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Male Breast Cancer - 7 Facts to Know

Male Breast Cancer - 7 Facts to Know

Everyone, whether male or female, are born with some breast cells and tissue. Although males do not develop milk-producing breasts, a man's breast cells and tissue are still capable of developing cancer. Even though breast cancer among men is rare, they carry a higher mortality from the disea... Read More


Sleep Found to be a Predictor of Survival for Breast Cancer Patients

Sleep Found to be a Predictor of Survival for Breast Cancer Patients

Sleep efficiency, the ratio of time asleep to time spent in the bed, may be predictive of survival time for women with advanced breast cancer. The study results were published in the journal Sleep. Read More


Animal Study Links Folic Acid to Breast Cancer

Animal Study Links Folic Acid to Breast Cancer

Folic acid is a widely known supplement to a number of women, especially for those who are or intend to become pregnant in the future. However, a recent study indicates that ingesting large amounts of folate - a B vitamin - and its synthetic form, folic acid, might actually boost the risk of d... Read More


Who should be Eligible to Receive Preventive Breast Cancer Medications?

Who should be Eligible to Receive Preventive Breast Cancer Medications?

A new study revealed that genetic variations could be an important indicator of which women are most likely to benefit from tamoxifen or raloxifene in the prevention of breast cancer. The study was published in the journal Cancer Discovery. Read More


Researchers Pinpoint Genetic Causes for Prostate, Breast, and Ovarian Cancer

Researchers Pinpoint Genetic Causes for Prostate, Breast, and Ovarian Cancer

Researchers have identified more than 80 genomes that can raise a person's risk of developing prostate, breast, and ovarian cancers. This is according to a breakthrough study from the University of Cambridge and The Institute of Cancer Research, London. Read More


Breakthrough Breast Cancer Vaccine 100% Effective in Mice: Up Next, Human Trials

Breakthrough Breast Cancer Vaccine 100% Effective in Mice: Up Next, Human Trials

Following 10 years of research, Immunologist Vincent Tuohy and Cleveland Clinic researchers have developed what could very well be the world's first breast cancer vaccine. The vaccine has shown "overwhelmingly favorable results" in mice and could be the first step in stopping a disease that c... Read More


Breast Cancer Patients Should Avoid High-Fat Dairy Products

Breast Cancer Patients Should Avoid High-Fat Dairy Products

Patients struggling with breast cancer should avoid eating high-fat dairy products in order to improve their chances at long-term survival. Conducted by Kaiser Permanente researchers and published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute, this study is one of the first to find a connect... Read More


Better Survival Outcomes In Breast Cancer Patients Following Lumpectomy Rather than Mastectomy

Better Survival Outcomes In Breast Cancer Patients Following Lumpectomy Rather than Mastectomy

Women with small early breast cancers may see better survival outcomes if they have a lumpectomy followed by radiation therapy rather than a mastectomy. This is according to a new analysis to be published in the journal Cancer. Read More


Spectroscopy Could Greatly Aid Breast Cancer Diagnosis

Spectroscopy Could Greatly Aid Breast Cancer Diagnosis

The analysis of small calcium deposits in breast tissue can help determine if a tumor is cancerous or benign, however it is not always easy to make such a diagnosis. Now a team of US researchers believes that a new method employing a special type of spectroscopy to locate calcium deposits duri... Read More


Stem Cell Discovery Explains How a Common Breast Cancer Avoids Treatment

Stem Cell Discovery Explains How a Common Breast Cancer Avoids Treatment

A recent study reveals an unexpected paradox regarding stem cells in breast cancer: one whose discovery could explain how a common breast cancer avoids treatment, thus improving diagnosis and treatment of the disease. U.S. researchers studying breast tumors believed to be HER2-negative, discov... Read More



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