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Garvan researchers have revealed changes to the 3D arrangement of DNA linked to treatment resistance in ER+ breast…
Detailed genetic study provides most comprehensive map of risk to date for breast cancer

January 7, 2020

A major international study of the genetics of breast cancer has identified more than 350 DNA ‘errors’ that…
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75 years later, inventors aim to replace old-style breast-surgery marker

January 6, 2020

Three University of Wisconsin–Madison innovators have invented a better way for surgeons to locate tumors during lumpectomies for…
Breast cancer patients are turning to Instagram for emotional and informational support

January 4, 2020

We always here a lot of bad things about social media. And it can be quite damaging –…
Researchers Predict 10-Year Breast Cancer Recurrence with MRI Scans

December 27, 2019

Diverse diseases like breast cancer can present challenges for clinicians, specifically on a cellular level. While one patient’s…
A new role for a triple-negative breast cancer target

December 20, 2019

Unlike almost every other organ, the mammary gland does not develop until after birth. And it’s unusually dynamic,…
Long-term study finds faster breast cancer radiation treatment as effective as longer course

December 11, 2019

A shorter course of higher-dose radiation treatment to part of the breast is showing promise in women with…
Researchers identify gene behind spread of deadly breast cancer

December 10, 2019

If your DNA is a cookbook, a single gene is a recipe. But it’s a flexible recipe that…
Permanent hair dye and straighteners may increase breast cancer risk

December 5, 2019

Scientists at the National Institutes of Health found that women who use permanent hair dye and chemical hair…
Developing a new AI breast cancer diagnostic tool

December 4, 2019

Scientists are developing a new way to identify the unique chemical ‘fingerprints’ for different types of breast cancers.…
Portable photoacoustic breast imaging system shows promise during initial lab tests

November 28, 2019

A new, portable breast imaging system under development in Buffalo has the potential to better identify breast cancer…
Annual Over Biennial Mammograms Linked to Less Advanced Breast Cancer

November 27, 2019

A new retrospective study addresses the question of how often to screen for breast cancer, suggesting benefits to…
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Arthritis drugs could be repurposed to help prevent breast cancer spreading to the bone, study suggests

November 21, 2019

Drugs commonly used to treat arthritis may help to prevent breast cancer spreading to the bone, where it…
Researchers Halt Spread of Breast Cancer by Blocking Metastasis-Promoting Enzyme

November 15, 2019

Findings in Mice Point to New Approach That May Help Make Some Metastatic Breast Cancers Susceptible to Immunotherapy.…
Approach to Personalizing Treatment of Triple-Negative Breast Cancer Shows Promise in Cell Lines

November 12, 2019

Triple-negative breast cancer is aggressive cancer, one that’s likely to recur and to metastasize. It’s also quite diverse…
New study reveals why breast cancer spreads to the brain

October 24, 2019

USC researchers have determined how cancer cells target certain organs, which could help develop treatments to slow or…
New organelle that helps prevent cancer discovered inside our cells

October 24, 2019

Scientists at the University of Virginia School of Medicine have discovered a strange new organelle inside our cells…
3D mammography is more effective than 2D one, but we don’t know what it means yet

October 22, 2019

Mammography is a well-known word for women. Women over 30 should have mammography done regularly as an early…
Breast Cancer Genetic Testing for All Women?

October 21, 2019

“I have no family history of breast cancer,” says the woman in a public service announcement stressing the importance…
Unique immune cell could help stop breast cancer

October 15, 2019

A unique type of immune cell has been discovered in human breast tissue, and breast cancer patients with…
Metastatic Breast Cancer: What You Should Know

October 10, 2019

What does it mean to have metastatic, or stage 4, breast cancer? A Rogel Cancer Center oncologist explains…
Study: Aggressive Breast Cancers Store Large Amounts of Energy, Which Enables It to Spread

October 7, 2019

The finding suggests a potential target in the metabolism that could slow or prevent breast cancer metastasis. Cancer cells…
Research to focus on small molecule that can help fight breast cancer

October 3, 2019

A biochemist at the University of California, Riverside, has received a grant from the Congressionally Directed Medical Research…
Combining cardio, resistance training best for breast cancer patients, study suggests

September 24, 2019

Despite confirming that benefits of exercise for breast cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy wear off quickly once they stop,…
Onions and garlic may be recipe for reducing breast cancer risk

September 24, 2019

Onions and garlic are key ingredients in sofrito, a condiment that’s a staple of Puerto Rican cuisine. They…
Cancer cells turn to cannibalism to survive chemotherapy

September 20, 2019

Researchers from Tulane University School of Medicine have discovered that some cancer cells survive chemotherapy by eating their…
Sneaky Spread of Breast Cancer

September 13, 2019

Metastasizing breast cancers typically seek out the bones, lung and brain. Brain metastases are especially dangerous; many people…
Menopausal hormone therapy increases breast cancer risk for years

September 2, 2019

An international collaboration, using data from more than 100,000 women with breast cancer from 58 epidemiological studies worldwide,…
Choosing chicken over red meat could reduce the risk of breast cancer

September 2, 2019

Eating red meat, especially in large quantities, is not good for you. In fact, eating a lot of…
Chemical Exposure Web Tool Defines Risks Faced by Millions of California Women

August 27, 2019

A new web tool spells out for the first time the exposures that more than 6.5 million working…
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