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Breast cancer epidemiology

Breast cancer... Breast cancer... Breast cancer... the website www.svod.cz [2]. Breast cancer incidence and mortality in women Among all cancers...

Breast cancer

Breast cancer... Breast cancer... Breast cancer... Breast cancer currently presents a serious epidemiological issue in the Czech...

European Society of Breast Imaging (EUSOBI)

language review by Europa Donna–The European Breast Cancer Coalition. Breast ultrasound: recommendations for information to women and...

Mammography exam

use a mammogram to look for early signs of breast cancer. Regular mammograms are the best tests doctors have to find breast cancer...


Number of relevant news: 134

New recommendations published: screening intervals and more

now access to a total of 40 recommendations on breast cancer screening and diagnosis, announced also via the JRC website (EU Science... with no symptoms who are not at high risk of breast cancer, should undertake periodic mammography screening the most suitable way to... Commission Initiative on Breast Cancer (ECIBC), breast cancer screening,...

Researchers develop comprehensive new way to predict breast cancer risk

develop comprehensive new way to predict breast cancer... method yet to predict a woman’s risk of breast cancer, according to a study by Cancer Research UK published in Genetics in Medicine... of women who have different risks of developing breast cancer. Importantly, for the first time, researchers have taken into account more... breast cancer, risk prediction, online...

Cancer incidence continues to rise: 1 in 5 men, 1 in 6 women

on Cancer (IARC), GLOBOCAN 2018, lung cancer, breast cancer, colorectal cancer, prostate cancer, liver...

Breast screening linked to 60 per cent lower risk of breast cancer death in first 10 years

screening linked to 60 per cent lower risk of breast cancer death in first 10... women who chose to participate in an organised breast cancer screening programme had a 60 per cent lower risk of dying from breast cancer... screening, breast cancer, organised breast cancer screening programme, risk of breast cancer...

Weight loss linked to lower breast cancer risk for postmenopausal women

loss linked to lower breast cancer risk for postmenopausal... weight had a lower risk of developing invasive breast cancer than those who maintained or gained weight. Published early online in Cancer... obesity has been strongly related to breast cancer risk, studies examining whether weight loss might reduce postmenopausal... breast cancer risk, weight loss, postmenopausal...

Screening mammography is linked to a reduction in breast cancer mortality, a new study shows

mammography is linked to a reduction in breast cancer mortality, a new study... mammography is linked to a subsequent decline in breast cancer mortality. New findings have just been published in the Journal of Medical... Wellington (New Zealand) investigated trends in breast cancer mortality in New Zealand women in order to either corroborate or negate a... breast cancer mortality, screening mammography, New...

CancerSEEK: Generalised screening for multiple cancer types

cancer, colorectal cancer, lung cancer, breast cancer...

Where body fat is carried can predict cancer risk

cancer, oesophageal cancer, kidney cancer, breast cancer, uterine cancer [2], stomach cancer, liver cancer, gallbladder cancer,...

Excess weight linked to 8 more cancer types

colon cancer, oesophageal cancer, kidney cancer, breast cancer, uterine...

Public health in the EU: encouraging developments in the area of national cancer screening programmes

countries have population-based programmes for breast cancer, 22 for cervical cancer and 20 for colorectal cancer screening, as compared... breast cancer screening, cervical cancer screening, colorectal cancer screening, European...

World Cancer Day: highlighting physical activity in the global fight against cancer

recurring. Research shows, for example, that a breast cancer patient’s risk of recurrence and of dying from the disease can be reduced by a...

Increasing breastfeeding worldwide could prevent over 800,000 child deaths and 20,000 deaths from breast cancer every year

over 800,000 child deaths and 20,000 deaths from breast cancer every... two, and prevent an extra 20,000 deaths from breast cancer every year. Although breastfeeding is one of the most effective preventive... life expectancy, intelligence, breast cancer, ovarian...

For breast cancer patients, never too late to quit smoking

breast cancer patients, never too late to quit... never too late to quit smoking, a large study of breast cancer survivors has found that those who quit smoking after their diagnosis had a 33... study involved more than 20,600 women with breast cancer, and is one of the largest studies of survival outcomes according to smoking... cessation, breast cancer,...

Breast screening programme effective in preventing some invasive cancers

for and treatment of an early form of breast cancer has been found to prevent subsequent invasive cancer, according to research... situ (DCIS) is described as a very early form of breast cancer, where cancer cells are present in milk ducts, but have not yet invaded the... carcinoma in situ (DCIS), invasive breast cancer, screening...

False-positive mammograms may indicate increased risk of breast cancer later

mammograms may indicate increased risk of breast cancer... result may be at increased risk of developing breast cancer for up to 10 years after the false-positive result, according to a study... From the case rID: 21555 “Our finding that breast cancer risk remains elevated up to 10 years after the false-positive result suggests... false-positive result, risk of developing breast cancer...

Prospective study supports use of 21-gene assay to spare chemotherapy in breast cancer

use of 21-gene assay to spare chemotherapy in breast cancer... yet that a 21 gene assay can identify women with breast cancer who can be spared chemotherapy, reports the New England Journal of Medicine... validation of a 21-gene expression assay in breast cancer. New England Journal of Medicine 2015. doi:... score, breast cancer, chemotherapy, 21-gene expression...

New method to predict increased risk of non-familial breast cancer

method to predict increased risk of non-familial breast cancer... with an increased risk for non-familial breast cancer. The results have been published in the journal Genome Research... approximately one out of ten women will develop breast cancer at some point in life. In most cases the disease is sporadic, i.e. it is not... breast cancer, risk...

