FDA Approves New Drug For Breast Cancer Brings Hope To Those Fighting The Disease

When it comes to treating Breast cancer, early detection is critical to bolstering survival rates. However, not everyone is diagnosed in this crucial early stage, and some are not treated until the disease has become metastatic. The Federal Drug Administration (FDA) has just approved a new drug called Ibrance (palbociclib), which will treat a common … Read more

New UCF Technology For Destroying Metastatic Breast Cancer Cells

A University of Central Florida cancer researcher has discovered a way to kill spreading breast cancer cells and her new technology has generated a licensing agreement that will accelerate the therapy’s path to clinical trials.Metastatic cancer cells that spread from the original tumor to the brain, lungs and bones are the leading cause of death … Read more

Beneficial Bacteria Linked To Reduced A risk Of Breast Cancer

Reduce your risk of breast cancer by improving the health of breast tissue Dr. Gregor Reid and collaborators found that specific harmful bacteria were present within the breasts of women afflicted with breast cancer. In contrast, beneficial bacteria were found in abundance within healthy breast tissue. The study results were published in the journalApplied and … Read more

Pain Management for Treatment of Breast Cancer

MANAGING PAIN RELATED TO TREATMENT This section discusses the management of pain related to breast cancer treatment.Find information on the management of pain related to metastatic breast cancer. Pain related to treatment For most people, any pain from breast cancer treatment is temporary and goes away after treatment ends. Some people, however, can have pain … Read more

Most Important Symptoms Of Breast Cancer

Symptoms of breast cancer A symptom is only felt by the patient, and is described to the doctor or nurse, such as a headache or pain. A sign is something the patient and others can detect, for example, a rash or swelling. The first symptoms of breast cancer are usually an area of thickened tissue … Read more