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Male Breast Cancer Sufferers Need Gender-Specific Treatments, Study Finds

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Mar 11, 2017 … LEEDS, United Kingdom —  Breast cancer is often thought of as a “woman’s” disease, in part because it remains one of the leading sources of female cancer mortality.  But it’s not just women that suffer its ravages. Indeed, for reasons that are still poorly understood, the incidence of male breast cancer is growing along with…

Nearly half of breast cancer survivors experienced treatment delays due to COVID-19

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Aug 22, 2020 … CHICAGO — Over the course of this pandemic many have feared that countless Americans aren’t receiving the medical attention they need. Now, an unsettling new study seemingly confirms those concerns, at least regarding breast cancer. Researchers from the University of Illinois Chicago say that nearly half of surveyed U.S. breast cancer survivors had to deal with…

New Blood Test Capable Of Detecting Breast Cancer Years Before Symptoms Appear

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Nov 04, 2019 … NOTTINGHAM, United Kingdom — Early detection is very important when it comes to treating breast cancer. The sooner the disease is identified, the greater a patient’s prognosis and chances of recovery. With this in mind, a new, simple blood test currently being developed in the United Kingdom may be a significant game changer in the fight…

Honeybee venom contains chemical that kills breast cancer cells in minutes, study shows

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Sep 02, 2020 … NEDLANDS, Australia — A groundbreaking discovery in Australia is giving new meaning to the term natural remedy. Using hundreds of honeybees, a new study reveals the venom in these insects’ stingers quickly kills breast cancer cells. Dr. Ciara Duffy says honeybee venom destroys multiple types of breast cancer, even the hard to treat triple-negative variety. Her study…

New breast cancer drug shows promise, boosts the body’s ability to destroy tumors

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Jan 02, 2021 … CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — A signaling pathway in the body that helps fight off infections may also hold the key to a breakthrough in breast cancer research. Researchers from the University of North Carolina say activating this path can allow genetically engineered cells destroy breast cancer tumors in mice. Their study finds this immunotherapy activates…

Taking aspirin 3 times weekly boosts chances of surviving breast, bladder cancers

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Jan 16, 2021 … BETHESDA, Md. — Aspirin is commonly linked to better heart health, especially when a patient is having a heart attack. Now, one study finds that taking a few tablets each week may also be the key to surviving certain cancers. Researchers with the National Cancer Institute say taking aspirin at least three times a week…

Researchers develop new nano drug that kills aggressive breast cancer cells

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Jul 23, 2020 … FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — Sometimes big problems require small solutions. Researchers from the University of Arkansas just developed a new nano drug candidate that specifically targets and kills some of the most aggressive and harmful breast cancer cells, known as triple negative cells. Moreover, this new nano drug doesn’t harm healthy cells at all, meaning it does…

Study Finds Concerning Link Between Dairy Milk, Breast Cancer Risk

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Feb 26, 2020 … LOMA LINDA, Calif. — Growing up, so many of us were constantly reminded to drink milk. Milk is indisputably a great source of protein and calcium, but a new study has come to a troubling conclusion regarding dairy milk: regularly drinking milk can seriously increase a woman’s chances of developing breast cancer. Researchers at Loma Linda…

Permanent Hair Dyes, Straighteners Linked To Increased Risk Of Breast Cancer

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Dec 09, 2019 … DURHAM, N.C. — It’s never been easier for anyone, man or woman, to make some changes to their hair if their unhappy with its color or form. There are countless over-the-counter permanent, and temporary, hair dyes and straighteners to choose from for anyone looking to make a change. However, a new study finds that permanent hair…

Breast tumor scan reveals what cancer cells ‘feel’ before disease becomes aggressive

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Oct 28, 2020 … MONTREAL, Quebec — Many people may equate breast cancer with finding a noticeable lump on a patient’s body. Researchers from McGill University say a new technique for examining cancer cells finds invasive tumors may only have a tiny and previously undetectable “hot spot” in them. Their study reveals what cancer cells are actually feeling inside…

Regularly Including Onions, Garlic In Diet May Lower Breast Cancer Risk Significantly

