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Benefit Seen With Ribociclib in Most Breast Cancer Subtypes

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By: Andrea S. Blevins Primeau, PhD, MBA From: cancertherapyadvisor.com In an exploratory analysis of intrinsic breast cancer subtypes, ribociclib plus endocrine-based therapy was found to be effective against all subtypes except basal-like, according to the results of a retrospective analysis published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology. Previous studies have suggested that intrinsic breast cancer subtypes are independently associated with …

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What to Know about Telehealth for Breast Cancer

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By: Carrie Madormo, RN, MPH From: .verywellhealth.com Breast cancer is a complicated condition that often requires care from several different providers. Telehealth services can help save time and allow you to receive some of your care at home. Telehealth services include virtual appointments, patient portal communications, and online education. These services are becoming more common in breast cancer care, especially …

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What to know about oral chemotherapy and breast cancer

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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

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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 …