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Latest Risk factors of breast cancer Stories

2011-09-29 09:26:45

A recent, large-scale study on cat intestinal cancer has provided new insight into a common pet disease and its causes; the findings could ultimately benefit humans.

2011-09-26 15:17:32

A drug used to protect bone may extend survival in older breast cancer patients.

2011-09-26 13:15:34

The effects of fruit and vegetable consumption on colorectal cancer (CRC) appear to differ by site of origin.

2011-09-23 11:15:56

Women diagnosed with breast cancer late in life are at greater risk of dying from the disease than younger patients, assuming they survive other age-related conditions.

2011-09-20 13:10:33

Certain cancer signaling pathways that are activated in aggressive cancer can be detected very early, even in precancerous cells, among young African-American women at high risk for breast cancer.

2011-09-19 23:28:46

The overall incidence of breast cancer is generally higher among white women than black women; however, the incidence of a second breast cancer in the opposite breast is higher among black women.

2011-09-13 21:53:44

Phytoestrogens are plant compounds which, in the human body, can attach to the receptors for the female sexual hormone estrogen and which are taken in with our daily diet.

2011-09-01 12:05:13

Breast cancer patients over the age of 60 with early-stage, hormone-responsive small tumors who forego adjuvant endocrine, also called hormonal therapy, are not at an increased risk of mortality compared to women of the same age without breast cancer.


Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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