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Diet high in leucine may fuel breast cancer's drug resistance

Added: 19.04.2019 20:21 | 7 views | 0 comments

Researchers have discovered an unexpected relationship between levels of the amino acid leucine (found in beef, chicken, pork and fish and other foods) and the development of tamoxifen resistance in estrogen-receptor positive breast cancer. These findings reveal a potential new strategy for overcoming resistance to endocrine drugs in ER positive breast cancer patients.


Breast cancer: Reducing this amino acid could make drugs more effective

Added: 18.04.2019 17:00 | 4 views | 0 comments

New research in cell cultures and mice reveals a surprising link between the essential amino acid leucine and resistance to tamoxifen in breast cancer.

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Don’t Count on 23andMe to Detect Most Breast Cancer Risks, Study Warns

Added: 16.04.2019 15:27 | 50 views | 0 comments

The DNA testing company, which has 10 million customers, misses nearly 90 percent of people with risky BRCA mutations. It says the criticism is overblown.

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Precise decoding of breast cancer cells creates new option for treatment

Added: 15.04.2019 16:38 | 22 views | 0 comments

Researchers have investigated the varying composition of cancer and immune cells in over one hundred breast tumors. They've found that aggressive tumors are often dominated by a single type of tumor cell. If certain immune cells are present as well, an immune therapy could be successful for a specific group of breast cancer patients.

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