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Extended Research Has Been Done On A Gene Test That Helps Some Breast-Cancer Patients Determine If They Can Safely Forgo Chemo

A gene test used to guide treatment for early-stage breast cancer proved effective in enabling certain women to safely forgo chemotherapy, in a study that illustrates how genomic information is reshaping cancer care. Researchers said the findings provide validation for the test, called Oncotype DX, which is already in use helping women decide whether chemotherapy …

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Health News Flash: New Method Detects Early Breast Cancer Via Urine

Medical researchers have developed an approach for detecting breast cancer by means of urine samples. Prof. Dr. Elmar Stickeler, medical director of Senology at the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and head of the Breast Center at the Medical Center — University of Freiburg, and his team have now developed a urine test capable of …

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