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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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New Guideline Cuts Breast Cancer Re-operation Rates
New surgical guideline developed by a UBC medical student was found to make a difference for breast cancer patients.

Alex Monaghan, a se.....
New Therapy to Prevent Triple Negative Breast Cancer from Spreading
Combination drug therapy targeting an essential protein called p53 could decrease the spread of triple negative breast cancer to other locations of th.....
Chronic Stress Can Promote Breast Cancer Development: Here's How
Chronic stress mechanism is conducive to breast cancer development and based on this evidence a new study sheds light on future clinical treatment for.....
Surgery Increases the Survival for Patients With HER2+ Stage 4 Breast Cancer
Higher survival rates are seen in patients with HER2-positive (HER2+) stage 4 breast cancer who underwent surgery compared those who did not undergo s.....
Older Women Benefit Significantly from Breast Cancer Screening with 3D Mammography
New study finds that a 3-D technique called tomosynthesis improves screening performance in women with breast cancer. The findings of the study are pu.....


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
Brain Metastasis - Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment
Brain metastases are caused by the spread of primary tumors to the brain. Lung, breast, melanoma are the three main tumors that cause brain metastases... 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
Personalized Medicine
Personalized medicine is an advanced method to predict risk of a human to a disease and its early treatment. It is tailor-made precision medicine with least side effects. Pharmacogenomics is the novel concept based on which personalized medicine is designed... 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
HER2 Positive Breast Cancer | HER2/neu Breast Cancer
HER2-positive breast cancer is characterized by excessive production of the HER2 protein by the breast cancer cells. It is diagnosed by immunological tests and treated by novel targeted therapies... 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



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