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Breast Cancer / Carcinoma of the Breast

Breast cancer is a cancer that starts in the cells of the breast in women and men. Breast cancer is about 100 times as frequent among women as among men, but survival rates are equal in both sexes.

 

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Breast Cancer Drug Proves Promising in Phase III Clinical Trial
In patients with metastatic HER2-negative breast cancer and mutations in the BRCA1/2 genes, the PARP inhibitor talazoparib extended progression-free s.....
Genes Associated With Risk for Aggressive Breast Cancer Discovered
Genes linked to increased risk for triple-negative breast cancer, providing the basis for better risk management have been discovered by scientists. T.....
Breast Cancer Retraces Pathways Found in Embryonic Breast Stem Cells
Genetic characteristics of embryonic breast stem cells that may lead to breast cancer later in life have been identified by a team of scientists from .....
PET Tracer Enhances Breast Cancer Treatment
Positron emission tomography (PET) tracer was used to identify estrogen receptor expression differences in breast cancer patients. The study is featur.....
Potential Achilles Heel for Breast Cancer Cells Identified
Normal breast cells can prevent successful radiation treatment of breast cancer due to dysregulation between tumor suppressors and oncogenes. The tumo.....


About Cancer in Women
Cancer is one of the frequently talked about and most feared disease that falls under the genre of lifestyle diseases that have evolved, rather rapidly, in the past two decades... Read More
Triple-Negative Breast Cancer - Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment, Prevention & Prognosis
Triple-negative breast cancers are ER negative, PR negative, and lack overexpression of HER-2. They are difficult to treat and are very aggressive... Read More
Screening for Breast Cancer with Clinical Breast Examination
Clinical breast examination is a simple and inexpensive method of detecting breast cancer especially in women who do not have access to mammography... Read More
Male Breast Cancer-Causes-Risk Factors-Signs-Symptoms-Diagnosis-Treatment-FAQs
Most cases of male breast cancer are diagnosed between the ages of 60 and 70 years. Treatment of male breast cancer often involves surgery... Read More
Inherited Breast Cancer Syndromes
Inherited breast cancers are caused due to mutations in genes that increase the risk of breast cancer in women... Read More
Inflammatory Breast Cancer - Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment & Prognosis
One of the rare breast cancers, inflammatory breast cancer is marked by redness, swelling and warmth of the breast skin looking like an orange peel. .. Read More
Why is Health Screening in Women between 40 and 60 years of age important?
Health screening in women between 40 and 60 years helps to diagnose health issues in the early stages when they can be controlled. This ensures a more comfortable old age... Read More
Common Lifestyle Habits that Cause Diseases
Cigarette, smoking and diets are some of the most common lifestyle habits that cause diseases.. Read More
Breast Lumps
Most breast lumps are caused by hormonal changes in a woman and may not be cancerous. Common causes of breast lumps include fibroadenosis, breast cancer, breast cyst... Read More
Breast Lumps Screening
Breast lumps must never be neglected but instead be subjected to medical examination to rule out cancer... Read More



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