Day: August 1, 2012

Drug combo better for common type of metastatic breast cancer, UCI-led study finds

Postmenopausal women with the most common type of metastatic breast cancer now have a new treatment option that lengthens their lives, according a study led by UCI oncologist Dr. Rita Mehta and conducted by the Southwest Oncology Group.

UC Irvine studies therapy robot’s effect on chemo patients

Oncologists at UC Irvine use Paro therapy robot to learn whether the cuddly mechanical creature lowers stress and improves outcome for cancer patients.