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What Is Stage-Zero Breast Cancer?

Added: 23.07.2017 17:30 | 3 views | 0 comments

And why does no one talk about it?


Genetic predisposition to breast cancer due to non-BRCA mutations in Ashkenazi Jewish women

Added: 20.07.2017 21:40 | 19 views | 0 comments

Genetic mutations in BRCA1 and BRCA2 increase the risk of breast and ovarian cancer in Ashkenazi Jewish women. A new article pexamines the likelihood of carrying another cancer-predisposing mutation in BRCA1, BRCA2 or another breast cancer gene among women of Ashkenazi Jewish ancestry with breast cancer who do not carry one of the founder mutations.

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Molecular changes with age in normal breast tissue are linked to cancer-related changes

Added: 20.07.2017 19:16 | 8 views | 0 comments

New research provides insight into how changes that occur with age may predispose breast tissue cells to becoming cancerous. Specifically, the study demonstrates that regions in the genome where DNA methylation changes occur with age are particularly sensitive to disruption in cancer. This new data provides insight into how certain molecular changes with age in normal breast tissue itself may contribute to breast cancer risk.

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Shedding light on the 'other' breast cancer genes

Added: 20.07.2017 18:10 | 15 views | 0 comments

When Samantha Golkin-Nigliazzo was diagnosed with breast cancer at age 30, she wasn't surprised. Instead, it was the results of her subsequent genetic tests that left her in shock.


The 10 best breast cancer blogs

Added: 20.07.2017 16:00 | 4 views | 0 comments

Medical News Today have found the 10 best breast cancer blogs that offer educational information, inspiration, and support for people with breast cancer.


Radiation prior to surgery reduces risk of secondary tumors in early-stage breast cancer

Added: 20.07.2017 8:00 | 9 views | 0 comments

Moffitt Cancer Center researchers launched a first of its kind study comparing the long-term benefits of radiation therapy in women with breast cancer either before surgery (neoadjuvant) or after...


FDA approves new treatment to reduce the risk of breast cancer returning

Added: 18.07.2017 14:00 | 12 views | 0 comments

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved Nerlynx (neratinib) for the extended adjuvant treatment of early-stage, HER2-positive breast cancer.


Mathematics World Mourns Maryam Mirzakhani, Only Woman to Win Fields Medal

Added: 17.07.2017 19:45 | 9 views | 0 comments

The brilliant Stanford professor, killed by breast cancer at 40, worked with shapes unconstrained by the real world


Radiation prior to surgery reduces risk of secondary tumors in early-stage breast cancer

Added: 17.07.2017 17:30 | 17 views | 0 comments

Patients who have neoadjuvant radiation therapy have a significantly lower risk of developing a second primary tumor at any site, report investigators.

Side effects not a major problem for new class of breast cancer drugs

Added: 17.07.2017 8:00 | 8 views | 0 comments

A ground-breaking new class of oral drugs for treating breast cancer, known as cyclin-dependent kinase (CDK) inhibitors, are generally well-tolerated, with a manageable toxicity profile for most...


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