Tag: breast cancer

Femara More Effective Than Tamoxifen at Preventing Breast Cancer’s Return

The breast cancer drug letrozole, marketed as Femara, may be more effective than tamoxifen at preventing the return of breast cancer and improving survival among older women with hormone-sensitive breast cancers, a new study reports. In the study, published online…

Multivitamins Decreased Chance of Breast Cancer Relapse

Multivitamins are linked to a decreased chance of breast cancer relapse or recurrence, according to a study presented at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium in early December. The study found that women afflicted with breast cancer who used multivitamins…

Avastin Should Not be Used for Breast Cancer

The blockbuster drug Avastin no longer be used to treat breast cancer, Federal health authorities recommended. It is saying recent studies failed to show the drug’s original promise to help slow the disease. The Food and Drug Administration’s decision is…