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Researchers create world’s most detailed map of breast cancer risk

An international team identified over 350 DNA 'errors' that increase risk of developing the disease, creating a map of breast cancer risk.
is birth necessary, the kinsey institute

Is birth necessary? And if so, why?

Dr. Sue Carter, Distinguished University Scientist and former Director of the Kinsey Institute, asks if birth is necessary, and if so, why?
oncology

Giving oncology its power back: A clinical technology revolution is conquering the US from...

However, the majority of clinical standards for diagnosis and treatment in modern oncology are traditionally birthed solely from biological investigations.
Precision oncology

Towards Precision Oncology in Breast Cancer

Predicting Response to Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy Using Tumor Vasculature Characteristics.
triple-negative breast cancer

New research uncovers how cancer stem cells drive triple-negative breast cancer

Researchers have identified a new stem cell pathway that allows triple-negative breast cancer to thrive, with their findings potentially pointing the way towards more effective treatments
burden of cancer

The global burden of cancer in young adults

Dr Miranda Fidler from the International Agency for Research on Cancer highlights the burden of cancer and the need for prevention, diagnosis, and care Cancer is a major cause of morbidity and mortality across all age groups in both developed and transitioning countries. Although substantial research on cancer in children...

Cancer Drugs Fund was “politically and intellectually lazy”

The Cancer Drugs Fund, set up to pay for medication not funded by the NHS, was a “huge waste of money” and caused unnecessary suffering for patients
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Fighting against breast cancer in Canada

Canadian Cancer Society’s Dr Rob Nuttall and Shawn Chirrey explain how fighting against breast cancer requires ongoing support for research and screening

New developments in breast cancer treatment found

A mechanism used by breast cancer cells to grow and spread has been discovered. This has the potential to open the way for a new generation of treatments

Breast cancer: prevention and survival

Rachel Clark, Health Promotion Manager, at World Cancer Research Fund, sheds light on breast cancer and how to reduce the risks of developing the disease. Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women in the UK. In fact, 1 in 8 women will develop the disease at some stage...
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Mathematical pathology in determining surgical volume for breast cancer treatment

Ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) is an early form of breast cancer that can be treated with surgery. Surgery can involve removal of the entire breast or partial removal of the tumour and the breast tissue surrounding it. In the case of partial removal, the challenge is knowing how...
Lung cancer death rates may overtake breast cancer

Lung cancer death rates may overtake breast cancer

For the first time, the number of European women who have died as a result of lung cancer is expected to be higher than the rates for breast cancer According to the research, which appeared in the journal Annals Of Oncology, the UK and Poland have the highest lung cancer...
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New campaign for breast cancer launched

Latest figures from Public Health England revealed that one in 3 women diagnosed with breast cancer in England are over 70. It was also revealed that this age group also accounts for more than half of all breast cancer deaths annually. The figures come as Public Health England launch a new...

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