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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AI outperforms peers in medical oncology quiz, yet some mistakes could be harmful

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New challenges in cancer care: cardiovascular disease and environmental factors

UT Health Science Center awarded $1.58M grant to study cancer disparities among Black women

UT Health Science Center awarded $1.58M grant to study cancer disparities among Black women

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New Approach to Treating Melanoma

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Targeting DUSP6 protein to prevent breast cancer recurrence

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Study reveals lasting quality of life inequities in breast cancer patients

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¿Cómo se dice? California loops in AI to translate health care information

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Older women are different than older men. Their health is woefully understudied.

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Mitophagy fuels cancer stem cell growth and survival

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New technique uses nutrients to effectively treat cancer

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Researchers develop cutting-edge smart bandages for improved wound healing

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Finnish researchers discover mechanism behind breast cancer cell reactivation

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Innovative 3D cell culturing method offers new insights into cancer cell mechanics

AI-based liquid biopsy technology promises early detection of cancer recurrence

AI-based liquid biopsy technology promises early detection of cancer recurrence

Mutated TREX1 gene linked to catastrophic DNA damage and deadly rare disease

Mutated TREX1 gene linked to catastrophic DNA damage and deadly rare disease

Empowering communities: Penn Medicine's annual mammogram event and health fair

Empowering communities: Penn Medicine's annual mammogram event and health fair

Revolutionary AI tool detects multiple cancers in whole-body PET/CT scans

Revolutionary AI tool detects multiple cancers in whole-body PET/CT scans

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Novel Concepts Medical's plant-based formula achieves 99% reduction in cancer cell viability

Inherited gene sequences predict breast cancer type and severity, study reveals

Inherited gene sequences predict breast cancer type and severity, study reveals

New biological mechanism uncovered for treating breast cancer metastasis to the brain

New biological mechanism uncovered for treating breast cancer metastasis to the brain

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