Postmenopausal women who receive hormone replacement therapy (HRT) have a higher chance of developing aggressive breast cancer according to a recent study. The study, conducted by the Women’s Health Initiative, further found that said women also have high risk of dying from the disease.
From an ABC News report: Continue reading “Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) Bad Effects: Breast Cancer?”
Abiraterone Life Expectancy: Prostate Cancer Drug Adds Four More Months? Abiraterone, a new anti-prostate cancer drug from Johnson and Johnson, has been found to add “nearly four months” to the lives of men with advanced prostate cancer.
Abiraterone could be made available next year as Johnson and Johnson is reportedly planning to file, at the end of the year, a marketing application for the drug in the United States and Europe.
Reuters reports on the trial which found the supposedly “life-prolonging” effect of Abiraterone: Continue reading “Abiraterone Life Expectancy: Prostate Cancer Drug Adds Four More Months?”