Breast Cancer News and Research

Latest Breast Cancer News and Research

Free licences of European patents on the hereditary breast cancer gene BRCA2

Free licences of European patents on the hereditary breast cancer gene BRCA2

Link between short-term hormone therapy (HT) and improvements in life quality for women with menopausal symptoms

Link between short-term hormone therapy (HT) and improvements in life quality for women with menopausal symptoms

Advances in biomedical imaging could lead to more sensitive screening tests for cancer-fighting drugs

Advances in biomedical imaging could lead to more sensitive screening tests for cancer-fighting drugs

Early news reports on carbs-breast cancer link may only serve to confuse the public

Early news reports on carbs-breast cancer link may only serve to confuse the public

Carb-conscious dieters may be lowering their risk of breast cancer

Carb-conscious dieters may be lowering their risk of breast cancer

Alterations in a tumor suppressor gene called p53 are more prevalent in breast cancer of African-American women than white women

Alterations in a tumor suppressor gene called p53 are more prevalent in breast cancer of African-American women than white women

Many U.S. surgeons are not doing adequate numbers of operations for primary breast cancer to optimize patient survival

Many U.S. surgeons are not doing adequate numbers of operations for primary breast cancer to optimize patient survival

As the saying goes “breast milk is best”

As the saying goes “breast milk is best”

African-American women are having fewer children and breastfeeding less

African-American women are having fewer children and breastfeeding less

Adhering to established guidelines improves survival and reduces the risk of breast cancer

Adhering to established guidelines improves survival and reduces the risk of breast cancer

Australian Commonwealth and Queensland Governments sign public health funding agreement

Australian Commonwealth and Queensland Governments sign public health funding agreement

Tool that enables women with breast cancer to choose their own course of treatment

Tool that enables women with breast cancer to choose their own course of treatment

Further evidence about how estrogen helps activate breast cancer

Further evidence about how estrogen helps activate breast cancer

Difference in uptake of breast cancer information by different socioeconomic groups

Difference in uptake of breast cancer information by different socioeconomic groups

Women with a history of cancer in their family are better off having MRI scans instead of mammograms

Women with a history of cancer in their family are better off having MRI scans instead of mammograms

An interactive computer program can help educate women about breast cancer risk and genetic testing

An interactive computer program can help educate women about breast cancer risk and genetic testing

Light-sensitive probe to help doctors spot breast cancer

Light-sensitive probe to help doctors spot breast cancer

Emerging nanomedicine technologies could dramatically transform medical science

Emerging nanomedicine technologies could dramatically transform medical science

Surprising differences in the DNA of normal cells from different people

Surprising differences in the DNA of normal cells from different people

Preliminary tests of the new method, which can detect cancer in a sample with as few as 50 cells

Preliminary tests of the new method, which can detect cancer in a sample with as few as 50 cells