June 29, 2011 Genentech failed to persuade a single member of the Food and Drug Administration's panel of cancer experts that its blockbuster drug Avastin should keep the agency's seal of approval for treating advanced breast cancer.
June 29, 2011 In a controversial 2008 decision, the FDA gave fast-track approval for Avastin for breast cancer treatment based on a single study. Now, after subsequent research proved disappointing, a panel has recommended that the agency revoke approval, angering patients and the drugmaker.
June 22, 2011 In research on women who had breast augmentation before 2006, 20 to 40 percent of those who got silicone implants for cosmetic reasons had subsequent surgery to deal with problems. The proportion was even higher for women who got implants after treatment for breast cancer.
December 6, 2010 Doctors told the estranged wife of the former senator that further treatment was futile. Family and friends were with her at home.
August 9, 2010 More girls at experiencing early onset puberty at age 7, raising concerns for eventual cancers.
November 23, 2009 I don't really appreciate efforts to relieve me and other women of the "anxiety and breast cancer worry" associated with screening tools, such as clinical breast exams. Even though the proponents of this new regime tout it as a rational response t...