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PHD2 targeting overcomes breast cancer cell death upon glucose starvation

Added: 23.03.2017 7:00 | 0 views | 0 comments

B55α is one of the regulatory subunits of the PP2A phosphatase. This phosphatases has been associated to the control of many biological functions but the multiplicity of complexes that can be...

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Breast cancer: Study identifies a molecular mechanism of drug resistance in ER+ tumors

Added: 21.03.2017 14:00 | 1 views | 0 comments

Study suggests that a mechanism of drug resistance in ER+ breast cancers could be changes to the estrogen receptor caused by two immune system molecules.

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Radiotherapy risks are much higher for smokers

Added: 21.03.2017 7:00 | 1 views | 0 comments

Smokers treated for breast cancer have much higher risks than non-smokers of developing lung cancer or heart attack as a result of radiotherapy - according to a new study funded by Cancer Research...

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Researchers discover key to drug resistance in common breast cancer treatment

Added: 20.03.2017 20:55 | 2 views | 0 comments

Three-quarters of all breast cancer tumors are driven by the hormone estrogen. These tumors are frequently treated with drugs to suppress estrogen receptor activity, but unfortunately, at least half of patients do not respond to these treatments, leaving them with drug-resistant tumors and few options. Now, scientists have found that two immune system molecules may be key to the development of drug resistance in estrogen-driven breast cancers.

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Novel genes identified that help suppress prostate and other cancers

Added: 20.03.2017 20:55 | 1 views | 0 comments

New genes which help prevent prostate, skin and breast cancer development in mice have been discovered by researchers. The study identified genes that cooperate with the well-known tumor suppressor gene PTEN, and showed their relevance in human prostate tumors.

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Triple-negative breast cancer: Nanodelivery of new drug shows promise

Added: 17.03.2017 14:00 | 3 views | 0 comments

Delivering a new drug directly into triple-negative breast cancer cells via nanoparticles stops the drug degrading before reaching target, study shows.

From: www.medicalnewstoday.com

Reducing radiation could safely cut breast cancer treatment costs

Added: 15.03.2017 15:55 | 3 views | 0 comments

More than half of older women with early stage breast cancer received more radiation therapy than what might be medically necessary, adding additional treatment and health care costs, according to a study.

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One in five breast cancer patients could benefit from existing treatment, genetic study reveals

Added: 14.03.2017 14:54 | 2 views | 0 comments

Researchers have discovered that a greater number of breast cancers are genetically similar to rarer cases with faulty BRCA1 or BRCA2 genes. The results open up the possibility of up to 20 percent of women being treated with PARP inhibitors, a class of drug previously only thought to be effective for women with an inherited BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutation.

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1 in 5 patients with breast cancer could benefit from existing treatment, genetic study reveals

Added: 14.03.2017 14:00 | 1 views | 0 comments

Researchers from the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute and their collaborators have discovered that a greater number of breast cancers are genetically similar to rarer cases with faulty BRCA1 or...

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New drug for one in five breast cancers

Added: 14.03.2017 0:47 | 8 views | 0 comments

A new 'biological' therapy could help more patients than previously thought, experts believe.

From: www.bbc.co.uk

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