Health Problems

Adjuvant chemo might not add benefit in breast cancer patients who have excellent response to neoadjuvant chemo

Pathological complete response (pCR) after neoadjuvant (presurgery) chemotherapy was associated with significantly lower recurrence risk and higher overall survival in breast cancer patients, and pCR after neoadjuvant chemotherapy had similar association with improved outcomes among those who received additional chemotherapy following surgery (adjuvant chemotherapy) versus those who did not, according to meta-analyses of data from […]

Family Health

Sea cabbage can be a rescue from a heart attack

Scientists from Denmark conducted a test which demonstrated that regular utilization of seaweed improves the health of the circulation system walls. The chance of cardiac arrest because of such changes is reduced several occasions, experts noted. Within the trials of scientists attended by individuals experiencing issues with the heart. Volunteers were split into two groups, […]

Health Problems

Ibrutinib outperforms chemoimmunotherapy in older patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia

Results from an multi-institutional, phase 3 clinical trial show that older patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) have a significantly lower rate of disease progression if treated with the newer targeted drug, ibrutinib, rather than bendamustine plus rituximab—the regimen previously considered as one of the most effective therapies in this group of patients. The study, […]