DrugLib.com — Drug Information Portal

Rx drug information, pharmaceutical research, clinical trials, news, and more

Tykerb (Lapatinib) - News

 
 



News related to Tykerb (Lapatinib) and/or conditions it is approved for

Using a model to estimate breast cancer risk in effort to improve prevention
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2016.05.27]
A model developed to estimate the absolute risk of breast cancer suggests that a 30-year-old white woman in the United States has an 11.

Healthy Living May Offset Genetic Breast Cancer Risk
Source: MedicineNet Smoking and Quitting Smoking Specialty [2016.05.27]
Title: Healthy Living May Offset Genetic Breast Cancer Risk
Category: Health News
Created: 5/26/2016 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 5/27/2016 12:00:00 AM

Medical News Today: Breast cancer cells flushed out of hiding
Source: Featured Health News from Medical News Today [2016.05.26]
Breast cancer cells use a key to access bone marrow, where they hide and cause relapse years later. Now, scientists think there may be a way to stop them.

Breast cancer cells flushed out of hiding
Source: Biology / Biochemistry News From Medical News Today [2016.05.26]
Breast cancer cells use a key to access bone marrow, where they hide and cause relapse years later. Now, scientists think there may be a way to stop them.

Breast Cancer: Big Questions Answered?
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines [2016.05.24]
Dr Kathy Miller previews the top ASCO 2016 breast cancer studies, which may provide definitive answers about anthracyclines in HER2-negative BC and optimal duration for adjuvant aromatase inhibitors.
Medscape Oncology

Lab cell study shows that HOXA5 protein acts as tumor suppressor in breast cancer
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2016.05.20]
Many breast cancers are marked by a lack of HOXA5 protein, a gene product known to control cell differentiation and death, and lower levels of the protein correspond to poorer outcomes for patients.

Adolescent diet may impact later-life breast density, breast cancer risk
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2016.05.20]
Breast density is a known risk factor for breast cancer. New research shows that adolescent diet may influence whether breasts become dense in later life.

Fatty Foods During Teen Years May Influence Later Breast Cancer Risk
Source: MedicineNet Cancer Specialty [2016.05.20]
Title: Fatty Foods During Teen Years May Influence Later Breast Cancer Risk
Category: Health News
Created: 5/19/2016 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 5/20/2016 12:00:00 AM

Drug against breast cancer is also highly potent against a frequent form of leukaemia
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2016.05.18]
Cancer cells have an abnormal cell division and survival machinery -- they grow faster than they die.

Breast cancer tumor-initiating cells use mTOR signaling to recruit suppressor cells to promote tumor
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2016.05.17]
Not every breast cancer tumor follows the same path to grow. Some tumors have the assistance of myeloid-derived suppressor cells (MDSCs), a diverse type of immune cell involved in the suppression of...

Breast cancer drug found to reduce seizures
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2016.05.13]
Findings from animal study could lead to improved seizure treatment in humans.

Many Breast Cancer Patients Try Alternative Medicine First: Study
Source: MedicineNet Alternative Medicine Specialty [2016.05.13]
Title: Many Breast Cancer Patients Try Alternative Medicine First: Study
Category: Health News
Created: 5/12/2016 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 5/13/2016 12:00:00 AM

How fruit and alcohol impact breast cancer risk
Source: Alcohol / Addiction / Illegal Drugs News From Medical News Today [2016.05.12]
The lifelong risk of breast cancer seems to be lower among those who eat fruit and vegetables in adolescence and among women who reduce their alcohol intake in the midlife years.

Andrei Goga's UCSF team finds new approaches to eradicate aggressive breast cancers
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2016.05.12]
Conventional chemotherapy generally fails to eradicate aggressive breast cancers due to the early distant metastasis that can occur in these diseases.

