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The latest breast cancer and reconstruction news from trusted resources all over the web.

Most drugs used to treat lung, breast and pancreatic cancers also promote drug-resistance and ultimately spur tumor growth.
The anxiety that comes with receiving a false-positive mammogram result is only temporary, researchers say, and it actually makes women more likely to undergo screening in future.
An international team led by researchers at UC Davis has shown that the cyclin B1/Cdk1 protein complex, which plays a key role in cell division, also boosts the mitochondrial activity to power that...
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A study of predominantly white women finds a larger waist circumference is associated with higher risk of postmenopausal breast cancer, but not beyond its contribution to BMI.
Hyperthermia therapy may be an additional treatment option for some women with recurrent #BreastCancer - http://t.co/PornJfR9hb #health
A University of Texas at Arlington physicist working to create a luminescent nanoparticle to use in security-related radiation detection may have instead happened upon an advance in photodynamic...
In a recent analysis by the RECIST Working Group published in the European Journal of Cancer, EORTC researchers had explored whether a more refined categorization of tumor response or various aspects...
Scientists have identified the first genetic variant specifically associated with the risk of a difficult-to-diagnose cancer sub-type accounting for around 10-15 per cent of all breast cancer cases.
As many as 10 percent of women with a personal or family history of breast or ovarian cancer have at least one genetic mutation that, if known, would prompt their doctors to recommend changes in...
Researchers have developed a blood test that they say predicts breast cancer recurrence with up to 95% accuracy and effectively monitors patients' response to chemotherapy.
Women with diabetes are 14 per cent less likely to be screened for breast cancer compared to women without diabetes, according to a study by researchers at the Institute for Clinical Evaluative...
A tumor-suppressing protein acts as a dimmer switch to dial down gene expression.
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All cancer-causing processes leave a distinct mutational imprint or signature on the genomes of patients.
The BioZorb™ three-dimensional surgical marker improved the ability of radiation oncologists to target radiation treatment for breast cancer, according to a scientific presentation at the...
In 10% of human tumors there is a family history of hereditary disease associated with mutations in identified genes.
Most breast cancers are treated by blocking their addictions, for example depriving estrogen-fueled tumors of estrogen. But what about breast cancers without these hormonal addictions?

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High total and saturated fat intake were associated with greater risk of estrogen receptor- and progesterone receptor-positive (ER+PR+) breast cancer (BC), and human epidermal growth factor 2...
A unique population of microbes in the female breast may lay the groundwork for understanding how this bacterial community contributes to health and disease, according to a new study out of Western...

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