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Triple-negative breast cancer: What you need to know

Added: 04.09.2017 6:00 | 45 views | 0 comments

Triple-negative breast cancer is an aggressive type of cancer that is difficult to treat. Learn about risk factors, how it is diagnosed, and treatments.


Breast cancer charities: How to make an impact

Added: 02.09.2017 9:00 | 55 views | 0 comments

There are many breast cancer charities to donate to, but where will a donation make the most impact? We look at the different breast cancer charities.


Breast reconstruction surgery: Options and what to expect

Added: 02.09.2017 3:00 | 43 views | 0 comments

In this article, we look at the process of breast reconstruction surgery, the reasons for choosing this surgery, alternative options, and recovery outlook.

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Breast ultrasound: Why it is done and what to expect

Added: 01.09.2017 12:00 | 42 views | 0 comments

What is a breast ultrasound and why is a breast ultrasound performed? Learn about what should be expected and how to prepare for the test.


Breast cancer and Mirena IUD: What's the link?

Added: 01.09.2017 9:00 | 49 views | 0 comments

There have been varying reports about the impact of the Mirena contraceptive IUD on causing breast cancer. However, further research is required.


High cholesterol diagnosis tied to lower breast cancer risk

Added: 30.08.2017 10:00 | 10 views | 0 comments

Study of 14 years of data on 1 million people found significantly lower odds of breast cancer and premature death in women diagnosed with high cholesterol.


Breast MRI: What you need to know

Added: 27.08.2017 12:00 | 44 views | 0 comments

Magnetic resonance imaging, or MRI, may be used to identify abnormal tissue and tumors. Learn how to prepare for a breast MRI, the risks, and how it works.


Belly fat protein may cause cancer

Added: 25.08.2017 11:00 | 44 views | 0 comments

A new study in mice explains why excess fat may lead to cancer, suggesting that a protein found in belly fat transforms cells into cancerous cells.

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How decision-making habits influence the breast cancer treatments women consider

Added: 18.08.2017 3:00 | 12 views | 0 comments

Certain values more often led women to weigh double mastectomy.A new study finds that more than half of women with early stage breast cancer considered an aggressive type of surgery to remove...


Could outdoor light exposure at night heighten breast cancer risk?

Added: 17.08.2017 11:00 | 12 views | 0 comments

High exposure to outdoor light during the night may increase women's breast cancer risk, a new study finds, particularly for women who work night shifts.


Cancer drugs that halt tumors can also shrink them

Added: 17.08.2017 10:00 | 44 views | 0 comments

New research reveals how CDK4/6 inhibitors, approved cancer drugs that halt tumors, can also shrink them in some cases by promoting anti-tumor immunity.

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New study reveals late spread of breast cancer and backs key role of early diagnosis

Added: 16.08.2017 3:00 | 11 views | 0 comments

Breast cancer cells that spread to other parts of the body break off and leave the primary tumour at late stages of disease development, scientists from the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute and their...


Fat rats show why breast cancer may be more aggressive in patients with obesity

Added: 09.08.2017 3:00 | 12 views | 0 comments

Women with obesity are more likely to get breast cancer, and a number of studies have provided a reasonable explanation why: after menopause, fat tissue manufactures estrogen, and the estrogen then...


Is an anticancer drug helping cancer to spread?

Added: 08.08.2017 3:00 | 44 views | 0 comments

New research shows how the side effects of the common chemotherapy drug paclitaxel may cause cancer to spread from the breast to the lungs.

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Testing for immune 'hotspots' can predict risk that breast cancer will return

Added: 04.08.2017 3:00 | 13 views | 0 comments

Scientists have developed a new test that can pick out women at high risk of relapsing from breast cancer within 10 years of diagnosis.


Breast-feeding reduces breast cancer risk, says new report

Added: 03.08.2017 10:00 | 46 views | 0 comments

A new report that updates the evidence on breast cancer says that breast-feeding lowers the risk of developing it both before and after the menopause.


Targeted radiotherapy limits side effects of breast cancer treatment

Added: 03.08.2017 9:00 | 13 views | 0 comments

Breast cancer patients who have radiotherapy targeted at the original tumour site experience fewer side effects five years after treatment than those who have whole breast radiotherapy, and their...


New compound boosts treatment for aggressive breast cancer

Added: 03.08.2017 3:00 | 46 views | 0 comments

A new anticancer agent, if given in combination with existing treatment, proves highly effective against triple negative and HER2 positive breast cancers.


Adenocarcinoma: Types, diagnosis, and treatment

Added: 02.08.2017 9:00 | 47 views | 0 comments

Adenocarcinoma is a type of cancer that affects the glands. Learn about the different types of adenocarcinoma, their symptoms, treatments, and outlook.

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Could a turmeric extract help to treat pancreatic cancer?

Added: 01.08.2017 11:00 | 49 views | 0 comments

New research suggests that curcumin - a turmeric compound - may help to overcome resistance to chemotherapy in the treatment of pancreatic cancer.

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