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Better study of which tumours develop into breast cancer
A team looking at the relationship between early breast cancer tumours and more advanced forms of the disease has discovered a potential way to separate patients according to their risk and offer tailored treatment as a result. The most common form of ... [...]
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Astounding' New Cancer Treatment Could Destroy Incurable Tumours
Scientists were able to combat metastases, which is one of the most formidable features of cancer where cancerous cells breakaway from the point of origin to another part of the body, by delivering a standard chemotherapy drug using nanoparticles. The ... [...]
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NHS breast cancer tests miss 3500 tumours a year
... increases their risk of breast cancer. Experts said up to half such cases could be missed via screening. Such women are 18 times more likely to have cancer found after it causes symptoms rather than through routine screening, previous research has ... [...]
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In the news: Breast cancer screening misses one in six tumours
One in three women don't check their breasts regularly for signs and symptoms of breast cancer and getting to know how your breasts look and feel could save more lives. If you examine your breasts regularly and detect a lump, you may find one at an ... [...]
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Breast cancer: New treatment can make tumours 'disappear' in just 11 days …
A trial of the use of two drugs in combination found that tumours were completely cleared in 11 per cent of patients with HER2-positive breast cancer and were reduced to a “minimal” size in a further 17 per cent. Nearly 90 per cent saw a reduction in ... [...]
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New prostate treatment could blast away tumours
'In our study, 93 per cent of men were still free of prostate cancer after five years having had focal HIFU alone.' Currently the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE), which provides guidelines for doctors, sanctions HIFU treatment ... [...]
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New breast cancer treatment claims to cure tumours in just 11 days
A new treatment has reportedly, been successful in eradicating breast cancer tumours in a matter of 11 days. The discovery that was presented at the European Breast Cancer Conference went on to show that two drugs when consumed together, have the ... [...]
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Breast Cancer Tumours 'Disappeared Or Shrunk Significantly' In 11 Days With …
In clinical trials, a combination of the drugs trastuzumab and lapatinib was found to shrink breast tumours - including in women who had stage two breast cancer. The new treatment has been shown to destroy breast cancer tumours as large as 3cm entirely. [...]
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'Ground-breaking potential' for UK breast cancer trial that killed tumours in …
They suggested that the results of the trial, in women with one of the most aggressive forms of breast cancer, could revolutionise future treatment of other types of disease. The combined drug therapy destroyed tumours as large as three centimetres. [...]
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Combination of drugs shrinks breast cancer tumours in just 11 days
The results were reported at the European Breast Cancer Conference in Amsterdam, which means they're yet to be peer-reviewed, but if they hold up to scrutiny, the finding suggests that, for some women, the new treatment could replace the need for ... [...]
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Cancer treatment that promises to 'obliterate' tumours cures ALL mice of the …
British prostate cancer patients are to receive a revolutionary 'seek and destroy' treatment that promises to obliterate tumours. The so-called Trojan-horse therapy hides cancer-killing viruses in the immune system, enabling them to sneak into ... [...]
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