Tag: ER

Chemotherapy with Aromatase Inhibitors and Breast Cancer

Chemotherapy with Aromatase Inhibitors and Breast Cancer

Hormonal therapy for treatment of breast cancer is the oldest and safest procedure for all phases of this cancer. Clinical studies indicate that hormonal therapies are an important component of adjuvant treatments and it also tends to prevent recurrence of cancer. Adjuvant treatments are therapies given in addition to primary therapy to increase the chance [...]

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Energy Drinks Send Thousands to the ER Each Year

Energy Drinks Send Thousands to the ER Each Year

Report highlights massive increase in ER room visits because of energy drinks over a 4 year period. A new government report indicates that in the period from 2005 until 2009 the number of emergency room visits associated to caffeinated energy drinks rose to over 10 times its starting point. The massive increase noted showed that [...]

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Breastfeeding May Cut Risk of Some Breast Cancers

Breastfeeding May Cut Risk of Some Breast Cancers

There is an aggressive form of breast cancer known as ER-negative. Although rarer than the ER-positive it is much harder to treat successfully. One professional says of ER-negative breast cancer, “It has a worse outlook”. ER-negative means estrogen receptor-negative and ER-positive means estrogen receptor-positive. This means that estrogen is required for the ER-positive cancer to [...]

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