Monthly Archives: April 2013

Regular use of low-dose aspirin may prevent the progression of breast cancer, as reported in Forbes. The study, published in the FASEB Journal, has this to say: “Aspirin, a classical non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) is widely used to reduce pains … Continue reading

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Some cancer patients adopt a “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy with their doctors. Either they are more afraid or more brave than I am. I keep on asking, though the telling sometimes jolts me. Thus begins a column of interest … Continue reading

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As shared in the ABC News report above, HBO’s documentary, “The Education of Dee Dee Ricks,” follows the journey of a woman battling breast cancer, while attempting to raise millions of dollars to help treat other breast cancer patients without … Continue reading

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The answer is YES, healthy women at increased risk for breast cancer should consider taking estrogen-blocking drugs – either tamoxifen or raloxifene – to lower their risk, according to draft guidelines issued by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force [USPSTF], … Continue reading

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In addition to yesterday’s column on this topic, above is another report from ABC News discussing the news of T-cell therapy; a treatment that genetically alters a patient’s own immune cells to treat their cancer, and which has, for the … Continue reading

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Tune in today at 2:00 PM Eastern as breast cancer expert Dr. Jay Harness discusses the most recent breast cancer news while also answering questions YOU submit online. To listen to Dr. Harness and join in the live conversation every … Continue reading

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Unfortunately your browser does not support IFrames. A treatment that genetically alters a patient’s own immune cells to fight cancer has, for the first time, produced remissions in adults with an acute leukemia that is usually lethal, according to a … Continue reading

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