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Palbociclib Extends PFS in ER-positive/HER2-negative Breast Cancer

Palbociclib Extends PFS in ER-positive/HER2-negative Breast Cancer

A phase 2 study finds that an inhibitor of CDK-4 and CDK-6 reduced the risk of disease progression by 51%.

Women With BRCA Mutations Shouldn't Delay Oophorectomy

Women With BRCA Mutations Shouldn't Delay Oophorectomy

For women with a BRCA mutation, delaying oophorectomy beyond age 35 sharply increases the risk of cancer and mortality.

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Do Mammograms Save Lives?

Do Mammograms Save Lives?

One recently published study found no mortality benefit to annual screening mammograms, but critics cry "foul."

Breast Cancer Resources

More Breast Cancer Information

Molecular Profiling: Personalizing Treatment for Breast Cancer

This patient information fact sheet reviews how doctors use molecular profiling to offer patients more targeted therapy options.

BRCA1 and BRCA2: Cancer Risk and Genetic Testing

This fact sheet provides information about the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes and related genetic testing.

Can Antiperspirants/Deodorants Cause Breast Cancer?

This fact sheet for patients discusses the evidence behind whether antiperspirants and deodorants may be linked to cancer.

Hormone Therapy for Breast Cancer

Teach your patients about how hormone therapy can help stop the growth of hormone-sensitive breast cancer tumors using this fact sheet.

Paget Disease of the Breast

Help your patients learn more about the cause, treatment, and prognosis for Pagent disease of the breast with this informational fact sheet.

XELODA®

XELODA®

This slideshow reviews drug information for XELODA® (capecitabine) for treatment of metastatic breast cancer.

Table of Contents

Slide 3: Indication, Dosage, and ...

A 55-year-old Woman with Breast Cancer and Shortness of Breath

A 55-year-old Woman with Breast Cancer and Shortness of Breath

Chief Complaint

J.W. is a 55-year-old woman recently admitted to the hospital for worsening shortness of breath (Slide 1).

Relevant Medical History

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Breast Cancer 101: From Incidence to Treatment

Breast Cancer 101: From Incidence to Treatment

Breast cancer is one of the most frequently diagnosed types of cancer in the United States. In 2013, an estimated ...

Heart Failure During Breast Cancer Management: A Case Study

Heart Failure During Breast Cancer Management: A Case Study

Byline: Sandra Cuellar Puri, PharmD, BCOP

Chief Complaint

During a routine follow-up visit, WM, a 48-year-old female, complains of ongoing fatigue since ...

Breast Cancer

Breast Cancer

Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer among women in the U.S. besides skin cancer. About 1 in 8 ...

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