Teens Who Eat Lots of Fruit May Lower Their Breast Cancer Risk: Study
Source: MedicineNet Teenagers Specialty [2016.05.12]
Title: Teens Who Eat Lots of Fruit May Lower Their Breast Cancer Risk: Study
Category: Health News
Created: 5/11/2016 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 5/12/2016 12:00:00 AM

Breast cancer detection rates of mammogram readers don't decline over time
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2016.05.10]
A new study has found there is no decline over time in the accuracy of medical staff who analyse mammogram scans for indications of breast cancer.

New research gives deeper understanding of why some breast cancers are hard to treat
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2016.05.10]
Scientists have unearthed crucial new genetic information about how breast cancer develops and the genetic changes which can be linked to survival, according to a Cancer Research UK-funded study...

Could 'Breast Cancer Genes' Play Role in Prostate Cancer, Too?
Source: MedicineNet Prostate Cancer Specialty [2016.05.10]
Title: Could 'Breast Cancer Genes' Play Role in Prostate Cancer, Too?
Category: Health News
Created: 5/9/2016 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 5/10/2016 12:00:00 AM

Scripps Florida scientists pioneer a breakthrough approach to breast cancer treatment
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2016.05.09]
In a development that could lead to a new generation of drugs to precisely treat a range of diseases, scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have for the first...

Snoring, lack of sleep may reduce breast cancer survival
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2016.05.09]
New research finds that women who often snore and have short sleep durations before being diagnosed with breast cancer may be more likely to die from the disease.

New data at ESTRO reinforce alternative to whole breast irradiation for early stage breast cancer patients
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2016.05.04]
Clinical equivalence of partial breast irradiation (PBI) and whole breast irradiation (WBI) has been demonstrated in two key phase III randomized trials: the Groupe Européen de Curiethérapie...

Breast cancer patients upbeat on body changes
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2016.05.03]
BODY image identity varies among women who have undergone treatment for breast cancer with many rejecting mainstream body shape ideals, research shows.

Personalized breast cancer treatment steps closer with gene discovery
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2016.05.03]
Researchers have shed light on which gene mutations and mutational signatures drive breast cancer development, bringing us closer to personalized treatment for the disease.

Two known chemotherapy agents effectively target breast cancer stem cells
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2016.05.03]
Two existing chemotherapy drugs appear to be a powerful pair in targeting errant stem cells that are making breast cancer and enabling its spread and recurrence, scientists report.

Mapping somatic mutations in breast cancer whole genomes
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2016.05.03]
The most comprehensive analysis to date of somatic (acquired) mutations, across whole-genome sequences for breast cancer, is reported in a paper published this week in Nature.

A long-noncoding RNA regulates repair of DNA breaks in triple-negative breast cancer cells
Source: Radiology / Nuclear Medicine News From Medical News Today [2016.04.29]
Findings give 'new insight' into biology of tough-to-treat breast cancer.The discovery of long non-coding RNA (lncRNA) has dramatically changed the understanding of the biology of diseases such...

Breast Cancer
Source: MedicineNet Breast Lumps In Women Specialty [2016.04.25]
Title: Breast Cancer
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/25/2016 12:00:00 AM

Breast Cancer Meds Won't Raise Chances of Heart Attack, Stroke, Study Suggests
Source: MedicineNet Hormone Therapy Specialty [2016.04.22]
Title: Breast Cancer Meds Won't Raise Chances of Heart Attack, Stroke, Study Suggests
Category: Health News
Created: 4/21/2016 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/22/2016 12:00:00 AM

Breast Cancer Gene Might Lower Women's Fertility: Study
Source: MedicineNet Ovarian Cancer Specialty [2016.04.21]
Title: Breast Cancer Gene Might Lower Women's Fertility: Study
Category: Health News
Created: 4/20/2016 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/21/2016 12:00:00 AM

Many Breast Cancer Patients May Not Need Chemo: Study
Source: MedicineNet Hormone Therapy Specialty [2016.04.19]
Title: Many Breast Cancer Patients May Not Need Chemo: Study
Category: Health News
Created: 4/18/2016 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/19/2016 12:00:00 AM

Low-Fat Diets May Help Older Women With Breast Cancer Survive Longer: Study
Source: MedicineNet Menopause Specialty [2016.04.18]
Title: Low-Fat Diets May Help Older Women With Breast Cancer Survive Longer: Study
Category: Health News
Created: 4/15/2016 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/18/2016 12:00:00 AM

Early Stage Breast Cancer Does Need Treatment, Study Finds
Source: MedicineNet Mammogram Specialty [2016.04.18]
Title: Early Stage Breast Cancer Does Need Treatment, Study Finds
Category: Health News
Created: 4/15/2016 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/18/2016 12:00:00 AM

Cartilage protein may contribute to the development of breast cancer
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2016.04.13]
Research from Lund University in Sweden shows that the protein COMP, which mainly exists in cartilage, can also be found in breast cancer tumours in patients with a poor prognosis.

How a metabolic pathway promotes breast cancer metastasis
Source: Statins News From Medical News Today [2016.04.07]
A metabolic pathway that is up-regulated in certain breast cancers promotes the disease's progression by activating a cell signaling protein called Arf6, according to a paper published in the...

Evening Snacking Might Raise Odds for Breast Cancer's Return
Source: MedicineNet glucose Specialty [2016.04.01]
Title: Evening Snacking Might Raise Odds for Breast Cancer's Return
Category: Health News
Created: 3/31/2016 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/1/2016 12:00:00 AM

Acupuncture May Ease Hot Flashes for Breast Cancer Patients
Source: MedicineNet Acupuncture Specialty [2016.03.29]
Title: Acupuncture May Ease Hot Flashes for Breast Cancer Patients
Category: Health News
Created: 3/28/2016 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/29/2016 12:00:00 AM

NIST develops first widely useful measurement standard for breast cancer MRI
Source: MRI / PET / Ultrasound News From Medical News Today [2016.03.28]
Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have developed the first widely useful standard for magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the breast, a method used to...

Pill that 'lights up' breast cancer could lead to more accurate screening
Source: MRI / PET / Ultrasound News From Medical News Today [2016.03.20]
Researchers have developed an oral pill containing a dye that only binds to cancerous tumors and lights up when exposed to near-infrared light.

Male Breast Cancer
Source: MedicineNet Cancer Causes Specialty [2016.02.25]
Title: Male Breast Cancer
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 6/30/2005 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 2/25/2016 12:00:00 AM

What factors affect non-compliance with endocrine therapy among young women with breast cancer?
Source: Compliance News From Medical News Today [2016.02.17]
A new study from Harvard Medical School of young women with hormone receptor-positive (HR+) breast cancer showed that more than half did not believe endocrine therapy was essential, even though it...

Two Drugs Equal in Preventing Early Breast Cancer's Return: Study
Source: MedicineNet tamoxifen Specialty [2015.12.11]
Title: Two Drugs Equal in Preventing Early Breast Cancer's Return: Study
Category: Health News
Created: 12/11/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 12/11/2015 12:00:00 AM

Breast Cancer Drugs Battle Disease's Return
Source: MedicineNet capecitabine Specialty [2015.12.09]
Title: Breast Cancer Drugs Battle Disease's Return
Category: Health News
Created: 12/9/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 12/9/2015 12:00:00 AM

Experts Issue Guidelines on Caring for Breast Cancer Survivors
Source: MedicineNet tamoxifen Specialty [2015.12.08]
Title: Experts Issue Guidelines on Caring for Breast Cancer Survivors
Category: Health News
Created: 12/7/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 12/8/2015 12:00:00 AM

Breast Cancer Prevention
Source: MedicineNet Breast Lumps In Women Specialty [2015.10.21]
Title: Breast Cancer Prevention
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 5/23/1999 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 10/21/2015 12:00:00 AM

Breast Cancer Pictures Slideshow: 10 Things Young Women Should Know
Source: MedicineNet tamoxifen Specialty [2015.09.29]
Title: Breast Cancer Pictures Slideshow: 10 Things Young Women Should Know
Category: Slideshows
Created: 9/29/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 9/29/2015 12:00:00 AM

For Unexplained Infertility, Breast Cancer Drug No Better Than Standard Treatment
Source: MedicineNet letrozole Specialty [2015.09.24]
Title: For Unexplained Infertility, Breast Cancer Drug No Better Than Standard Treatment
Category: Health News
Created: 9/23/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 9/24/2015 12:00:00 AM

Genetic Testing: Families With Breast Cancer
Source: MedicineNet raloxifene Specialty [2015.09.02]
Title: Genetic Testing: Families With Breast Cancer
Category: Doctor's & Expert's views on Symptoms
Created: 6/6/2001 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 9/2/2015 12:00:00 AM

Treatment of Breast Cancer by Stages
Source: MedicineNet letrozole Specialty [2015.08.21]
Title: Treatment of Breast Cancer by Stages
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 8/21/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 8/21/2015 12:00:00 AM

Certain Generic Meds May Help Older Patients With Early Breast Cancer
Source: MedicineNet letrozole Specialty [2015.07.24]
Title: Certain Generic Meds May Help Older Patients With Early Breast Cancer
Category: Health News
Created: 7/23/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 7/24/2015 12:00:00 AM

More Breast Cancer Patients Opting for Lumpectomy: Study
Source: MedicineNet Breast Lumps In Women Specialty [2015.06.18]
Title: More Breast Cancer Patients Opting for Lumpectomy: Study
Category: Health News
Created: 6/17/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/18/2015 12:00:00 AM

New Drug Keeps Common Breast Cancer Under Control Longer: Study
Source: MedicineNet letrozole Specialty [2015.06.01]
Title: New Drug Keeps Common Breast Cancer Under Control Longer: Study
Category: Health News
Created: 5/30/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/1/2015 12:00:00 AM

Chemo for Breast Cancer Erases Woman's Fingerprints
Source: MedicineNet capecitabine Specialty [2015.04.16]
Title: Chemo for Breast Cancer Erases Woman's Fingerprints
Category: Health News
Created: 4/15/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/16/2015 12:00:00 AM

FDA Approves New Breast Cancer Drug
Source: MedicineNet letrozole Specialty [2015.02.05]
Title: FDA Approves New Breast Cancer Drug
Category: Health News
Created: 2/4/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 2/5/2015 12:00:00 AM

Ibrance Approved to Treat Advanced Breast Cancer
Source: MedicineNet letrozole Specialty [2015.02.05]
Title: Ibrance Approved to Treat Advanced Breast Cancer
Category: Health News
Created: 2/4/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 2/5/2015 12:00:00 AM

Breast Cancer Quiz: Test Your Medical IQ
Source: MedicineNet CA 125 Specialty [2015.01.23]
Title: Breast Cancer Quiz: Test Your Medical IQ
Category: MedicineNet Quiz
Created: 10/11/2010 3:00:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 1/23/2015 6:00:08 PM

In patients using drugs to prevent breast cancer recurrence, acupuncture helps cut fatigue, anxiety and depression
Source: Body Aches News From Medical News Today [2014.08.01]
Use of electroacupuncture (EA) - a form of acupuncture where a small electric current is passed between pairs of acupuncture needles - produces significant improvements in fatigue, anxiety and...

Study Questions Use of Less-Invasive Lymph Node Surgery for Breast Cancer
Source: MedicineNet Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy Specialty [2013.10.08]
Title: Study Questions Use of Less-Invasive Lymph Node Surgery for Breast Cancer
Category: Health News
Created: 10/7/2013 2:36:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 10/8/2013 12:00:00 AM

Breast Cancer Pictures Slideshow: A Visual Guide to Breast Cancer
Source: MedicineNet Breast Specialty [2013.06.06]
Title: Breast Cancer Pictures Slideshow: A Visual Guide to Breast Cancer
Category: Slideshows
Created: 9/28/2010 1:12:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 6/6/2013 12:00:00 AM

Racial Disparities Still Seen in Use of Breast Cancer Treatments
Source: MedicineNet Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy Specialty [2012.12.05]
Title: Racial Disparities Still Seen in Use of Breast Cancer Treatments
Category: Health News
Created: 12/5/2012 10:35:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 12/5/2012 12:00:00 AM

