As an organization that serves young women affected by breast cancer, we make sure to keep up with the latest news so we know what our women face when it comes to treatment and beyond. In this blog series, we will share the month’s news that we feel is most interesting and relevant.
Here are the headlines from December 2021:
December 6: "Were Cancer Patients Neglected in U.S. COVID Vaccine Rollout?" Read the full article from HealthDay News HERE.
December 7: "Black women have triple the odds for lymphedema after breast cancer surgery." Read the full article from MedicalXpress HERE.
December 12: "We're not dying of metastatic breast cancer. We're living with it." Read the full article from NPR HERE.
December 20: "Many Believe Dietary Supplements Cut Risk for Cancer Recurrence." Read the full article from Health Day HERE.
December 29: "New Clues to How Ovarian Cancer Begins -- and Might Be Prevented" Read the full article from Health Day HERE.
December 29: "Breast Cancer Survival Up With Access to Integrative Therapies" Read the full article from Health Dat which is based on research from the Journal of Oncology HERE.
Treating Triple-Negative Breast Cancer...
December 15: "An experimental drug, added to chemotherapy, may benefit women with an aggressive form of breast cancer, suggests an early study offering much-needed good news." Read the full article from HealthDay News HERE.
December 15: "New combined therapy shows promising results in treating triple negative breast cancer." Read the full article from News-Medical HERE.