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    By: Brittany Lovely From: onclive.com Breast cancer has historically been an immunologically cold disease, but recent and emerging data are carving out a space for several immunotherapies in the treatment paradigm. As the understanding of subtype response to treatment expands, so has exploration into antitumor immune response in patient subpopulations, especially in those with triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC). “When IL-2 ...
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    By: Hillel P. Cohen and Dorothy McCabe From: statnews.com As politicians and policymakers debate effective ways to rein in rising health care costs, biosimilars represent an obvious solution for saving billions of dollars a year. These products offer the same safety and effectiveness as the reference biologics they are designed to match. So why aren’t they being embraced by patients, ...
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    A recent article was posted on healthcentral.com that provided a list of apps that they recommended for managing your breast cancer and included on this list is one that I have written about in the past, the Breast Advocate® app that is FREE to download. I was particularly interested in the criteria used to compile this list and wish to ...
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    By: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center From: newswise.com Commonly known as the breast cancer genes, the BRCA gene family plays a role in repairing damaged DNA. Inherited mutations in the genes BRCA1 or BRCA2 raise the risk of developing breast, ovarian, prostate and other cancers. Led by clinician-researchers at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC), a first-of-its-kind study provided new evidence about the optimal way to ...
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    Source: American Association for Cancer Research From: eurekalert.org Cancer experience affects work performance, career decisions, and personal debt Bottom Line: Young women with breast cancer experienced substantial financial difficulties in the wake of a breast cancer diagnosis, even if they had stable jobs with insurance benefits. Journal in Which the Study was Published: Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, a journal ...
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    SCREENER Description: Our partner has an in-person user-testing opportunity where they will be revealing prototypes of their digital solution and asking for participant’s feedback on features. The ultimate objective is to inform the next phase of design. We will first be looking for patients in the Bay Area but will also consider patients living in Sacramento, Fresno, and Salinas/Monterey. Requirements: ...
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