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Mistletoe helps kiss cancer side-effects goodbye


December 19th, 2010 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 19 (IANS) Mistletoe 'magic' may seal romance, bestow fertility and bring peace to warring spouses, according to folklore. Now the plant has also been credited with the power of healing, ... Read more...

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Drop in breast cancer rates linked to reduced hormone therapy


December 1st, 2010 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 1 (ANI): In a new UCSF study, scientists for the first time show a direct link between reduced hormone therapy and declines in ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) as well ... Read more...

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Study: Breast cancer linked to breast density


October 8th, 2010 - 8:25 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
A new study has revealed that among women who have a form of breast cancer called ductal carcinoma in situ or DCIS, those with densest breast tissue have the highest risk of ... Read more...

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Dense boobs linked to breast cancer return


October 8th, 2010 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 7 (ANI): Patients with a very early form of breast cancer (ductal carcinoma in situ or DCIS) who have higher mammographic density may be at increased risk for subsequent breast ... Read more...

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Martina Navratilova says she’s cancer free


October 1st, 2010 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 1 (ANI): Tennis champ Martina Navratilova has revealed that she's cancer free.Six months after revealing that she had breast cancer, Navratilova has good news about her health."I am cancer-free," People ... Read more...

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Martina Navratilova wins her battle against cancer


October 1st, 2010 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Oct 1 (IANS) Ace tennis player Martina Navratilova has won yet another marathon battle -- this time against breast cancer.Navratilova, who was diagnosed with a non-invasive form of ... Read more...

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A drink a day doubles women’s breast cancer risk


August 24th, 2010 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 24 (ANI): A new U.S. study has revealed that women who drink just one alcoholic drink a day are at a twofold risk of developing breast cancer than their teetotaller ... Read more...

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Breakthrough in predicting invasive breast cancer risk


April 29th, 2010 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 29 (ANI): Scientists have found a novel way to predict whether women with ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) - the most common form of non-invasive breast cancer - are at ... Read more...

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Martina Navratilona diagnosed with breast cancer


April 8th, 2010 - 9:13 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Apr 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The legendary tennis player Martina Navratilona has been diagnosed with breast cancer. Fortunately the diagnosis is not grim, as her cancer was detected in the early ... Read more...

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Poor women tend to be edgy after cancer diagnosis


February 8th, 2010 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 8 (IANS) Women with medium or low levels of income tend to be edgy after being diagnosed with the pre-cancerous breast condition. The study suggests that women with financial hardship may ... Read more...

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HPV vaccine could save women from breast cancer


September 4th, 2009 - 12:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 4 (ANI): Human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine can prevent some forms of breast cancer in women and save thousands of lives each year, suggested an Australian study.Researchers at the University of ... Read more...

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Smoking ‘raises potential for metastatic pancreatic cancer’


July 28th, 2009 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 28 (ANI): Exposure to nicotine through cigarettes can significantly elevate the risk of pancreatic cancer to become metastatic, say researchers.Researchers from the Kimmel Cancer Centre at Jefferson claim that isoform ... Read more...

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Women with early-stage breast cancer increasingly having double mastectomies


April 10th, 2009 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 10 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Minnesota have found that more and more women, diagnosed with the earliest stage of breast cancer, are choosing to have both breasts surgically ... Read more...

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Novel test to predict breast cancer metastasis


March 28th, 2009 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 28 (ANI): Researchers from NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center have identified a new marker that may lead to the development of a novel test to predict breast cancer metastasis.The research ... Read more...

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Radiation therapy delay may lead to increased breast cancer recurrence


December 2nd, 2008 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 2 (ANI): An analysis of the National Cancer Institute''s cancer registry has found that delaying radiation therapy for women with breast cancer can lead to increased recurrence of the ... 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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Young women at no higher breast cancer recurrence risk than elderly


September 25th, 2008 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 25 (ANI): While it is presumed that young women diagnosed with early form of breast cancer are more likely to have recurrences than older women with the same diagnosis, ... Read more...

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Breast cancer screening helps reduce mortality


June 9th, 2008 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 9 (IANS) Breast cancer mortalities continue to fall, down from 30 per 100,000 women in 1990 to 23 per 100,000 in 2005, according to an Australian study. The decline has ... Read more...

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Cells lining milk ducts hold key to common breast cancer spread


May 6th, 2008 - 12:43 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 6 (ANI): A new study by researchers at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute has suggested that cells lining milk ducts hold the key to the spread of a common form of ... Read more...

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DCIS patients overestimate breast cancer risks due to anxiety


February 13th, 2008 - 4:07 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 13 (ANI): A study by researchers at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston has cited that increased level of anxiety may lead women with ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS), the most ... Read more...

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How breast cancer cells walk turns into a run


January 1st, 2008 - 2:21 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Jan 1 (ANI): Researchers at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies have discovered that cancer cells, even in the early stage of breast cancer, are highly motile and might trigger ... Read more...

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