Navigation Links
Chemo May Extend Survival After Breast Cancer's Return
Date:12/6/2012

ho received adjuvant chemotherapy and 69 percent for those who did not.

Among patients with ER-positive breast cancer (tumors that respond to estrogen), five-year, disease-free survival was 70 percent for those who received adjuvant chemotherapy and 69 percent for those who did not, the researchers said. Overall survival was 94 percent for those who received chemotherapy versus 80 percent among those who did not.

Although the study showed an association between adjuvant chemotherapy and improved survival, it did not prove a cause-and-effect link.

Two breast cancer experts were heartened by the results.

"There has been no clear way to manage locally recurrent breast cancer after excision -- most often, chemotherapy has been offered, but some patients have been hesitant about undergoing such aggressive therapy without known clear benefits," explained Dr. Stephanie Bernik, chief of surgical oncology at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City.

Bernik said that, "It is exciting that we now have a randomized study that quantifies the benefit of chemotherapy for those with recurrent disease so that the patient can make an informed decision as to whether or not to go forward with the treatment. Clinicians now have a study to support what we have long held to be [that] chemotherapy can help improve survival even in woman with recurrent disease."

Dr. Kerin Adelson, an assistant professor of medicine at Mount Sinai School of Medicine, also in New York City, agreed.

"Local recurrences of breast cancer in breast tissue often near the site of the original cancer or in the axillary lymph nodes are curable, unlike cancer which returns in a distant organ," Adelson explained. "This [new] data is absolutely consistent with what we know about the benefit of systemic chemotherapy after a primary cancer. Going forward, oncologists should not hesitate to treat local recurrences as aggressively as they would a primary cancer."

