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Breast Cancer / Carcinoma of the Breast

Breast cancer is a cancer that starts in the cells of the breast in women and men. Breast cancer is about 100 times as frequent among women as among men, but survival rates are equal in both sexes.

 

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Metformin may be Effective in Treating Breast Cancer
Metformin, a drug used for type 2 diabetes may be effective in treating cancers that lack Nischarin protein, stated new research conducted by Suresh A.....
Mammogram Screening may Benefit Men at High Risk of Breast Cancer
Screening mammography can detect men who are a higher risk of developing breast cancer, reports a new study. The findings of the study are published i.....
Breast Cancer Screening in Men: Fresh Insights
A new study has revealed that men at high risk of developing breast cancer may benefit from mammography, or breast X-ray, screening for the disease. <.....
Breast Cancer Cells 'Stick Together' to Spread Throughout the Body
Breast cancer cells tend to stick together with a help of an adhesive molecule called E-cadherin to spread throughout the body during metastasis, reve.....
Impact of Age on Immunotherapy Treatment for Breast Cancer Revealed
Crosstalk between two immune checkpoint blockage therapy was found to be revolutionary especially for its potential to treat patients with triple nega.....


About Cancer in Women
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Triple-Negative Breast Cancer - Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment, Prevention & Prognosis
Triple-negative breast cancers are ER negative, PR negative, and lack overexpression of HER-2. They are difficult to treat and are very aggressive... Read More
Brain Metastasis - Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment
Brain metastases are caused by the spread of primary tumors to the brain. Lung, breast, melanoma are the three main tumors that cause brain metastases... Read More
Screening for Breast Cancer with Clinical Breast Examination
Clinical breast examination is a simple and inexpensive method of detecting breast cancer especially in women who do not have access to mammography... Read More
Proton Beam Therapy for Cancer Treatment
Proton therapy is a form of radiotherapy for cancer treatment which uses a proton beam that is targeted precisely on the tumor cells, destroying them with minimal damage to surrounding healthy tissue. Proton therapy can treat various types of cancer... Read More
Personalized Medicine
Personalized medicine is an advanced method to predict risk of a human to a disease and its early treatment. It is tailor-made precision medicine with least side effects. Pharmacogenomics is the novel concept based on which personalized medicine is designed... Read More
Male Breast Cancer-Causes-Risk Factors-Signs-Symptoms-Diagnosis-Treatment-FAQs
Most cases of male breast cancer are diagnosed between the ages of 60 and 70 years. Treatment of male breast cancer often involves surgery... Read More
Inherited Breast Cancer Syndromes
Inherited breast cancers are caused due to mutations in genes that increase the risk of breast cancer in women... Read More
Inflammatory Breast Cancer - Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment & Prognosis
One of the rare breast cancers, inflammatory breast cancer is marked by redness, swelling and warmth of the breast skin looking like an orange peel. .. Read More
HER2 Positive Breast Cancer | HER2/neu Breast Cancer
HER2-positive breast cancer is characterized by excessive production of the HER2 protein by the breast cancer cells. It is diagnosed by immunological tests and treated by novel targeted therapies... Read More



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