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Researchers find way to better use current drugs to target cancer

Researchers worked backwards, employing a series of drugs used in the clinic to understand a new way that cancer stem cells can be killed. …read more Source:: http://feeds.sciencedaily.com       

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Does MRI plus mammography improve detection of new breast cancer after breast conservation therapy?

A new article compares outcomes for combined mammography and MRI or ultrasonography screenings for new breast cancers in women who have previously undergone breast conservation surgery and radiotherapy for breast cancer initially diagnosed at 50 or younger. …read more Source:: http://feeds.sciencedaily.com       

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Family history and location of genetic fault affect risk for carriers of cancer genes

A large scale study of women carrying faults in important cancer genes should enable doctors to provide better advice and counselling for treatments and lifestyle changes aimed at reducing this risk. …read more Source:: http://feeds.sciencedaily.com       

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Age-specific overall risk of breast, ovarian cancer among women with BRCA1/2 genetic mutations

Researchers conducted an analysis that included nearly 10,000 women with the BRCA1 or BRCA2 genetic mutations to estimate the age-specific risk of breast or ovarian cancer for women with these mutations, according to a study. …read more Source:: http://feeds.sciencedaily.com       

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Breast and ovarian cancers: Large study improves estimates of genetic risk

Carriers of faulty BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes have higher risk for breast and ovarian cancer. Now, a large prospective study improves estimates of those risks. …read more Source:: http://www.medicalnewstoday.com       

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Hair dyes, relaxers tied to raised breast cancer risk

New research supports the idea that use of some hair products is linked to raised risk of breast cancer, with differences between white and black women. …read more Source:: http://www.medicalnewstoday.com       

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Study questions whether mistaken antibodies led cancer research down a 20-year dead end

For nearly two decades researchers have sought a way to target an estrogen receptor in the hope they could improve breast cancer survival, but an article published in Nature Communications contends… …read more Source:: http://www.medicalnewstoday.com       

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The 10 best cancer blogs

Cancer blogs can help those diagnosed with cancer to receive support throughout their treatment. Medical News Today have located the 10 best cancer blogs. …read more Source:: http://www.medicalnewstoday.com       

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Study questions whether mistaken antibodies led cancer research down a 20-year dead end

For nearly two decades researchers have sought a way to target an estrogen receptor in the hope they could improve breast cancer survival, but a new article contends that the effort may never pan out. The reason? The target receptor does not actually appear to be where they believe it to be. …read more Source::

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Metastatic breast cancer cells use hedgehog to ‘evilize’ docile neighbors

A new study shows that metastatic breast cancer cells signal neighboring cells in ways that allow otherwise anchored cells to metastasize. The work pinpoints a promising link in the chain of signaling that, when broken, could reduce the metastatic potential of the disease. …read more Source:: http://feeds.sciencedaily.com       

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