Tag Archives: breast cancer

Carrots Cut Down Breast Cancer Risk by 60%, More Benefits

Eating carrots regularly will reduce the risk of developing breast cancer by 60 percent, suggested a new study. Carrot has rich vitamins called carotenes, which are found in spinach and red peppers too, will help women reduce the risk of cancer, said researchers. Richard Berks, speaking on behalf of researchers at Breast Cancer Now, said though carrot was ingredient among ...

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Breast cancer survivors prone to common viral, bacterial infections: Study

Approximately 30 % of breast cancer patients receive chemotherapy, yet little is known about influences of current regimens on circulating lymphocyte levels and phenotypes. A new study showed that breast cancer survivors treated with chemotherapy could be lacking sufficient antibodies in the body to protect against common illnesses with a weak immune response. The study sought additional post-treatment monitoring and ...

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Chemotherapy for Breast Cancer Led to New Tumors in 23% Patients: Reveals Russian Study

Russian scientists have found that 23 percent of breast cancer patients who had undergone chemotherapy were back to square one with new formation of tumors. The neoadjuvant chemotherapy in patients with breast cancer can stimulate evolution of the new tumour, said Nicholay Litvyakov of Cancer Research Institute. The scientists analyzed biopsies of women with breast cancer and preparing for operation ...

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Olive Oil with Mediterranean Diet Lowers Breast Cancer Risk: Study

Eating a Mediterranean diet supplemented with extra virgin olive oil was found to have lowered the risk of breast cancer in a study of women in Spain. The Mediterranean diet is rich  in plant foods, fish and especially olive oil. Miguel A. Martínez-González of the University of Navarra in Pamplona and others analyzed the effects of two interventions with the Mediterranean ...

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300 minutes of physical activity a week saves you from breast cancer

Breast cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths among women, globally. Medical scientists globally are working every day to cease the negative impacts of the disease, and save lives. However, a new research has shown that engagement by post-menopausal women in 300 minutes (5 hours) of physical activity can save them from both breast cancer risk and obesity, altogether. ...

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Here’s why breast cancers can become drug resistant

As the case in most cancer cases, breast cancer can also be prevented if detected at an early stage. However, in majority of breast cancer cases developing resistance to drug is nearly inevitable after a certain point of time. Now, a new study by German scientists has shown why it might be so. HER2 membrane is the key element in ...

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Daily Aspirin Mantra Acts on Breast Cancer too, Says Study

Aspirin has long been seen as an anti-coagulent and heart-friendly medicine but now studies show that a daily dose of aspirin may curb the growth of breast cancer or tumour. Indian-origin scientist Dr Sushanta Banerjee from the Kansas City Veterans Affairs Medical Center and the team found that aspirin is able to create a non-conducive conditions around cancer stem cells ...

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Breast Cancer Breakthrough: Study Finds Trigger Spreading Tumour, Halting it Stems Growth

Once breast cancer is diagnosed, it is a painful rush from pillar to the post for patients and relatives. The Edinburgh University scientists have succeeded in finding a revolutionary approach to stem the growth of the tumour by targeting the disease’s trigger itself. In their lab experiments, researchers have found that blocking the signals in mice with breast cancer can ...

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Fasting by Women Brings Down Breast Cancer Risk: Study

Here is a reason why Indian women go on fasting during festivals or as often as possible in the name of a God or Goddess — it may reduce the risk of cancer among women, says new research. And overnight fasting gives the best results. The researchers found that a decrease in time spent on eating and an increase in ...

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Breast Cancer: Gene Responsible for its Aggressive Form Identified

Scientists have identified a strong link between the most aggressive form of breast cancer and a gene that regulates autophagy or natural cellular recycling in the body, after analyzing two huge breast cancer databases. They found that the reduced activity of autophagy gene beclin 1 was directly linked to a higher incidence of triple-negative breast cancer and a poorer prognosis ...

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Vaccine found to suppress tumor growth and spreading of breast cancer: Study

Researchers from Uppsala University found that a therapeutic vaccine directed against tumor vessels can reduce tumor burden and suppress formation of spontaneous lung metastases in a mouse model for metastatic breast cancer. The target molecule of the immunization strategy is the extra domain-A (ED-A) of fibronectin, a protein domain which is highly selective for the tumor vasculature in the adult. ...

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New Vaccine for Breast Cancer Found to be Safe, No Side-Effects

Scientists at Washington University’s School of Medicine have developed a new vaccine for breast cancer and found to be safe for patients afflicted with the disease, shows results of a clinical trial. Preliminary evidence also suggested that the vaccine primed the patients’ immune system to attack tumour cells and helped slow the cancer’s progression. The new vaccine causes the body’s ...

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Ladies! Watch your weight to cut breast cancer risk

Gear up for some physical exercise sessions as the risk of breast cancer may go up by 210 percent in obese and overweight women with a certain genetic marker, said a study. Weight loss is likely a good way to reduce breast cancer risk in general, said Ting-Yuan David Cheng from Roswell Park Cancer Institute in the US. White women ...

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