SCIENCE DAILY Twenty-seven percent of 50 heavily pretreated patients with stage IV HER2+ breast cancer saw clinical benefit from the drug Tucatinib (ONT-380) , with at least 'stable disease' at 24 or more weeks after the start of treatment. 6 months
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FDA approves first extended adjuvant therapy to lower risk of breast cancer recurrence
NEWS MEDICAL The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Nerlynx (neratinib) for the extended adjuvant treatment of early-stage, HER2-positive breast cancer. 4 days
New technique physically expands tissues to improve breast cancer diagnosis
NEWS MEDICAL A Ludwig Cancer Research study offers pathologists a quick, cheap and reliable tool to diagnose diseases such as early breast cancer with a conventional optical microscope. 4 days
Medical News Today: The 10 best breast cancer blogs
MNT Medical News Today have found the 10 best breast cancer blogs that offer educational information, inspiration, and support for people with breast cancer. 1 day
Genetic predisposition to breast cancer due to non-BRCA mutations in Ashkenazi Jewish women
SCIENCE DAILY Genetic mutations in BRCA1 and BRCA2 increase the risk of breast and ovarian cancer in Ashkenazi Jewish women. A new article pexamines... 1 day
Study finds low rate of breast cancer recurrence after nipple-sparing mastectomy
NEWS MEDICAL Women with breast cancer who undergo nipple-sparing mastectomy (NSM) have a low rate of cancer returning within the first five years when most recurrences in the... 4 days
Study: Breast cancer patients receiving neoadjuvant radiation have lower risk of second primary tumor
NEWS MEDICAL Moffitt Cancer Center researchers launched a first of its kind study comparing the long-term benefits of radiation therapy in women... 4 days
Epigenetic dysregulation with age in normal breast tissue may contribute to cancer risk
NEWS MEDICAL Several known factors are associated with a higher risk of breast cancer including increasing age, being overweight after menopause, alcohol intake, and family history. 21 hours
Why do BRCA1 mutations cause predominantly breast and ovarian cancer?
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers report a new, previously unrecognized function of the BRCA1 gene that explains why BRCA1 gene mutation carriers are at increased risk of breast and ovarian cancer. 3 days
Molecular changes with age in normal breast tissue are linked to cancer-related changes
SCIENCE DAILY New research provides insight into how changes that occur with age may predispose breast tissue cells to becoming cancerous. Specifically, the study... 1 day
Researchers uncover new clues to why BRCA1 mutations cause breast and ovarian cancer
NEWS MEDICAL The human body holds many mysteries, and function of the BRCA1 gene is among them. Women who inherit a faulty copy of... 2 days
Medical News Today: Daily tomato consumption may protect against skin cancer
MNT Consuming tomatoes daily may help to protect skin against UV light damage and decrease the likelihood of developing skin cancer tumors, new research finds. 4 days
Researchers identify new way to increase immune response against cancer and infections
NEWS MEDICAL An international research team led by Université de Montréal medical professor Christopher Rudd, director of research in immunology and cell therapy at Maisonneuve-Rosemont Hospital... 3 days
GM moth trial gets a green light from USDA
SCIENCE-NEWS GM diamondback moths will take wing in New York field trial. 1 week
New way found to boost immunity in fight cancer and infections
SCIENCE DAILY A key new mechanism has been identified that regulates the ability of T-cells of the immune system to react against foreign antigens and cancer. 2 days
Medical News Today: Ovarian cancer: Statins might be effective with diet control
MNT New research suggests that, at the right dose and frequency, certain statins might be effective against ovarian cancer if diet excludes geranylgeraniol. 4 days
Study shows how cancer cells force normal cells to act like viruses to enable tumor growth
NEWS MEDICAL In a study that could explain why some breast cancers are more aggressive than others, researchers... 2 days
Radiation prior to surgery reduces risk of secondary tumors in early-stage breast cancer
SCIENCE DAILY Patients who have neoadjuvant radiation therapy have a significantly lower risk of developing a second primary tumor at any site, report investigators. 4 days
Tomato Consumption May Protect against Skin Cancer
SCI-NEWS.COM In a research article published in the journal Scientific Reports, Ohio State University scientists report that male mice fed a diet of... 1 day
Pacemaker Data to Be Used as Trial Evidence: What Could It Show?
LIVE SCIENCE A judge in Ohio recently ruled that the data from the pacemaker of a man accused of arson could be used at his trial,... 4 days
Clinical trial shows some promise for Duchenne muscular dystrophy drug
MNT The results of an international clinical trial, led in part by a UC Davis School of Medicine expert, have shown that a drug therapy for a severe type... 2 days
Medical News Today: How to stop breast-feeding: Nine tips for weaning
MNT Knowing when to stop breast-feeding and how to wean properly can be difficult. In this article, learn how to make weaning easier for parent and child. 7 hours
Medical News Today: Is this the key to stopping cancer from spreading?
MNT A recent study sheds light on new ways to prevent cancer from setting up shop and flourishing in distant tissues. Blocking 20-HETE may clip... 7 days
New genomic research partnership promises to redefine and transform cancer treatment
NEWS MEDICAL Personalized cancer therapies are on the horizon thanks to a new genomic cancer research partnership between the Gene Editing Institute of Christiana Care Health System's Helen... 17 hours
Some women may benefit from delaying breast reconstruction following mastectomy
SCIENCE DAILY Some patients with a combination of risk factors, such as being obese and having diabetes or being a smoker, may benefit from delayed rather than immediate breast implant... 2 days
Daily crosswords linked to sharper brain in later life
SCIENCE DAILY The more regularly people report doing word puzzles such as crosswords, the better their brain function in later life, a large-scale and robust online trial has found. Experts analyzed data... 4 days
Combining CAR T cells with existing immunotherapies may overcome resistance in glioblastomas
SCIENCE DAILY Genetically modified “hunter” T cells successfully migrated to and penetrated a deadly type of brain tumor known as glioblastoma (GBM) in a clinical trial... 2 days
How CD44s gives brain cancer a survival advantage
SCIENCE DAILY In the case of glioblastoma multiforme, the deadliest type of brain cancer, researchers have discovered that the molecule CD44s seems to give cancer cells a survival advantage. In the lab, eliminating this... 3 days
Bacterium S. gallolyticus appears to actively promote development of colorectal cancer
NEWS MEDICAL Colorectal cancer is fairly treatable when caught early with regular screenings, but it is still the second-leading cause of cancer-related deaths in American men and the third-leading cause... 5 days
Anticoagulant drugs are being prescribed against safety advice, study discovers
SCIENCE DAILY Physicians are prescribing anticoagulants to patients with an irregular heartbeat against official safety advice, a new study has found. 4 days
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