Tag Archives: Breast Cancer

Top Stories for Week of March 2, 2020

As the situation worsens, Gilead begins two, late-stage studies to test drug for coronavirus. The coronavirus, or COVID-19, has infected more than 80,000 people in about three dozen countries since… Read more »

New study says family history increases breast-cancer risk, even among older women. US mammogram guidelines need updating–soon.

The News: Women are more likely to develop breast cancer when a mother or sister had this disease, and the risk associated with family history doesn’t diminish regardless of age,… Read more »

Study Says Gene Test Spots Cancer Patients Who Could Avoid Chemo

For patients facing a diagnosis of early stage breast cancer, the traditional course of treatment is typically surgery, followed by an often difficult course of chemotherapy to try to make… Read more »