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Secret behind tamoxifen resistance to breast cancer, and way to defeat it identified

Scientists at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) have discovered the molecular basis for tamoxifen resistance to breast cancer and found a potential way to defeat it Continue reading “Secret behind tamoxifen resistance to breast cancer, and way to defeat it identified” »  More...

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By BioNews On Friday, November 11th, 2011
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Protein behind galloping breast cancer spread identified

In a new study, scientists claim to have found a potential target to slow the progression of breast cancer tumours and metastasis Continue reading “Protein behind galloping breast cancer spread identified” More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, November 2nd, 2011
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3 to 6 drinks per week ups risk of breast cancer

A new study has found that low levels of alcohol consumption – 3 to 6 alcoholic drinks per week– could contribute to a small increase in the risk of breast cancer Continue reading “3 to 6 drinks per week More...

By BioNews On Thursday, October 27th, 2011
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Treating breast cancer through nipple offers ‘far fewer adverse effects’

Treating breast cancer by delivering chemotherapy through the nipple is highly effective in animal models of early breast cancer, and has no major side effects in human patients Continue reading “Treating More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, October 25th, 2011
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Rural women more likely to be diagnosed with late-stage breast cancer

Rural women are more likely than women living in cities to be diagnosed with late-stage breast cancer, a new study has revealed Continue reading “Rural women more likely to be diagnosed with late-stage breast More...

By BioNews On Monday, October 24th, 2011
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Spider venom could hold key to treating breast cancer

Venom from funnel-web spiders and tarantulas could be used to kill breast cancer cells, Australian researchers say Continue reading “Spider venom could hold key to treating breast cancer” »  More...

By BioNews On Monday, October 24th, 2011
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Breast cancer survivor’s book a moving tale

A breast cancer survivor has penned a book narrating her innate struggle and eventual triumph Continue reading “Breast cancer survivor’s book a moving tale” »  More...

By BioNews On Friday, October 21st, 2011
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Elevated hormones up risk of breast cancer in post-menopausal women

A new study has found that post-menopausal women with high levels of hormones such as estrogen or testosterone have a higher risk of breast cancer Continue reading “Elevated hormones up risk of breast cancer More...

By BioNews On Friday, October 21st, 2011
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New breast cancer drug ‘more effective’ than current therapy

According to a study, a new breast cancer drug that lowers oestrogen levels is far more effective than the most popular current therapy Continue reading “New breast cancer drug ‘more effective’ than current More...

By BioNews On Thursday, October 20th, 2011
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Now, cheap blood test to predict breast cancer relapse risk

A simple and cheap blood test that can predict which women with the most common type of breast cancer are at risk of the disease returning Continue reading “Now, cheap blood test to predict breast cancer relapse More...