advanced breast cancer

Silencing ‘hedgehog’ molecule halts cancer


June 6th, 2011 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 6 (IANS) Breast cancer cells are known to create the conditions for their own survival by communicating their needs to the healthy cells surrounding them.Now researchers have identified ... Read more...

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Mechanism involved in breast cancer’s spread to bone uncovered


February 4th, 2011 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 4 (ANI): A team of Princeton University scientists has discovered a mechanism involved in breast cancer's spread to bone, which may lead to a new treatment for the disease.Cancer cells ... Read more...

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Now, a disposable device to identify aggressive breast cancers


September 29th, 2010 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 29 (ANI): Scientists have developed a new disposable device based on advances in microfluidics that may help identify advanced breast cancer patients who are candidates for therapy with the drug ... Read more...

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Revolutionary therapy shows promise for breast cancer patients: Lancet


July 6th, 2010 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 6 (ANI): A novel therapy has the potential to slow tumour growth in advanced breast cancer, revealed researchers at Penn State University.Researchers found that the revolutionary therapy, designed to attack ... Read more...

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Sea sponge-based drug offers hope to breast cancer patients


June 8th, 2010 - 11:47 am ICT by ANI
London, June 8 (ANI): Sea sponge-based breast cancer drug could extend lives, it has been claimed.According to results of a final-stage clinical trial into the drug eribulin mesylate, the med could extend ... Read more...

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Fat, insulin resistant women at higher risk of advanced breast cancer diagnosis


July 8th, 2008 - 3:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 8 (ANI): Overweight, insulin resistant women are at a higher risk of being diagnosed with an advanced breast cancer, according to a new study.The study, which was led by ... Read more...

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Weight, elevated insulin increases breast cancer risk


July 8th, 2008 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 8 (IANS) Obese women or those who have high glucose or insulin levels are more likely to be diagnosed with an advanced breast cancer, according to a new study. Researchers ... Read more...

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Bone drug may help prevent breast cancer spread


May 17th, 2008 - 4:35 pm ICT by admin
Washington , May 17 (ANI): Bone drug, zoledronic acid, may help in preventing the spread of cancer in women with locally advanced breast cancer, says a new study at Washington University ... Read more...

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BMI may predict advanced, aggressive breast cancers


March 15th, 2008 - 12:57 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Mar 15 (ANI): According to a new research, Body Mass Index (BMI), the measure of a person's fat based on their height and weight, may be an effective prognostic tool ... Read more...

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Breast cancer more aggressive among obese women


March 14th, 2008 - 6:02 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Mar 14 (ANI): A new study has found that breast cancer can turn out to be more aggressive among obese women.The study, led by Dr Massimo Cristofanilli, associate professor of ... Read more...

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Obese women tend to develop more aggressive breast cancers


March 14th, 2008 - 3:50 pm ICT by admin
Washington, March 14 (IANS) Overweight and obese women tend to develop more aggressive breast cancers with lower survival rates, according to a report in the latest issue of Clinical Cancer Research. "The ... Read more...

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Psychological support is vital for metastatic breast cancer patients: Study


December 17th, 2007 - 1:30 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Dec 17 (ANI): Women suffering from advanced or metastatic breast cancer (MBC) need as much psychological support as they do information regarding disease and treatment, reveals a new survey.The survey ... Read more...

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Molecular switch behind common breast cancer identified


November 14th, 2007 - 10:20 am ICT by admin
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Sunlight exposure may halve advanced breast cancer risk


November 14th, 2007 - 2:29 am ICT by admin
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