News tagged ‘Prevention’ clear
- A new study suggests that women should be taking the breast cancer drug tamoxifen for twice as long as is now customary. Dr. Eric P. Winer said that even women who completed their five years of tamoxifen months or years ago might consider starting on the drug again. Dr. Judy Garber added that while many women don't feel well while taking hormone therapies like tamoxifen, they consider it their safety net.
Tags: BreastCancer, Hormones, Prevention
- Magnolia Contreras is recognized for her work in Boston neighborhoods to raise awareness about cancer, the availability of cancer care services, and the importance of cancer screenings and prevention. (Full article requires a subscription)
Tags: Honors, Prevention
- In an editorial, the Dallas Morning News applauded leadership changes in the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT), which has been under fire for some of its funding decisions. CPRIT appointed Dr. Margaret Kripke as its new chief scientific officer, whom Dr. Edward J. Benz Jr. called a good scientist and "a very good choice."
- Chef Frank McClelland of Boston's four-star restaurant L'Espalier, and this year's honorary chef at Dana-Farber's Chefs Cooking for Hope, shares some ideas for a healthy, romantic dinner.
Tags: Nutrition, Prevention
- A report suggests that aspirin use has the potential to increase pension liabilities by extending life spans. Dr. Charles Fuchs, who wasn't part of the report, said aspirin use may reduce the risk of cancer.
Tags: Prevention, PopulationScience
- Dr. Charles Fuchs explains how aspirin can play a significant role in the fight against cancer.
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