Breast Cancer

Breast cancer is cancer that forms in tissues of the breast, usually the ducts (tubes that carry milk to the nipple) and lobules (glands that make milk). It occurs in both men and women, although male breast cancer is rare.
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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Study identifies three novel broad-spectrum SARS-CoV-2 cell entry inhibitors

Study identifies three novel broad-spectrum SARS-CoV-2 cell entry inhibitors

Innovative system aims to improve predictions of survival indicators in breast cancer patients

Innovative system aims to improve predictions of survival indicators in breast cancer patients

Upcoming phase II study to discover personalized therapy for patients at high risk for breast cancer relapse

Upcoming phase II study to discover personalized therapy for patients at high risk for breast cancer relapse

Expansion stress promotes aggressive tumor cell growth in breast cancer

Expansion stress promotes aggressive tumor cell growth in breast cancer

Immunicom and Sheba Medical Center initiate clinical trial to evaluate novel cancer treatment

Immunicom and Sheba Medical Center initiate clinical trial to evaluate novel cancer treatment

Breast cancer cells can reprogram natural killer cells to aid in metastasis

Breast cancer cells can reprogram natural killer cells to aid in metastasis

Breast cancer simulation models can guide screening recommendations for women

Breast cancer simulation models can guide screening recommendations for women

Aspirin and flavonoids in fruits and vegetables could help prevent colorectal cancer

Aspirin and flavonoids in fruits and vegetables could help prevent colorectal cancer

Coronary calcium scoring can help doctors make the right recommendation about statin therapy

Coronary calcium scoring can help doctors make the right recommendation about statin therapy

New assay uses unique fluorescent tags to analyze multiple cell populations

New assay uses unique fluorescent tags to analyze multiple cell populations

Moffitt researchers discover key protein involved in cancer metastasis

Moffitt researchers discover key protein involved in cancer metastasis

Fertility can be successfully preserved in breast cancer patients, shows study

Fertility can be successfully preserved in breast cancer patients, shows study

Using machine learning to analyze the interaction of breast cancer risk factors

Using machine learning to analyze the interaction of breast cancer risk factors

Common chemotherapy drug may be less effective in overweight, obese breast cancer patients

Common chemotherapy drug may be less effective in overweight, obese breast cancer patients

Tele-med.ai: New information resource launched by Center for Diagnostics and Telemedicine

Tele-med.ai: New information resource launched by Center for Diagnostics and Telemedicine

New technology can increase the quality of stem cells used in regenerative medicine

New technology can increase the quality of stem cells used in regenerative medicine

Women with breast cancer diagnosed at earlier stage in states with expanded Medicaid coverage

Women with breast cancer diagnosed at earlier stage in states with expanded Medicaid coverage

Researchers to receive Real-World Data Impact Award to advance patient-centric research

Researchers to receive Real-World Data Impact Award to advance patient-centric research

Research shows how a protein's small change leads to big trouble for cells

Research shows how a protein's small change leads to big trouble for cells

Research shows IQGAP1 as a common target in variants of triple negative breast cancer

Research shows IQGAP1 as a common target in variants of triple negative breast cancer