breast cancer

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According to Breast Cancer Org, nine out of 10 women experience fatigue during breast cancer treatments like surgery, chemotherapy, radiation therapy, hormonal therapy and while taking medications like codeine and morphine.
This is significant, considering breast cancer treatments often leave women in pain, immobilised, tired and depressed.
Lymphoedema is a distressing swelling and incurable condition often overlooked as a possible side effect of breast cancer treatments but is something that many survivors have to live with for the rest of their lives, suffering in silence.
Differences in breast cancer mortality may reflect racial differences in access and response to innovative breast cancer treatments, as well as other biological and non-biological factors, according to the report.
SCIENTISTS in Cardiff have won a pounds 20,000 grant to explore new breast cancer treatments.
Dr Farnie, who gained her PhD at the University of Newcastle and is now based at Manchester University, will investigate why people become resistant to breast cancer treatments, causing the disease to return in around 30% of cases.
These findings underscore the need for simultaneous development of different strategies to improve breast cancer treatments, conclude the researchers.
Breast cancer treatments can cause a reduced quality of life for cancer patients.
Indeed, breast cancer treatments have become not only more targeted, but easier to bear, says Funmi Olopade, MD, a breast cancer specialist and professor of medicine at the University of Chicago Medical Center.
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