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Survival differences by race most apparent in advanced stages of breast cancer
Racial differences in breast
cancer survival increase according to stage of dis...ng showed significant racial/ethnic differences in breast
cancer survival among U.S. women. African American women have poorer five-year survival rates, and m...
Regulator of lipid metabolism ensures high quality breast milk
...lity control mechanism that ensures the quality of breast
milk, says Ronald M. Evans, Ph.D., professor in th...hes Medical Investigator. Our finding explains why breast
milk is always clean and healthful, even when theres a lot of inflammation going on in the mothers b...
MRI finds breast cancer before it becomes dangerous
... to a change of paradigm in the early diagnosis of breast
cancer. It states that magnetic resonance imaging ...han mammography in diagnosing very early stages of breast
cancer . Up to now MRI was thought to be hardly suited for the detection of such 'ductal carcinoma i...
New cause of tamoxifen resistance in breast cancer cells discovered at Lombardi
When a woman receives a breast
cancer diagnosis her entire life may change in the... that a gene previously thought to be unrelated to breast
cancer may be responsible for some resistance to endocrine therapy. The gene, called human X-box b...
Pathway links inflammation, angiogenesis and breast cancer
...ggering production of new blood vessels to nourish breast
cancer cells, researchers at The University of Tex...cribed in the journal. Inflammation is linked to breast
cancer, liver cancer and cancers of the gastrointestinal tract. The research team set out to discove...
Using MRI for diagnosis could help prevent breast cancer progression
...sing magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to diagnose breast
cancer in its intraductal stage could help prevent...ed as a distinct method in its own right to detect breast
cancer in its earliest stage. Professor Christiane Kuhl, Department of Radiology, University of Bo...
It's time to look at health risks in a new light, authors say
... and heart disease" Do regular screening tests for breast
and prostate cancer lead to far fewer deaths from these diseases" How safe is the water we drink and the air we breathe" How should we interpret the daily flood of news reports on sometimes contradictory medical studies" A new book, co-written by a...
Shining light on pancreatic cancer
...could have broad impact in the timely treatment of breast
cancer, lung cancer and others. The team of engi...lly, the researchers hope to expand their study to breast
cancer, lung cancer and other variations of the disease. While the new techniques must undergo fur...
New algorithm matches any tumor cells to best possible anti-cancer treatments
...team was able to predict the clinical responses of breast
cancer patients with treated with commonly used chemotherapies, docetaxel and tamoxifen. The most exciting aspect of this research is that in addition to predicting patient responses to therapy, the COXEN algorithm can be used to discover effectiv...
Speeding up CT scans with cellphone technology, ultrasound warning signal for breast cancer
...that ultrasound might provide a warning signal for breast
cancer; a multiplexing technique, similar to ones ...etween the speed of ultrasound transmitted through breast
tissue and the density of that tissue. This is potentially important because high amounts of dense ...
Hormone therapy offers new hope for ovarian cancer patients
...lready used with great success in the treatment of breast
tumours - attacks cancer by turning off its oestrogen supply. But scientists now believe that in those ovarian cancers which are highly sensitive to oestrogen, this blocking mechanism could slow the growth and spread of disease. The study was funde...
Fluorescence diffuse optical tomography provides high contrast, 3-D look at breast cancer
...he first three-dimensional optical images of human breast
cancer in patients based on tissue fluorescence. F... of its use to detect cancer in deep-tissue, human breast
imaging, Arjun Yodh, professor of physics at Penn, said. DOT uses near-infrared light to scan and...
Advocates ask fashion industry to support braille clothing tags; talking Web site
...attention to prominent causes like AIDS awareness, breast
cancer research and the anti-fur campaign. Brill and Abushagur will ask the industry to include Braille labels on their garments. They will also request initial donations of clothing and accessories to stock the Web site store they plan to debut in f...
Colonoscopy up in NYC
...and would bring screening rate closer to those for breast
or cervical cancer....
UCLA researchers develop new nanomaterials to deliver anti-cancer drugs to cells
...omach, colon, neck and bladder, as well as against breast
cancer, small-cell lung cancer and leukemia in vitro, clinical application of CPT in humans has only been carried out with CPT derivatives that have improved water solubility. In order to be used on humans, current cancer therapies such as CPT o...
Dartmouth's alternative breast imaging techniques sort abnormal from normal tissue
...ct testing three new imaging techniques to examine breast
abnormalities, including cancer. The study finds t...ast and the ability to distinguish between healthy breast
tissue and abnormal tissue. Their study appears in the May 2007 issue of Radiology, the journal of t...
Benefits of trastuzumab are lasting, reducing both HER2 + breast cancer deaths and recurrence
...wo large randomized clinical trials has found that breast
cancer patients who received the monoclonal antibo...ollowed by paclitaxel (Taxol) in women with HER2 + breast
cancer who have undergone surgery. Trastuzumab treats the approximately 20 percent of tumors that ar...
Trial shows circulating tumor cells predict how prostate cancer patients do with chemotherapy
...d Drug Administration-approved for clinical use in breast
cancer. Immunicon currently is working with several pharmaceutical companies in identifying targets on circulating tumor cells that are susceptible to various chemotherapy drugs, he explains. Then doctors can select specific chemotherapy agents for...
Hot flashes may be welcome sign in women with breast cancer, study says
... hot flashes were less likely to develop recurrent breast
cancer than those who did not report hot flashes, ..., hormone receptor status or even how advanced the breast
cancer was at diagnosis. The study results were presented at the American Society of Clinical Onco...
Bias in statin trials, failure to control malaria, and more
...rowth factor mediates intracrine survival in human breast
carcinoma cells through internally expressed VEGFR...rowth factor mediates intracrine survival in human breast
carcinoma cells through internally expressed VEGFR 1/FLT1 A study by Shalom Avraham and collea...
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