Alamo Breast Cancer Foundation’s Hot Topics Mentor Sessions

See on Scoop.it – Cancer Research You can Trust The Alamo Breast Cancer Foundation hosted a Hot Topics Mentor Sessions at SABCS and Breast Cancer Answers was there to stream the event live. See on http://www.breastcanceranswers.com Advertisements

CureToday.com: Blogs – All

See on Scoop.it – Cancer Research You can Trust Heather Swift‘s insight: This article points out how important it is that metastaic breast cancer (MBC) gains more attention. The interview with Susan Axler, a long time survivor of MBC, in this article is well worth reading. See on http://www.curetoday.com

What type of exercise is most beneficial to breast cancer patients?

See on Scoop.it – Cancer Research You can Trust A new study out of the University of Alberta has been taking a closer look at the specific type and intensity of exercise that is most beneficial for breast cancer patients. See on globalnews.ca

Role of Sugar Uptake in Breast Cancer Revealed

See on Scoop.it – Cancer Research You can Trust Metabolism was lost in the shadows of cancer research for decades but has recently been reclaiming some of the spotlight. Heather Swift‘s insight: According to the article, "Bissell and her Japanese collaborators believe their findings help explain why hyperglycemia in diseases such as obesity and diabetes … Continue reading

Cancer pain: Relief is possible – MayoClinic.com

See on Scoop.it – Cancer Research You can Trust Cancer pain relief questions answered by a Mayo Clinic cancer specialist. Heather Swift‘s insight: This article looks at cancer pain and explains why some people are afraid to use medication to relieve pain. It also explains the many options that are available including medications and how … Continue reading

Survey Chemo Drug Shortages Too Common

See on Scoop.it – Cancer Research You can Trust “(HealthDay News) — More than 80% of oncologists report being unable to prescribe their preferred chemotherapy agent due to shortages, according to a letter to the editor published in the Dec. 19 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine. “It is becoming increasingly difficult for … Continue reading

Palliative Care Workshops Help Oncologists Communicate – Chemotherapy Advisor

See on Scoop.it – Cancer Research You can Trust The American Cancer Society is hosting live workshops about how patients’ quality of life is improved when the palliative care conversation starts early. Heather Swift‘s insight: Palliative Care Workshops Help Oncologists Communicate By Dan Neel The American Cancer Society is hosting live workshops about how patients’ … Continue reading

Research roundup: News from the 2013 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium

See on Scoop.it – Cancer Research You can Trust The annual symposium concludes on Saturday. See on http://www.cleveland.com

IOM Report Released Today, “Delivering High-Quality Cancer Care: Charting a New Course for a System in Crisis” – National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship (NCCS)

See on Scoop.it – Cancer Research You can Trust Today the IOM released its report “Delivering High-Quality Cancer Care: Charting a New Course for a System in Crisis”. Heather Swift‘s insight: A newly diagnosed prostate cancer patient must decide between treatment or surveillance, but is having difficulty understanding the doctor’s recommendations. A breast cancer survivor … Continue reading

[LEGISLATIVE ADVOCACY] Take Action for Funding of NIH & NCI

Congress recently passed a budget deal that partially replaces the across-the-board cuts known as sequestration for two years and makes additional funds available to domestic programs for fiscal years (FY) 2014 and FY 2015. With President Obama expected to quickly sign the legislation, the House and Senate Appropriations Committees have begun to write new spending … Continue reading