US News: Many older women with newly diagnosed breast cancer have difficulty doing daily tasks, and the problem is especially common among black patients, according to a new study. “These findings have implications for cancer treatment decision-making since optimum functional status is a key factor considered in treatment selection,” said study author Cynthia Owusu, an assistant professor of medicine.
Recent findings have implications for cancer treatment decision-making, says Medicine’s Cynthia Owusu
- CWRU receives $2 million for smoking cessation research
- Jackson T. Wright Jr. honored for reducing cardiovascular disease among African-Americans
- CWRU team wins first prize—and $150,000—in health care technology competition
- Biomarker may predict which HER2-negative breast cancer patients will benefit from targeted therapy
- CWRU leads solar power study inspired by field of medicine