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A combination of treatments may help fight breast cancer

A combination of treatments may help fight breast cancer

According to researchers from the University of Helsinki, Finland, cancer cells can be attacked with a ‘drug cocktail’ which can potentially help to fight...
Breast cancer risk remains high decades after childbirth

Breast cancer risk remains high decades after childbirth

Scientists at the National Institutes of Health have found that contrary to previous knowledge, breast cancer risk remains elevated 20-30 years after childbirth. Generally, women...
Breast cancer growth rate enhanced by bone marrow cells

Breast cancer growth rate enhanced by bone marrow cells

Researchers have discovered that breast cancer growth rate is determined by the stromal cells originating from bone marrow cells. Published in the Journal of Experimental...
New wireless device can assist patients with breast cancer recovery

New wireless device can assist patients with breast cancer recovery

Studies of a new wireless device has demonstrated early warning of the potential failure of breast reconstruction surgery, assisting patients with breast cancer recovery. Funded...
Breast Cancer Now urges government to tackle rising rates of breast cancer

Breast Cancer Now urges government to tackle rising rates of breast cancer

Breast Cancer Now is calling on the UK Government to act now to prevent a projected rise in rates of breast cancer deaths by...
The immune landscape of breast cancer

The immune landscape of breast cancer

At the University of Turku, Maija Hollmén, PhD, is helping to elucidate the significance of macrophage-expressed Clever-1 in defining the immune cell composition in...
Success: effects of antibiotics in breast cancer clinical trial

Success: effects of antibiotics in breast cancer clinical trial

Scientist inspired by 8-year-old daughter found positive effects of antibiotics in a successful breast cancer clinical trial. In a breast cancer clinical trial, patients were...
Breast cancer deaths predicted to increase by 2022

Breast cancer deaths predicted to increase by 2022

According a to report conducted by Breast Cancer Now, the number of breast cancer deaths, though currently decreasing, will start to increase by 2022. Right...
Genes associated with risk of aggressive breast cancer identified

Genes associated with risk of aggressive breast cancer identified

A new study has discovered the genes associated with risk of an aggressive breast cancer known as triple-negative breast cancer, which will help provide...
England one of worst countries for survival rates for breast cancer

England one of worst countries for survival rates for breast cancer

Older women with breast cancer in England are less likely to survive the disease than four other European countries (Poland, Belgium, Ireland and the...
New approach to immunotherapy treats unresponsive breast cancer

New approach to immunotherapy treats unresponsive breast cancer

A new approach to immunotherapy developed by researchers at the National Cancer Institute (NCI) has resulted in a positive response in a once unresponsive...
Six months of Herceptin good for women with HER2-positive breast cancer

Six months of Herceptin good for women with HER2-positive breast cancer

Taking Herceptin for six months could be just as effective as taking it for 12 months in preventing relapse and death, as well as...

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