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As a result of the experiences I’ve had in life so far, which unfortunately have included two episodes with cancer, there were a number of very important life lessons that I probably learned sooner than I otherwise would have.
Advocates met with representatives in Congress to ask for their support on important initiatives in the fight against breast cancer.
Top cancer research stories for Spring 2014 include new guidelines on survivorship care and clinical trial findings for an experimental drug to treat hormone receptor-positive breast cancer.
A major study on breast cancer screening was published recently in the journal of the American Medical Association.
In “adaptive” clinical trial design, the goal is to identify as rapidly as possible new drug therapies that show a likelihood of being successful in specific patient populations.
Top cancer research stories for Winter 2014 include studies on mammography, risk reduction for carriers of BRCA gene mutations and radiation therapy for early stage breast cancer.
Attendees at the recent San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium heard from a researcher who has spent thirty years studying issues related to the measurement of quality of life for cancer patients and how it can be improved.
While I don’t usually make New Year’s resolutions, I find the start of a new year to be a great time to reflect on what I’ve experienced and learned in the past year and my hopes and goals for the new year.
Top cancer research stories for November-December 2013 include a study on media coverage of the Angelina Jolie story and a study on the reasons behind higher breast cancer mortality rates for African American women.
My top five takeaways from the 2013 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium.