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Fatty acids can fight cancer spread


April 11th, 2012 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 11 (IANS) Omega-3 agents could potentially block the path of primary cancer tumours, preventing more advanced cancers, according to researchers. Michael Murray, professor of pharmogenetics at the University ... Read more...

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Drug counters bone-damaging effects of breast cancer medication


October 10th, 2011 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 10 (IANS) An osteoporosis drug counteracts the bone damaging side-effects of some breast cancer medications.The study indicates that some breast cancer patients could take zoledronic acid in addition ... Read more...

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Red wine compound can halt breast cancer


October 2nd, 2011 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 2 (IANS) A compound found in red wine and grape skin, known to stave off heart attacks, also halts breast cancer in its tracks.Lab tests have shown that ... Read more...

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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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Parsley could help in breast cancer treatment


May 10th, 2011 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 10 (IANS) Parsley carries a potent compound that can halt breast cancer cells from reproducing, according to researchers.Salman Hyder, professor of biomedical sciences at the University of Missouri ... Read more...

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Normal healthy breast cells can help kill cancer cells


April 14th, 2011 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 14 (ANI): A study has found that normal healthy cells can be a second line of defence against cancer.Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley ... Read more...

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New ‘Nanobody’ agents help identify patients who will benefit from breast cancer drugs


April 12th, 2011 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 12 (ANI): A study has suggested that new "Nanobody" agents can help physicians identify patients most likely to benefit from breast cancer drug therapies.If the compound, called "Nanobody", proves effective ... Read more...

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Potential therapeutic target for breast cancer identified


April 6th, 2011 - 6:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 6 (ANI): Scientists have discovered a protein that alters nutrition of breast cancer cells, which can be a potential therapeutic target in the development of effective therapies for the disease.They ... Read more...

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Social isolation, stress-induced obesity ‘ups breast cancer risk’


April 5th, 2011 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 05 (ANI): Researchers at Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center have found that stress from social isolation, combined with a high-fat diet, increases levels of a brain neurotransmitter - neuropeptide Y, ... Read more...

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New ‘nanodrug’ can attack breast cancer cells from the inside out


March 30th, 2011 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 30 (ANI): Researchers at Cedars-Sinai's Maxine Dunitz Neurosurgical Institute have developed a new nanodrug that breaks down barriers to attack breast cancer cells from the inside out.Unlike other drugs that ... Read more...

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Gene to sabotage breast cancer cells


February 28th, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 28 (IANS) A designer gene delivered directly into breast cancer cells causes these to self-destruct -- thanks to a scientist's pioneering work. Helen McCarthy from Queen's School of Pharmacy, Belfast ... Read more...

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Compound used to control cholesterol may also kill breast cancer


February 23rd, 2011 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 23 (ANI): A new University of Missouri study has found that a compound used to control cholesterol may also kill breast cancer cells.Salman Hyder, the Zalk Endowed Professor in Tumor ... Read more...

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Protein that fuels inflammation in pancreatic and breast tumors identified


February 22nd, 2011 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 22 (ANI): Scientists have identified a protein that drives tumor-promoting inflammation in pancreatic and breast tumors.Inflammatory reactions come in several flavors-Th1 and Th2, for example-each classified according to the proteins, ... Read more...

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Overabundance of protein promotes growth of breast cancer stem cells


February 16th, 2011 - 4:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 16 (ANI): Scientists at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center have said that an essential protein for normal stem cell renewal also promotes the growth of breast cancer ... Read more...

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Red wine compound ‘can give a boost to breast cancer treatment’


February 15th, 2011 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 15 (ANI): Scientists have discovered that resveratrol - a compound found in red wine - when combined with rapamycin can have a tumor-suppressing effect on breast cancer cells that are ... Read more...

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How breast cancer cells dodge immune system and survive


February 2nd, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 2 (ANI): Scientists are one step closer to understanding how breast cancer progresses in real patients.They have discovered a new way breast cancer cells dodge the immune system and promote ... Read more...

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Raspberry extract can beat colon cancer


January 18th, 2011 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 18 (IANS) Raspberry extract has been found to kill stomach and colon cancer cells.Researchers from Clemson University in the US said that 90 percent of these cells were destroyed when ... Read more...

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New way to screen breast cancer cells’ ability to metastasize


January 9th, 2011 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 9 (ANI): Using specific silicon microdevices might provide a new way to screen breast cancer cells' ability to metastasize, says a new research.Cell cytoskeleton refers to the cell's shape and ... Read more...

