Interrupting radiation therapy for breast cancer due the COVID-19 coronavirus

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UPDATED March 24, 2020. For everyone going through radiation treatment for breast cancer during this coronavirus pandemic, I am...

Support for yoga, meditation, massage, acupressure and music therapy during breast...

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The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) announced its support of the Society for Integrative Oncology (SIO) evidence-based guideline on the use of integrative...

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Interrupting radiation therapy for breast cancer due the COVID-19 coronavirus

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FDA approves second PARP inhibitor for germline BRCA-mutated Locally Advanced or...

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Today, the FDA approvedĀ approved talazoparib (Talzenna), a drug of the PARP inhibitor class for breast cancer patients who possess harmful (or suspected harmful) BRCA2...