Tag: insulinLikeGrowthFactor

Insulin like growth factor (IGF): Insulin-like growth factors (primarily IGF-I and IGF-II) are peptide hormones with growth promoting and other activities. IGFs are secreted from many types of cells. IGF-1 is required for mammary development at puberty and has been implicated in increased breast cancer risk.

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05/20/14
Carbohydrate intake linked to breast cancer recurrence
04/28/13
High circulating insulin levels increase HER2+ tumor size and metastases in mice
03/04/13
Fasting is more effective than calorie restriction in mouse model of chemotherapy
10/08/12
Exercise reduces breast cancer risk in women with type 2 diabetes
09/23/12
Supplemental conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) stimulates mammary gland growth in mice
07/31/12
I3C in cruciferous vegetables inhibits proliferation of ER+ breast cancer cells
01/11/12
Would restricting calories during pregnancy reduce breast cancer risk of daughters?
10/31/11
High circulating estrogen and androgen increase risk of postmenopausal breast cancer
08/09/11
High omega-3 to omega-6 ratio reduces breast density and tumors in animal model of breast cancer
05/17/11
Estrogen and insulin-like growth factor-I promote breast cancer together and independently
04/03/11
Soy protein may heighten risk of breast cancer by influencing cell signaling
08/20/10
Metformin reduces breast cancer development and growth in presence of high calorie diet
01/11/10
Lowering carbohydrate to protein ratio in diet could reduce incidence of breast cancer

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