PodMed – Week of July 25, 2016


child Hand holding breast cancer ribbon pink

This week’s topics include extending therapy in breast cancer, a high fat Mediterranean diet, risks of IVF, and hormone therapy and cognition.

Program notes:

0:57 Continuing aromatase inhibitors
1:58 Extending for five more years
2:54 Most women extend
3:10 Does IVF increase breast cancer risk?
4:12 25,000 women total
5:11 Hormone replacement and cognition
6:11 Some received within six years of menopause
7:12 Slow decline won’t delay
7:24 Unrestricted fats in Mediterranean diet
8:24 Randomized and observational trials
9:57 End

Related blog: https://podblog.blogs.hopkinsmedicine.org/2016/07/22/extending-breast-cancer-therapy/