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Nighttime Light Exposure Can Hasten Breast Tumor Growth and Tamoxifen Resistance

Nighttime Light Exposure Can Hasten Breast Tumor Growth and Tamoxifen Resistance

Exposure to dim light at night increased tumor growth and resistance to tamoxifen; more research is needed before gleaning takeaways.

Topical Gel May Be as Effective as Oral Tamoxifen in DCIS

Topical Gel May Be as Effective as Oral Tamoxifen in DCIS

A topical gel containing an active metabolite of tamoxifen suppressed cell proliferation equally as well as the oral form.

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Do Mammograms Save Lives?

Do Mammograms Save Lives?

One recently published study found no mortality benefit to annual screening mammograms, but critics cry "foul."

Breast Cancer Resources

More Breast Cancer Information

Communicating Metastatic Breast Cancer Pain

This fact sheet educates patients on how to properly describe the details of their metastatic breast cancer pain to their oncologist.

Molecular Profiling: Personalizing Treatment for Breast Cancer

This patient information fact sheet reviews how doctors use molecular profiling to offer patients more targeted therapy options.

BRCA1 and BRCA2: Cancer Risk and Genetic Testing

This fact sheet provides information about the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes and related genetic testing.

Can Antiperspirants/Deodorants Cause Breast Cancer?

This fact sheet for patients discusses the evidence behind whether antiperspirants and deodorants may be linked to cancer.

Hormone Therapy for Breast Cancer

Teach your patients about how hormone therapy can help stop the growth of hormone-sensitive breast cancer tumors using this fact sheet.

XELODA®

XELODA®

This slideshow reviews drug information for XELODA® (capecitabine) for treatment of metastatic breast cancer.

Table of Contents

Slide 3: Indication, Dosage, and ...

A 55-year-old Woman with Breast Cancer and Shortness of Breath

A 55-year-old Woman with Breast Cancer and Shortness of Breath

Chief Complaint

J.W. is a 55-year-old woman recently admitted to the hospital for worsening shortness of breath (Slide 1).

Relevant Medical History

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Breast Cancer 101: From Incidence to Treatment

Breast Cancer 101: From Incidence to Treatment

Breast cancer is one of the most frequently diagnosed types of cancer in the United States. In 2013, an estimated ...

Heart Failure During Breast Cancer Management: A Case Study

Heart Failure During Breast Cancer Management: A Case Study

Byline: Sandra Cuellar Puri, PharmD, BCOP

Chief Complaint

During a routine follow-up visit, WM, a 48-year-old female, complains of ongoing fatigue since ...

Breast Cancer

Breast Cancer

Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer among women in the U.S. besides skin cancer. About 1 in 8 ...

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