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Calories, Carbs, Fat, Fiber: Unraveling The Links Between Breast Cancer And Diet – NPR

Enlarge this image A new study finds that women who ate a low-fat diet and more fruits, vegetables and grains, lowered their risk of dying from breast cancer. But which of those factors provided the protective effect? Cavan Images/Getty Images/Cavan Images RF hide caption toggle caption Cavan Images/Getty Images/Cavan Images RF “A Low-Fat Diet Helps… Read More »

FDA Approves Ibrance (palbociclib) for the Treatment of Men with HR+, HER2- Metastatic Breast Cancer

Print this page April 4, 2019 — Pfizer (NYSE:PFE) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved a supplemental New Drug Application (sNDA) to expand the indications for Ibrance (palbociclib) in combination with an aromatase inhibitor or fulvestrant to include men with hormone receptor-positive (HR+), human epidermal growth factor receptor 2-negative (HER2-)… Read More »

Using blood, saliva, urine to detect cancer: Scientists’ ‘holy grail’

Doctors can diagnosis cancers in a number of ways, including taking biopsies of tissue where a suspected tumor might be; imaging tests such as X-rays, ultrasounds or MRIs; and screening tests such as endoscopies or colonoscopies. Yet some of those approaches can be uncomfortable for patients or may come with hefty medical bills, among other… Read More »