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High Prevalence of CAM Use Among Thyroid Cancer Patients (November 1, 2010)

Among patients with thyroid cancer, use of complementary and alternative medicine is common, with more than 80% reporting use. These results were presented at the 14th International Thyroid Congress. Complementary and alternative medicines are therapies... Continue Reading

Fish Oil Linked to Reduction in Breast Cancer Risk (July 9, 2010)

A recent study suggests that regular use of fish oil supplements may reduce the risk of breast cancer. These findings were published in the journal of Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention.[1] Dietary supplements are a booming business—Americans... Continue Reading

Use of Complementary and Alternative Medicine Common in Pediatric Cancer Patients (April 8, 2010)

Pediatric cancer patients commonly use complementary and alternative medicine (CAM), according to a review article recently published in the journal Pediatrics.[1] The landscape of medicine has been dramatically changing over the past several decades.... Continue Reading

Women&Cancer Magazine Features Paula Zahn on Spring 2008 Cover (March 8, 2009)

Women&Cancer Magazine Features Paula Zahn on Spring 2008 Cover March 17, 2008 Press Contact: Diana Price dprice@omnihealthmedia.com (208) 727-2108, ext. 202 March 17, 2008-Zahn Appears on Women&Cancer cover, Spring 2008 News anchor... Continue Reading

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Combination of Herceptin® with Non–anthracycline-based Chemotherapy Appears to Be Effective (December 15, 2009)

Among women with early, HER2-positive breast cancer, the addition of Herceptin® (trastuzumab) to adjuvant chemotherapy reduces the risk of cancer recurrence and improves survival. Herceptin provides a benefit in combination with either anthracycline-... Continue Reading

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