Tag Archives: Breast

Breast cancer testing guidelines out of date, missing genetic screening

“Unfortunately, insurance companies pay attention to these guidelines,” said Dr. Peter Beitsch, co-author of the study and a cancer surgeon practicing in Texas. Insurance companies and other payers reimburse genetic testing — or not — based on the guidelines. The result: Patients without genetic test results might not receive the appropriate treatment for their cancer,… Read More »

Halaven maker Eisai launches metastatic breast cancer story-sharing campaign

Metastatic breast cancer (MBC) can make patients feel isolated, and that’s the feeling Eisai is working to combat with its latest awareness campaign. The Japanese drugmaker has rolled out an initiative dubbed “FurtherMore,” which highlights the real-life stories of advanced breast cancer patients and “celebrates what can be achieved when they get the support they… Read More »