Inflammatory Breast Cancer
Source: MedicineNet Breast Specialty [2012.05.09]
Title: Inflammatory Breast Cancer
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 1/31/2005 6:51:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 5/9/2012 12:00:00 AM

Breast Cancer Risk May Rise With High Hormone Levels
Source: MedicineNet estrogens (conjugated) and medroxyprogesterone Specialty [2011.10.21]
Title: Breast Cancer Risk May Rise With High Hormone Levels
Category: Health News
Created: 10/21/2011 10:05:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 10/21/2011 12:00:00 AM

Multivitamins May Cut Breast Cancer Risk
Source: MedicineNet Breast Cancer Questions To Ask The Doctor Specialty [2010.04.20]
Title: Multivitamins May Cut Breast Cancer Risk
Category: Health News
Created: 4/20/2010 10:28:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/20/2010 10:28:31 AM

Freezing Technique May Stop Breast Cancer
Source: MedicineNet Breast Cancer Questions To Ask The Doctor Specialty [2010.03.08]
Title: Freezing Technique May Stop Breast Cancer
Category: Health News
Created: 3/5/2010 2:10:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 3/8/2010

Breast Cancer Patients Often Confused by Genomic Testing
Source: MedicineNet Breast Cancer Questions To Ask The Doctor Specialty [2010.03.08]
Title: Breast Cancer Patients Often Confused by Genomic Testing
Category: Health News
Created: 3/8/2010 9:42:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/8/2010

Common Breast Cancer Traced to Cell Origins
Source: MedicineNet Breast Cancer Questions To Ask The Doctor Specialty [2010.01.22]
Title: Common Breast Cancer Traced to Cell Origins
Category: Health News
Created: 1/21/2010 12:10:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 1/22/2010

Chemotherapy Treatment for Breast Cancer
Source: MedicineNet Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy Specialty [2005.01.31]
Title: Chemotherapy Treatment for Breast Cancer
Category: Procedures and Tests
Created: 1/31/2005 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/31/2005 12:00:00 AM

Radiation Therapy for Breast Cancer
Source: MedicineNet Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy Specialty [2005.01.31]
Title: Radiation Therapy for Breast Cancer
Category: Procedures and Tests
Created: 1/31/2005 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/31/2005 12:00:00 AM

Tamoxifen for breast cancer prevention of little benefit
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology
Only women at very high risk for breast cancer experience a benefit according to a study published in the journal Cancer.

Study outlines therapy for breast cancer with BRCA mutation
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology
Breast cancer with a certain genetic mutation can have breast-sparing surgery but should consider hormonal treatments.

Study finds breast and ovarian cancer may have similar origins
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2016.05.24]
While breast cancer is the most common cause of cancer death in women worldwide, ovarian cancer also is a significant source of mortality as the fifth leading cause of cancer death among women.

Is initiation of chemo affected by complementary, alternative medicine use?
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2016.05.13]
Women with early-stage breast cancer for whom chemotherapy was indicated and who used dietary supplements and multiple types of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) were less likely to...

BRCA gene mutations associated with increased prostate cancer risk
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2016.05.09]
Though predominantly known for their increased associations with breast cancer risk, germline mutations in the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes are also associated with an increased susceptibility to other...

Highly processed carbohydrates impact cancer risk
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2016.04.06]
Highly processed carbohydrate intake is linked with higher rates of prostate cancer, while intake of legumes, fruits and vegetables correlates with lower risk of breast cancer.

Breastfeeding saves lives, boosts economies in rich and poor countries
Source: Nursing / Midwifery News From Medical News Today [2016.01.29]
Every year, 800,000 child deaths, 20,000 breast cancer deaths and $302 billion in costs could be prevented if all countries increased breastfeeding, says a new series of papers.

-- advertisement -- The American Red Cross
 
Home | About Us | Contact Us | Site usage policy | Privacy policy

All Rights reserved - Copyright DrugLib.com, 2006-2015