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Omega-3s especially good at inhibiting triple-negative breast cancer

Researchers have found that omega-3 fatty acids and their metabolite products slow or stop the proliferation, or growth in the number of cells, of...

Some incurable BRCA patients respond to new 2-drug combo

A novel combination of two drugs has shown anti-cancer activity in patients who had incurable solid tumors and carried a germline mutation in their...

Promising new approach to halting breast cancer

Doctors currently struggle to determine whether a breast cancer tumor is likely to shift into an aggressive, life-threatening mode—an issue with profound implications for...

Radiation treatment transforms breast cancer cells into cancer stem cells

Breast cancer stem cells are thought to be the sole source of tumor recurrence and are known to be resistant to radiation therapy and...

Moderate red wine drinking may help cut women’s breast cancer risk

Drinking red wine in moderation may reduce one of the risk factors for breast cancer, providing a natural weapon to combat a major cause...

Common root for breast cancer, heart disease?

Women who are at risk for breast cancer may also be at greater risk for heart disease, new research has found. The majority of women...

Vaccine attacks breast cancer in mice

Researchers at Mayo Clinic in Arizona (http://www.mayoclinic.org/arizona/) and the University of Georgia (UGA) have developed a vaccine that dramatically reduces tumors in a mouse...

New test to indicate likely spread or recurrence of breast cancer

A Queensland University of Technology (QUT) PhD student has developed a potential breakthrough test for predicting the likelihood of the spread or return of breast cancer. "While in recent years there have been fantastic advances in the treatment of b...

Why women quit breast cancer drugs early

Why do so many postmenopausal women who are treated for estrogen-sensitive breast cancer quit using drugs that help prevent the disease from recurring? The first study to actually ask the women themselves -- as well as the largest, most sc...

Breast cancer survivors struggle with cognitive problems several years after treatment

A new analysis has found that breast cancer survivors may experience problems with certain mental abilities several years after treatment, regardless of whether they...

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