Breast cancer survivors at higher risk for falls

St. Louis, MO, March 4, 2011 — The combined effects of chemotherapy and endocrine therapy may increase the risk of bone fractures in breast cancer survivors. In a study scheduled for publication in the April issue of the Archives of Physical Medic…

Scientists discover cell of origin for childhood muscle cancer

PORTLAND, Ore. — Researchers at Oregon Health & Science University Doernbecher Children’s Hospital have defined the cell of origin for a kind of cancer called sarcoma. In a study published today as the Featured Article in the journal Cancer Cell,…

Do birth control pills cause weight gain? New research says no

PORTLAND, Ore. — According to research conducted at the Oregon National Primate Research Center at Oregon Health & Science University, the commonly held belief that oral contraceptives cause weight gain appears to be false. The results of the stud…

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