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Sep 24, 2019 … BUFFALO, N.Y. — Onions and garlic are integral ingredients to countless recipes, including sofrito, a classic Puerto Rican condiment. Now, after examining the relationship between onion and garlic consumption and breast cancer rates in Puerto Rico, a new study has concluded that these two flavorful vegetables may reduce the risk of developing breast cancer. Researchers from…

Study: Most Women Receive Breast Cancer Diagnosis From Doctor Over Phone

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Sep 12, 2018 … COLUMBIA, Mo. — Are doctors too busy to deliver life-changing diagnoses to patients in person, or have we gotten so used to receiving information instantly that people would rather learn medical test or biopsy results, no matter how emotional, over the phone? Perhaps it could be a mix of both in explaining a new survey…

Love Heals: Strong Relationship Can Improve Breast Cancer Survivors’ Health, Lower Stress

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Jun 05, 2020 … COLUMBUS, Ohio — Breast cancer survivors who feel happy and satisfied with their romantic partner may be at a lower risk of developing various health problems, according to a new study out of Ohio State University. That being said, researchers note that it isn’t so much the actual relationships themselves producing this effect, but the stress…

Study Suggests Strawberries May Help Prevent Breast Cancer

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Dec 19, 2017 … ANCONA, Italy — Strawberries may pack some extra punch when it comes to preventing breast cancer, a recent study finds. Researchers in Europe and Latin America conducted an experiment on mice that suggested the compounds found in strawberries can work against cancer formation. Study co-author Maurizio Battino, a principal investigator at the European University of the Atlantic and…

Younger Women With Higher Body Fat Less Likely To Develop Breast Cancer

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Dec 03, 2018 … CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — Obesity has been shown to increase breast cancer risk in women who have experienced menopause, but, a surprising recent study finds that when it comes to premenopausal women, having more body fat actually lowers one’s risk. Because of the lower percentage of younger women than older who have breast cancer, researchers with…

Women Unhappy With Their Breast Size Less Likely To Perform Self-Exams, Study Finds

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Jan 05, 2018 … CAMBRIDGE, England — It can be a jarring, but potentially life-saving experience for a woman to detect an irregularity during a self-examination of her breasts. Yet a new study finds that women who are unhappy with their breast size are actually less likely to check themselves at all or report any abnormalities they notice to…

Exercise Cuts Breast Cancer Risk, While Drinking Increases It, Study Finds

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May 26, 2017 … WASHINGTON — Conflicting news for women who enjoy the occasional cocktail, but also stay in shape: a new study finds that a glass of any alcoholic beverage a day increases the risk for breast cancer, while regular exercise cuts a woman’s risk. A joint report by the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) and the World…

‘Lab-on-a-chip’ detects breast cancer with simple blood sample

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Jul 07, 2020 … WASHINGTON — Testing for breast cancer can be a difficult and invasive process for many patients. A new study reveals how a small computer chip may someday make that exam as simple as a blood test. Researchers from the University of Kansas say they’ve created a device that can detect early-stage and advanced breast cancer cases…

New drug could improve life quality, prognosis for patients with hard-to-treat cancers

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Sep 09, 2020 … SHEFFIELD, England — Certain forms of cancer are particularly hard to treat. That may soon change, however, thanks to a potentially groundbreaking new drug just created by scientists from the University of Sheffield. The inventors say their drug could improve both life quality and expectancy for patients dealing with various forms of hard-to-treat cancer. That includes pancreatic…

Of Mice & Men: Why Rodents Make ‘Perfect Copycats’ For Cancer Research

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Nov 07, 2018 … EAST LANSING, Mich.– Do you ever wonder how cancer research conducted on mice relates to humans? Even scientists have pondered this question. Researchers at Michigan State University have laid to rest at least some of the puzzle in a recent study. In fact, the study shows that mice are even better than expected at mimicking human…

Most breast cancer patients satisfied ‘going flat’ after mastectomy

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Jan 05, 2021 … LOS ANGELES, Calif. — A mastectomy can be a life-changing decision for women dealing with or at high-risk for breast cancer. While many women opt for breast reconstruction, a new study finds more women are “going flat” after surgery. Researchers from UCLA say although most of these women are happy with their choice, nearly a quarter…