Breast Cancer News

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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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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...
All cancer-causing processes leave a distinct mutational imprint or signature on the genomes of patients.
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...
Subpopulations of breast cancer cells sometimes cooperate to aid tumor growth, according to Penn State College of Medicine researchers, who believe that understanding the relationship between cancer...
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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Added benefit not proven in three further subpopulations because appropriate comparator therapies were not implementedThe antibody-drug conjugate trastuzumab emtansine (trade name: Kadcyla) has...
In an innovative clinical trial led by UC San Francisco, the experimental drug neratinib along with standard chemotherapy was found to be a beneficial treatment for some women with newly diagnosed...
Mutations in the BRCA1 gene are known to increase the risk of breast and ovarian cancer. Now, researchers have uncovered a link between this gene and brain development.
Unique laboratory testing during breast cancer lumpectomies to make sure surgeons remove all cancerous tissue spares patients the need for a repeat lumpectomy in roughly 96 percent of cases at Mayo...
Women who have radiotherapy for breast cancer have a small but significantly increased risk of subsequently developing a primary lung tumour, and now research has shown that this risk increases with...
A recent report from the Canadian National Breast Screening Study (CNBSS) concluded that mammography screening does not reduce deaths from breast cancer.
The drug palbociclib, an inhibitor of cyclin-dependent kinases (CDK) 4 and 6, significantly improved progression-free survival when administered as a first-line treatment in patients with hormone...
Researchers from the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute (UPCI), a partner with UPMC CancerCenter, have found that an agent that inhibits mitochondrial division can overcome tumor cell...

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