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What to know about oral chemotherapy and breast cancer

In In The News by Barbara Jacoby

From: medicalnewstoday.com Oral chemotherapy is a new type of chemotherapy, or chemo, that people can use at home to treat breast cancer. Chemo historically required a person to go to a doctor’s office or hospital to get an intravenous (IV) infusion or injection. This process could be time-consuming and painful, potentially deterring people from seeking care. As a result of …

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Palliative Care for Metastatic Breast Cancer

In In The News by Barbara Jacoby

From: healthline.com The goal of palliative care, also known as supportive care, is to reduce the symptoms related to serious illnesses like metastatic breast cancer (MBC). Palliative care doesn’t fight cancer itself, but rather addresses the physical, emotional, social, and spiritual issues people with advanced cancer may face. This type of care is usually provided by a healthcare team that …