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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


Lung, Breast Cancer Can Be Detected with New Blood Test

Lung, Breast Cancer Can Be Detected with New Blood Test

Researchers from Kansas State University have engineered a simple blood test that can accurately detect the early stages of cancer. In less than an hour, the test can detect breast cancer and non-small cell lung cancer - the most common type of lung cancer - before symptoms like weight loss an... Read More


Breast and Colon Cancer Death Rates Reduced by Exercise

Breast and Colon Cancer Death Rates Reduced by Exercise

Published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute, a new study reveals that physical activity is linked to lower rates of breast and colon cancer deaths. However, there is insufficient evidence to connect physical activity to other forms of cancer. Read More


Expert Commentary: Dr. Tauseef Ahmed, M.D., April 30, 2009

Expert Commentary: Dr. Tauseef Ahmed, M.D., April 30, 2009

I think a better term for the therapies recently reported in Cancer Research would be targeted small molecules. Nanoparticles are formulations of various chemotherapeutic drugs that improve the delivery of chemotherapy. The most commonly used nanoparticle medication is nanoparticle bound pa... Read More



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