Breast Cancer

What is Breast Cancer?

Breast cancer is the most common cancer in the United Kingdom. Every year 48,000 new cases are diagnosed there. Of these, 80% are over 50 but younger women, and in rare cases, men, can also get breast cancer. Breast cancer is the leading cause of death for women aged 34 to 54.

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Drug used for breast, renal cancers may provide survival benefit for patients with head and neck cancers

Drug used for breast, renal cancers may provide survival benefit for patients with head and neck cancers

Study reveals the effects of pre-surgical chemotherapy on breast cancer genome

Study reveals the effects of pre-surgical chemotherapy on breast cancer genome

Women firefighters exposed to higher levels of toxic PFAS chemicals

Women firefighters exposed to higher levels of toxic PFAS chemicals

Community support groups play major role in helping African-American women with breast cancer

Community support groups play major role in helping African-American women with breast cancer

Consumption of milk products linked to breast cancers

Consumption of milk products linked to breast cancers

Researchers reveal new details about how joint inflammation evolves in rheumatoid arthritis

Researchers reveal new details about how joint inflammation evolves in rheumatoid arthritis

Abbreviated MRI detects more cancers than 3D mammography in women with dense breasts

Abbreviated MRI detects more cancers than 3D mammography in women with dense breasts

Weight gain after breast cancer is a greater problem than previously thought

Weight gain after breast cancer is a greater problem than previously thought

Intake of dairy milk associated with greater breast cancer risk

Intake of dairy milk associated with greater breast cancer risk

New technology uses microwaves and AI for tumor detection

New technology uses microwaves and AI for tumor detection

Guiding nanoparticles directly to the tumor cells

Guiding nanoparticles directly to the tumor cells

New way to chart human genome with CRISPR/nanopore sequencing technique

New way to chart human genome with CRISPR/nanopore sequencing technique

Inflammation caused by radiation can promote survival of triple-negative breast cancer cells

Inflammation caused by radiation can promote survival of triple-negative breast cancer cells

Breast cancer cells hibernate in the lung before forming secondary tumors

Breast cancer cells hibernate in the lung before forming secondary tumors

New methods to decipher how natural substances affect the body’s hormone balance

New methods to decipher how natural substances affect the body’s hormone balance

Discovery may open up new avenues into improving cancer immunotherapy

Discovery may open up new avenues into improving cancer immunotherapy

UCI makes tremendous strides in prevention, early detection and treatment of cancer

UCI makes tremendous strides in prevention, early detection and treatment of cancer

New label-free microscopic techniques provide better visualization of extracellular vesicles

New label-free microscopic techniques provide better visualization of extracellular vesicles

HCI at University of Utah to host 7th annual Metastatic Breast Cancer Research Conference

HCI at University of Utah to host 7th annual Metastatic Breast Cancer Research Conference

New project aims to gain insights into bone metastasis in breast cancer patients

New project aims to gain insights into bone metastasis in breast cancer patients