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New gene can help detect breast cancer early
The gene GT198, whether mutated by genetics and/or environmental factors, has strong potential as both as a way to diagnose breast cancer early and as a new treatment target, said corresponding author Dr. Lan Ko from the Augusta University. Mutations ... [...]
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Vaccine can help guard against cancer
Cancer can be devastating. That's why breast cancer is the focus of many high-profile awareness and treatment campaigns. Cancer upends lives, sometimes proving fatal. It can require invasive surgeries, expensive chemotherapy and seemingly endless ... [...]
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Town Talk: A fabulous effort at fighting back
It reportedly raised $330,000 for research into breast cancer's particularly threatening triple-negative subtype. Caldwell has been a triple-threat against the ailment that started her fighting back. Still under treatment in 1992, she founded the ... [...]
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Remarkable News: Combination Drugs Can Destroy HER2 Positive Breast Cancer …
In 2016, an estimated 246,660 new cases of invasive breast cancer are expected to be diagnosed in women in the U.S., along with 61,000 new cases of non-invasive (in situ) breast cancer. The treatment option for this type of cancer is usually ... [...]
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Alcohol Triggers Gene That May Increase Risk of Breast Cancer, According to …
Alcohol consumption has been found to be associated with the development of hormone-dependent breast cancers as well as disease progression and recurrence following endocrine treatment. “Alcohol consumption is prevalent among women in the U.S. ... [...]
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Gene Mutation Identified As Early Cause, Indicator Of Breast Cancer
The researchers had already known that the mutated version of GT198 can be found in the early stages of breast and ovarian cancer. What they did not know was that the mutated gene was also present in progenitor cells, which make up the different types ... [...]
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Bra that detects breast cancer created by scientists at National University of …
They developed a prototype for a bra that detects breast cancer. If developed, this could help women get early treatment for breast cancer they may not have noticed otherwise, meaning that a bra could actually save your life. One of the researchers ... [...]
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Neo-Bioscore staging system adds HER2 status for precise prognostic …
A new breast cancer staging system developed by researchers at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center finds that incorporating tumor biology is a critical prognostic indicator for women who undergo neoadjuvant, or pre-surgical, therapy for ... [...]
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Facing breast cancer head-on: Penny Lopez shares her journey
The Morris Plains resident was informed she had Stage 3 cancer in her right breast. Suddenly, she was thrust into a scary and baffling world of oncologists, tests, treatments and enormous bills. “The first thing I thought was, I was going to die ... [...]
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Nanotechnology once again defeats killer cancer
In a mouse study published this week, the nanotechnology-based strategy destroyed a particularly lethal type of breast cancer after it reached the lung, a stage of the disease considered almost untreatable. The team hopes to test the strategy on ... [...]
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New breast cancer staging system emphasizes importance of tumor biology as …
A new breast cancer staging system developed by researchers at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center finds that incorporating tumor biology is a critical prognostic indicator for women who undergo neoadjuvant, or pre-surgical, therapy for ... [...]
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A 55-Year-Old Woman With New Triple-Negative Breast Mass, Less Than 2 cm on …
In general, detectable nodes in medial tumors (especially a tumor in the right breast) and detectable nodes in patients who also have involved axillary nodes may need to be treated, particularly if no heart needs to be in the radiation field. Because ... [...]
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Study: Breast cancer treatment kills tumors in 11 days
They combined two existing cancer drugs in an effort to shrink tumors in HER2-positive breast cancer patients. They found that within 11 days the tumors disappeared in 11 percent of those given the combination therapy. Bobbie Shay Lee is a breast ... [...]
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Tina Deal is facing her Goliaths through the generosity of others and her faith
Faced with the reality of having breast cancer and no health insurance, Deal went on the Susan G. Komen website and researched to find medical facilities in her area that the non-profit organization, through the partnering with local cancer treatment ... [...]
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Amber Marchese's Blog: Why Hearing Two Women's 'Difficult and Emotional …
After surviving breast cancer in 2009, she discovered a lump, which turned out to be cancerous, in her right breast in April. Marchese will share updates on her treatment and how she is coping with this second round of the deadly disease with prayer, ... [...]
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New cancer drug delivery system could be 'transformational'
Any effective treatment of metastatic cancer would represent a huge advance in therapy, currently effective when most tumors are detected when they're still local but ineffective when they've spread to other organs. The five-year survival rate for ... [...]
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