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Stop the growth: Researchers take aim at cancer metastasis
Scientists in the lab of LSI faculty member John Tesmer focused on an enzyme known as P-Rex1, which has been strongly linked to cancer progression and metastasis in breast, prostate and skin cancer--making it an attractive target for new drugs. [...]
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Woman backs efforts to raise £1m for breast cancer research
A woman treated for breast cancer is backing a campaign to raise £1m towards vital research. Sue Stannard. Sue Stannard is supporting The University of Nottingham's Breast Cancer Research fundraising campaign. Sue, of Caythorpe, Notting-hamshire, was ... [...]
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Rays of Hope Breast Cancer Survivors' Day event held in Springfi – Western …
Breast cancer survivors had a chance to meet one another and share their stories. "This is a great group of women, very courageous fighters out here," said Midje Theulen, a breast cancer survivor. "We've come so far in research and there's new ... [...]
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PHOTOS: Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure
The event is about supporting those in the fight against breast cancer. Copyright 2016 Scripps Media, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. Our own Ashley Brown and Todd Connor were at the ... [...]
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Survivor Named Honorary Race Member
OCEAN CITY — Jennifer Neeb, a three-year breast cancer survivor and long-time Komen Maryland supporter, has been named the Honorary New Balance Team Member for the 5th Annual 2016 Ocean City Race for the Cure on Saturday, April 16. At each ... [...]
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Terminal Mansfield man could have had brain tumour for 10 years
Sandy took part in the Race for Life earlier this year and raised more than £2,280 which she will be donating to the Brain Cancer Trust and wants the money to be used to promote symptom awareness. The most common symptom of a brain tumour is of course ... [...]
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Low Fat Diet Helps Postmenopausal Women Avoid Deadly Breast Cancers
An association between dietary fat intake and breast cancer outcomes was suggested nearly a half-century ago but observational findings have been inconclusive. In order to determine the effects of a low fat dietary pattern on breast cancer, Rowan ... [...]
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Low fat diet helps senior women avoid deadly breast cancers
April 15, 2016 - Older women who stayed on a low fat diet for approximately eight years reduced their risk of death from invasive breast cancers and improved their survival rates when compared with women who had not followed the dietary regimen, ... [...]
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Diabetes causes more deaths than breast cancer, AIDS
The World Health Organisation projects that diabetes will be the seventh leading cause of death in 2030, and current statistics from the International Diabetes Federation of Africa reveals that there were more than 1.56 million cases of diabetes in ... [...]
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Mom with brain cancer forgoes radiation to give her unborn baby a better …
Last Christmas season, Kim Vaillancourt of Tonawanda, New York, felt like she was coming down flu-like symptoms. She could be forgiven if, out of an “abundance of caution,” she went to the doctor. She and her husband, ... Doctors to the Vaillancourts ... [...]
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Five ways to lower breast cancer overdiagnosis
Recent recommendations on breast screening from the US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) and the American Cancer Society (ACS) have once again sparked debate about the benefits and harms of breast cancer screening. Much emphasized ... [...]
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Illness to advocacy: Young survivor lends aid after beating cancer
Later, she was putting on lotion while seven months pregnant when she felt a lump in her left breast. “I was a little scared, to be honest,” she says, noting that at age 10, she had seen her 40-year-old mother battle breast cancer. Southers mentioned ... [...]
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