According to findings of the FAST trial, five larger radiotherapy doses after surgery, once-a-week sessions for five weeks instead of daily radiotherapy over the same time, totalling 25 doses, cause similarly low rates of side-effects in women with early-stage breast cancer in the long run. Fewer treatment sessions would particularly benefit patients at low risk
A new study conducted by researchers from the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, explains how aerobic and resistance exercise can increase life expectancy for patients who have successfully completed breast cancer treatment. According to National Cancer Institute estimates, in 2017 there were approximately 252,710 new diagnoses of breast cancer in the United States.
NHS England and Roche have confirmed a confidential commercial agreement on the price of Perjeta for certain patients with breast cancer. NHS England has stated that the agreement will allow NICE to carry out the final stage of its appraisal for the drug “and opens the way for continued access to this important treatment for