Wednesday, December 28, 2005

In 2005, Advances Made in Breast Cancer Treatment and Detection

Newswire (via the Mayo Clinic), December 28, 2005
The December issue of Mayo Clinic Women’s HealthSource hails important advances in the detection and treatment of Breast Cancer in 2005. The resport discusses the application of trastuzumab (Herceptin) to women with early-stage HER-2 positive breast cancer; the discovery that aromatase inhibitors (AIs) are an effective hormone treatment for postmenopausal women with hormone-positive early-stage breast cancer; and the conclusion that combining MRI with mammography would pick up twice as many breast cancers in women at high risk. --Click the title of this post to read the full article from its source--


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