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Could outdoor light exposure at night heighten breast cancer risk?

Added: 17.08.2017 16:00 | 1 views | 0 comments

High exposure to outdoor light during the night may increase women's breast cancer risk, a new study finds, particularly for women who work night shifts.


New study reveals late spread of breast cancer and backs key role of early diagnosis

Added: 16.08.2017 8:00 | 2 views | 0 comments

Breast cancer cells that spread to other parts of the body break off and leave the primary tumour at late stages of disease development, scientists from the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute and their...


Fat rats show why breast cancer may be more aggressive in patients with obesity

Added: 09.08.2017 8:00 | 2 views | 0 comments

Women with obesity are more likely to get breast cancer, and a number of studies have provided a reasonable explanation why: after menopause, fat tissue manufactures estrogen, and the estrogen then...


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

Added: 04.08.2017 8:00 | 2 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.


Breast-feeding reduces breast cancer risk, says new report

Added: 03.08.2017 15:00 | 2 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.


Targeted radiotherapy limits side effects of breast cancer treatment

Added: 03.08.2017 14:00 | 2 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...


New compound boosts treatment for aggressive breast cancer

Added: 03.08.2017 8:00 | 2 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.


Breast cancer patients can use antiperspirants during radiotherapy

Added: 26.07.2017 8:00 | 0 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...


The 10 best breast cancer blogs

Added: 20.07.2017 16:00 | 0 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 | 0 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...


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