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New risk factors for brain metastases in breast cancer patients identified


December 10th, 2010 - 5:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 10 (ANI): Researchers from Fox Chase Cancer Centre have verified several factors--including high tumour grade, negative progesterone receptor status, and inflammatory breast cancer--that are associated with an increased risk."If we ... Read more...

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Vegetable intake linked to decreased breast cancer risk


October 13th, 2010 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 13 (ANI): Scientists have found that women with high vegetable intake are less likely to develop estrogen receptor-negative breast cancer than women with low vegetable intake.Investigators of the Boston University ... Read more...

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African ancestry linked to high-risk breast cancer


July 23rd, 2010 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 23 (ANI): A new study has found that African ancestry is linked to triple-negative breast cancer, which is harder to treat.Triple negative breast cancer is negative for three specific markers ... Read more...

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‘Morning after’ pill may help treat uterine fibroids


July 1st, 2010 - 5:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 01 (ANI): An experimental 'morning after' pill could free millions of women from the misery of uterine fibroids, new study suggests.The drug, ulipristal acetate (UPA), provides an effective non-surgical treatment ... Read more...

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Advisory panel to FDA approves five-day emergency contraceptive


June 18th, 2010 - 11:57 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) – An advisory panel of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) gave approval on Thursday to an emergency contraceptive available for use up to five days after ... Read more...

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Black women three times more likely to develop aggressive breast cancer


March 25th, 2009 - 4:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 25 (ANI): Black women are three times more likely than whites to develop aggressive breast cancer, according to a new study.The research team led by Dr Carol Rosenberg at ... Read more...

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Scientists provide new insights into endometriosis


January 18th, 2009 - 12:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 18 (ANI): Scientists from Northwestern University''s Feinberg School of Medicine have found vital clues that may help explain the cause of endometriosis.Endometriosis is a chronic disease characterized by infertility ... Read more...

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Breastfeeding may help cut cancer risk


August 26th, 2008 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 26 (ANI): Breastfeeding for 6 months or longer can reduce a womans risk of developing an aggressive form of breast cancer, says a new study, which explored how reproductive ... Read more...

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Biomarker that may predict breast cancer more effectively identified


November 14th, 2007 - 8:35 am ICT by admin
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