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Common cause for breast cancer and heart disease?

Imaging Can Identify Breast Cancer Subtypes, Treatment Response

An optical imaging technique that measures metabolic activity in cancer cells can accurately differentiate breast cancer subtypes, and it can detect responses to treatment...
Common cause for breast cancer and heart disease?

No viral cause for breast cancer and brain tumors

A major study conducted at the Sahlgrenska Academy has now disproved theories of a viral cause for breast cancer and the brain tumour, glioblastoma....

Walking can reduce breast cancer risk

Postmenopausal women who were very active or walked for at least seven hours a week had a reduced risk for breast cancer, according to...

New breast cancer imaging technique could cut down on false positives

A joint BYU-Utah research team is developing a new breast cancer screening technique that has the potential to reduce false positives, and, possibly, minimize...

MRIs may lead to unneeded breast removals

Heavy use of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) may be leading to unnecessary breast removal in older women with breast cancer, according to a study...
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Singapore scientists discover new drug targets for aggressive breast cancer

Scientists at A*STAR’s Genome Institute of Singapore (GIS) led in a study that has identified genes that are potential targets for therapeutic drugs against...

Exercise-estrogen connection may help lower breast cancer risk

Changes in the way the body breaks down estrogen may be one of the ways exercise cuts a woman's breast cancer risk. This according to...

Coffee may help prevent breast cancer returning, study finds

Drinking coffee could decrease the risk of breast cancer recurring in patients taking the widely used drug Tamoxifen, a study at Lund University in...

Study: Low-dose aspirin stymies proliferation of 2 breast cancer lines

Regular use of low-dose aspirin may prevent the progression of breast cancer, according to results of a study by researchers at the Veterans Affairs...

Diamonds could improve effectiveness of breast cancer treatment

Recently, doctors have begun to categorize breast cancers into four main groups according to the genetic makeup of the cancer cells. Which category a...

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