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These Products Really Support Breast Cancer Awareness

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Of course, you probably already know this: The store shelves are lined with pink towels, appliances, clothes and cosmetics; athletes are wearing pink jerseys, pink hats, pink shoes and pink socks; and many have pink ribbons firmly attached to their lapels. But Breast Cancer Awareness Month is about more […]

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Chemotherapy During Pregnancy Needn’t Harm the Fetus

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Although chemotherapy within the first trimester of pregnancy is associated with an increased risk of major congenital malformations, treatment delay beyond that point is unnecessary, according to an analysis of multinational data. These findings, Dr. Frederic Amant told Reuters Health by email, “give confirmation that chemotherapy during pregnancy does not […]

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Better Survival After Lumpectomy Plus RT vs Mastectomy

Overall survival and breast cancer–specific survival were consistently better for women with early breast cancer who were treated with breast conservation surgery (BCS) followed by radiotherapy (RT) compared to women who were treated with mastectomy (Mx) with or without RT, a large Swedish cohort study indicates. “Women should be strongly advised to not get more […]

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Advancing the Diagnosis and Treatment of Ovarian Cancer

insights from industryDr. Marcos Quintela VasquezResearch and Development Innovation OfficerRBGO Research Group In this interview, News-Medical talks to Dr. Marcos Quintela Vasquez about the work he is conducting regarding the diagnosis and treatment of ovarian cancer in partnership with CEAT and Porvair Sciences. Please tell us about CEAT, your project aims and how the group […]

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Heavier Girls Hit Hormonal Puberty Earlier, Develop Breasts Later

Girls with more body fat experienced earlier menarche and hormone changes, but later full breast development, compared with those with normal weight, according to longitudinal data from 90 girls aged 8-15 years. A link between obesity and early puberty has been observed among U.S. girls for decades, but more recent studies suggest that “girls with […]

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Breast cancer overtakes lung as most common cancer – WHO

GENEVA (Reuters) – Breast cancer has overtaken lung cancer as the most common form of the disease, accounting for nearly 12% of new cases each year worldwide, the World Health Organisation said on Tuesday. “For the first time, breast cancer now constitutes the most commonly occurring cancer globally,” Andre Ilbawi, a cancer specialist at the […]


APO-Olanzapine ODT

NOTICE: This Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) is intended for persons living in Australia. APO-OLANZAPINE ORAL DISINTEGRATING TABLETS Orally Disintegrating Tablets Olanzapine Consumer Medicine Information What is in this leaflet This leaflet answers some common questions about this medicine. It does not contain all the available information. It does not take the place of talking to […]