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2010-11-29 18:40:22

Breast cancers that arise sporadically, rather than through inheritance of certain genes, likely start with defects of DNA repair mechanisms that allow environmentally triggered mutations to accumulate.

2010-10-19 21:00:03

Follow-up of about 11 years of participants in the Women's Health Initiative finds that among postmenopausal women, use of estrogen plus progestin is associated with an increased incidence of breast cancers that are more advanced, and with a higher risk of deaths attributable to breast cancer.

2010-10-11 13:13:38

Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine have found how gene expression that may contribute to drug resistance is ramped up in unusual types of breast tumors.

2010-03-15 13:56:07

New study in the Journal of the American College of Surgeons finds US Preventative Services Task Force mammography recommendations could hinder early detection

2010-03-02 09:04:23

A newly identified cancer biomarker could define a new subtype of breast cancer as well as offer a potential way to treat it

2010-01-25 07:11:48

Researchers at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute have discovered a gene activity signature that predicts a high risk of cancer recurrence in certain breast tumors that have been treated with commonly used chemotherapy drugs.

2009-12-23 16:54:52

Genome rearrangements in 24 breast cancers.

2009-06-02 08:25:00

Researchers have identified a gene that is overexpressed in up to 20 percent of breast cancers and that could be blocked in the lab by a currently available blood pressure drug, according to a new study from the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center.

2009-03-12 16:41:00

WASHINGTON, March 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) is launching a unique partnership to reduce illnesses and deaths caused by cervical and breast cancers in the country of Georgia.

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2009-02-21 07:20:00

Research suggests that lifestyle changes and screening have shifted the type of breast cancers women are diagnosed with over the past couple of decades.


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