Scientists from the University of Edinburgh, Scotland, have identified a new drug that could offer an effective future therapy for breast cancer. While a potential treatment is still a long way off, this discovery could give rise to promising clinical trials.
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Researchers found family history of cancer and presence of genetic mutations can indicate whether breast cancer survivors have a higher risk of developing treatment-related leukemia. Photo by Guschenkova/ Shutterstock
Monday, September 28, 2015
Many women with early-stage breast cancer can skip chemotherapy without hurting their odds of beating the disease — good news from a major study that shows the value of a gene- activity test to gauge each patient's risk. student loansalibaba
Monday, September 14, 2015
In a small new study in Spain, women who consumed a hefty dose of extra-virgin olive oil as part of a Mediterranean diet were less likely to develop breast cancer over the next five years than women eating a low-fat diet. - mediterranean sea med - Previous research has suggested lower overall cancer risk in Mediterranean regions, but it’s been less clear how the diet affects breast cancer risk per se. Now, the new study published today in JAMA Internal Medicine finds that women who eat the famously healthy diet may also benefit when it comes to breast cancer risk, in addition to the many other known benefits, like cardiovascular, metabolic, and perhaps even cognitive and mental health.
Wednesday, June 17, 2015
Women ages 50 to 69 years who attend mammography screening reduce their risk of dying from breast cancer by 40% compared with women who are not screened, according to a major international review of the latest evidence on breast cancer screening. This review was published in the New England Journal of Medicine
Tuesday, May 19, 2015
While it's often suggested that women with dense breasts get ultrasound or other extra screenings after a mammogram, a new study suggests those added tests may only help certain women.
Monday, April 20, 2015
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Dr. Erik Nelson, Dr. Donald McDonnell, and colleagues at Duke University reported the discovery of a cholesterol metabolite that mimics the action of estrogen in the development and spread of breast cancer in the Nov. 28, 2013, issue of the journal Science.