breast cancer therapy

New treatment shows promise in the fight against breast cancer


March 30th, 2011 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 30 (ANI): Scientists have come up with a promising treatment to delay the growth and spread of breast cancer tumors.According to researchers, the treatment combines two innovative strategies: blocking the ... Read more...

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Breast cancer treatment lowers sex drive


March 13th, 2011 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 13 (IANS) Treatment of breast cancer in women can have many side effects like lowered sex drive and hair loss. Myra Hunter, clinical psychologist at the Maudsley National ... Read more...

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New potential target for breast cancer therapy identified


December 23rd, 2010 - 6:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 23 (ANI): Researchers have identified a potential target for breast cancer therapy.Overexpression or hyperactivation of ErbB cell-surface receptors drives the growth of many breast cancers. Drugs, like Herceptin, that block ... Read more...

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Breast cancer among pregnant women on rise


December 13th, 2010 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 13 (IANS) Breast cancer rates among pregnant women are on the rise, warns an expert. The diagnosis of the disease in expectant mothers leads to a terrible dilemma as the ... Read more...

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Treatment of pregnant breast cancer patients shouldn’t be delayed


December 13th, 2010 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 13 (ANI): Lead researcher of the German Breast Group has suggested that treatment of breast cancer should not be delayed just because the women is pregnant.Based on study results detailing ... Read more...

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Gene mutation ups blood-clot risk in women taking breast cancer treatment


June 17th, 2010 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 17 (ANI): A gene mutation can dramatically increase the risk of blood clots in women undergoing breast cancer therapy.In the study, researchers found that women taking tamoxifen for early-stage breast ... Read more...

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New breast cancer therapy decreases mastectomies


January 20th, 2010 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 20 (ANI): University of Oklahoma researchers have developed a heat therapy, which when used with chemotherapy destroys large breast cancer tumours.The new treatment reduced the need for mastectomies by almost ... Read more...

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Mammography most effective one year after breast cancer treatment


November 26th, 2008 - 4:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 26 (ANI): The recipients of breast cancer therapy may not require a follow-up mammogram until 12 months after radiation, according to a new study. Researchers at the University of ... Read more...

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Simple blood test may improve treatment response in breast cancer patients


May 16th, 2008 - 1:25 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 16 (ANI): Doctors dependence on radiology studies such as CT scans and ultrasound for breast cancer therapy could soon become passe, thanks to researchers at Georgetown University Medical Center, ... Read more...

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Benefits of some cancer drugs may be exaggerated: Experts


April 9th, 2008 - 6:13 pm ICT by admin
London, April 9 (ANI): A team of Italian researchers have warned that the benefits of some cancer drugs might be exaggerated as a rising number of trials are stopped early.The researchers ... Read more...

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Avastin, Taxol combo dramatically increases breast cancer therapy effectiveness


December 28th, 2007 - 2:22 pm ICT by admin
London, December 28 (ANI): Indiana University researchers have successfully concluded the first ever trial involving the inclusion of an antiangiogenic agent called Avastin in breast cancer therapy with Taxol, suggesting that this ... Read more...

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White women take supplemental breast cancer therapy more often than African-Americans


November 14th, 2007 - 1:49 am ICT by admin
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