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Combining neurologic and blood pressure drugs reduces breast tumor development in mice

Added: 21.02.2020 22:23 | 1 views | 0 comments

Adding a medication used to treat epilepsy, bipolar disorder and migraines to a blood pressure medicine reversed some aspects of breast cancer in the offspring of mice at high risk of the disease because of the high fat diet fed to their mothers during pregnancy. Conversely, this treatment combination increased breast cancer development in the offspring whose mothers had not been fed a high fat diet during pregnancy.

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Testing for immune 'hotspots' can predict risk that breast cancer will return

Added: 20.02.2020 22:22 | 7 views | 0 comments

Scientists have developed a new test that can pick out women at high risk of relapsing from breast cancer within 10 years of diagnosis.

From: www.medicalnewstoday.com

Breast-feeding reduces breast cancer risk, says new report

Added: 20.02.2020 22:22 | 5 views | 0 comments

A new report that updates the evidence on breast cancer says that breast-feeding lowers the risk of developing it both before and after the menopause.

From: www.medicalnewstoday.com

Targeted radiotherapy limits side effects of breast cancer treatment

Added: 20.02.2020 22:22 | 5 views | 0 comments

Breast cancer patients who have radiotherapy targeted at the original tumour site experience fewer side effects five years after treatment than those who have whole breast radiotherapy, and their...

From: www.medicalnewstoday.com

New compound boosts treatment for aggressive breast cancer

Added: 20.02.2020 22:22 | 5 views | 0 comments

A new anticancer agent, if given in combination with existing treatment, proves highly effective against triple negative and HER2 positive breast cancers.

From: www.medicalnewstoday.com

Breast cancer patients can use antiperspirants during radiotherapy

Added: 20.02.2020 22:22 | 7 views | 0 comments

Women undergoing daily radiation therapy for breast cancer are commonly told they should not use antiperspirant for fear that it could cause greater radiation damage to the skin, but a new study from...

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The 10 best breast cancer blogs

Added: 20.02.2020 22:22 | 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.

From: www.medicalnewstoday.com

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

Added: 20.02.2020 22:22 | 14 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...

From: www.medicalnewstoday.com

Artificial intelligence aims to improve breast cancer diagnoses

Added: 18.02.2020 18:43 | 8 views | 0 comments

A recent study found that false positive breast biopsies cost the healthcare system over $2 billion per year. According to the National Cancer Institute, mammograms miss about 20% of breast cancers while one in 10 women receive a false positive result. Jamie Yuccas spoke with researchers at Google and UCLA who have developed an artificial intelligence program to help better diagnose mammograms and biopsies. Dr. Susan Drossman joins "CBS This Morning" to explain the need for the new technology.

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Artificial intelligence aims to improve breast cancer diagnoses

Added: 17.02.2020 13:52 | 11 views | 0 comments

A recent study found that false positive breast biopsies cost the healthcare system over $2 billion per year. According to the National Cancer Institute, mammograms miss about 20% of breast cancers while one in 10 women receive a false positive result. Jamie Yuccas spoke with researchers at Google and UCLA who have developed an artificial intelligence program to help better diagnose mammograms and biopsies. Dr. Susan Grossman joins "CBS This Morning" to explain the need for the new technology.

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