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Neurocognitive performance in breast cancer survivors exposed to adjuvant chemotherapy and tamoxifen.
For example, black women have been shown to be less likely to receive adjuvant chemotherapy (Bhargava and Du 2009; Freedman et al.
The patient received regular examinations by CT scan and cystoscopy and no adjuvant chemotherapy was given.
The RS assay is not required or universally recommended for all breast cancer patients who are considering adjuvant chemotherapy, so the re searchers could not assess whether patients were being adequately tested, they said.
Patient attributes considered for decision-making with regard to adjuvant chemotherapy in early stage HR+,CeHER2- breast cancer patients: Results of the Multidisciplinary Application of Genomics in Clinical Practice (MAGIC) survey," (Abstract P015) will be presented on March 19, 8:00-16:30 GMT, Adjuvant Drug Therapy Session, Poster Area.
6-8] This improvement in outcome may be related to a modern multidisciplinary approach, including potent combinations of neo- adjuvant and adjuvant chemotherapy, radical surgical resection and radiotherapy, and improved supportive care.
Better prognostic tools have been needed to identify both patients with a high probability of relapse and those who would benefit from adjuvant chemotherapy," said Chen.
Trastuzumab plus adjuvant chemotherapy for operable HER2-positive breast cancer.
The patient is currently undergoing adjuvant chemotherapy with single-agent paclitaxel every 3 weeks.
Adjuvant chemotherapy with gemcitabine (or 5-FU) increases the 5-year overall survival rate from 9% to 20%.
Immunochemical test results did not inform treatment, and most women had both radiotherapy and adjuvant chemotherapy after their lumpectomy (2 498/3 247; 76.
Adjuvant chemotherapy, with or without postoperative radiotherapy, in operable non-small-cell lung cancer: Two meta-analyses of individual patient data.
A prospective and retrospective study was carried out on 100 patients of both squamous cell carcinoma and adeno carcinoma of oesophagous in different stages of the disease to study the survival, morbidity and recurrence pattern of operable carcinoma following neo adjuvant chemotherapy and compare the results with historic data of the cases, who underwent surgery alone.
Epirubicin/vinorelbine adjuvant chemotherapy in young women with breast cancer is associated with preservation of menstrual function.
The recommendation of the panel was therefore that adjuvant chemotherapy following liver resection should be considered an option in resected patients, particularly for those patients who did not receive preoperative chemotherapy.