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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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

Glowing dye may illuminate tumors during surgery

Glowing dye may illuminate tumors during surgery

New method for analyzing intact tumor samples to be used for studying COVID-19

New method for analyzing intact tumor samples to be used for studying COVID-19

Enhanced photoacoustic imaging improves cancer staging

Enhanced photoacoustic imaging improves cancer staging

New steroid compounds from deep-water starfish show anticancer activity

New steroid compounds from deep-water starfish show anticancer activity

Study may provide opportunities to improve diet quality among cancer survivors

Study may provide opportunities to improve diet quality among cancer survivors

Certain genes that predispose to cancer also affect the immune system, study shows

Certain genes that predispose to cancer also affect the immune system, study shows

Fearing the deadly combo of COVID-19 and cancer

Fearing the deadly combo of COVID-19 and cancer

Tau protein modifications may be linked to heterogeneity in Alzheimer’s disease

Tau protein modifications may be linked to heterogeneity in Alzheimer’s disease