Resources

Resources

2014
  • "Good news for breast cancer patients in Houston area as Tamoxifen is one of the most important drugs used to keep the breast cancer in check and prevent recurrence." - Don Harkey
2015 2016
  • "President Obama’s call for a new national effort against cancer – a “moon shot” – comes at a most opportune time. Cancer research has advanced significantly and now genomic analysis of individuals’ tumors can reveal the specific DNA changes that drive cancer growth."
  • "Hormone-receptor-positive breast cancer (HR+) is the most common subtype of breast cancer, affecting roughly 65 to 75 percent of breast cancer patients. It is one of several subtypes of breast cancer determined by the presence or absence of estrogen and/or progesterone hormone receptors..." - Dana Farber
  • "Do you feel confused, overwhelmed or downright frustrated by the trendy marketing terms used to sell food? You’re not alone! Let’s break down the science, evidence and current recommendations surrounding claims for beef and fish." - Stacy Kennedy, MPH, RD, CSO
  • "Clearly, humanity’s relationship with alcohol stretches back thousands of years, but a long relationship doesn’t necessarily mean a healthy one." - Dana Farber
2014
  • "For many, Christmas is a happy time of observing traditions, enjoying seasonal treats, and spending time with family and friends. But for those of us who have lost a loved one, it can be a deeply lonely time..." - Marie Ennis-O'Connor
2015
  • "Today I spoke on the House Floor to recognize October as Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Breast cancer is a cruel disease. It tears mothers from their children, wives from their husbands and daughters from their parents." - Congressman Tom Emmer
  • "Those of us in the big cites really benefit from advanced cancer care. Outcomes for those afflicted with cancer in rural America are not nearly as good." - Don Harkey
2016
  • "Many people have heard some of these common terms when referring to cancer. Here are some good definitions to help understand what they mean." - Don Harkey
  • "Triple-negative breast cancer is a subtype of breast cancer where cancer cells do not contain estrogen receptor, progesterone receptor, or the HER2 receptor, and therefore test negative for all three. Triple-negative breast cancer affects roughly 15 percent of breast cancer patients and can be somewhat more aggressive than HR-positive or HER2-positive breast cancer."
2015
  • "A new report by the Breast Cancer Fund, 'Working Women and Breast Cancer: State of the Evidence,' reveals more than 20 common jobs that put workers at an increased risk of developing breast cancer in comparison to other occupations."
  • "This much is known: A sedentary lifestyle raises the risk of cancer, while physical activity – even moderate exercise – can reduce the risk..."