Breast Cancer | Specialty

The OncLive Breast Cancer condition center page is a comprehensive resource for clinical news and expert insights on various types of breast cancer, including those that are triple negative, hormone receptor positive, and/or HER2 positive. This page features news articles, interviews in written and video format, and podcasts that focus on treatment advances and ongoing research in breast cancer.

Updates from Oncology Meetings

June 30th 2010

Oncology & Biotech News provides updates from major oncology meetings because symposia remain an important means for disseminating new data. This issue, we highlight two important meetings: 2007 Breast Cancer Symposium (in San Francisco) and the World Conference on Lung Cancer (in Korea).

Examining MammaPrint®: An Interview with Richard Bender, MD

May 6th 2010

In the United States, more than 200,000 women receive a breast cancer diagnosis annually. Early detection offers patients the best chance for a cure, but may also lead to treatment dilemmas in some patients.

Judge Rules Myriad Cannot Patent BRCA1 and BRCA2-Genes

April 4th 2010

A US district court invalidated 7 of 23 of Myriad Genetics, Inc's patents on the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes, which confer an increased risk of developing breast, ovarian, and prostate cancers.

Getting Cancer Patients to Eat for Life

June 5th 2009

Studies have also shown that diet and exercise help prevent breast cancer, yet obesity rates in women continue to rise. New information suggests women with early stage breast cancer can prolong their lives by following a prudent diet.

5 Benefits of Twittering

April 30th 2009

Twitter really only wants to know one thing: "What are you doing?"

Tumor Xenotransplantation: The Ultimate Testing Platform for Chemotherapy Drugs

January 27th 2009

Conventional cancer chemotherapy has enjoyed mixed success because it fails to differentiate patients by the unique molecular characteristics of their disease.

50th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Hematology

January 27th 2009

Highlights from the 50th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Hematology.

Are You Losing Your Voice?

January 26th 2009

Is the rising chorus of online opinion good for you and your patients?

The Year in Breast Cancer: The Top Five Under-appreciated Developments of 2008

December 29th 2008

Beyond Genetics: Emerging Breakthroughs in Breast Cancer Battle

November 17th 2008

Key findings from the 2008 ASCO Breast Cancer conference; updates on goserelin, capecitabine, docetaxel & lapatinib.

Useless Medical Devices

October 14th 2008

Throughout history, the public's pursuit of good health has, in the absence of scientific method or even common sense, motivated the creation of some downright ridiculous medical devices.

Metastatic Breast Cancer Worldwide: Different Languages, Different Views, Different Goals

September 22nd 2008

Breast cancer in general is not openly discussed in Malaysia, but this may be changing.

Why We�re Not Reaching Women With Metastatic Breast Cancer and How We Can Change That

September 22nd 2008

Breast Cancer Network of Strength is always looking for different ways to meet the needs of women with breast cancer.

Bridging Gaps, Expanding Outreach: Identifying the Unmet Needs of Women Living with Metastatic Breast Cancer

September 19th 2008

The purpose of this Priority Report is to raise awareness of metastatic breast cancer.

Oncology Outlook: Breast Cancer Care: A Focused Factory with an Evolving Architecture

September 18th 2008

The evolution of the clinical care of breast cancer patients has been a leading model for clinical cancer research and the management of other solid tumors.

3D Mammography: Advances in Breast Cancer Screening

March 12th 2008

An improved mammography system currently in clinical trials at Emory Universitys Breast Imaging Center in Atlanta is showing dramatic improvements in both early detection of suspicious lesions and reductions in false-positive readings.