Household net worth is a major and overlooked factor in adherence to hormonal therapy among breast cancer patients and partially explains racial disparities in quality of care.
A CUMC study found that the use of generic aromatase inhibitors, which cost considerably less than their brand-name counterparts, increased treatment adherence by 50 percent.
New technology allows scientists to dive into the inner world of cells in everything from cancers to mummies. Learn more at lab’s open house on July 10.
Breast cancer study in mice suggests that radiation therapy to unaffected breast could reduce risk of second cancer.
Radiation exposure from breast cancer treatment is associated with a small risk of developing heart disease later in life, but the risk is now lower than it was 20 years ago.
Isobel Hoevers has co-founded a line of high-end medical ID jewelry that is both functional and fashionable, with a portion of the profits funding research at the Medical Center.