For post-menopausal women with hormone receptor positive breast cancer, the standard of care has been adjuvant hormone therapy with a group of drugs called Aromatase inhibitors, including Letrozole and Anastrazole. Unfortunately, a side effect of these drugs is compromised bone health that can lead to osteopenia, osteoporosis, and bone fractures.
Elephants can live to be 70 years old, and have 100 times as many cells as humans, but very rarely get cancer. Researchers are looking into what genetic differences may be the cause of this.
From reducing your blood pressure to increasing your self-esteem, combining physical exercise with time outdoors can provide various physical and mental health benefits for you.
Studies have shown that exercise and sleep quality play in important role when it comes to maintaining optimal health. Learn how you can work out to improve your sleep quality this week's Wellness Bulletin.
The use of radiation therapy to treat cancer has been practiced since the early 1900's, and continuing advancements in the field make radiation therapy one of the most effective treatment options for many types of cancer.
Colorectal cancer rates have climbed among Gen Xers and Millennials, according to a study published earlier this year in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute.
Heart failure is a global pandemic and about 5.7 million adults in the United States have experienced it. Here are some dietetic recommendations to limit salt intake and fluids that may help you manage heart failure.
Lifestyle plays an important role when it comes to cancer prevention and researchers have found a link between a high-insulin diet to colorectal cancer recurrence and mortality.
Historically, lung cancer has been a predominantly male disease, but the numbers are changing. In the US, lung cancer rates among men have fallen in recent years, while the number of new diagnosed cases of lung cancer for younger women is rising.
A team of scientists in Norway has confirmed previous research that links breast density with increased breast cancer risk.