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Human breast tumors transplanted into mice are excellent models of metastatic cancer and are providing insights into how to attack breast cancers that no longer respond to the drugs used to treat them, according to research from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.
New research suggests doctors should add a pill to the list of options for women to lower their risk for breast cancer.
It's a growing side effect of modern medicine: A test for one condition turns up something completely unrelated.
While women fighting breast cancer have the powerful pink ribbon on their side and men promote prostate health with fashionable facial hair , not all cancers garner the same level of public interest.
Exercise might help women beat breast cancer. A study finds it can ease the achy joints and muscle pain that lead many patients to quit taking medicines that treat the disease and lower the risk of a recurrence.
Women at high risk of developing breast cancer because of family history or bad genes have a new option to help prevent the disease.
Global cancer deaths rose by eight percent to 8.2 million between 2008 and 2012, according to a new report by the World Health Organization's International Agency for Research on Cancer .
The study focused on hormonal therapies called aromatase inhibitors, which certain post-menopausal breast cancer patients take for up to five years after surgery.
Samsung Medical Center, AMCHAM Korea and Goldman Sachs launched a breast cancer education project for company workers at the center in Seoul on Thursday.
A trial on 4,000 women, published in the Lancet, showed anastrozole was more effective, cheaper and had fewer side effects than current medications.
Re-examination of data from four large studies of the benefits and harms of mammography screening shows that the benefits are more consistent across these studies than previously understood and that all the studies indicate a substantial reduction in breast cancer mortality with screening, according to results presented at the 2013 San Antonio ... (more)
Watching others around you lose their battles to breast cancer seems like a bad nightmare.
The diagnoses of breast cancer is something no person can prepare themselves for.
Women with aggressive breast cancer who receive combination targeted therapy with chemotherapy prior to surgery have a slightly improved chance of staying cancer-free, researchers say.
A combination of two drugs is highly effective at keeping some women with breast cancer free of the disease, say researchers.
Tens of thousands of women each year might be able to skip at least some of the grueling treatments for breast cancer - which can include surgery, heavy chemo and radiation - without greatly harming their odds of survival, new research suggests.
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