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3D mammography is more effective than 2D one, but we don’t know what it means yet

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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?

Yesterday

“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

6 days ago

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…
Depression, anxiety linked to opioid use in older women with breast cancer

August 27, 2019

Elderly women battling breast cancer who have anxiety, depression or other mental health conditions are more likely to…
Head to Head: Finding New Treatment Targets for Breast Cancer

August 23, 2019

Every year, more than 250,000 women in the U.S. are diagnosed with breast cancer. When detected early, patients…
Artificial intelligence could yield more accurate breast cancer diagnoses

August 12, 2019

Researchers at University of Washington and University of California, Los Angeles, have developed an artificial intelligence system that…
Electromagnetic fields may hinder spread of breast cancer cells

August 9, 2019

Electromagnetic fields might help prevent some breast cancers from spreading to other parts of the body, new research…
Cellular soldiers designed to kill cancer cells that get loose during surgery, stop metastasis

July 26, 2019

Cellular soldiers created using the body’s own defenses can track down and kill escaping cancer cells during surgeries,…
Researchers discover new genetic link to premenopausal breast cancer

July 25, 2019

University of Alberta researchers have discovered a new genetic marker for breast cancer, expanding the list of genetic…
Eisai’s Anticancer Agent Halaven Approved for Treatment of Locally Advanced or Metastatic Breast Cancer in China

July 17, 2019

Eisai has received a New Drug Approval for its in-house developed anticancer agent Halaven (eribulin mesylate) for use…
Annual mammography screenings aren’t the best option for female survivors of some childhood cancers

July 11, 2019

Female survivors of childhood cancers who have been treated with thoracic radiation, such as survivors of Hodgkin’s lymphoma…
Simpler name for cancer genetic syndrome could save lives

July 4, 2019

As medical science links certain genetic mutations with a greater variety of cancers, the names for these risk…
NIH study finds long-term increased risk of cancer death following common treatment for hyperthyroidism

July 4, 2019

Findings from a study of patients who received radioactive iodine (RAI) treatment for hyperthyroidism show an association between…
By Cannibalizing Nearby Stromal Stem Cells, Some Breast Cancer Cells Gain Invasion Advantage

June 26, 2019

It’s a you-are-what-you-eat story starring breast cancer cells. Researchers at the University of Michigan Rogel Cancer Center and U-M College of…
Study: unhealthy gut promotes spread of breast cancer

June 13, 2019

An unhealthy, inflamed gut causes breast cancer to become much more invasive and spread more quickly to other…
Improving breast cancer treatment

June 11, 2019

Oestrogen receptive positive breast cancer can be treated by drugs, such as fulvestrant, that interfere with the action…
DNA nanorobots target HER2-positive breast cancer cells

June 7, 2019

According to the Mayo Clinic, about 20% of breast cancers make abnormally high levels of a protein called…
Physics could answer questions about breast cancer spreading to bones

June 5, 2019

Researchers hope to learn how cancer cells generate enough force to move from a tumor site through the…
Research Provides Insight into Genetic Link to Potential Treatment Response Among BRCA1/2 Breast Cancer Patients

May 31, 2019

New findings from researchers in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania provide clues about immune…
Women perceive the potential benefits of mammograms to be more important than the potential harms

May 9, 2019

In 2009, disagreement in the health community arose following a recommendation from the United States Preventive Services Task…
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