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A new study from researchers at the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center identifies a protein in that microenvironment that promotes the spread of breast cancer cells. It’s part of a well-known family of receptors for which promising inhibitors are being developed.
Nearly one-third of early stage breast cancer patients overestimate their risk of cancer recurrence — believing it to be more than double their actual risk. And that overestimation is affecting their quality of life, according to two recent studies. The good news? A more nuanced approach to doctor-patient communication may help improve patients’ understanding.
Physicians often fail to recommend genetic testing for breast cancer patients at high risk for mutations associated with ovarian and other cancers, according to a new study.
After a decade of using a novel approach to select patients for laryngeal cancer treatment, researchers are reporting "exceptional" survival rates nearing 80 percent, even for the most advanced patients.