Tuesday, June 27, 2006

US specialist suggests hormone therapy in breast cancer treatment

Richard Love, breast oncologist and professor at The Ohio State University, USA, recently visited Bangladesh to discuss a pioneering clinical trial and to offer Bangladeshi breast cancer sufferers hormonal treatment for the disease, saying "Hormone therapy should be the first line of treatment for women whose tumors show sensitivity to hormonal change." Love is conducting a study in 11 countries in Asia and Africa designed to investigate the optimal timing for hormonal breast cancer treatments. He encouraged doctors to consider hormone therapy for cancer sufferers whose tumors are hormone receptor positive. --Click the title of this post to read the full article from its source--


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