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Mother-of-five Jill Goodrum, 46, visited her GP in 2011 after she struggled to lift her arms above shoulder height.
Corcept Therapeutics Inc. plans to start an early-stage cancer drug trial building on a foundation from its first drug approval last year.
The newly developed Z-endoxifen drug was shown to induce anti-tumor activity in a treatment group of women diagnosed with treatment-resistant breast cancer.
There is good news for postmenopausal women who are at high risk for developing breast cancer .
Exercise might help women beat breast cancer. Researchers found it can ease the achy joints and muscle pain that lead many patients to quit taking medicines that treat the disease and lower the risk of a recurrence.
Exercise might help women beat breast cancer. A study finds it can ease the achy joints and muscle pain that lead many patients to quit taking medicines that treat the disease and lower the risk of a recurrence.
A study of 4,000 women found that a daily hormone-blocking pill cut the risk of developing breast cancer by more than half after five years of use.
The study focused on hormonal therapies called aromatase inhibitors, which certain post-menopausal breast cancer patients take for up to five years after surgery.
A trial on 4,000 women, published in the Lancet, showed anastrozole was more effective, cheaper and had fewer side effects than current medications.
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It is more than 12 years since the writer and broadcaster John Diamond wrote his cancer diary, recording all that happened to him from diagnosis to near-end.
The ailments of old age have taken a toll on Evan Whisenant. In the past few years, she's dealt with osteoporosis and cataracts.
Since her diagnosis in April, Dakota Kisling, 14, never imagined she would have the opportunity to model in a fashion show.
The Food and Drug Administration has sent a strongly worded warning letter to a controversial Houston physician who was the subject of a USA TODAY investigation last month Your Take contributions have not been reviewed for accuracy by USA TODAY.
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