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Breast cancer treatment breakthrough after 'milestone' gene discovery
The latest breast cancer research could lead to more personalised care for patients and help further understanding of the causes of the disease, scientists said. A study involving people from around the world has been hailed as giving a more complete ... [...]
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Breast Cancer Gene Might Lower Women's Fertility: Study
The BRCA1 gene mutation, which raises the risk of breast cancer by 80 percent, may be linked to having fewer eggs in the ovaries as a woman ages, the Australian investigators said. But a cause-and-effect relationship was not proven. "Although BRCA1 is ... [...]
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UH Researchers Identify Cancer-causing Gene Linking Alcohol Consumption to …
The findings point, in particular, to the increased risk of breast cancer in women consuming alcohol who are treated with hormone replacement therapy for menopausal symptoms, as well as college-age women who are susceptible to heavy drinking in a ... [...]
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Gene Variant Linked to Severe Cutaneous Reactions with Gout Treatment
Findings from a new study published in Seminars in Arthritis and Rheumatism show significant racial disparities in the risk of gout patients developing a serious, sometimes fatal adverse reaction to urate-lowering drugs. Current treatment for gout ... [...]
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In prostate cancer, “suicide gene therapy” was the hope – West Valley City Latest
American scientists, prostate cancer cells “commit suicide to” provide a new gene therapy with reported increases in survival rates achieved. Results of a long-term clinical trial have shown that combining chemotherapy with a treatment known as ... [...]
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This new gene may 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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New Gene Mutation Identified As Early Indicator, Cause Of Breast Cancer
... in the American Journal of Pathology, the researchers showed that the gene GT198, whether it undergoes mutation via environmental factors and/or genetics, has strong potential as a new treatment target and as a means to diagnose breast cancer early. [...]
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Scientists discover a gene that can 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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This 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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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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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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Alcohol Can Trigger Cancer-Causing Gene, Increase Breast Cancer Risk In Women …
In addition, the study may significantly help women undergoing hormone replacement therapy for menopausal symptoms, as “alcohol can affect the actions of the hormones they take to manage their symptoms.” Why Breast Cancer Among Pregnant Women ... [...]
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Cancer-Causing Gene Triggered By Alcohol May Increase Risk Of Breast Cancer
Researchers said they are hopeful that their findings may help prevent breast cancer. The findings also hold important implications for women who are undergoing hormone replacement therapy for menopausal symptoms since alcohol can disrupt the actions ... [...]
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Alcohol triggers breast cancer-causing gene
According to the team, more than 230,000 women in the US will develop breast cancer this year; it is one of the most common causes of cancer deaths for women. Alcohol consumption is a modifiable risk factor for breast cancer development, and yet an ... [...]
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Cancer-causing gene triggered by alcohol may increase breast cancer risk
"Alcohol consumption is prevalent among women in the U.S. and is a risk factor for breast cancer," said UH cancer biologist Chin-Yo Lin. "Our research shows alcohol enhances the actions of estrogen in driving the growth of breast cancer cells and ... [...]
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