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News tagged ‘BreastCancer’ clear

  • Although it sounds like a case of gender confusion on a molecular scale, the male hormone androgen spurs the growth of some breast tumors in women. In a new study, scientists at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute provide the first details of the cancer cell machinery that carries out the hormone’s relentless growth orders.

Tags: BasicResearch, BreastCancer

  • Dana-Farber researchers have demonstrated a molecular strategy that they say could make a much larger variety of tumors treatable with PARP inhibitors, a promising new class of cancer drugs.

Tags: BreastCancer, OvarianCancer, GynecologicCancers

  • Wendy Y. Chen, MD, MPH, a breast cancer expert at Dana-Farber, has conducted research that shows that food-based soy is safe to eat for breast cancer patients and survivors.

Tags: BreastCancer, Nutrition

  • Kornelia Polyak, MD, PhD, and colleagues identified a network of growth-spurring genes that drive stem-like breast cancer cells enriched in triple-negative breast tumors.

Tags: BreastCancer, Genomics

  • The committee will help the CDC develop evidence-based approaches to advance the understanding and awareness of breast cancer among young women.

Tags: BreastCancer

  • Younger women are more likely to be diagnosed with later-stage breast cancer, and treatment may affect fertility. Dana-Farber's specialized program addresses the unique needs of these patients.

Tags: BreastCancer

  • Results of the study show greater efforts are needed to ensure that all women receive the most effective breast cancer care, regardless of their race or ethnicity.

Tags: BreastCancer, Disparities

  • Combination of cell-killing drug and monoclonal antibody slowed or halted tumor growth in almost half a group of patients whose cancers had become resistant to standard treatments.

Tags: Antibody, BreastCancer

  • Breast cancer risk and prevention experts comment on new guidelines suggesting women ages 40 to 49 do not need regular breast cancer screenings.

Tags: BreastCancer

  • The new van features digital imaging to provide more accurate breast cancer screenings to women in Boston-area communities.

Tags: BreastCancer

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