SMJ Article | Original Article

Cancer Screening Prevalence and Preference among Hospitalized Women With and Without Obesity

Objectives: This study explored the prevalence of nonadherence and preferences for breast cancer (BRC) and colorectal cancer (CRC) screening among hospitalized women with and without obesity who were cancer-free at baseline. In addition, the study evaluated risk factors associated with nonadherence among hospitalized women with obesity. Methods: A prospective interventional...

Posted in: Breast Cancer2

SMJ Article | Original Article

Less Toxic Chemotherapy in Locally Advanced Breast Cancer

Objectives: Preoperative chemotherapy produces tumor shrinkage in most patients with locally advanced breast cancer, including some pathological complete responses (pCRs). We attempted this using a much less toxic sequential regimen, given with concurrent bevacizumab. Methods: Patients with locally advanced breast cancer received 3 intravenous doses each of preoperative sequential liposome...

Posted in: Medical Oncology22 Breast Cancer2
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