More inform
'/>"/>

Copyright©2012 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved  

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Mayo Clinic: Less invasive surgery detects residual breast cancer in lymph nodes after chemotherapy
2. Improving chemotherapy effectiveness by acting on the immune system
3. Researchers identify physiological evidence of chemo brain
4. Nanomedicine breakthrough could improve chemotherapy for childhood cancer
5. Structure of enzyme unravelled providing basis for more accurate design of chemotherapeutic drugs
6. Researchers develop non-invasive technique for predicting patients response to chemotherapy
7. Stem Cell Therapy Reversed Chemo-Linked Infertility in Male Monkeys
8. Recent findings may help to fight melanomas resistance to chemotherapy
9. Key discovered to how chemotherapy drug causes heart failure
10. Many Terminal Cancer Patients Put False Hope in Chemo, Study Finds
11. Researchers reveal underlying mechanism of powerful chemotherapy for prostate cancer treatment
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Chemo May Extend Survival After Breast Cancer's Return
(Date:12/26/2014)... 2014 Parker & Sons, Inc. ... in heating, cooling and plumbing contractor services throughout ... services in 2014 with regard to air-conditioning systems. ... is known for its incredibly hot summers. Working ... intricacies and details of a wide variety of ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... 2014 The click strand ... strength and durability. Today, the business announces a ... valid until Jan. 30, 2015. , Click strand ... hardwood. BambooFlooringChina.com is a well-known brand in the ... to find a reliable bamboo flooring supplier. , ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... 2014 Product liability lawsuits filed in ... ( http://www.consumerinjurylawyers.com/DePuy/ ) continue to move forward in federal ... issued in the U.S. District Court, Northern District of ... open conference on January 7, 2015, at the Paul ... West Palm Beach, Florida. The Conference is scheduled to ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... Recently, Dylan Queen, a famous online company supplying ... of discounted prom dresses, most of which are priced ... the company, the promotion is valid until Jan. 22, ... the UK market. , The prom dresses in this ... styles: A-line strapless, empire strapless chiffon, one shoulder, floor-length, ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... sells many bamboo products and the business is famous ... announces big discounts on its bamboo mats , which ... the world’s leader in bamboo flooring. According to the ... 2015. , The bamboo mats are made from well-treated ... the bamboo strips for the mats are boiled and ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Parker & Sons Announces Record Demand For 24 Hour Emergency Services In 2014 With Regard To Air-Conditioning Systems 2Health News:Parker & Sons Announces Record Demand For 24 Hour Emergency Services In 2014 With Regard To Air-Conditioning Systems 3Health News:BambooFlooringChina.com: click strand woven bamboo flooring promotion valid until Jan. 30, 2015. 2Health News:Federal Court Overseeing DePuy ASR Hip Lawsuit Set to Convene Conference in January, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 2Health News:Federal Court Overseeing DePuy ASR Hip Lawsuit Set to Convene Conference in January, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 3Health News:Dylan Queen: Cheap Prom Dresses for the UK Market 2Health News:Various Styles of Bamboo Mats in Many Colors from BambooFlooringChina.com 2
... , Effort aims to ... and professionals and pursue a co-operative and collaborative approach to ... , WASHINGTON, Aug. 4 The National ... a formal Memorandum of Understanding with two like-minded organizations--the Canadian ...
... , INDIANAPOLIS, Aug. 4 Arcadia Resources, Inc. ... innovative consumer health care services under the Arcadia HealthCare(SM) brand, ... provider Comfort Keepers((R) )to provide DailyMed(TM) for Comfort Keepers franchisees ... the program with Comfort Keepers will launch this month and ...
... , , , GLENWOOD, ... a recognized leader in personal and environmental radiation monitoring services, today reported financial ... , , Fiscal 2009 Third Quarter Highlights , ... to $23.5 million on continued global demand for InLight products and increased domestic ...
... , , CARLSBAD, Calif., Aug. ... leader in antisense therapeutics, today announced that management will present a ... on Tuesday, August 11, 2009, at 1:00 p.m. ET at the ... webcast of the presentation will be available on the "Investors & ...
... , , , ... GOHE) is pleased to advise the nutrition and investing community that ... Releases and corporate activities, are easily accessible by simply Googling Cholesterade(R). ... searching for recent updates on Go Healthy and/or its products, we ...
... , , HUNTINGTON ... sports water , is targeting the Southern California ... events throughout the late summer and fall. , ... the most demanding environments, from professional sporting events to serious amateur ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:The National Health Care Anti-Fraud Association Signs Memorandum of Understanding With Canadian and European Anti-Fraud Organizations 2Health News:The National Health Care Anti-Fraud Association Signs Memorandum of Understanding With Canadian and European Anti-Fraud Organizations 3Health News:Arcadia HealthCare's DailyMed(TM) Signs Deal with Comfort Keepers(R), A Leading Provider of In-Home Care 2Health News:Arcadia HealthCare's DailyMed(TM) Signs Deal with Comfort Keepers(R), A Leading Provider of In-Home Care 3Health News:Arcadia HealthCare's DailyMed(TM) Signs Deal with Comfort Keepers(R), A Leading Provider of In-Home Care 4Health News:Arcadia HealthCare's DailyMed(TM) Signs Deal with Comfort Keepers(R), A Leading Provider of In-Home Care 5Health News:Landauer, Inc. Reports Fiscal 2009 Third Quarter Results 2Health News:Landauer, Inc. Reports Fiscal 2009 Third Quarter Results 3Health News:Landauer, Inc. Reports Fiscal 2009 Third Quarter Results 4Health News:Landauer, Inc. Reports Fiscal 2009 Third Quarter Results 5Health News:Landauer, Inc. Reports Fiscal 2009 Third Quarter Results 6Health News:Landauer, Inc. Reports Fiscal 2009 Third Quarter Results 7Health News:Landauer, Inc. Reports Fiscal 2009 Third Quarter Results 8Health News:Landauer, Inc. Reports Fiscal 2009 Third Quarter Results 9Health News:Go Healthy's Marquis Product Cholesterade(R) at Your Fingertips on Google 2Health News:AquaHydrate, First High Performance Sports Water, Targets So Cal Sports Market With Summer Event Support 2Health News:AquaHydrate, First High Performance Sports Water, Targets So Cal Sports Market With Summer Event Support 3
(Date:12/24/2014)... , Dec. 24, 2014  Actavis plc (NYSE: ... Company has received a complete response letter from ... its New Drug Application (NDA) for the fixed-dose ... treatment of hypertension.   Photo - ... disappointed in the receipt of a complete response ...
(Date:12/24/2014)... 2014 Soligenix, Inc. (OTCQB: SNGX) (Soligenix ... products that address unmet medical needs in the ... that on December 24, 2014 it closed its ... Company raised approximately $2.3 million in gross proceeds ... net proceeds from the offering to fund its ...
(Date:12/24/2014)... N.J. and FARMINGTON, Conn. ... Technologies, Inc. (NYSE MKT: PTN), a biopharmaceutical company ... of diseases with significant unmet medical need and ... on a private placement of 2,050,000 shares of ... purchase 24,949,325 shares of its common stock.  Funds ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Actavis Confirms Complete Response Letter for Nebivolol/Valsartan Fixed-Dose Combination for Hypertension 2Actavis Confirms Complete Response Letter for Nebivolol/Valsartan Fixed-Dose Combination for Hypertension 3Actavis Confirms Complete Response Letter for Nebivolol/Valsartan Fixed-Dose Combination for Hypertension 4Soligenix Announces Closing of Public Offering of Units 2Soligenix Announces Closing of Public Offering of Units 3Palatin Completes $20 Million Equity and $10 Million Debt Financings 2Palatin Completes $20 Million Equity and $10 Million Debt Financings 3Palatin Completes $20 Million Equity and $10 Million Debt Financings 4
... 2007 - Enzon,Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ENZN) announced today ... at the 2007,Annual Meeting of the American Association ... 14 - 18, 2007 in Los Angeles, CA., ... -- Abstract #1494: EZN-2208, a novel polyethyleneglycol-SN38,conjugate, has ...
... 13, 2007,/PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sunesis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today,announced that ... Meeting,of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) ... , Data being presented in a poster session ... selective and potent,inhibitor of cyclin-dependent kinases (CDKs) 2, ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Enzon to Present Preclinical Data From PEG-SN38 and PEGylation,Technology Studies at AACR Meeting 2Sunesis Pharmaceuticals to Present Data at the Annual Meeting of,the American Association for Cancer Research 2
... reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in ... an extensive test menu of highly complex ... anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of ... half of the nation's university teaching hospitals ...
... a national reference laboratory and a worldwide ... ARUP offers an extensive test menu of ... clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by the ... more than half of the nation's university ...
... is a national reference laboratory and a ... development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu ... in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by ... include more than half of the nation's ...
... is a national reference laboratory and a ... development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu ... in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by ... include more than half of the nation's ...
Medicine Products: