Janet Stewart is a life sciences writer and editor, who completed both PhD course work and oral examinations in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at McGill University, and holds an M.Sc. in Virology and Immunology.
A new guideline for treating breast cancer patients with whole breast irradiation recommends that most patients receive an accelerated treatment, known as hypofractioned therapy, instead of the conventional one. This ... Read more
The European Commission (EC) has extended the approval of AstraZeneca‘s breast cancer therapy Faslodex (fulvestrant) to be used in combination with Ibrance (palbociclib) for advanced breast cancers. The combination can now be used ... Read more
A “rollover” clinical trial of BriaVax — used in combination with Keytruda (pembrolizumab) or Yervoy (ipilimumab) — will soon begin to treat women with advanced breast cancer who did not respond ... Read more
Researchers found an increase in invasive disease-free survival (iDFS) in patients with early-stage breast cancer treated with Puma Biotechnology’s Nerlynx (neratinib) after initial treatment with Herceptin (trastuzumab). Quality of life was ... Read more
BLZ-100 (tozuleristide) was found to be well-tolerated by patients and to make breast cancer tumors more easily seen during surgery in a Phase 1 clinical trial, Blaze Bioscience announced. BLZ-100 was ... Read more