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Halaven ( Eribulin mesylate ), a non-taxane, microtubule dynamics inhibitor with a novel mechanism of action, belongs to a class of antineoplastic agents, the halichondrins, which are natural products ...


One year of adjuvant treatment with the targeted drug Trastuzumab ( Herceptin ) is as good as two years of treatment, for women with HER2-positive early breast cancer who have already received initial ...


The FDA ( Food and Drug Administration ) has granted 510(k) clearance for marketing and use of a combination of blood tests for proteins HE4 and CA125 with the Risk of Ovarian Malignancy Algorithm ( R ...


Acetylsalicylic acid ( Aspirin; ASA ) and low-molecular-weight Heparin are prescribed for women with unexplained recurrent miscarriage, with the goal of improving the rate of live births, but limited ...


Lasofoxifene ( Fablyn ) statistically reduced the overall risk of breast cancer, as well as ER positive invasive breast cancer in postmenopausal women with low bone density.Lasofoxifene is a SERM, or ...


Results of a new Women's Health Initiative ( WHI ) report has shown that hormone therapy is associated with an increased risk of death from breast cancer, as well as an increased risk of developing in ...


A new analysis has found that men whose partners have breast cancer are at increased risk of developing mood disorders that are so severe that they warrant hospitalization. Published in Cancer, a jour ...


A team of researchers have found that patients with a very early form of breast cancer ( ductal carcinoma in situ or DCIS ) who have higher mammographic density may be at increased risk for subsequent ...


Researchers have discovered a mechanism which raises blood pressure in pre-eclampsia, a potentially deadly condition which occurs during pregnancy. After 20 years of research, scientists from the Univ ...


Researchers used a combination of sophisticated emerging technologies and data analysis to detect 14 simple metabolites with high accuracy to predict in early pregnancy which women are at risk of deve ...


Adults whose mothers suffered from preeclampsia or gestational hypertension while pregnant appear to be at increased risk of suffering a stroke.In a study, researchers found that people whose mothers ...


Pregnant women appear to have worse clinical and economic outcomes after thyroid and parathyroid surgery compared with women who are not pregnant.Thyroid and parathyroid surgery are used to treat canc ...


The largest study in the world of treatments for postmenopausal, hormone positive breast cancer has shown that patients who continue to take Exemestane ( Aromasin ) or Tamoxifen ( Nolvadex ) do signif ...


Women who experience preeclampsia, a serious complication of pregnancy, may have an increased risk for reduced thyroid functioning later in life.The analysis combined two separate studies which each s ...


Offspring whose mothers had been supplemented with Iron and Folic acid during pregnancy had dramatically reduced mortality through age 7. Researchers at Johns Hopkins University found that other suppl ...