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Could vitamin D lower your risk for breast cancer?

Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine suggest higher levels of vitamin D are associated with decreasing risk of breast cancer. Their...

Gene may predict if further cancer treatments are needed

UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers are developing a new predictive tool that could help patients with breast cancer and certain lung cancers decide whether...

Mechanical Forces Driving Breast Cancer Lead to Key Molecular Discovery

The stiffening of breast tissue in breast-cancer development points to a new way to distinguish a type of breast cancer with a poor prognosis...

Peaches inhibit breast cancer metastasis in mice

Lab tests at Texas A&M AgriLife Research have shown that treatments with peach extract inhibit breast cancer metastasis in mice. AgriLife Research scientists say that...

Hypnosis cuts fatigue in breast cancer patients

Breast cancer patients receiving radiotherapy showed decreased fatigue as a result of cognitive behavioral therapy plus hypnosis (CBTH), according to a study recently published...
Common cause for breast cancer and heart disease?

Quick dose of radiation can prevent cancer in other breast

Survivors of breast cancer have a one in six chance of developing breast cancer in the other breast. But a study conducted in mice, and...

Researchers Link Protein With Breast Cancer’s Spread to the Brain

A cancer-research team at the University of Wisconsin-Madison has identified a protein that may be a major culprit when breast cancer metastasizes to the...

Breast cell survival factor increases breast cancer risk after late pregnancy

The mystery of why the risk of breast cancer goes up in women whose first pregnancies occur after the age of 35 may boil...

Negative BRCA testing may not always imply lowered breast cancer risk

Women who are members of families with BRCA2 mutations but who test negative for the family-specific BRCA2 mutations are still at greater risk for...

High-fat diet during puberty speeds up breast cancer development

New findings show that eating a high-fat diet beginning at puberty speeds up the development of breast cancer and may actually increase the risk...

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