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Omega-3 fatty acids slow triple-negative breast cancer

However, they omega-3 fatty acids were dramatically more effective in inhibiting proliferation in the triple-negative breast cancer cell lines. If you are a triple-negative breast cancer (BC) survivor

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Breast Cancer Spreads Post Surgery

“Breast cancer patients are more likely to experience a return and spread of their cancer within 18 months after a mastectomy or removal of the breast tumour along with healthy breast tissues.” I

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Breast Cancer-Second Lumpectomies to Achieve Adequate Clear Margins

A new observational study of 2206 women who had lumpectomies for invasive breast cancers at four different institutions reveals that 509 of them had second operations in attempts to achieve wider clear

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Some Breast Cancer Patients Over age 60 can avoid adjuvant endocrine treatment-

“Breast cancer patients over the age of 60 with early-stage, hormone-responsive small tumors who forego adjuvant endocrine, also called hormonal therapy, are not at an increased risk of mortality

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Aromasin for Breast Cancer Prevention a good idea?

  News outlets have recently reported that new research shows the “anti-estrogen drug Aromasin appears to cut the odds of breast cancer by 65 percent in high-risk postmenopausal women.” 

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Vitamin D3 Benefits Breast Cancer Big Time!

"High-dose vitamin D significantly reduced muscle and joint pain in breast cancer patients treated with the aromatase inhibitor anastrozole (Arimidex), results of a small, randomized clinical trial

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Breast Density Risk Factor for Breast Cancer. Tamoxifen Therapy to Reduce Risk?

PMD (percent of mammographic density) is the percentage of breast density that shows up on a woman’s mammogram.  It has long been known that dense breasts make it more difficult to get an accurate

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Long-Term Breast Cancer Survival Enhanced W/ Lymph-nodes?

I believe this article might be one of many that lead to the new guidelines discussed in the article I wrote about earlier, "NCCN Breast Cancer Guidelines Updated: SLNB and PET/CT Are Highlights&...

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Curcumin, Pycnogenol, Antioxidants Reduce Breast Cancer

Curcumin, an active constituent of turmeric, has been shown to possess inhibitory effect of cell proliferation and induction of apoptosis towards a board range of tumors. Cell inhibition activities of

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Why Breast Cancer Research Can’t Be Trusted

A new study suggests that “an estimated 20 percent of breast cancer patients in the United States who receive radiation after they undergo breast-conserving surgery may not have their radiation treatments

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