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Dec 29, 2017 05:26PM
Catching up in the midst of the holidays....
The article above makes note of 1) "the use of acupuncture for aromatase inhibitor-induced joint stiffness and pain." and 2) "protecting the ovaries of women undergoing chemotherapy...to preserve fertility" which will be of interest to some readers.
Here are others I found interesting:
Prior Systemic Treatment Increases Somatic Mutation Incidence in MBC
Current Status of Checkpoint Inhibitors in Breast Cancer (in heavily pretreated triple-negative breast cancer)
FDA Clears Stereotactic Radiotherapy System for Use in Treating Breast Cancer
"...patients will have access to a treatment option that provides greater accuracy in delivering radiation therapy to breast tumors while saving surrounding breast tissue,"
Study finds new marker to detect breast cancer
Loss of specific protein makes breast cancers more aggressive, resistant to chemotherapy
Study elucidates mechanism behind metabolic vulnerability of some breast tumors
"We must be willing to let go of the life we have planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us." "If adventures will not befall a young lady in her own village, she must seek them abroad." "Buy the ticket, take the ride."
2015, DCIS/IDC, Right, 3cm, Stage IIA, Grade 3, 0/1 nodes, ER-/PR-, HER2+ (IHC)
1/14/2016 Herceptin (trastuzumab)
1/14/2016 Cytoxan (cyclophosphamide), Taxotere (docetaxel)
2017, IDC, Stage IV, metastasized to liver, ER-/PR-, HER2+