The genetic make-up of a cancer can be critical information for treating the disease. Some medications are designed to zero in on specific genetic defects to treat the cancer. Could this info be used before the cancer forms?
Women who have been through the breast cancer journey usually take some form of medication to keep the disease from returning. Are they taking more pills than women who've never had cancer?
New cancer medications and tests are in the news every day. What if a computer could keep track of all this information and help doctors offer you the best possible treatment options?
Thanks to Angelina Jolie, we have been hearing a lot about BRCA1 and BRCA2 gene mutations. But for some patients, these genes alone may not tell the whole story.
The body’s lymph system is a super highway for cancer to travel to other locations. A new study may change the way physicians treat women whose early breast cancer has spread to the lymph nodes. And this change could make the after-cancer ride a whole lot sweeter.