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Cancer Treatment May Result In Bone Loss

New cross-Canada study in Journal of Clinical Oncology outlines risks A new cross-Canada study has found that breast and prostate cancer treatment can foster bone loss. In the online edition of the Journal of Clinical Oncology, the scientists explain how loss of bone mass might affect 46,000 people...
November 17th, 2008 | News | Read More

British Study Shows Possible Explanation For Tamoxifen Resistance In Some Breast Cancer Patients

British researchers have discovered a possible explanation for why some female breast cancer patients being treated with tamoxifen — the most commonly used breast cancer drug — are resistant to the treatment, increasing their risk that tumors will return, according to a study published in...
November 17th, 2008 | News | Read More

Treatment Of Patients After Failed High Intensity Focused Ultrasound And Radiotherapy For Localized Prostate Cancer

UroToday.com – One of the international leaders in laparoscopic radical prostatectomy, Jens-Uwe Stozenburg from Leipzig, Germany and associates has reported on the use of salvage laparoscopic extra-peritoneal radical prostatectomy (EERPE) following failed high intensity focused ultrasound therapy...
November 16th, 2008 | News | Read More

UCLA’s Jonsson Cancer Center Scientists Identify Signaling Pathway Driving A Deadly Sub-Type Of Breast Cancer

An intra cellular pathway not previously linked to breast cancer is driving a sub-type of the disease that is highly lethal and disproportionately over-represented in African American women. The pathway regulates how cells identify and destroy proteins and represents a class of genes called proteasome...
November 15th, 2008 | News | Read More

Study Finds No Breast Cancer Reduction From Calcium, Vitamin D Supplements

Women who took vitamin D and calcium supplements developed breast cancer at the same rate as those who did not take the supplements, according to a study by the Women’s Health Initiative that is published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute, the Please read the complete article and...
November 14th, 2008 | News | Read More

Fighting Breast Cancer With "Two-Headed" Antibody

A small, antibody-like molecule created by researchers at Fox Chase Cancer Center can successfully attack two separate molecules on the surface of cancer cells at the same time, halting the growth of breast cancer cells in laboratory tests, the researchers say. The molecule, nickname “ALM,”...
November 14th, 2008 | News | Read More

Cancer Treatment May Result In Bone Loss – New Cross Canada Study

A new cross-Canada study has found that breast and prostate cancer treatment can foster bone loss. In the online edition of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, the scientists explain how loss of bone mass might affect 46,000 people diagnosed with breast and prostate cancer each year* and place...
November 14th, 2008 | News | Read More

"Yin Yang" Principle Suggests New Approach To Evaluating Breast Cancer Treatments

About six in 10 breast cancer cases are caused when estrogen triggers cell receptors to promote abnormal cell growth leading to tumors. But if two particular receptors come together in what a University of Wisconsin-Madison researcher calls a “yin yang” relationship, one might knock down...
November 14th, 2008 | News | Read More

Scientists Crack The Code To Tamoxifen Resistance

Cancer Research UK scientists have discovered the molecular basis for tamoxifen response in breast cancer cells – and the reason why some women can develop resistance to the treatment, according to a study published in Nature*. Please read the complete article and let us know what you think below.
November 13th, 2008 | News | Read More

A New Way To Study How Breast Cancer Spreads Developed By Einstein Researchers

In a breakthrough study appearing in advance online publication of Nature Methods, researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University describe for the first time a method of viewing individual breast cancer cells for several days at a time. The study, by scientists in Einstein’s...
November 13th, 2008 | News | Read More