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2012-02-09 23:48:12

Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center researchers have again proven that injecting multiwalled carbon nanotubes (MWCNTs) into tumors and heating them with a quick, 30-second laser treatment can kill them. The results of the first effort involving kidney tumors was published in 2009, but now they´ve taken the science and directed it at breast cancer tumors, specifically the tumor initiating cancer stem cells. These stem cells are hard to kill because they don´t divide very often and...

2011-12-08 13:05:24

Hispanic women are more likely to die from breast cancer than non-Hispanic white women, according to research presented at the 2011 CTRC-AACR San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium, held Dec. 6-10, 2011. "This difference may be associated with a tumor phenotype that is less responsive to chemotherapy," said Kathy B. Baumgartner, Ph.D., professor of epidemiology and associate dean for faculty affairs in the School of Public Health and Information Sciences at the University of Louisville in...

New Study Supports Mammography Screening At 40
2011-11-29 09:12:55

Women in their 40s with no family history of breast cancer are just as likely to develop invasive breast cancer as are women with a family history of the disease, according to a study presented today at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). These findings indicate that women in this age group would benefit from annual screening mammography. The breast cancer screening guidelines issued by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force in November 2009 sparked a...

2011-11-07 19:51:44

Implications seen for fastest growing segment of cancer population The survival rates for older women with breast cancer lag behind younger women diagnosed with the disease, indicating that the elder population may be missing out on improvements in treatment and detection, according to new research from the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. The study, published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, is one of the first to identify whether the improvements made in breast...

2011-10-13 11:00:00

iFred launches an innovative new initiative called Project Courage through a joint collaboration with Bright Pink for a Sassy new approach to raising money for breast cancer and providing tools, resources, and prevention tips for at risk young women. Check out one of Bright Pink's VIPink events, lifted up and supported by Mood-lites, in a city near you this October to join in the fun. Annapolis, MD (PRWEB) October 13, 2011 iFred, a nonprofit aimed at shining a positive light on depression,...

2011-10-03 21:47:28

Awareness of male breast cancer is low and most men do not even know they are at risk despite an increase in cases, reveals new research from the University of Leeds. Breast cancer is very much seen as a female disease with around 48,000 diagnoses in women in the UK each year. However around 340 men, equivalent to 30 football teams will be diagnosed with breast cancer each year and around 70 men will die. Funded by Breast Cancer Campaign and Yorkshire Cancer Research, University of...


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