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Preventive Surgery Increasingly Popular After Angelina Jolie’s Cancer Treatment Reveal

Preventive Surgery Increasingly Popular After Angelina Jolie’s Cancer Treatment Reveal

SEOUL, Apr. 3 (Korea Bizwire) — An increasing number of breast cancer patients, after discovering a tumor in one of their breasts, are resorting to preventative surgeries to remove both breasts or ovaries to prevent tumors from spreading. Preventive surgeries have been on the rise ever since Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie revealed that she received [...]

TRIO Awarded NATALEE Study, Largest Single Phase III Breast Cancer Clinical Trial in its History

TRIO Awarded NATALEE Study, Largest Single Phase III Breast Cancer Clinical Trial in its History

EDMONTON, Alberta, Jul. 9 (Korea Bizwire) — Translational Research In Oncology (TRIO) today announced a collaboration with Novartis on its upcoming phase III clinical trial of ribociclib with endocrine therapy in the adjuvant treatment of HR-positive, HER2-negative early breast cancer (EBC). The trial will be called NATALEE (New Adjuvant TriAl with LEE). “Ribociclib in combination [...]

Late Childbearing and C-sections Linked to Breast Cancer

Late Childbearing and C-sections Linked to Breast Cancer

SEOUL, March 31 (Korea Bizwire) – A recent study from the Korea University Guro Hospital revealed delayed childbearing and cesarean section delivery increases the risk of breast cancer by 280 percent. The researchers looked at the correlation between the incidence of breast cancer and late childbirth and c-section delivery, and found that mothers who gave birth [...]

Korea-Japan Bio-Venture Making Progress in Atopy and Breast Cancer Treatments

Korea-Japan Bio-Venture Making Progress in Atopy and Breast Cancer Treatments

SEOUL, Sept. 21 (Korea Bizwire) – C&C Research Laboratories (CCRL), a joint pharmaceutical venture between South Korea and Japan, announced Monday that it will finally begin its development processes for atopy and breast cancer medicines.  CCRL was established in 1992 as a 50-50 joint venture between Korea’s JW Pharmaceutical and Chugai Pharmaceutical in Japan. It [...]

Breast Cancer Screening Increases Diagnosis Rate by 36 Percent

Breast Cancer Screening Increases Diagnosis Rate by 36 Percent

SEOUL, July 25 (Korea Bizwire) – According to the National Health Insurance Service’s (NHIS) medical expenses report, the number of patients who were diagnosed with breast cancer in South Korea surged 36 percent from 104,293 in 2011 to 141,379 in 2015. “Early screening apparently improves the diagnosis rate of breast cancer. Even after the recurrence of [...]

From This Day Forward Your Wedding Gown Makes a Difference

From This Day Forward Your Wedding Gown Makes a Difference

SARASOTA, Fla., April 3, 2014 (Korea Bizwire) – Brides Against Breast Cancer™ (BABC) is asking recent brides and bridal  shops and designers to “pay it forward” with a tax-deductible gift to  support cancer patients and their families. “Our new campaign called ‘From this Day Forward’ focuses on  the importance of donating gowns and accessories – [...]