types of breast cancer

Multiple childbirth linked to increased risk of ‘triple-negative’ breast cancer


February 25th, 2011 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 25 (ANI): A new study has found that the more times a woman gives birth, the higher her risk of 'triple-negative' breast cancer, a relatively uncommon but particularly aggressive subtype ... Read more...

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Scientists provide genetic evidence that antioxidants can help treat cancer


February 16th, 2011 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 16 (ANI): Scientists have provided genetic evidence suggesting the antioxidant drugs currently used to treat lung disease, malaria and even the common cold can also help prevent and treat cancers ... Read more...

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Hot flushes tied to lower risk of breast cancer


January 26th, 2011 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 26 (ANI): A new study by researchers at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center have shown that women who have experienced hot flushes and other symptoms of menopause may have a ... Read more...

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Hot flushes halve breast cancer chances


January 19th, 2011 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 19 (IANS) Hot flushes during menopause halve the chances of breast cancer among women.A study shows that the worse the hot flushes are, the lower is the risk of a ... 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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Dietary soy may affect risk of breast cancer


November 9th, 2010 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 9 (ANI): A new research has found that increased phytoestrogens, commonly found in dietary soy, may modify the risk of some types of breast cancer.The research has benn conducted by ... 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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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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Peach, plum extracts kill breast cancer cells


June 3rd, 2010 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 3 (IANS) Breast cancer cells, even the most aggressive type, died after treatments with peach and plum extracts in lab tests. Texas AgriLife Research (TALR) scientists say the results are ... Read more...

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Peaches, plums can help fight breast cancer


June 3rd, 2010 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 3 (ANI): Peach and plum extracts can help fight breast cancer cells, according to lab tests at Texas AgriLife Research.AgriLife Research scientists say two phenolic compounds are responsible for the ... Read more...

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Protein involved in leukemia plays mixed role in breast cancer development


June 14th, 2009 - 11:25 am ICT by ANI
Washington, June 14 (ANI): A protein involved in the growth of some forms of leukemia has now been found to play a mixed role in breast cancer development, say researchers.Experts from the ... Read more...

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Walking 2hrs daily can cut breast cancer risk in postmenopausal women (Re-ssue)


January 18th, 2009 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 18 (ANI): Walking for two hours daily can significantly reduce breast cancer risk in postmenopausal women, according to a new study.The MARIE study involving 3,464 breast cancer patients and ... Read more...

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Walking 2hrs daily can cut breast cancer risk in postmenopausal women


January 16th, 2009 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 16 (ANI): Walking for two hours daily can significantly reduce breast cancer risk in postmenopausal women, according to a new study.The MARIE study involving 3,464 breast cancer patients and ... Read more...

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Novel breast imaging technology can locate hard-to-detect cancers


December 3rd, 2008 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 3 (ANI): A new study has claimed that breast-specific gamma imaging (BSGI) effectively detects cancers, which can easily dodge mammograms or clinical exam.According to most experts, the best way ... Read more...

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Notch gene may be missing part of breast cancer jigsaw puzzle


October 9th, 2008 - 5:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 9 (ANI): Scientists from the Victorian Breast Cancer Research Consortium have discovered an important piece in the puzzle of how breast cancer develops.According to experts, a normal developmental protein ... Read more...

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Awry protein linked to breast cancer


October 9th, 2008 - 11:16 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 9 (IANS) A developmental protein like Notch that sometimes goes awry has been linked to breast cancer, according to a new study.The breast cancer team at Walter and Eliza Hall ... Read more...

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Soy-based supplement can undermine breast cancer treatment


September 24th, 2008 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 24 (ANI): A soy based dietary supplement can block the effectiveness of breast cancer treatment in postmenopausal women, according to a new study. The researchers suggest that the soy based ... 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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Early detection makes breast cancer victims live just as long as healthy women


June 11th, 2008 - 4:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington , June 11 (ANI): Breast cancer patients whose tumour is detected early can survive as long as those without the disease, an analysis of latest figures has revealed.The findings of ... Read more...

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BMI may predict advanced, aggressive breast cancers


March 15th, 2008 - 12:57 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Mar 15 (ANI): According to a new research, Body Mass Index (BMI), the measure of a person's fat based on their height and weight, may be an effective prognostic tool ... Read more...

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Small breast tumours can also dangerous


December 17th, 2007 - 1:58 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 17(ANI): Researchers at the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville have revealed that even small breast tumours can be aggressive, and that they may require a more comprehensive therapy than what is ... Read more...

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