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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Cancer patients receiving treatment may mount inadequate immune response to COVID-19 vaccination

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New trial could transform the way of caring for people with neuroendocrine tumors

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Metabolic vulnerabilities in malignant cells may lead to new breast cancer therapies

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MAPK4 may play a key role in triple-negative breast cancer

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Manipulating voltage patterns in tumor cells reduces breast cancer metastasis in animal models

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Breastfeeding linked to reduced cardiovascular disease risk in mothers

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Black men with prostate cancer may have improved response to radiation therapy than white men

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Access to basic integrative healthcare services increases breast cancer patient's chance of survival

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Novel technique developed to observe cancer cells’ metastatic potential

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New combined therapy shows promising results in treating triple negative breast cancer