Tag: circadianRhythms

Circadian rhythms: Changes that follow 24-hour cycles. Circadian rhythms are popularly thought of as being driven by the master clock in the brain, which receives information concerning light-dark conditions through the eyes. However, individual cells in other organs also have clocks.

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10/09/16
Melatonin reduces the viability of both ER+ and ER- breast cancer stem cells
12/13/15
Sleeping short hours or in the presence of light linked to increased breast cancer risk
01/19/15
Melatonin heightens effects of radiation treatment in ER+/PR+ breast cancer cells
10/19/14
Light at night reduces Adriamycin effectiveness in rat model of breast cancer
08/24/14
Exposure to light at night reduces tamoxifen effectiveness in animal model of breast cancer
01/31/14
Melatonin reduces tumor growth, proliferation, and angiogenesis in animal model of triple negative breast cancer
11/10/13
Disrupted sleep may be associated with worse breast cancer survival
08/25/12
Melatonin reduces estrogen available to tumors and inhibits angiogenesis
01/16/12
Lack of melatonin increases risk of breast cancer
08/26/11
Night shift work is associated with increased breast cancer risk among nurses
04/06/11
Breast cancer risk from night work related to number of consecutive night shifts
01/13/11
Sleeping with light or TV on increases breast cancer risk

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