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IUD may carry higher risk for breast cancer in certain women
Jul 8, 2014 • CNNInvestigators found that over time, the device did not significantly raise the risk of uterine cancer or ovarian, pancreatic and lung cancers. But researchers did see a spike in the number of breast cancer cases, especially in women between the ages of ... More
How spread of breast cancer could be stopped: Scientists uncover trigger that ...
Jul 9, 2014 • Daily Mail'With more research like this we hope to be able to develop new treatments which can prevent breast cancer spreading to other organs.' Nell Barrie, Cancer Research UK's senior science communications manager, said: 'Figuring out how molecules can ... More
Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation Partners With Entertainment Industry ...
Jul 9, 2014 • EIN News (press release)Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation (CBCF) today announced its partnership with Entertainment Industry Foundation Canada to fund breast cancer research with the support of long-term partner CIBC. CBCF, EIF and other cancer funders will raise funds for ... More
Cancer researchers seek more funding
Jul 8, 2014 • Minnesota Daily“This is going to benefit the whole cancer world,” she said. While the funding is sufficient to cover breast cancer research, Bagchi said, the team will apply for an additional $250,000 per year for five years from the National Cancer Institute to ... More
Potential new treatment for aggressive breast cancer
Jul 6, 2014 • Medical News TodayResearchers have discovered a "viable" new target for the treatment of a particularly aggressive form of breast cancer. The molecule, known as alpha-v-beta-6, could also be used to identify those women with HER2-positive breast cancer who have a higher ... More
Cholesterol-lowering drug found effective for breast cancer treatment
Jul 8, 2014 • The ManeaterA revolutionary cholesterol-lowering cancer treatment has yielded promising results after being tested extensively on breast cancer tumors by MU researchers. The researchers discovered the cholesterol-lowering drug, RO 48-8071, killed tumor cells by ... More
Researchers discover new markers for breast cancer that may aid diagnoses ...
Jul 8, 2014 • Medical Xpress(Medical Xpress)—The fight against breast cancer is never-ending, but Virginia Tech researchers in the Medical Informatics and Systems Division at the Virginia Bioinformatics Institute have found additional diagnostic markers that may aid clinicians ... More
Scientist uses her own cancer to further research
Jul 5, 2014 • Cincinnati.comKoss and Jones, who trained together in two different labs, knew there is little research on triple-negative breast cancer, which accounts for roughly 15 percent of all cases and primarily affects African-American women. They knew an oft-missing ... More