Allie Casey | Authors


Affordable Care Act Associated With Shift to Earlier-Stage Cancer Diagnosis

May 18, 2017

More Stage I cancers were diagnosed after the passage of the Affordable Care Act within 5 screenable disease types (colorectal cancer, female breast cancer, cervical cancer, lung cancer, and prostate cancer) than were diagnosed before ACA implementation.

Expert Stresses Importance of Pairing AI Treatment With Preventive Sexual Counseling

March 16, 2017

During a presentation at the 2017 Miami Breast Cancer Conference, Leslie R. Schover, PhD, stressed the importance of preventive sexual counseling in reducing sexual dysfunction resulting from the treatment of breast cancer patients with aromatase inhibitors.

Axillary Lymph Node Dissection Avoidable in Some Breast Cancer Cases

February 16, 2017

An axillary lymph node dissection can be avoided for patients with large, operable tumors in the breast, no clinical signs of cancer in the axillary nodes before being treated with neoadjuvant chemotherapy, and no signs of cancer following a sentinel lymph node biopsy during surgery.