Acupuncture for Treating Common Side Effects Associated with Breast Cancer Treatment: A Systematic Review (Original Articles) (Report)

Acupuncture for Treating Common Side Effects Associated with Breast Cancer Treatment: A Systematic Review (Original Articles) (Report)

INTRODUCTION BREAST CANCER IS A LIFE-THREATENING disease that affects approximately 22,460 individuals in Canada each year. (1) Breast cancer is defined as cancer that has a site of origin in tissues of the breast, usually occurring in the ducts or lobules. (1) Medical treatment is known to increase survival rates in women with breast cancer […]

Clinico-Pathologic Manifestations of Iranian Patients with Breast Cancer (Clinical Report)

Clinico-Pathologic Manifestations of Iranian Patients with Breast Cancer (Clinical Report)

Byline: Hamid Attarian – Email: [email protected], Asghar Pirzadeh, Hamid Rezvani, Fatemeh Esfahani, Mahdi Tabarrai and Mojtaba Ghadiani Objective: Breast cancer is the most common malignancy in women and is the second cause of cancer death in female population. The objective was to find out different clinical manifestations and epidemiology of breast cancer among various ethnics […]

Vital Breast Cancer Drugs Highlight Funding Ethics (Izindaba)

Vital Breast Cancer Drugs Highlight Funding Ethics (Izindaba)

The ongoing reluctance to proclaim two breast cancer drugs proven to slow early disease progression and save lives for specific indications has frustrated State medical oncologists anxious to thrash out a speedy solution, especially in the Western Cape. They are in urgent talks with resource-constrained Western Cape and national pharmaceutical coding committees, whom they say […]

Fostering Sound Medical Treatment Decision Making: A Focusing on Treatment Choices for Breast Cancer.

Fostering Sound Medical Treatment Decision Making: A Focusing on Treatment Choices for Breast Cancer.

Abstract Patients receiving a diagnosis of catastrophic illness are expected to choose among treatment options fairly quickly. Brief therapists can facilitate the process of decision making by assisting patients to overcome common deterrents, including 1.) cognitive overload, 2.) failure to fully comprehend treatment options, 3.) inability or refusal to process information in the presence of […]