breast cancer treatment

Indian American wins top $100,000 prize in US science talent search


March 14th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 14 (IANS) Indian American teenager Nithin Reddy Tumma has won a whopping $100,000 prize in the prestigious Intel Science Talent competition for his research on devising a ... Read more...

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Wanda Sykes talks about her breast cancer treatment


September 23rd, 2011 - 11:49 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Sept 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Comedienne Wanda Sykes has revealed that she had treatment for breast cancer. When the 47-year-old appeared on Ellen DeGeneres show, she revealed that she had a ... Read more...

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Flaxseed no cure for hot flashes during menopause


June 6th, 2011 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 6 (IANS) Flaxseed provides no benefit in easing hot flashes like sweating and rapid heartbeat among breast cancer patients and postmenopausal women.The placebo-controlled study, conducted by Mayo Clinic ... 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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Piece-by-piece info about cancer therapy options yield larger benefits


April 21st, 2011 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 21 (ANI): A new study has found that women who choose among different breast cancer treatment options make smarter choices when getting the information and making decisions in small doses ... Read more...

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Soy food safe for breast cancer survivors


April 6th, 2011 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 6 (ANI): A new study has revealed that soy food consumption does not increase the risk of cancer recurrence or death among survivors of breast cancer.Researchers investigated the association between ... 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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Breast cancer survivors ‘more likely to fall’


March 5th, 2011 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 5 (ANI): A new research has revealed that combined effects of chemotherapy and endocrine therapy may increase the risk of bone fractures in breast cancer survivors.Researchers from the Oregon ... 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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Breast cancer survivors are at higher risk for hip fractures


February 3rd, 2011 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 3 (ANI): A new study has found that breast cancer survivors are at a higher risk for painful hip fractures.Researchers at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine found that a ... Read more...

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Breast cancer patients with diabetes ‘50pc more likely to die’


January 19th, 2011 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 19 (ANI): A comprehensive review of research, conducted by Johns Hopkins physicians, has found that breast cancer patients are nearly 50 percent more likely to die of any cause if ... Read more...

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New imaging technique may reduce lymphedema in breast cancer patients


December 13th, 2010 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 13 (ANI): Scientists have used a new imaging technique that may help in reducing lymphedema in breast cancer patients by 55 percent.Researchers at the Mayo Clinic reported that integrating single ... Read more...

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Depression drug may relieve pain from breast cancer treatment


December 13th, 2010 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 13 (ANI): A new study has found that a drug usually used to treat depression and anxiety disorder helped in reducing joint and muscle pain linked with a breast cancer ... Read more...

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Novel imaging technique may cut lymphedema in breast cancer patients


December 12th, 2010 - 4:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 12 (ANI): Oncologists have pointed out that integrating single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) with the computerized tomography (CT) scans may offer breast cancer patients substantial protection against lymphedema.The ... Read more...

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Depression drug may ease pain from breast cancer treatment: Study


December 12th, 2010 - 4:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 12 (ANI): Scientists have found that a drug, commonly used to treat depression and anxiety disorder, can effectively reduce joint and muscle pain associated with a breast cancer treatment.Researchers from ... Read more...

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Weightlifting cuts lymphedema risk following breast cancer treatment


December 9th, 2010 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 9 (ANI): A new research has revealed that weightlifting may play a key role in the prevention of the painful limb-swelling condition lymphedema following breast cancer treatment."Lymphedema is a dreaded, ... Read more...

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Facebook allows breast cancer survivor’s scar pictures


November 25th, 2010 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 25 (IANS) Facebook has retracted its controversial decision to ban a breast cancer survivor from posting the pictures of her scars on the social networking website, saying it supports ... 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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Wake-up call on breast cancer in India (Feature)


October 28th, 2010 - 11:40 am ICT by IANS
By Madhulika Sonkar New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) In the seemingly tranquil radiation room of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), two women lit up the ambience with their humour and ... Read more...

