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Breast Cancer

Watseka Family Helps in Cancer Fight
One major show of support on this final day of treatment came courtesy of her nephew Kane. He, along with his friends, painted a breast cancer support ribbon on the hood of his car. Anita had a chance to ride to her final chemotherapy session in the ... [...]
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Chemo mum's blog leads to further cancer diagnoses
A message on her Facebook page said two women in Scotland had found they also had inflammatory breast cancer. Ms Loughlin is now being treated with the cancer-battling drug Herceptin. She discovered she had the rare and aggressive form of breast ... [...]
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Two organisations train nurses for breast health education
This training would professionally equip them with both theory and practical basic oncology skills necessary to educate senior high school (SHS) students about risk factors of breast cancer, prevention strategies, treatment options, and proper ways of ... [...]
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Pancreatic Cancer Deaths Surpass Breast Cancer; It's Time to Wage Hope
Thanks to years of research and advocacy in the breast cancer community, patients have better treatments, earlier detection and screening tools and deaths from the disease are declining. I'm proud of our country for rallying behind breast cancer. But I ... [...]
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Targeted axillary dissection of lymph nodes after chemotherapy improves …
The research, published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, has changed treatment guidelines at the institution for a select group of breast cancer patients with lymph node metastasis, who will now receive Targeted Axillary Dissection (TAD). The TAD ... [...]
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KU startup earns $300K contract to develop cancer-fighting drug technology
HylaPharm, founded in 2010, has received a $300,000 Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) contract to repurpose an existing drug for the treatment of breast cancer. The National Cancer Institute, which is part of the National Institutes of Health ... [...]
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Breast cancer drug could treat type 2 diabetes and obesity, Aberdeen …
A drug used to fight breast cancer could be safe for treating type 2 diabetes and obesity, according to researchers at the University of Aberdeen. The drug, Fenretinide, inhibits the growth of several human cancer cell lines, and has been used in ... [...]
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Drug created to fight cancer 'could treat obesity and diabetes'
A drug designed to battle breast cancer could also be used to treat obesity and diabetes, researchers say. Scientists found that Fenretinide reduced obesity and type-2 diabetes in mice which were fed a high-fat diet. They believe compounds known as ... [...]
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Call on govt not to cut budget for cancer care
Quoting the results of a local study, Ranjit said it showed that 50pc of all deaths due to breast cancer in Malaysia could have been prevented with earlier diagnosis and better treatment. A more recent study called the Asean Costs in Oncology (Action ... [...]
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Health: As women live longer, at what age should mammograms stop? No clear …
18, 2015, Marion Jones, who was treated for breast cancer, poses for picture beside her painting “Street in Provence” at her house in Silver Spring, Md. Lost in the arguing over whether women should begin mammograms at age 40 or 50 or somewhere in ... [...]
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Combination Drug Holds Promise in Breast Cancer Treatment
In a new research by the Perelman School of Medicine of the University of Pennsylvania, the combination of the new breast cancer drug palbociclib with paclitaxel (Taxol) was able to reduce the size of tumors in almost half of the patients who are ... [...]
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Tata Hospital's load decreases as ACTREC gets diagnostic facility
Mumbai : Cancer patients residing in Navi Mumbai, Kharghar and Panvel can now breathe a sigh of relief as Advanced Centre for Treatment Research and Education in Cancer (ACTREC) in association with Tata Memorial Hospital (TMH) will now be providing ... [...]
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