Note-Worthy Breast Cancer Headlines From 2021

While medical headlines have been dominated by COVID-19 over the past couple of years, both cervical, breast, and ovarian cancers remain the top causes of death in women. Some of the new, pivotal research from last year surrounding saving lives in breast cancer include:

  • Certain medications were found to be essential to the prevention of breast cancer
  • Nonhormonal treatments improve sexual dysfunction due to breast cancer
  • Immediate readings of mammograms reduce racial and ethnic disparities

Reference:

Gawel R. 2021’s top stories about breast, cervical and ovarian cancer research. Healio. Published December 29, 2021. Accessed April 28, 2022. https://www.healio.com/news/womens-health-ob-gyn/20211227/2021s-top-stories-about-breast-cervical-and-ovarian-cancer-research

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