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One in five breast cancer patients could benefit from BRCA treatments

One in five breast cancer patients could benefit from BRCA treatments

More breast cancer patients could benefit from treatments currently used only for patients with a faulty BRCA1 or BRCA2 gene, an international research collaboration...
A better way to predict breast cancer risk

A better way to predict breast cancer risk

Scientists have created the most comprehensive method yet to predict a woman's risk of breast cancer, according to a study by Cancer Research UK. They...
Scientists discover a new way for breast cancer prevention

Scientists discover a new way for breast cancer prevention

Researchers at the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre in Toronto have discovered that epigenetic proteins promote the proliferation of mammary gland stem cells in response...
Women who recently gave birth have higher breast cancer risk

Women who recently gave birth have higher breast cancer risk

Younger women who have recently had a child may have a higher risk of breast cancer than their peers of the same age who...
These 5 things cause most cancers

These 5 things cause most cancers

The highest priority in a national cancer control plan must be expansion of tobacco control—the intervention with the largest potential health benefits—according to a...
Women with dense breast tissue may have higher breast cancer risk

Women with dense breast tissue may have higher breast cancer risk

In a recent study, researchers show that women with dense breast tissue have higher recall and biopsy rates and increased odds of screen-detected and...

Diets rich in omega-3 may slow down breast cancer

Omega-3 fatty acids, such as those typically contained in fish oil, may suppress the growth and spread of breast cancer cells. This is according to...
Women after child birth may have higher breast cancer risk

Women after child birth may have higher breast cancer risk

In a new study, researchers found that younger women who have recently had a child may have a higher risk of breast cancer than...
can baking soda boost cancer therapy

Baking soda could boost cancer therapy

A Ludwig Cancer Research study has uncovered an entirely novel mechanism by which cells enter a state of dormancy as tissues starved of oxygen...
Breast cancer drug could impair brain functions

Breast cancer drug could impair brain functions

In a new study, researchers found that breast cancer drug letrozole has side effects that impact brain functions. Letrozole is used to prevent breast cancer...