Breast Cancer News
Scalp-cooling device cuts hair loss in breast cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy Dec 9, 2016 A scalp cooling cap has been shown to effective in reducing hair loss in breast cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy.
Promising results shown from combination therapy in HER2-positive and hormone receptor-positive metastatic or local advanced breast cancer Dec 8, 2016 A new study reveals the efficacy and safety of treating HER2-positive and hormone receptor-positive metastatic or local advanced breast cancer with pertuzumab in combination with trastuzumab, along with an aromatase inhibitor.
NSABP B52 trial shows estrogen deprivation in neoadjuvant chemotherapy breast cancer treatment is not antagonistic to pathologic complete response Dec 8, 2016 Research by Dr. Mothaffar F. Rimawi he finds that adding an aromatase inhibitor to presurgery breast cancer treatment did not significantly increase or decrease the percentage of patients who experienced a pathologic complete response.
Unraveling what happens inside a tumor; new method opens opportunities to improve diagnosis and treatment Nov 17, 2016 New strategy allows researchers to identify the different types of cells in the tumor and to unveil how the interactions between cancer and normal cells may shape the fate of the tumor.
Stiletto Strut raises $60,000 to support breast cancer research Oct 31, 2016 The 2016 Stiletto Strut event, sponsored by Neiman Marcus, raised more than $60,000 to support breast cancer research being conducted at Baylor College of Medicine’s Lester and Sue Smith Breast Center.
Baylor welcomes new McNair Scholar, Dr. Bing Zhang Oct 31, 2016 Dr. Bing Zhang, a computational biologist with a focus on cancer bioinformatics, has been named the newest McNair Scholar at Baylor College of Medicine.
Breast reconstruction after cancer offers chance for patients to feel good in their own skin by using their own abdominal tissue Oct 19, 2016 Plastic surgeon Dr. Sebastian Winocour discusses options for breast reconstruction following cancer, including using a patient's own abdominal tissue.
Baylor College of Medicine Honors Breast Cancer Awareness Month Oct 10, 2016 Baylor College of Medicine will host a special panel discussion in honor of Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Day on Oct. 13.
Scientists uncover mechanism that can explain breast cancer resistance to hormone therapy, point to potential therapies Oct 3, 2016 Scientists study potential therapies for breast cancer tumors resistant to hormone therapy.
Local breast cancer foundation gifts $20,000 donation to support clinical trials Oct 3, 2016 The Kathy S. Harkey Breast Cancer Foundation presented a check to Baylor College of Medicine in support of its efforts to develop and execute clinical trials in the quest for a breast cancer cure.