Study: Genetic Test May Allow Breast Cancer Patients To Avoid ChemotherapyWomen diagnosed with early stage breast cancer are often recommended to have chemotherapy, but a genetic test may now spare some women the misery.
Connecticut Teen Who Fought Cancer Treatment Heading Home From HospitalThe teen, identified in court documents only as Cassandra C., said she is being released from the Connecticut Children's Medical Center on Monday.
Connecticut Court Rules Against Teen Who Didn't Want ChemotherapyThe decision came in the case of the girl known in court documents only as Cassandra C., who will be free to make her own medical decisions when she turns 18 in September.
Case Of Connecticut Teen Refusing Chemotherapy Headed To CourtThe Connecticut Supreme Court will decide whether state officials were right to force a 17-year-old girl to undergo chemotherapy against her and her mother's wishes.
Joan Lunden Graces Cover Of People Magazine With Bald Head As She Battles Cancer Joan Lunden announced her breast cancer diagnosis back in June.
Free Programs Help Those Battling Breast CancerGoing through breast cancer treatments drains your energy levels and takes an emotional and financial toll, but there are programs that can make the difficult time a little bit easier.
Dr. Max Gomez: New Study Heralded As ‘Groundbreaking’ Step In Treating Breast CancerThe experimental drug is the latest example of what has been dubbed 'targeted therapy' which uses drugs that go after the very specific biochemical pathways that cancer cells use to divide and multiply.
New Research On Breast Cancer May Change Way Disease Is TreatedNew research presented at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium looked at hundreds of older patients treated with or without radiation and found no difference in overall survival and very small differences in recurrence rates after five years.
Clothing Line Seeks To 'Put The Color Back' Into Breast Cancer PatientsThe Alloro Collection features clothing and accessories tailored for women who've had breast cancer surgery, chemotherapy or radiation.
Nemo The Pig Believed To Be First To Successfully Undergo ChemotherapyNemo, believed to be the first pig to receive chemotherapy for lymphoma, is now recovering at Cornell Animal hospital.
New Research Could Lead To Improved Forms Of ChemotherapyAs a mother of two, undergoing chemotherapy is not easy, but for Kate Conn the treatment was lifesaving.
Bone Marrow Drive Starts Saturday At L.I. SchoolSix-year-old Colin Flood has been in the hospital undergoing chemotherapy since December 23, 2011.