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New discovery may help fight breast cancer


January 4th, 2011 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 4 (ANI): Scientists have made a new discovery, which may become a new weapon in fight against breast cancer.For the first time, researchers at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center ... Read more...

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Protein that makes tumor cells in breast cancer resistant to treatments


December 15th, 2010 - 6:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 15 (ANI): Scientists have found a protein that makes tumor cells in breast cancer resistant to treatments.Researchers at the Andalusian Institute for Molecular Biology and Regenerative Medicine (CABIMER) and the ... Read more...

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New Imaging technique accurately identifies cancer cells


November 25th, 2010 - 3:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 25 (ANI): An imaging technique that uses laser light to identify cancer cells has been developed by a team of Illinois researchers.The research team demonstrated the novel microscopy technique, called ... Read more...

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Key enzyme that controls growth of breast cancer cells identified


November 19th, 2010 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 19 (ANI): A new study has found that blocking the action of an enzyme called GnT-V could delay the onset and spread of tumours with human breast cancer.When the GnT-V ... Read more...

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Drug used to treat asthma ‘prevents spread of breast cancer’


November 4th, 2010 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 04 (ANI): A new study has shown that a drug commonly used in Japan and Korea to treat asthma can stop the spread of breast cancer cells traditionally resistant to ... Read more...

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‘Gold bullet’ to kill breast cancer cells on the anvil


October 28th, 2010 - 11:55 am ICT by ANI
London, Oct 28 (ANI): Scientists from Baylor College of Medicine, in Houston, Texas, are developing a 'golden bullet' that will destroy breast cancer tumour cells.Used with radiotherapy, the tiny shards of gold ... Read more...

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Evidence of unusual drug-resistant breast tumours found


October 9th, 2010 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 09 (ANI): Scientists have found how gene expression that contributes to drug resistance is ramped up in unusual types of breast tumours.The findings by the researchers at the University of ... Read more...

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New therapeutic target for some breast cancers discovered


October 5th, 2010 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 5 (ANI): Scientists have discovered a new therapeutic target for some breast cancers.A protein that pumps calcium out of cells also moonlights as a signal to get massive quantities of ... Read more...

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Stress before cancer therapy may sabotage treatment


September 22nd, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 22 (ANI): A new research has suggested that patients who experience physical or psychological stress - including rigorous exercise - one or two days before a cancer treatment might be ... Read more...

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Molecule that can starve cancer cells and tumors they produce identified


September 19th, 2010 - 3:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 19 (ANI): A new research has indicated that a molecule - simply called 968 - can starve cancer cells and the tumors they produce.The key to this research is the ... Read more...

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Fat stem cells for breast reconstruction safe when cancer is dormant


September 17th, 2010 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 17 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine has suggested that fat-derived stem cells can be safely used to aid reconstruction of breast tissue after mastectomy as ... Read more...

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Nicotine linked to breast cancer for first time


August 24th, 2010 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 24 (IANS) Nicotine that makes smoking addictive is one of the chemicals in cigarettes that can trigger breast cancer, says new research. The findings could be a big blow to ... Read more...

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How nicotine promotes addiction, breast cancer


August 24th, 2010 - 4:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 24 (ANI): Nicotine binds to a specific receptor in the body to promote nicotine addiction as well as breast cancer, says a new study.Yuan-Soon Ho of the Taipei Medical University, ... Read more...

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Watercress may help fight cancer


August 22nd, 2010 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 22 (IANS) Daily intake of a small portion of watercress could help protect against cancer, a new study says. Southampton University scientists found that volunteers who took 80 grams of ... Read more...

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Indian-origin scientist identifies breast cancer ‘culprit’


August 18th, 2010 - 4:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 18 (ANI): A research team led by an Indian-origin scientist has identified an accomplice in breast cancer - a switch that can set off a cascade of reactions orchestrated by ... Read more...

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Breast cancer cells control multiple genes in response to estrogen


July 20th, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 20 (ANI): Breast cancer cells regulate many genes at once in response to the hormone estrogen, resulting in the silencing of 14 genes at one time.Researchers at The Ohio ... Read more...

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How dietary supplement could block cancer cells


June 30th, 2010 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 30 (ANI): Scientists have found how a substance, which is produced when eating broccoli and Brussels sprouts, can block the proliferation of cancer cells.Researchers at the Ohio State University Comprehensive ... Read more...

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