Chemotherapy is not needed in 70% of cases of breast cancer
Chemotherapy is not needed in 70% of cases of breast cancer
For some breast cancer patients, the chemo decision may now be easier
07 June, 2018, 06:12
"While this practice has contributed to declining rates in breast cancer mortality, "...the majority of patients may receive chemotherapy unnecessarily".
After nine years, 94 percent of the women in both groups were still alive. And we have known that also.
As of January 2018, there are more than 3.1 million women with a history of breast cancer in the U.S. This includes women now being treated and women who have finished treatment.
The trial results showed that for women in the intermediate recurrence score group, endocrine therapy was no less effective than hormone therapy plus chemotherapy at prolonging disease-free survival.
A 21-gene test called Oncotype Dx that has been around since 2004 has helped guide some decisions, post-surgery.
Based on all this, Sparano's team concluded that chemotherapy is now unwarranted in women over 50 with this type of breast cancer who have an Oncotype score under 26.
"Oncologists have been getting much smarter about dialing back treatment so that it doesn't do more harm than good", Steven Katz, a University of MI researcher who examines medical decisionmaking, told The Washington Post.
Researchers say, the results allowed them to separate women who would benefit from chemotherapy due to a higher risk of recurrent breast cancer, and those who tested at a lower risk and do not need chemo for treatment.
Past research has shown that women with scores between 0 and 10 could skip chemotherapy, while those with scores over 25 benefited from adding chemotherapy to their hormonal treatment plan.
This is the largest study ever done on breast cancer treatment.
Djokovic still battling as he edges past Bautista Agut
The past 12 months have been the most trying of his career with an elbow injury hampering his form. "I had to earn my victory". My life is tennis, no? If the ball went over it would be a victor , and I hit the top of the net. (20) Novak Djokovic bt.
France emerge winners of World Cup 2018 in EA Sports simulation
Despite the World Cup not kicking off until June 14th, players will be able to go on there own World Cup journey TODAY, May 29th. What do you think of this new update? They then update live to show a timeline with goals , substitutions, red and yellow cards.
Dollar Index Soars as Euro Tanks on Italian Political Risks
The new jitters about the stability of the euro sent the currency's value against the dollar to its lowest level in nearly a year. In Europe, Britain's FTSE 100 sank 1.3 percent to 7,633 while France's CAC 40 fell 1.3 percent to 5,434.
This could affect up to 70,000 women a year in the USA and many more worldwide, the study noted.
"It is very important that we record all possible events, including recurrence and toxicity, and an even longer follow-up will also give us the opportunity to continue evaluating our patients in other areas, for example quality of life and wellbeing", Poortmans said.
Intel is only making 50,000 of the Core i7-8086K chips, which arrive 40 years after the release of its 8086 processor. Participants can register for a chance to win in two days' time, but you'll only have 24 hours to enter.
Before Neymar's brilliant opener, Croatia might have struck first when Ante Rebic's header forced a fine save from Alisson. The defeat was Croatia's second in their last three friendly games (won one) ahead of the FIFA World Cup.
But he exempted Canada, Mexico and the European Union to buy time for negotiations - a reprieve that expired at midnight Thursday. In a March 2 Twitter post, he declared trade wars "good, and easy to win", though later he denied the USA and China are in one.
According to CBS New York , Weinman admitted to refusing to give officers her name and said she was "partly wrong". "Get off me. What are you doing?" "Matthew, they're choking me". "That's it", the cop says before punching her in the head several times.
Asked about reports that the assailant was radicalized in prison, Geens, the justice minister, said it "was not a clear-cut case". Jambon, Prime Minister Charles Michel and King Philippe visited the woman in hospital, where she was being treated for shock.
Omiyefa said that every year, Nigeria loses all cadres of manpower and all categories of statesmen to tobacco-related deaths. She further stated that even exposure to second-hand smoke can trigger a heart attack or stroke in non-smokers.
An FBI agent is under investigation after he accidentally discharged his firearm as he performed a backflip at a Denver nightclub. According to multiple reports , the agent's gun dislodged during a backflip and accidentally went off when he reached for it.
The North also demands the repatriation of a dozen North Korean restaurant workers, who came to the South in 2016 via China. Kim Yong-chol is a close aide of Kim Jong-un and is vice chairman of the ruling Workers Party's central committee.
Zverev, Dimitrov seek breakthroughs at French Open
In the third, the Spaniard kept Djokovic on the baseline to lead 3-1 but the 12th seed broke back via a superb drop shot. He also had to save a match point in the 11th game of the decider before breaking to punch his ticket for the final 16.
Bill Clinton: I dont owe Lewinsky an apology
Because of her allegations, the #MeToo movement began and men in the industry began dropping like flies. As for Gillibrand's remarks, Clinton said, "She's living in a different context".
Roseanne Barr Thrown Out After Racist Tweets
I should have known better. "I apologize from the bottom of my heart and hope you can find it in your hearts to forgive me". Meanwhile, executive producer and co-star Sara Gilbert condemned her TV mom's comments.
Vermont offers incentive to move across Connecticut River
To address worker shortages, small towns in MI and OH are also offering financial incentives to people willing to move. Vermont is looking to draw remote workers to The Green Mountain State and is offering an interesting deal to relocate.
Nintendo Switch games shock
But we do expect to fully find out during the online Nintendo Direct presentation scheduled for 5pm BST on Tuesday 12 June. Nintendo has shied away from such games on its consoles in the past, but now appears to be open to the popular games.