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Latest breast cancers Stories

2012-03-21 14:13:03

Results from one of the longest-running national breast cancer screening programs have shown that it has contributed to a drop in deaths from the disease, that any harm caused by the screening, such as false positives and over-diagnosis, has been limited, and that the costs have been reasonable.

2011-10-17 13:01:41

Researchers at Cleveland Clinic have discovered that a gene – known as an androgen receptor (AR) – is found in both prostate and breast cancers yet has opposite effects on these diseases.

2011-09-21 15:12:35

Medical researchers at the University of Leeds have come a step closer to understanding how to stop breast cancers from coming back.

2011-09-01 15:32:02

It is widely known that mutations in the breast cancer susceptibility 1 (BRCA1) gene significantly increase the chance of developing breast and ovarian cancers, but the mechanisms at play are not fully understood.

2011-06-28 13:13:52

Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center researchers have identified six subtypes of an aggressive and difficult-to-treat form of breast cancer, called "triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC)."

2011-02-23 01:52:57

More women are surviving longer after having early-stage breast cancer, but they are at risk of developing breast cancer again: a recurrence or a new cancer, in either breast.

2011-02-15 14:56:59

Many women who survive breast and gynecologic cancers want medical help for their sexual issues, but most do not get it.


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