Breast cancer news

Breast cancer prognosis

02/10/18
Type 2 diabetes linked to reduced survival among Finnish women with breast cancer
01/07/18
Exercise reduces tumor growth and secondary tumor formation in mouse model of breast cancer
11/18/17
Late recurrence of ER+ breast cancer linked to primary tumor characteristics
10/08/17
Use of metformin for type 2 diabetes linked to lower recurrence among older breast cancer survivors
09/17/17
KI-67 proliferation index linked to survival in women with luminal breast cancer
08/20/17
Exclusive use of alternative medicine for breast cancer linked to sharply higher risk of death
08/13/17
High LDL cholesterol increases HER2+ and triple negative tumor growth in mice
 
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Breast cancer risk factors and prevention

01/30/18
Prospective studies link coffee to reduced risk of postmenopausal breast cancer
01/12/18
Hot pepper compound capsaicin reduces tumor development in animal model of breast cancer
01/07/18
Exercise reduces tumor growth and secondary tumor formation in mouse model of breast cancer
12/30/17
Women with breast cancer more likely to have bovine leukemia virus in breast tissue
12/03/17
Smoking increases breast cancer risk most when started at young age & among those with family history
11/12/17
The pesticide endosulfan, once widely used in U.S., has direct breast cancer-promoting effects
11/05/17
Blueberry compound pterostilbene reduces proliferation and growth of triple negative breast cancer
 
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Breast cancer treatment news

01/23/18
Resveratrol sensitizes (ER+/PR+) breast cancer cells to radiation treatment
12/16/17
Melatonin enhances the treatment effects of Taxotere in ER+/PR+ breast cancer cells
10/01/17
Exercise during first two years can improve some symptoms of chemo brain
09/26/17
Black cumin compound thymoquinone enhances toxicity of Adriamycin while reducing heart damage in mice
08/26/17
Walking can reduce aromatase inhibitor-induced joint pain
08/20/17
Exclusive use of alternative medicine for breast cancer linked to sharply higher risk of death
08/05/17
Needle track seeding can result in local recurrence, especially for aggressive disease or multiple insertions
 
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Breast cancer type

01/23/18
Resveratrol sensitizes (ER+/PR+) breast cancer cells to radiation treatment
12/16/17
Melatonin enhances the treatment effects of Taxotere in ER+/PR+ breast cancer cells
11/18/17
Late recurrence of ER+ breast cancer linked to primary tumor characteristics
09/17/17
KI-67 proliferation index linked to survival in women with luminal breast cancer
08/13/17
High LDL cholesterol increases HER2+ and triple negative tumor growth in mice
07/22/17
ER+ breast cancer can have worse prognosis than ER- disease in young women
07/14/17
Exposure to dim light at night drives metastasis in mouse model of ER+ breast cancer
 
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Family history news

12/03/17
Smoking increases breast cancer risk most when started at young age & among those with family history
01/23/17
Breast cancer in 2nd degree relatives can further increase risk when 1st degree relative has the disease
08/20/16
Virus related to mouse mammary tumor virus linked to breast cancer development and aggressiveness
03/15/15
Family history of prostate cancer linked to heightened breast cancer risk
07/28/14
Breast cancer prognosis is inherited independent of tumor characteristics
06/22/14
Human mammary tumor virus found in milk of high risk women
02/09/14
Birth control pill use at young age heightens breast cancer risk in BRCA1 mutation carriers
 
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Food and supplement news

01/30/18
Prospective studies link coffee to reduced risk of postmenopausal breast cancer
01/23/18
Resveratrol sensitizes (ER+/PR+) breast cancer cells to radiation treatment
01/12/18
Hot pepper compound capsaicin reduces tumor development in animal model of breast cancer
12/30/17
Women with breast cancer more likely to have bovine leukemia virus in breast tissue
12/16/17
Melatonin enhances the treatment effects of Taxotere in ER+/PR+ breast cancer cells
12/11/17
Vitamin D reduces viability and metastatic potential of breast cancer cells
11/12/17
The pesticide endosulfan, once widely used in U.S., has direct breast cancer-promoting effects
 
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