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BTK Bruton Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitors

Over the last five years there has been the development and FDA approval of a class of drugs called BTK, or Bruton's Tyrosine Kinase inhibitors,… Continue Reading

Ovarian Cancer Prevention

Ovarian cancer is the eighth most common cancer among women and ranks fifth in cancer deaths among women. A woman's lifetime risk of getting ovarian… Continue Reading

Your Child Is Diagnosed With Cancer: What do you do?

Make sure your child feels secure and thinks you are confident to take care of this new situation. A young child might not notice your… Continue Reading

Consolidation Therapy For Stage III Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

The standard of care for unresectable stage III NSCLC (large tumor with positive nodes) has been chemo radiotherapy sometimes followed by surgery if the combined… Continue Reading

Low Back Pain

Eighty percent of adults will experience significant low back pain sometime during their lifetime. There are multiple causes of low back pain Muscle strain. The… Continue Reading

The Prone Breast Technique For Breast Cancer Patients

When diagnosed with breast cancer, many women are given the options of preserving their breast, by just removing the cancerous tissue, or having their breast… Continue Reading

Proteasome Inhibitors In Multiple Myeloma

Proteasome inhibitors are medications that target proteasomes inside the cells. Proteasomes digest unneeded or damaged proteins. Proteasome inhibitors block proteasomes inside cells causing a buildup… Continue Reading

New Treatment For Indolent Lymphoma

Obinutuzumab was FDA approved in November 2017 as first line therapy for follicular lymphoma. The monoclonal antibody was first given in combination with chemotherapy then… Continue Reading

Can Breast Reconstruction Be Done After a Lumpectomy?

The treatment of breast cancer continues to evolve. With improved screening, detection of breast cancer occurs at an earlier stage and more women are candidates… Continue Reading

Novel Treatment BRCA Mutated Metastatic Breast Cancer

Up to 10% of breast cancers are caused by inherited mutations BRCA 1 and BRCA 2. BRCA 1 and 2 play a major role in… Continue Reading

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