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Breast Cancer

Study says 'Junk' DNA can help in preventing breast cancer
The findings could be used to understand how other non-coding RNAs function and to develop potential gene therapies to treat cancer, the researchers said. (Read: Eating more fruits & vegetables in adolescence lowers breast cancer risk). The non-coding ... [...]
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Wednesday last day to purchase luminaria for breast cancer awareness
Proceeds from luminaria sales go toward the foundation's Breast Cancer Awareness Fund, which has raised more than $1.6 million toward breast cancer treatment since the fund was first established in 2004. “Those funds come together and are able to make ... [...]
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ITOMIC Publishes First Results from Pan-Omic Triple-Negative Breast Cancer Trial
TNBCs are a subset of breast cancers that lack the conventional markers of breast cancer — HER2, estrogen receptor, and progesterone receptor — making the cancer that much harder to treat since those markers are targets for most chemotherapies. [...]
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Prolific fundraiser who claimed she beat cancer three times 'faked disease'
Ms Dart first took part in a Komen walk in memory of her aunt, who died of breast cancer, in 2006, according to a profile by the WSH. “This time of course my hair has fallen out and I am more fatigued, kind of like I have flu, with cold and hot flashes ... [...]
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One-stop breast clinic commences
Screening saves lives because cancers are diagnosed and treated earlier than they would have been without screening. Breast cancer screening uses a specialist x-ray test called a mammogram to check the breast for signs of cancer. It can detect cancers ... [...]
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NI trust worst in NHS for breaching breast cancer targets
NORTHERN Ireland's biggest health trust has scored the worst ever NHS performance for seeing patients with suspected breast cancer - with less than one in ten women seen within the fortnight target. The Irish News has learned the Belfast Trust's ... [...]
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Radiation overused in elderly breast cancer patients
“Why are we as a nation mostly not following a national guideline on breast cancer treatment?” Chu asked. “This guideline applies to a significant proportion of patients. About 30 percent of new diagnoses of invasive breast cancer are in women 70 and ... [...]
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The Turkish medics fighting against cancer
In Turkey, one out of four female cancer patients suffer from breast cancer. A total of 17,630 women were diagnosed with the disease in 2012, Health Ministry statistics say. According to the American Cancer Society's website, new treatments which could ... [...]
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Breast cancer prevention in VN reaches positive results
... in Ha Noi, HCM City, Hue, Da Nang and Can Tho by the Supportive Fund for Cancer Patients-Bright Future Fund and the Roche Company, nearly 600 doctors from central and district hospitals received training on breast cancer prevention and treatment. [...]
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Free Breast Cancer workshop at Lanka Hospitals
According to World Health Organization (WHO), Breast cancer is the top cancer in women worldwide and is increasing particularly in developing countries where the majority of cases are diagnosed in late stages. However with early detection and treatment ... [...]
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Terminally ill cancer patient attacks Facebook for removing picture of her nipple
Rowena Kincaid, 40, from Cardiff, has secondary stage-four breast cancer and is terminally ill after exhausting all treatment options. She has made a BBC documentary and runs a Facebook page Before I Kick The Bucket , which has more than 10,000 ... [...]
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Healthy cells can reprogramme to become cancerous but the process is reversible
Besides predicting the cancer using these epigenetic signatures found in breast tissue, doctors could work on developing certain intervention or pre-treatments to prevent cancer from developing. The study was conducted on 569 breast tissue samples ... [...]
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