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Vitamin D deficiency and obesity may increase breast cancer risk

In a new study, researchers find obesity and vitamin D deficiency may increase a woman’s breast cancer risk. Vitamin D is already well known for...

Night work linked to higher breast cancer risk

Women who work at night, especially during pre-menopause, may be at greater risk of developing breast cancer. This is the finding of a new analysis...
Twice-a-year MRI beats mammograms for women with genetic risk of breast cancer

Twice-a-year MRI beats mammograms for women with genetic risk of breast cancer

Getting magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans twice a year instead of one annual mammogram is far more effective at detecting early breast cancers in...

Scientists identified protein in milk production during pregnancy as target for novel breast cancer...

VCU Massey Cancer Center researchers have identified a protein involved in milk production that stimulates the growth and spread of breast cancer. It could ultimately...

Some breast cancer tumors can stop their own spread

In a recent study, researchers find that certain types of breast tumors can send signals that freeze the growth of their own secondary cancers. The...

Scientists develop new way to identify breast cancer tumors

A research team led by USC scientists has developed a new way to identify molecular markers of breast cancer tumors, a potentially lifesaving breakthrough...

Eating broccoli in pregnancy may reduce child’s breast cancer risk

Researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham have found that a plant-based diet is more effective in preventing breast cancer later in life...

New way to control aggressive breast cancer

A team at the Salk Institute has identified a master switch that appears to control the dynamic behavior of tumor cells that makes some...

Breast cancer surgery in frail older women may lead to bad outcome

An analysis of more than a decade of U.S. nursing home data has shown that breast cancer surgery is associated with high rates of...
5 things you can do to prevent cancer

5 things you can do to prevent cancer

Cancer is collection of related diseases. In all kinds of cancer, some body cells begin to divide and cannot be stopped. Eventually they spread into...