The drug abemaciclib Verzenio may be a new treatment option for people with the most common type of breast cancer, with new study findings suggesting that it can reduce the risk of the cancer returning. Experts said the findings support routinely offering fertility preservation to patients who want it. Some postmenopausal women with HR-positive, HER2-negative breast cancer may not benefit from chemotherapy and can safely forgo the treatment, according to clinical trial results presented at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium. A heart-related event, like a heart attack, may make breast cancer grow faster, a new study suggests. In mice, heart attacks accelerated breast tumor growth and human studies linked cardiac events with breast cancer recurrence, researchers reported.
Gallery: Moonwalk for breast cancer at London Battersea Station 12 May | Metro UK
Not registered? Register here. Back for its 22 nd anniversary, the disco-themed Moonwalk challenge will see thousands of women and men wearing brightly decorated bras as they walk a Full Marathon The Moonwalk is a fundraising event where participants embark on a marathon-long walk wearing their sparkliest, most colourful bras to raise money for breast cancer awareness causes. Its founder, Nina Barough, had the idea for the night-time race after 25 women who had planned to run the London Marathon for breast cancer did not secure a place. Undeterred, Nina set up her own one-off race on the eve of the London Marathon in , with herself and a group of determined runners setting off at midnight and finishing the route at 7am the next morning.
Marathon-length night-time walk event takes place in London on 12th May to raise money for grants into research and life-improvement for those with cancer. Team Vibs will take on the mile night-time MoonWalk challenge in London this May, raising money for breast cancer charity Walk the Walk. Her incredible approach to her cancer journey had a huge impact on her family and friends. Not only did she show the most amazing courage and strength, she demonstrated how sheer determination and a positive mindset can dramatically influence outcomes, even in the most dire of circumstances. A hugely popular and colourful personality, Vibeke was the dynamic partner and director in PR and communications firm Catalyst for Content, where she worked tirelessly for clients and with media partners across the technology sector.
Breast Cancer Research and Treatment provides the surgeon, radiotherapist, medical oncologist, endocrinologist, epidemiologist, immunologist or cell biologist investigating problems in breast cancer a single forum for communication. The journal creates a "market place" for breast cancer topics which cuts across all the usual lines of disciplines, providing a site for presenting pertinent investigations, and for discussing critical questions relevant to the entire field. It seeks to develop a new focus and new perspectives for all those concerned with breast cancer. Oncology is undoubtedly the most rapidly growing subspecialty in the field of medicine, and breast cancer is one of the most serious problems of oncology.