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Managing CIN in Patients With Breast Cancer

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Sources: Hope S. Rugo, MD, FASCO, UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, Tiffany A. Traina, MD, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Rita Nanda, MD, The University of Chicago Medicine, William J. Gradishar, MD, Northwestern University From: onclive.com Preventive therapies and factors that impact how to best mitigate chemotherapy-induced neutropenia in patients with breast cancer. Hope S. Rugo, MD, FASCO: …

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Scientists Discover Link Between Nicotine and Breast Cancer Metastasis

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By: Wake Forest Baptist Health From: newswise.com Breast cancer is the second most common cancer among women in the United States, and cigarette smoking is associated with a higher incidence of breast cancer spread, or metastasis, lowering the survival rate by 33% at diagnosis. While cigarette smoking’s link to cancer is well-known, the role of nicotine, a non-carcinogenic chemical found …

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Diverse immune cell profiles and roles found in breast cancer resistance to immunotherapy

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Source: Baylor College of Medicine From: sciencedaily.com Researchers show that heterogeneity of both breast cancer cells themselves and immune composition of the tumor microenvironment are important considerations for therapy.  In recent years it has been increasingly appreciated that immune cells within the tumor microenvironment contribute to tumor progression and, importantly, to the tumor’s response to therapy. To better understand the …