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2012-05-18 11:39:57

Researchers from Baylor College of Medicine have been awarded more than $5 million from Susan G. Komen for the Cure for three new breast cancer research grants, including a prestigious Komen Promise Grant.

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.

2011-08-23 10:25:56

University of Houston (UH) researchers have their sights set on developing possible treatments for breast and colon cancer.

2011-06-03 12:32:48

Patterns of radiation usage in breast conserving therapy for women 70 years and older with stage I breast cancer are changing: more women are opting for radioactive implants and those with estrogen positive tumors are opting out of radiation therapy.

2010-04-21 13:22:54

For women with hormone receptor-positive breast cancers, treatment after initial surgery is straightforward: a daily dose of an anti-hormone drug will block the tumor from fuel needed for growth, and keep the breast cancer at bay.

2009-07-15 08:30:00

Researchers from the Kimmel Cancer Center at Jefferson have identified a protein relationship that may be an ideal treatment target for ER+ breast cancer. The study was reported in the July 15 issue of Cancer Research.

2008-09-05 06:00:05

Agendia, a molecular cancer diagnostics company, has launched TargetPrint, a new diagnostic test that allows physicians to quantitatively determine the gene expression levels of the estrogen receptor, progesterone receptor and human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 in breast cancer tumor biopsies.

2006-04-11 15:10:00

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Advances in chemotherapy are proving a life-saving boon for women whose breast cancer has spread to the lymph nodes but who have tumors that are not fueled by estrogen, a study said on Tuesday.

Word of the Day
  • Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
  • A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).
The word chomage comes into English from French.]