Joana brings more than 8 years of academic research and experience as well as Scientific writing and editing to her role as a Science and Research writer. She also served as a Postdoctoral Researcher at the Center for Neuroscience and Cell Biology in Coimbra, Portugal, where she also received her PhD in Health Science and Technologies, with a specialty in Molecular and Cellular Biology.
Heart medication can be prescribed for patients with early-stage breast cancer undergoing chemotherapy with treatments like Herceptin (trastuzumab) to prevent cardiac damage and failure associated with this treatment, according to the ... Read more
New research shows that exercise, both during and after treatment for breast and prostate cancers, is a safe and effective way of improving physical strength and life quality in patients. The ... Read more
Vaccines containing specific molecules expressed by breast cancer cells can alert the immune system for the presence of the cells and trigger a response to eliminate them, according to a study ... Read more
In recent years laboratory studies using AMPI-109 — a novel alkylating analog of vitamin D — have shown the experimental therapy is a potential killer of triple-negative breast cancer cells. But no matter ... Read more