A major reason that breast cancer returns after treatment and spreads to other parts of the body is that current chemotherapy and radiation treatments do not kill the cancer stem cells. That premise provides the basis for a clinical trial open at the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center and two other sites testing a drug that has been found in laboratory studies to attack cancer stem cells.
The premiere of the movie “Decoding Annie Parker” – about the BRCA breast cancer gene – helps support Gilda’s Club in Detroit.
Given six-months to live because of stage-four breast cancer, a local nun has started a ‘bucket list’ and an inspiring movement.
Thousands turned out for the annual Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure at Comerica Park in Detroit.
Something many women have everyday, may help reduce the risk of breast cancer coming back in recovering patients.
A Wayne State University researcher has identified characteristics in benign breast disease associated with future cancer risk in African-American women.
Monday is “Cancer Prevention Day” in Michigan.
A new study suggests that most women who chose to have a double mastectomy, may not actually need it.
In the past, treating early stage partial breast cancer with radiation took 6 weeks, recently it’s been reduced to five days and now an area doctor believes the regimen can be given in just two days.
Many women are uncertain about when they should begin having the tests because of confusing reports in the media.