The World’s Most Precious Stone

I’m Daniel Callaghan I’m 29 I’m the mother to my daughter Joey I’m a wife and I’m a stage four breast cancer patient its manageable not curable my doctor said I cut off my hair before I started treatment because I knew that I was going to lose it anyway I needed to do itRead More The World’s Most Precious Stone

Genomic Testing in Breast Cancer: What You Must Know

want to learn about breast cancer genomic tests not genetics genomics we will teach you all about it if you’ve been diagnosed recently with a small early favorable breast cancer for some their sophisticated tests called genomic assays these cutting-edge tests can take a little deeper look into your cancer cells to give us aRead More Genomic Testing in Breast Cancer: What You Must Know

Why Verizon? Amazing support for my battle with cancer.

Why Verizon? Amazing support for my battle with cancer.

I’m Laura Chacon. I’ve been cancer-free for two years now. I started as a home based agent in March of 2015. I was diagnosed with breast cancer in December of 2015. I was talking with my supervisor. She explained all the benefits that we had. The short term that I could take, FMLA for leave.Read More Why Verizon? Amazing support for my battle with cancer.

Breast Reconstruction After Chemotherapy, Medical Oncologist’s Perspective

Breast Reconstruction After Chemotherapy, Medical Oncologist’s Perspective

>>>Dr. Margileth: One of the major advances over the past 5 or 10 years in breast cancer has been trying to take the patient to the operating room, as few times as possible. One of the things that is often done now is when women choose to have a unilateral or a bilateral mastectomy, isRead More Breast Reconstruction After Chemotherapy, Medical Oncologist’s Perspective

TAILORx: Transforming the Treatment of Breast Cancer

TAILORx: Transforming the Treatment of Breast Cancer

In 2000, the first full sequence of the human genome was announced, ushering in the era of personalized medicine. There have been important genomic advances since then. But the biology of cancer is complex, and some women with breast cancer need more definitive information about which treatment options are best for them. Specifically, which womenRead More TAILORx: Transforming the Treatment of Breast Cancer

Can these Women with Breast Cancer Avoid Chemotherapy?

Can these Women with Breast Cancer Avoid Chemotherapy?

I’m Sarah Maxwell reporting for Cancer Spotlight from the European Breast Cancer Conference in Amsterdam. We’ve been hearing about a way of predicting which patients with HER2 positive early breast cancer could be treated with anti-HER2 therapy alone added to their surgery without needing any chemotherapy Judith bliss told me their UK-based EPHOS-B trial foundRead More Can these Women with Breast Cancer Avoid Chemotherapy?

Study: Many Breast Cancer Patients Can Skip Chemotherapy

Study: Many Breast Cancer Patients Can Skip Chemotherapy

THE SYMPTOMS AND THAT THEY INCLUDE FEVER, NAUSEA, ABDOMINAL CRAMPS. THE LARGEST STUDY EVER DONE OF BREAST CANCER TREATMENT FINDS MOST WOMEN WITH THE MOST COMMON FORM OF THE DISEASE CAN SKIP CHEMOTHERAPY. THE STUDY PUBLISHED IN THE NEW ENGLAND JOURNAL OF MEDICINE SAYS 70% OF WOMEN WITH EARLY- STAGE BREAST CANCER DO NOT NEEDRead More Study: Many Breast Cancer Patients Can Skip Chemotherapy

New Therapy Can Help Reduce Hair Loss In Breast Cancer Treatment

New Therapy Can Help Reduce Hair Loss In Breast Cancer Treatment

THESE PROPOSITIONS ON OUR WEBSITE, CBS13.COM. YOU’LL FIND THE STORIES ON OUR HOMEPAGE. A NEW THERAPY CAN HELP REDUCE HAIR LOSS ASSOCIATED WITH BREAST CANCER TREATMENT. THE TECHNIQUE IS CALLED COLD CAPS. IT’S BEEN USED FOR DECADES IN EUROPE, BUT IT’S ALMOST UNKNOWN HERE. BARRY PETERSON OF CBS NEWS SHOWS US HOW IT WORKS. Reporter:Read More New Therapy Can Help Reduce Hair Loss In Breast Cancer Treatment

Regrowing Hair With Men’s Rogaine After Chemotherapy

Regrowing Hair With Men’s Rogaine After Chemotherapy

>>>Dr. Margileth: One of the very unfortunate side effects of breast cancer treatment is that the chemotherapy drugs that are most effective in curing breast cancer are ones that often cause hair loss and one of the questions that we often get is, is it safe to use something like Rogaine to help promote moreRead More Regrowing Hair With Men’s Rogaine After Chemotherapy