Tag Archives: Breast

Breast cancer: One-dose radiotherapy ‘as effective as full course’

A single targeted dose of radiotherapy could be as effective at treating breast cancer as a full course, a long-term study suggests. Researchers said people who received the shorter treatment were also less likely to die of other cancers and heart disease in the following five years. But cancer specialists have raised concerns about the… Read More »

Lunit’s AI solution for breast cancer detection gets CE certification

Lunit, a medical AI company specializing in developing AI solutions for radiology and oncology, announced that its AI solution for breast cancer, Lunit INSIGHT MMG, has been CE certified. The medical software, which was certified on 26 May, is now commercially available across the European Economic Area.  Lunit INSIGHT MMG was first introduced at the… Read More »

FDA Approves Trodelvy (sacituzumab govitecan-hziy) for Previously-Treated Metastatic Triple Negative Breast Cancer

FDA Approves Trodelvy (sacituzumab govitecan-hziy) for Previously-Treated Metastatic Triple Negative Breast Cancer Print this page Morris Plains, N.J., April 22, 2020 — Immunomedics, Inc. (NASDAQ: IMMU) (“Immunomedics” or the “Company”), a leading biopharmaceutical company in the area of antibody-drug conjugates (ADC), today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Trodelvy™ (sacituzumab govitecan-hziy) for the treatment… Read More »

Breast Milk May Help Shield Infants From Dangerous Viruses

MONDAY, April 20, 2020 — New mothers have long been told that breast milk is best for their baby, and now there’s more evidence that breastfeeding helps protect babies against potentially harmful viruses. With the coronavirus pandemic on everyone’s mind, the new research is especially timely. However, the report did not look specifically at the… Read More »

Breast center marketing pitch via reporter’s live-streamed mammogram was a bad idea

November 5, 2019 Posted By Categories Gary Schwitzer is founder & publisher of HealthNewsReview.org.  He has written many times about breast cancer screening and treatment controversies.  He once produced breast cancer decision-making videos for the Foundation for Informed Medical Decision Making, which was the first funder of HealthNewsReview.org from 2005-2013. Breast Cancer Awareness Month is… Read More »

Theranos redux? Not really. But claim of a ‘simple’ test for breast cancer warrants scrutiny

Once again the lure of a “simple” test has made headlines. This time the catalyst was a news release issued by the UK’s National Cancer Research Institute. Its title: “Simple blood test for early detection of breast cancer.” In fact, no such test exists. As the body of the PR news release acknowledged, it’s an… Read More »