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Protein discovery could pave way for new breast cancer therapy

The discovery that the Tyk2 protein helps suppress the growth and metastasis of breast tumors could lead to a possible new target for breast cancer therapy Continue reading “Protein discovery could pave way for new breast cancer therapy” »  More...

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By BioNews On Monday, October 3rd, 2011
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Plausible way to break resistant breast cancer cells identified

A new research, led by an Indian-origin scientist, has claimed that genetically altering breast cancer cells to forcibly activate a heat-shock protein could break the resistance of the cells to drug treatment Continue More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, September 27th, 2011
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This drug can reduce breast cancer recurrence

Zoledronic acid, a group of drugs, tried out on breast cancers among post-menopausal women has shown promising results Continue reading “This drug can reduce breast cancer recurrence” »  More...

By BioNews On Monday, September 26th, 2011
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Drug combo prolongs progression-free survival time in breast cancer

Combining two existing cancer drugs to treat post-menopausal women with advanced breast cancer resistant to hormonal therapy can significantly improve life expectancy without risk of the disease getting worse Continue More...

By BioNews On Monday, September 26th, 2011
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16 new genes that will better predict breast cancer survival identified

Researchers at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Centre have identified 16 new genes, or proteins, all involved in iron metabolism Continue reading “16 new genes that will better predict breast cancer survival identified” More...

By BioNews On Monday, September 26th, 2011
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Tumour make-up changes throughout the course of breast cancer

A Swedish study has found that breast cancer tumours change their hormonal status throughout the course of disease Continue reading “Tumour make-up changes throughout the course of breast cancer” »  More...

By BioNews On Monday, September 26th, 2011
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Aromatase inhibitor letrozole cuts risk of breast cancer relapse post surgery

Scientists have found that aromatase inhibitor letrozole prevents breast cancer recurrences and reduces the risk of death in post-menopausal women with hormone receptor-positive early breast cancer Continue reading More...

By BioNews On Friday, September 23rd, 2011
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Virus that does not cause disease kills human breast cancer cells in lab

A study has found that a non disease causing virus kills human breast cancer cells in the laboratory, creating opportunities for potential new cancer therapies Continue reading “Virus that does not cause disease More...

By BioNews On Thursday, September 22nd, 2011
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Coming soon: Drugs that will stop breast cancer from recurring

A new study has suggested that some novel drugs that are being developed as remedies to other cancers will also be able in future to stop breast cancer from coming back Continue reading “Coming soon: Drugs More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, September 20th, 2011
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Link between stress and breast cancer aggressiveness found

A study has suggested that psychosocial stress could play a role in the etiology of breast cancer aggressiveness, particularly among minority populations Continue reading “Link between stress and breast cancer More...