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Misdiagnosis of HER2-Negative Metastatic Breast Cancer May Lead to Suboptimal Treatment

Misdiagnosis of HER2-Negative Metastatic Breast Cancer May Lead to Suboptimal Treatment

Inaccurate test results falsely classify some women as HER2 negative, denying them the benefits of targeted treatment.

3D Mammography Improves Cancer Detection Rate, Reduces Recall Rate

3D Mammography Improves Cancer Detection Rate, Reduces Recall Rate

A study that included almost half a million mammograms suggests that tomosynthesis combined with digital mammography may become the new standard of care.

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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

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.

Paget Disease of the Breast

Help your patients learn more about the cause, treatment, and prognosis for Pagent disease of the breast with this informational 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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