A day where you can find out everything about breast cancer and its treatment.
Your rights as a patient? Read more in this brochure released by the Flemish Patientplatform
Today is #worldcancerday.
In the presence of the family of Mrs Katrien Willems, a patient’s lounge was officially opened on Thursday January 25 at the department of Urology, Gynaecology and Plastic Surgery of UZ Gent.
Words cannot describe the trauma a woman goes through after losing a breast or both her breasts due to a mastectomy because of breast cancer. Thankfully with today’s medical techniques regaining what was lost is possible. One of the leaders in the field of breast reconstruction is Swiss based Professor Dr Phillip Blondeel, who has dedicated much of his career to both breast reconstruction as well as corrective surgery.
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Cambridge University and the Wellcome Trust’s Sanger Institute have discovered the gene responsible for triple negative breast cancer
Article by Sarah Knapton, Science Editor at telegraph.co.ukRead article
A paper published Tuesday, July 15, in Clinical Cancer Research, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research, has revealed an exciting new development in the war on cancer. A commonly used cancer drug, tamoxifen, has shown itself to be equally effective as the traditional pill form in reducing the growth of cancer cells in women with noninvasive breast cancer when applied as a gel. After topically applying tamoxifen to women suffering from ductal carcinoma in situ for six to 10 weeks, the results were comparable to those of women with the same ailment who took the medication orally for the same length of time.Read more