Archive for the ‘News’ Category

In Flurry Of Studies, Researcher Details Role Of Apples In Inhibiting Breast Cancer

Six studies published in the past year by a Cornell researcher add to growing evidence that an apple a day — as well as daily helpings of other fruits and vegetables — can help keep the breast-cancer doctor away. Please read the complete article and let us know what you think below.
February 18th, 2009 | News | Read More

Transporter Could Help Breast Cancer Cells Commit Suicide

Researchers are trying to open a door for a killer that breast cancer cells shut out. “If we can figure out how to do that, we could have a new therapeutic target for fighting breast cancer,” says Dr. Thangaraju Muthusamy, assistant professor of biochemistry and molecular biology in the...
February 18th, 2009 | News | Read More

Text Messaging Contributes To Improved Attendance For Breast Screening In Tower Hamlets, England

Recent results from a Tower Hamlets PCT text messaging campaign have shown that text messaging contributes to improved attendance for Breast Screening in Tower Hamlets. The iPLATO supported campaigns that ran throughout last summer were implemented alongside a number of tools and techniques to improve...
February 16th, 2009 | News | Read More

Two Genes Play Crucial Role In Breast Cancer – Blocking Genes Prevent Metastasis

Scientists from Weill Cornell Medical College have discovered the role of two recently identified genes in promoting breast cancer metastasis. They believe their findings are important for patients, who die more often from late-stage cancer that spreads to other organs and tissues, than from their primary...
February 15th, 2009 | News | Read More

Bone Drugs Could Reduce Risk Of Breast Cancer Spreading, Recurring, Study Finds

A class of drugs used to fight bone loss could reduce the risk of breast cancer spreading or recurring by one-third, according to a study published Thursday in the New England Journal of Medicine, the New York Times reports. Please read the complete article and let us know what you think below.
February 14th, 2009 | News | Read More

Breakthrough Breast Cancer Opens £4.2m London Research Unit To Find Treatments For Aggressive Type Of Breast Cancer

Breakthrough Breast Cancer opens a new £4.2m research unit dedicated to finding treatments for and ways of preventing an aggressive type of breast cancer yesterday. The London research unit will investigate triple negative breast cancer, which is more common among younger women and those of African...
February 13th, 2009 | News | Read More

Spanish Scientists Confirm Extra Virgin Olive Oil Helps To Combat Breast Cancer

Researchers of the Catalonian Institute of Oncology (Spain) and the University of Granada (Spain) have discovered that extra virgin olive oil may help to combat breast cancer, according to a paper published in the last issue of the renowned scientific journal ‘BMC Cancer’. The scientists...
February 13th, 2009 | News | Read More

Pediatric Hodgkin’s Disease Survivors Face Increased Breast Cancer Risk

Women who as children got radiation treatment for Hodgkin’s disease are almost 40 times more likely than others to develop breast cancer, according to findings from five institutions, including the University of Florida. The higher the radiation dose, the higher the risk, researchers report....
February 12th, 2009 | News | Read More

Celsion Commences Pivotal Phase I/II Study Of ThermoDox(R) In The Treatment Of Recurrent Chest Wall Breast Cancer

Celsion Corporation (NASDAQ: CLSN), an oncology company dedicated to the development and commercialization of therapies for difficult-to-treat cancers, announced today that it has initiated a pivotal Phase I/II study of ThermoDox® in combination with hyperthermia, or heat, to treat recurrent chest wall...
February 12th, 2009 | News | Read More

Pregnancy Does Not Increase Risk Of Breast Cancer Recurrence, Death, Study Says

Pregnant women who develop breast cancer have the same risks as other young breast cancer patients that their cancer will recur, spread or lead to death, according to a study published Monday in the journal Cancer, the AP/Arizona Daily Star reports. Please read the complete article and let us know what...
February 11th, 2009 | News | Read More