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10 tips for breast cancer patients undergoing treatment


October 17th, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 17 (ANI): Undergoing breast cancer treatment? Well, here are some things to keep in mind.October being the Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Julie Gralow of Breast Medical Oncology at the Seattle ... Read more...

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US school ban ‘I [heart] boobies’ bracelet supporting cancer foundation


October 16th, 2010 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Oct 16 (ANI): A bracelet that reads "I [heart] boobies" has been banned from schools in the US, it has emerged.The administrators have told students who want to raise awareness ... Read more...

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Conventional theory of modern drug design challenged


October 11th, 2010 - 4:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 11 (ANI): New evidence that challenges the current theory about a process key to the way modern drugs are designed and how they work in the human body has been ... Read more...

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New therapy shows promising result for HER2-positive metastatic disease


October 9th, 2010 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 09 (ANI): Researchers have reported that a new type of breast cancer treatment has shown encouraging activity as a first-line therapy in HER2-positive metastatic disease.Principal investigator Edith Perez, MD, Mayo ... Read more...

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Oz scientists make breast cancer breakthrough with protein discovery


October 2nd, 2010 - 4:14 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 2 (ANI): Making a huge breakthrough in potential breast cancer treatment, Australia's Brisbane-based researchers have found that the concentration of a protein that moves calcium into a specific area ... Read more...

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Breast cancer survivors with physical limitations more likely to die


September 25th, 2010 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 25 (ANI): A new study has suggested that basic physical limitations following breast cancer treatment can have far-reaching consequences that substantially affect how long a patient lives.According to the study, ... Read more...

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Yoga boosts recovery in breast cancer survivors


August 22nd, 2010 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 22 (ANI): A research has found that the new specialized Iyengar yoga program for breast cancer survivors and those undergoing breast cancer treatment affects the recovery positively.For two years ... Read more...

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Special yoga classes for breast cancer survivors boost recovery


August 18th, 2010 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 18 (ANI): A research has found that the new specialized Iyengar yoga program for breast cancer survivors and those undergoing breast cancer treatment affects the recovery positively.For two years groups ... Read more...

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Sheryl Crow enjoying motherhood


July 11th, 2010 - 2:08 am ICT by IANS
London, July 11 (IANS) Singer Sheryl Crow says she is glad she split from cyclist Lance Armstrong and endured a battle with breast cancer because it inspired her to adopt her ... Read more...

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‘Ab-Fab’ Star Completes Breast Cancer Treatment


July 9th, 2010 - 7:58 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
July 9, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): There’s news floating about Jennifer Saunder’s remission after she was diagnosed with breast cancer. She was diagnosed with the disease in the month ... Read more...

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Sheryl Crow’s split from Lance Armstrong inspired her to adopt


July 9th, 2010 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 9 (ANI): Singer Sheryl Crow's has revealed that her break up with Lance Armstrong encouraged her to adopt.The 48-year-singer and cyclist Lance broke up in 2006 after three ... 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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Rue McClanahan Death Reminds Fans Of Estelle Getty


June 4th, 2010 - 4:47 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar June 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) One more 'Golden Girl' expired on Thursday June 3 due to a stroke, leaving fans of the group heartbroken.Rue McClanahan who played the vivacious Blanche ... Read more...

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Simple genetic test may lead to more personalized breast cancer treatment


May 7th, 2010 - 3:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 7 (ANI): US researchers say that a simple genetic test that uses just three genes is among the most effective means of classifying breast cancer into sub-types.The findings are a ... Read more...

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Genetic test may help ‘personalize’ drugs for cancer patients


March 1st, 2010 - 12:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 1 (ANI): A genetic test that predicts how well chemotherapy will work in cancer patients is being developed by scientists.According to creators, the revolutionary test will allow doctors to prescribe ... Read more...

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Indian bitter melon may harbour breast cancer cure, claims NRI scientist


February 24th, 2010 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 24 (ANI): An extract from bitter melon, a vegetable common in India and known as 'karela' in Hindi, helps trigger a chain of events that kills breast cancer cells and ... Read more...

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