Breast Cancer
Saturday 21 October, 2017

Two new genetic variants to breast cancer found

In a worldwide study of the DNA of 100,000 women, British scientists have discovered two new genetic variants associated with an increased risk of breast cancer. The team from the Institute of Cancer Research, London, analysed the DNA of around 86,000 women of European, 12,000 of Asian and 2,000 of African ancestries – around half of whom had More...

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Ibrance
By BioNews On Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015
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FDA approves Pfizer’s breast cancer drug

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today granted accelerated approval to Ibrance (palbociclib) to treat advanced (metastatic) breast cancer.  More...

Breast cancer
By BioNews On Friday, January 9th, 2015
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Scientists identify novel breast cancer gene

British researchers have identified a novel gene that is especially active in a difficult-to-treat form of breast cancer  More...

By BioNews On Sunday, January 4th, 2015
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Atypical hyperplasia ups risk of breast cancer

Women with atypical hyperplasia of the breast, a precancerous condition, have a higher risk of developing  More...

By BioNews On Sunday, October 26th, 2014
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Researchers found a promising breast cancer drug to work in combination therapy for Ewing sarcoma

Ewing sarcoma tumors disappeared and did not return in more than 70 percent of mice treated with combination  More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014
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Self-breast exam can do more harm: Expert

A self-breast check campaign launched by The Sun newspaper in Britain to make women aware of breast cancer risks may actually harm women  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, March 27th, 2014
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Eating peach may slow breast cancer growth

Certain compounds in peaches can inhibit the growth of breast cancer cells and their ability to spread, a promising research shows  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, October 11th, 2012
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Man suffers from breast cancer for second time

A man who was cured of breast cancer has been diagnosed with the disease  More...

By ANI On Sunday, September 30th, 2012
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How genetics ups breast cancer risk

Cancer researchers, who studied 44 known genetic variants  More...

By BioNews On Monday, July 9th, 2012
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`Quick fix` for breast cancer set to revolutionize treatment

Breast cancer patients could be escape major surgery thanks to a new 10-minute operation  More...