Dr. Sung-Yun Pai led a study that found children with the immune disorder known as “bubble boy disease” who received stem cell transplants within three-and-a-half months of birth had the highest rates of survival.
In a 2013 study conducted by Shoshana Rosenberg, ScD, women younger than 40 with no increased genetic risk and disease in one breast believed that within five years, 10 out of 100 of them would develop it in the other.
Dr. Suzanne George commented on a study showing that undetected tumors in women having hysterectomies are more common than many experts had thought, a conclusion that is fueling calls to limit or eliminate a particular hysterectomy procedure.
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E. Krop led a study showing that the anti-body drug ado-trastuzumab emtansine
significantly prolonged progression-free survival in patients with progressive
HER2-positive advanced breast cancer.
Eric P. Winer co-chaired an expert panel that developed a clinical practice
guideline on disease management for patients with advanced HER2-positive breast
cancer and brain metastases.
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