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Early-Stage Breast Cancer in Black Women

Even with early diagnosis, there appears to be a disproportionate toll from breast cancer in black women.

Mutation Frequency in Known Breast Cancer Predisposition Genes

How frequent are mutations in known breast cancer predisposition genes in women with TNBC who were unselected for family history?

Anticoagulation in Patients with Brain Tumors

Patients with brain cancer are at increased risk of deep vein thrombosis and consequently pulmonary embolism.

Trastuzumab +Adjuvant Chemo for HER2+ Breast Cancer

Trastuzumab plus paclitaxel following doxorubicin and cyclophosphamide improves survival in early-stage HER2+ breast cancer.

Vaccine Shows Promise Against Breast Cancer

A new DNA vaccine caused mild side effects and a robust immune response to a breast cancer cell antigen.

Breast Cancer Resources

More Breast Cancer Information

How to Communicate 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 Breast Cancer Treatment

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 discusses evidence behind if antiperspirants and deodorants may be linked to breast cancer.

Hormone Therapy in Breast Cancer

This fact sheet teaches patients how hormone therapy can help stop the growth of hormone-sensitive breast cancer tumors.



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

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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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