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High-Risk Women Can Benefit From Medications to Prevent Breast Cancer

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) has issued updated recommendations on the use of medications to reduce the risk of breast cancer. The experts recommend that clinicians should offer preventive medications to women with an elevated risk of developing breast cancer due to factors such as family history or harmful BRCA mutations, but women… Read More »

ACC: BMS, Pfizer's Eliquis tops warfarin in high-risk Afib subgroup

Pfizer and Bristol-Myers Squibb’s next-gen anticoagulant Eliquis has been stealing warfarin market share for years, but that doesn’t mean it’s slowing down. The drug now has new data showing it’s the safer option for a tough-to-treat group of atrial fibrillation patients. The companies pitted Eliquis against Vitamin K antagonists, such as warfarin, in certain Afib… Read More »