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Estrogen-mimicking compounds in foods may reduce effectiveness of breast cancer treatment - Medical Xpress



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Estrogen-mimicking compounds in foods may reduce effectiveness of breast cancer treatment 
Medical Xpress
The study, published today in the journal Cell Chemical Biology, suggests that exposure to chemical compounds called xenoestrogens may significantly reduce the effectiveness of anti-estrogen treatments for cancer. "Breast cancer patients taking ...
'Breakthrough' breast cancer drug thwarted by chemical found in bread Telegraph.co.uk

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A New Viral Therapy Eradicated The Most Untreatable Type of Breast Cancer in 90 Percent of Mice - Motherboard



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A New Viral Therapy Eradicated The Most Untreatable Type of Breast Cancer in 90 Percent of Mice 
Motherboard
While one of the studies was only done in mice, it follows on the heels of FDA approval to use a modified herpes virus to treat melanoma in humans, and heralds a future in which viruses will help harness the body's own immune system to fight some of ...

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New way to target the growth of breast cancer cells - Science Daily



New way to target the growth of breast cancer cells 
Science Daily
Breast and prostate cancer are the most common forms of cancer in Sweden, and the number of cases is increasing yearly. Often, these tumours use hormones, such as estrogen or testosterone, to drive their growth, and thus normal treatments aim to block ...

 


Two new breast cancer genes emerge from lynch syndrome gene study - EurekAlert (press release)



Two new breast cancer genes emerge from lynch syndrome gene study 
EurekAlert (press release)
NEW YORK, NY (January 18, 2018)--Researchers at Columbia University Irving Medical Center and NewYork-Presbyterian have identified two new breast cancer genes. Having one of the genes--MSH6 and PMS2--approximately doubles a woman's risk of developing ...

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New technology in Spearfish allows for earlier breast cancer det - Newscenter1.tv



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New technology in Spearfish allows for earlier breast cancer det 
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According to BreastCancer.org, over 250,000 women in 2018 are expected to be diagnosed with invasive breast cancer in the United States. Early detection of the cancer is key in higher survival rates. Regional Health Medical Clinic in Spearfish now has ...

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Obamacare Led to Rise in Breast Cancer Screening - U.S. News & World Report



Obamacare Led to Rise in Breast Cancer Screening 
U.S. News & World Report
THURSDAY, Jan. 18, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- More American women started getting recommended mammography screening after an "Obamacare" rule made the tests free, a new study finds. The rule meant that Medicare and most private insurers could no longer ...

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Sister-in-law publicly shames breast cancer survivor - Idaho Statesman (blog)



Idaho Statesman (blog)
 
Sister-in-law publicly shames breast cancer survivor 
Idaho Statesman (blog)
DEAR MS. HAX: I'm a two-time, currently-Stage IV breast cancer survivor. When I was told I needed a double mastectomy, I did the research and decided to ?go flat?; I heard too many horror stories about implants, and, on the basis of my own personal ...

 


OncoSec Provides Encouraging Clinical Observations Related To Triple Negative Breast Cancer Study - PR Newswire (press release)



OncoSec Provides Encouraging Clinical Observations Related To Triple Negative Breast Cancer Study 
PR Newswire (press release)
SAN DIEGO, Jan. 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- OncoSec Medical Incorporated ("OncoSec" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: ONCS), a company developing intratumoral cancer immunotherapies, today announced preliminary clinical observations related to its pilot ...

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Breast Cancer Treatment Choices: Web Tools and a Chance to Exhale Make a Difference - Everyday Health, Inc. (blog)



Everyday Health, Inc. (blog)
 
Breast Cancer Treatment Choices: Web Tools and a Chance to Exhale Make a Difference 
Everyday Health, Inc. (blog)
In the first study, 487 women who had already completed breast cancer treatment and had undergone lumpectomy, mastectomy, or both were surveyed about their decision-making process, such as the decision to have a lumpectomy or a mastectomy as well as ...
Breast Cancer Screening Tests Market to Witness Steady Growth During the Forecast Period 2017 ? 2025 Digital Journal

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Resolving Vaginal Dryness in Women With a History of Breast Cancer - Oncology Nurse Advisor



Oncology Nurse Advisor
 
Resolving Vaginal Dryness in Women With a History of Breast Cancer 
Oncology Nurse Advisor
What are some nonhormonal treatments that can improve vaginal dryness in women with a history of breast cancer? ? Name withheld on request. Nonhormonal treatments for vaginal dryness predominantly consist of vaginal lubricants and lifestyle ...