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Cholesterol byproduct hijacks immune cells, lets breast cancer spread

Added: 18.07.2018 15:21 | 0 views | 0 comments

High cholesterol levels have been associated with breast cancer spreading to other sites in the body, but doctors and researchers don't know the cause for the link. A new study found that the culprit is a byproduct of cholesterol metabolism that acts on specific immune cells so that they facilitate the cancer's spread instead of stopping it.

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Olympic gold medalist Kikkan Randall blown away by support since breast cancer diagnosis

Added: 17.07.2018 18:54 | 6 views | 0 comments

Four months after winning an Olympic gold medal, Kikkan Randall was diagnosed with breast cancer.


Carrie Gracie: fight for equal pay at BBC 'worse than breast cancer'

Added: 17.07.2018 5:30 | 14 views | 0 comments

Carrie Gracie has described her fight for equal pay at the BBC as "worse than breast cancer".

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Breast cancer follow-up imaging varies widely, study finds

Added: 16.07.2018 23:18 | 16 views | 0 comments

Follow-up imaging for women with non-metastatic breast cancer varies widely across the country, according to a new study. Some patients go without the annual mammograms that experts recommend, while others with the same cancer diagnosis receive full-body scans that expose them to significant amounts of radiation and are not recommended by experts.

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Higher body fat linked to lower breast cancer risk in younger women

Added: 16.07.2018 19:20 | 5 views | 0 comments

An analysis has linked higher body mass index, or BMI, to lower breast cancer risk for younger women, even for women within a normal weight range.

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Woman survives metastatic breast cancer thanks to new treatment

Added: 15.07.2018 18:33 | 6 views | 0 comments

A therapy that targets the immune system has had dramatic results in people with four types of cancer in advanced stages that were previously untreatable

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Massive genome havoc in breast cancer is revealed

Added: 13.07.2018 21:18 | 22 views | 0 comments

Researchers using long-read DNA sequencing have made one of the most detailed maps ever of structural variations in a cancer cell's genome. The map reveals about 20,000 structural variations, few of which have been noted before, in just one cell type associated with one form of breast cancer.

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Cross-country skiing-U.S. skier Randall diagnosed with breast cancer

Added: 11.07.2018 22:38 | 17 views | 0 comments

Kikkan Randall, who this year helped the United States win their first Olympic cross-country skiing title, has been diagnosed with breast cancer, the American said on Wednesday.


TOWIE star: 'I bought cannabis oil for my friend'

Added: 11.07.2018 18:27 | 28 views | 0 comments

Former TOWIE star Danielle Armstrong says she bought cannabis oil for her friend who was dying from breast cancer.

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Olympic gold medalist Kikkan Randall diagnosed with breast cancer

Added: 11.07.2018 17:43 | 11 views | 0 comments

In Pyeongchang, Randall and Jessie Diggins became first American female cross country skiers to win an Olympic medal -- and it was gold.


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