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‘Morning people’ less likely to get breast cancer, study finds

‘Morning people’ are 48 per cent less likely to get breast cancer than those who are sharpest in the evening, major study finds The scientists, led by the University of Bristol, shared their findings in Glagsow Research found women who slept longer increased their chance of diagnosis   Adjustments to body clock could increase the risk […]

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Epigenetic therapy worth pursuing in hormone receptor positive advanced breast cancer

Epigenetic therapy with histone deacetylase (HDAC) inhibitors is worth pursuing in hormone receptor positive advanced breast cancer, suggests a phase III trial reported today at the ESMO 2018 Congress in Munich. Endocrine therapies are the foundation of treatment for patients with hormone receptor positive breast cancer. However, resistance to endocrine therapy is common, leading to […]

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Fighting cancer with cheap treatment and screening

Cancer is the most feared disease worldwide, and it is even more so in India where treatment outcomes are uncertain because of delayed diagnosis, patchy availability of specialised treatment and long and expensive therapies that most people without health insurance cannot afford. Cancer continues to be diagnosed in late stages, when treatment is more toxic […]

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Case report describes four breast cancer cases post transplant

(HealthDay)—A single multiorgan donor transmitted breast cancer to four transplant recipients, according to a case report published recently in the American Journal of Transplantation. Yvette A.H. Matser, from the VU University Medical Center in the Amsterdam, and colleagues reported four cases of breast cancer transmission to transplant recipients from a single organ donor. The donor […]

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Breakthrough for difficult-to-treat breast cancer

Chemists at Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) have discovered the use of a metal compound that inhibits the enzyme closely associated with triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC), one of the most difficult forms of breast cancer to treat. The metal compound is found to inhibit the TNBC tumours with less toxicity in mice, thus their work […]