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Smoking/vaping may trigger the spread of breast cancer into the lungs

Breast cancer is the second most common cancer among women in the United States, and cigarette smoking is associated with a higher incidence of...

This stuff in sunscreen may play a role in breast cancer development

In a new study, researchers found that the common sunscreen ingredient benzophenone-3, also known as oxybenzone or BP-3, can play a role in the...

This stuff in gut may cause breast cancer

In a new study, researchers found a microbe found in the colon and commonly linked to the development of colitis and colon cancer also...

Statin drugs may protect the heart from breast cancer treatment

In a new study, researchers found that statins, common cholesterol-lowering medications, may protect women’s hearts from damage caused during chemotherapy for early-stage breast cancer. The...

This “Cinderella” plant may lead to better breast cancer treatment

A plant that had previously been dismissed as not being medically useful, could prove to be a hero in disguise. In a new study, researchers...

Widely used blood pressure drugs may increase death risk in breast cancer

In a recent study at Flinders University in Australia, researchers found a link between beta-blockers and survival outcomes in some breast cancer patients. Beta-blockers, commonly...

This study discovers a major cause of deadly breast cancer

A recent study from South Australian scientists discovered how an obscure protein causes breast cancer to develop and grow more quickly. The study is published...

New discovery may help stop breast cancer’s deadly spread

In a new study, researchers found a gene responsible for the spread of triple-negative breast cancer to other parts of the body—a process called...

Breast and ovarian cancer drug could boost prostate cancer survival

In a new study, researchers found men with metastatic, hormone-resistant prostate cancer, who were treated based on the genetic makeup of their cancer, survived...

Scientists find why exercise could help slow down cancer growth

People with cancer who exercise generally have a better prognosis than inactive patients. Now, researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden have found a likely explanation...