What are the Treatments for Advanced Breast Cancer?

Answer Breast cancer is a life-threatening disease that results from the occurrence of malignant cells forming in the breast tissue, according to the National Cancer Institute. There are a variety of trea... Read More »

Top Q&A For: What are the Treatments for Advanced Breast Cancer

Why is Herceptin used only in advanced breast cancer?

The monoclonal antibody Herceptin (trastuzumab) treats a specific type of breast cancer. Herceptin blocks the action of HER2, a protein that stimulates cancer cell growth. Not all breast cancers ex... Read More »

Has my mother-in-law lied about how advanced her breast cancer is?

Lying is a harsh word! Protecting her family from a cold, hard truth is a better description of her actions. I think it is more than stage 1.. But yes, some women with stage 1 cancer decide to tack... Read More »

What are the treatments for advanced rectal cancer with liver mets?

Advanced rectal cancer frequently spreads to the liver. Treatment for stage 4 rectal cancer with liver metastasis will depend on a number of factors and might include chemotherapy, radiation or sur... Read More »

Natural Herbal Treatments for Dogs With Advanced Lymphoma Cancer?

Typical treatments for canine lymphoma includes surgery, radiation and chemotherapy. These treatments may slow cancer growth and prolong the dog's life--perhaps even up to 18 months. According to v... Read More »