Posts Tagged ‘oncology’

The 70-Gene Signature as an Aid to Treatment Decisions in Early Breast Cancer

Posted by • August 24th, 2016

“Your cancer has been successfully removed with surgery, but there may be a role for chemotherapy to protect you in the future.” This message is expressed by oncologists in consulting rooms all over the world. In women with early-stage breast cancer, adjuvant chemotherapy may be offered as an insurance policy against cancer recurrence. Risk of… Read More…

Hodgkin’s Survivors

Posted by • August 13th, 2010

Our latest Current Concepts, Early-Stage Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, comes from Dr. James O. Armitage of the University of Nebraska Medical Center. The treatment of patients with early-stage Hodgkin’s lymphoma is one of the success stories of modern oncology. Today, more than 90% of such patients will survive for at least 5 years after diagnosis. Clinical Pearls • What… Read More…