Data from multiple sources - Curated by Marshall Pearce - Last updated 06 June 2017

Cancer of breast

Breast cancer is the second most commonly diagnosed cancer worldwide, behind only lung cancers; this is even more remarkable when its relative rarity in males is noted (males

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Added 10 days ago Drug news

Kisqali meet endpoints in MONALEESA-7 trial in advanced or metastatic breast cancer.-Novartis.

Novartis announced positive topline results from the global MONALEESA-7 trial , the second Phase III trial of Kisqali (ribociclib) in...

Added 24 days ago Congress news

World Congress on Controversies in Breast Cancer

Taking place in Tokyo, Japan, the 3rd CoBrCa runs from today until Saturday.

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Transplantation

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Oral Anticoagulation Reversal

Oral Anticoagulation Reversal

Experts discuss the use of non-vitamin K oral anticoagulants in the treatment and prevention of stroke, deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism in atrial fibrillation patients.

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Guidelines

Breast screening: clinical guidelines for screening assessment

The aim of assessment is to obtain a definitive and timely diagnosis of all potential abnormalities detected during screening.

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Primary breast cancer: ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines for diagnosis, treatment and follow-up

The updated ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines provide information on the current management of primary breast cancer, including screening, diagnosis and...

Added 2 years ago

Preventing excess weight gain

This guideline makes recommendations on behaviours that may help people maintain a healthy weight or prevent excess weight gain. The...

Added 2 years ago

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Journal articles

MONARCH 3: Abemaciclib As Initial Therapy for Advanced Breast Cancer.

Purpose Abemaciclib, a cyclin-dependent kinase 4 and 6 inhibitor, demonstrated efficacy as monotherapy and in combination with fulvestrant in women with hormone receptor (HR)-positive, human epidermal growth factor receptor 2...

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Toremifene for breast cancer: a review of 20 years of data.

Endocrine therapy is a cornerstone of medical treatment for estrogen receptor-positive breast cancer. The discovery of selective estrogen receptor modulators (SERMs) > 40 years ago represented a revolutionary advance...

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Toremifene in the treatment of breast cancer.

Although more widespread screening and routine adjuvant therapy has improved the outcome for breast cancer patients in recent years, there remains considerable scope for improving the efficacy, safety and tolerability of...

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Clinical trials

Adjuvant Ribociclib With Endocrine Therapy in Hormone Receptor+/HER2- Intermediate Risk Early Breast Cancer (EarLEE-2)

This is an international, multi-center, randomized, double-blinded, placebo-controlled clinical study evaluating the efficacy and safety of ribociclib with endocrine therapy as an adjuvant treatment in patients with hormone receptor-positive...

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Adjuvant Ribociclib With Endocrine Therapy in Hormone Receptor+/HER2- High Risk Early Breast Cancer (EarLEE-1)

This is an international, multi-center, randomized, double-blinded, placebo-controlled clinical study evaluating the efficacy and safety of ribociclib with endocrine therapy as an adjuvant treatment in patients with hormone receptor-positive...

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Assessment of the Efficacy and Safety of Olaparib Monotherapy Versus Physicians Choice Chemotherapy in the Treatment of Metastatic Breast Cancer Patients With Germline BRCA1/2 Mutations. (OlympiAD)

This open label, randomised, controlled, multi-centre phase III study will assess the efficacy and safety of single agent olaparib vs standard of care based on physician's choice of capecitabine, vinorelbine or eribulin in...

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Fiona Holland

Fiona worked in the fitness and wellness industry in the US for 13 years, supporting behaviour change in a variety of settings. Fiona’s research interests lie broadly within health and wellbeing. She is particularly interested in qualitative methodologies in the areas of body image ... Read more

What to say and do when someone has cancer

Ahead of World Cancer Day on Saturday (February 4), Fiona Holland, Psychology Lecturer, discusses what to say and what not to say to someone with cancer.

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