's genetic status may open a Pandora's box of personal and familial issues.

Treating Cancer Before It Starts

August 10th 2006

Chemoprevention options exist for individuals with high risk of breast, prostate, or colorectal cancers.

House Call

August 10th 2006

This article discusses premature menopause as a result of cancer treatments.

Treatment Aftershocks

August 10th 2006

Survivors guided through territory of long-term and late effects.

Taking Control

August 10th 2006

Cancer survivors deal with fear.

Mothers & Mortality

August 10th 2006

How to help children deal with the fear of their parents’ cancer.

Cancer as a Legacy

June 9th 2006

The guilt of possibly passing on the risk of breast cancer drives a survivor to undergo genetic testing.

A Life Well-Lived

June 9th 2006

Finding comfort in life's new territory.

Inherited Syndromes Link Cancers

June 9th 2006

In addition to treatment-related risks, some survivors discover they have a genetic syndrome that may lead to a second cancer.

Breaking News from ASCO

June 9th 2006

Updates from the 2006 annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology.

Fighting Cancer One Colon at a Time

March 24th 2006

Young adult survivor Molly McMaster turns her experience into a national tour and non-profit group dedicated to raising awareness on colon cancer.

Herceptin in the Spotlight

March 24th 2006

Eight years after its approval, Herceptin emerges as the best weapon against HER2-positive breast cancer.

Drug Company Questions Marketing of Bioidentical Hormones

March 24th 2006

A closer look at bioidentical hormones and why one pharmaceutical company wants the FDA to keep a closer eye on them.

Lost and Found

March 24th 2006

From mastectomy to reconstruction and beyond.

Unexpected & Unique

September 14th 2005

The challenges of breast cancer in women under 40.

The Complexities of Genetic Testing

September 14th 2005

The progress made in genetic testing for breast cancer.

HRT: Not Our Mothers' Experience

September 14th 2005

Women with a history of breast cancer should not take HRT.