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October 26, 2016

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October 26, 2016

Ribociclib Improves Progression-Free Survival in Advanced Breast Cancer

Oct. 8, 2016 — The addition of the CDK4/6 inhibitor ribociclib to letrozole therapy significantly improves progression-free survival in postmenopausal women with hormone receptor-positive advanced breast cancer, ... read more

Targeting Estrogen Receptor Improves Progression-Free Survival in Advanced Breast Cancer

Oct. 8, 2016 — Fulvestrant significantly increases progression-free survival in women with hormone-receptor-positive advanced breast cancer, particularly those with less aggressive lower-volume disease, researchers ... read more

Oct. 6, 2016 — The breast cancer screening tests offered to women may in many cases be unnecessarily painful. New research shows that strong compression of the breast during mammography screening does not ... read more

Working Night Shifts Unlikely to Increase Breast Cancer Risk

Oct. 6, 2016 — Working night shifts has little or no effect on a woman's breast cancer risk despite a review in 2007 by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) classifying shift work disrupting ... read more

Blocking Ran Protein Reverses Resistance of Lung and Breast Cancers

Oct. 4, 2016 — A new way has been discovered to prevent chemotherapy resistance in lung cancer by blocking a protein found in cancer cells. Suppressing this protein, called Ran-GTP, also causes cancer cells already ... read more

Oct. 4, 2016 — Almost 8% of women have extremely high breast density, which can make it harder for health professionals to detect breast cancer on a screening mammogram. These women are also more likely to develop ... read more

BMI Genotype and Breast Cancer Risk

Oct. 3, 2016 — Being overweight is associated with decreased risk of breast cancer before menopause and increased risk after menopause, report ... read more

Receptor to Slow Breast Cancer Metastasis Identified

Oct. 3, 2016 — By therapeutically targeting the receptor for advanced glycation end-products (RAGE) in breast cancer cells, researchers decreased tumor growth, reduced tumor angiogenesis and recruitment of ... read more

Scientists Identify Protein Involved in Restoring Effectiveness of Common Treatment for Breast Cancer

Oct. 3, 2016 — Breast cancer is the most frequently diagnosed cancer among women, with estrogen-receptor-positive (ER+) being the most common type. Drugs used to treat this cancer, such as tamoxifen and Faslodex, ... read more

Immediate Breast Reconstruction Reduces Psychological Impact of Mastectomy

Sep. 29, 2016 — Immediate breast reconstruction (IBR) can avoid some of the psychological effects of undergoing mastectomy for breast cancer, compared to waiting for delayed breast reconstruction (DBR), reports a ... read more

Ki67 May Help Avoid Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy in Some Patients

Sep. 29, 2016 — Breast cancer patients over 50 years old could be spared invasive procedures by use of stratification based on tumor size and molecular characteristics, including Ki67. The cell proliferation index ... read more

Freezing Technique Is an Effective Alternative to Lumpectomy for Early Stage Breast Cancer, Study Finds

Sep. 27, 2016 — A deep-freezing technique known as cryoablation is a viable alternative to traditional surgery in many early-stage breast cancers, researchers have found in a new clinical ... read more

Teen Girls With a Family History of Breast Cancer Do Not Experience Increased Depression or Anxiety

Sep. 26, 2016 — More and more girls are expected to have to confront breast cancer fears as modern genomics technology makes it easier to detect strong risk factors such as inherited BRCA1/2 mutations. But a new ... read more

Unexpected Cause of Mutation in Cancer Identified

Sep. 21, 2016 — Researchers looking for a missing cause of a common type of mutation in breast cancer cells have uncovered the biochemical culprit and found that it may also be a general source of mutation in other ... read more

Sep. 20, 2016 — Genetic testing of mitochondrial DNA could reveal otherwise unknown ancestry that can influence a person's risk for certain types of breast cancer, a new study ... read more

Racial Gaps Persist in How Breast Cancer Survivors Function, Feel During Treatment and After

Sep. 20, 2016 — An analysis of the quality of life of several thousand breast cancer survivors in North Carolina found differences in how black and white women functioned and felt physically and spiritually during ... read more

Sep. 15, 2016 — A small device implanted under the skin can improve breast cancer survival by catching cancer cells, slowing the development of metastatic tumors in other organs and allowing time to intervene with ... read more

Sep. 13, 2016 — Specific conditions -- tumor hardness and a lack of oxygen at the tumor's core -- lead to breast-cancer progression in laboratory cultures, researchers have ... read more

A New Tumor Suppressor Gene for Breast Cancer in Mice

Sep. 13, 2016 — Researchers have revealed a role for an X-linked protein kinase Nrk in terminating the proliferation of mammary epithelial cells during pregnancy and thereby preventing breast tumorigenesis in ... read more

Therapeutic Inhibition of RANK Pathway Reduces Breast Cancer Recurrence

Sep. 13, 2016 — Researchers have shown that pharmacological and genetic inhibition of RANK/RANKL signaling pathway leads to a significant reduction in recurrences and metastases in breast cancer in a mouse animal ... read more

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