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Late stage breast cancer survival estimate is ‘rarely accurate’

Late stage breast cancer survival estimate is ‘rarely accurate’

Specialists warn that single number average survival estimates for advanced stage breast cancer are unhelpful and usually inaccurate. Instead, they advise doctors to provide several case-specific survival estimates to help people plan with realism and hope. Share on PinterestWhat is a more helpful approach when it comes to discussing survival rate estimates for late stage […]

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This vitamin D mechanism helps combat melanoma

This vitamin D mechanism helps combat melanoma

Scientists have uncovered a biological mechanism through which vitamin D can change the course of melanoma. They found that vitamin D influences a signaling pathway inside melanoma cells that helps them to thrive. Share on PinterestNew research finds a novel mechanism that could explain melanoma. The researchers suggest that reducing the activity of the pathway […]

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Breast cancer: An innovative blood test could aid early detection

Breast cancer: An innovative blood test could aid early detection

Researchers are developing a blood test that could help detect breast cancer 5 years before any symptoms become apparent. This method would also be less uncomfortable and more cost effective than traditional mammograms. Can a new blood test improve breast cancer detection? According to the World Health Organization (WHO), breast cancer is the most common […]

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What causes breast itchiness without a rash?

What causes breast itchiness without a rash?

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What to know about inflammatory breast cancer

What to know about inflammatory breast cancer

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Male breast cancer: What factors improve outcomes?

Male breast cancer: What factors improve outcomes?

Male breast cancer is a relatively rare disease. For this reason, very few studies have evaluated the factors that have associations with better outcomes. A fresh investigation begins to fill this gap. Male breast cancer is rare but understudied. Male breast cancer (MBC) accounts for just 1% of all breast cancer cases. However, some scientists […]

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Onions and garlic may protect against breast cancer

Onions and garlic may protect against breast cancer

New research examines the consumption of onion and garlic among women in Puerto Rico and suggests that the vegetables can significantly reduce the risk of breast cancer. Eating more onions and garlic could keep breast cancer at bay. Onions and garlic are part of the allium genus, along with leeks, chives, and hundreds of other […]

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Study confirms low fat diets benefit women’s health

Study confirms low fat diets benefit women’s health

New research spanning over almost 2 decades finds that a low fat diet benefits women’s health. A low fat diet that includes lots of fruits and vegetables benefits women’s health in the long run, according to new research. Older studies in rats and mice have found that rodents on a high fat diet develop more […]

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What to know about HER2-negative breast cancer

What to know about HER2-negative breast cancer

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