Expert tips, tools and tricks to help you reboot your post-cancer body and rekindle intimacy after cancer treatment
July 29, 2016
| By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service
Cancer treatment can have a profound impact on all aspects of a person's life -- including their sex life. Our experts offer practical tips, tools and tricks to help those who've been through treatment rekindle intimacy after cancer.
Cathy Tangen contributes to international study, finding on again-off again prostate cancer treatment has quality of life benefits, but continuous therapy improves overall survival
June 4, 2012
Many men with metastatic, hormone-sensitive prostate cancer live longer on continuous androgen-deprivation therapy (also known as hormone therapy) than on intermittent therapy, according to a 17-year study led by SWOG (formerly Southwest Oncology Group), a cancer research cooperative group.
SCCA study findings have implications for personalized breast cancer treatment and drug development
Aug. 29, 2011
| By Dean Forbes
For the first time, researchers at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance have demonstrated the feasibility of using serial positron emission tomography (PET) scans, using a special estrogen-containing isotope, to confirm the relative effectiveness of estrogen-blocking and estrogen-depleting therapy in patients with metastatic breast cancer.
Longer-term Women’s Health Initiative follow-up of estrogen therapy users finds reduced risk of breast cancer, decreased heart disease in younger women
April 11, 2011
Strokes and other health problems linked with estrogen pills appear to fade when women quit taking them after menopause, a long-term follow-up study from the landmark Women’s Health Initiative has found. The findings also confirm that concerns about breast cancer and heart attacks are largely unfounded for those who take the hormone for a short period of time to relieve hot flashes and other menopause symptoms.