E-Cigarette Use Rises While New Data Points to Heart Health Risks
A new study adds to mounting evidence that the use of electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes), or vaping, has increased in recent years among U.S. adults, with nearly 1 in…
Hormonal therapy has a long-term effect in breast cancer
Researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden have investigated the long-term effect of hormonal therapy in women with the most common types of hormone-sensitive breast cancer. The results, presented…
HER2 positive breast cancer: treatment de-escalation needs to be personalised
De-escalation approaches in the treatment of women with HER2 positive breast cancer need to be personalised, according to Dr Carmen Criscitiello, European Institute of Oncology, Milan, Italy. Her…
Postmenopausal breast cancer: It is sufficient to extend treatment by two years
Standard treatment for postmenopausal breast cancer is to give a hormonal breast cancer drug for 5 years following surgical removal of the tumour.
Single men “less likely” to participate in bowel screening
Single men are significantly less likely to participate in bowel screening tests compared to those who live with a partner, according to a new University of Stirling study.