Breast Cancer News

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The journal Cancer Cell has published research led by Dr. Tak Mak mapping the path of discovery to developing a potential anticancer agent.
Current guidelines are more detailed regarding some aspects of treatmentThe German Institute for Quality and Efficiency in Health Care (IQWiG) has published the results of a literature search for...
Family history is 'a bigger risk factor than lifestyle' for some cancers - Medical News Today: http://t.co/xjWZWoBIIz #BreastCancer #health
Breast cancer awareness campaigns stress the importance of "saving the breasts" - but what about saving the heart?
The choice of contralateral prophylactic mastectomy (CPM) by women with breast cancer (BC) diagnosed in one breast has recently increased in the US but may confer only a marginal life expectancy...
Medicare spending on breast cancer screening increased substantially between 2001 and 2009 but the detection rates of early stage tumors were unchanged, according to a new study published July 16 in...
Despite impressive medical strides, cancer remains a leading killer and overwhelming burden to healthcare systems, causing well over a half million fatalities per year with a projected cost of $174...
Researchers at UC Davis, University of Massachusetts and Harvard Medical School have created a combination drug that controls both tumor growth and metastasis.
Ontario spent nearly $110 million dollars between 2006 and 2010 on bonuses to motivate family doctors to screen more of their patients for cancer but these bonuses were associated with little or no...
Circulating tumor cells spread ovarian cancer through the bloodstream, homing in on a sheath of abdominal fatty tissue where it can grow and metastasize to other organs, scientists at The University...
Mother diagnosed with #BreastCancer while pregnant induced 6 days before mastectomy http://t.co/4cUWf84uKd via @MailOnline #health
A gene signature identified using a new approach has the potential to be used in the clinic to predict which patients with estrogen receptor-positive breast cancer will benefit from tamoxifen...
For breast cancer patients, the era of personalized medicine may be just around the corner, thanks to recent advances by USC Stem Cell researcher Min Yu and scientists at Massachusetts General...
A new study shows that a gel form of commonly used cancer drug tamoxifen is just as effective as the oral form and produces fewer side effects.
THC, the element of marijuana that provides the drug's 'high,' could also form the basis of future 'tumor-shrinking' pharmaceuticals, according to new research.
Circulating tumor cells captured with a microchip-based device developed at the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) Center for Engineering in Medicine and the MGH Cancer Center can be cultured to...
New findings from Fox Chase Cancer Center paint a relatively optimistic picture of women's chances of surviving a subset of breast cancers that have spread to the chest wall or skin, but not beyond.
Using an innovative tool that captures heretofore hidden ways that cells are regulated, scientists at Rockefeller University have identified a protein that makes breast cancer cells more likely to...
Selfie-a-day woman documents changing appearance during #BreastCancer Treatment http://t.co/qPH7GHIF1A
The fight against breast cancer is never-ending, but Virginia Tech researchers in the Medical Informatics and Systems Division at the Virginia Bioinformatics Institute have found additional...
Potential new treatment for aggressive #BreastCancer - Medical News Today: http://t.co/pWnmAD63Kx
Researchers at Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) have identified a mechanism of breast cancer cells that leads to chemotherapy resistance in inflammatory breast cancer.
Researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden have headed a study that has provided new knowledge about the EphA2 receptor, which is significant in several forms of cancer.

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