Mediterranean diet supplemented with olive oil appears to protect against breast cancer

with olive oil appears to protect against breast cancer... olive oil in the primary prevention of breast cancer. Results of a randomised clinical trial have been recently published in JAMA... credit: Pixabay (pexels.com) Breast cancer is the second most common cancer type worldwide, with about 1.7 million cases... diet, olive oil, breast cancer...

Common hormone could help treat breast cancer

hormone could help treat breast cancer... half of all breast cancer patients could one day benefit from having the cheap and widely-available... receptor ‘talks to’ the oestrogen receptor in breast cancer cells to change their behaviour, ultimately slowing down tumour... breast cancer,...

Benefits of mammography screening outweigh adverse effects for women aged 50–69 years

effects of various methods of screening for breast cancer... update of the landmark 2002 IARC Handbook on Breast Cancer Screening [2] in light of recent improvements in treatment outcomes for... breast cancer screening, mammography, emerging technologies, clinical breast examination,...

Family history of breast cancer doesn't mean a poor prognosis for women who develop the disease

history of breast cancer doesn't mean a poor prognosis for women who develop the... study finds that women who are diagnosed with breast cancer and have a family history of the disease face no worse of a prognosis after... Dummer (pexels.com) About one quarter of breast cancer cases in developed countries are thought to be related to hereditary factors.... breast cancer, family history,...

A blood test for early detection of breast cancer metastasis

blood test for early detection of breast cancer... chances of being cured of breast cancer have increased in recent decades, however if the tumour has metastasised, the... used previously gathered material from a breast cancer study which has been underway in Lund since 2002. The material contained... breast cancer, metastasis, cell-free DNA (cfDNA), circulating tumour DNA...

Men with high oestrogen levels could be at greater risk of breast cancer

oestrogen levels could be at greater risk of breast cancer... oestrogen may have a greater risk of developing breast cancer, according to research by an international collaboration including Cancer... between oestrogen levels in the blood and male breast cancer has been identified, despite its connection to breast, womb and ovarian... breast cancer, oestrogen levels, cancer...

Genetic screening could improve breast cancer prevention

screening could improve breast cancer... which women are at increased risk of developing breast cancer, a major study of more than 65,000 women has... analysis using genetic screening could guide breast cancer prevention in several ways – for instance by offering high-risk women i... screening, prevention, breast cancer, polygenic risk score, single nucleotide polymorphisms...

Breast cancer risk may be increased in women who have first-degree relatives with a history of prostate cancer

Breast cancer risk may be increased in women who have first-degree relatives with a history... may increase a woman’s risk of developing breast cancer. That is the conclusion of a new study published early online in CANCER [1], a... Study between 1993 and 1998 and were free of breast cancer at the start of the study. During follow-up, which ended in 2009, a total of... breast cancer risk, first-degree relative, prostate...

Poor metabolic health increases risk for postmenopausal breast cancer irrespective of BMI

health increases risk for postmenopausal breast cancer irrespective of... abnormalities, were at increased risk for breast cancer compared with their metabolically healthy counterparts, according to a study... of types of cancer including postmenopausal breast cancer,” said Marc J. Gunter, PhD, associate professor of cancer epidemiology and p... breast cancer, insulin resistance, breast cancer...

Vaccine targeting breast cancers produced robust immune response

targeting breast cancers produced robust immune... DNA vaccine targeting mammaglobin-A, a breast cancer-associated antigen, was proven safe and found to effectively elicit immune... an attractive target for immune intervention in breast cancer patients,” said study author William E. Gillanders, MD, professor of surgery a... immune response, breast cancer...

Postmenopausal breast cancer risk decreases rapidly after starting regular physical activity

breast cancer risk decreases rapidly after starting regular physical... walking per week had a lower risk for invasive breast cancer compared with women who exercised less during those four years, according to... week had a 10 percent decreased risk of invasive breast cancer compared with women who were less active. Women who undertook this level of... women, breast cancer risk, physical...

Smoking linked with increased risk of most common type of breast cancer

with increased risk of most common type of breast cancer... risk of developing the most common type of breast cancer. That is the finding of an analysis published early online in Cancer [1], a... evaluating the relationship between smoking and breast cancer risk among young women have found that smoking is linked with an increased... breast cancer risk, triple-negative breast cancer, ER-positive breast...

IARC warns 'cancer burden growing at an alarming pace'

in the Czech Republic Czech National Breast Cancer Screening Programme Czech National Cervical Cancer Screening...

Breast cancer screening

Breast cancer... effective: cervical cancer screening, breast cancer screening, colorectal cancer screening. Breast cancer screening... breast cancer screening, Czech Republic, accredited screening...

Cancer prevention

risk of a number of cancers, including bowel and breast cancer. Maintain a healthy weight through a balanced diet and regular physical...

Number of risky lifestyle factors is associated with an increased risk of some types of breast cancer

with an increased risk of some types of breast cancer... lifestyle factors have an increased risk of breast cancer overall. According to a new Norwegian study [1], this association is limited... menopausal hormone therapy are risk factors for breast cancer, whereas physical activity is a protective factor for breast cancer. Smoking... physical inactivity, menopausal hormone therapy, breast cancer, molecular...

Personalised invitations of Czech citizens to cancer screening programmes

cancer screening (men and women), as well as breast cancer screening and cervical cancer screening (women). Personalised invitations are... namely, screening for cervical cancer and breast cancer in women, and screening for colorectal cancer in men and... invitations, breast cancer screening, cervical cancer screening, colorectal cancer screening, cancer...

Breast tomosynthesis is not significantly different from standard digital mammography

as a screening tool for the detection of breast cancer in a population-based screening programme. The results of a Norwegian study... whether the proportion of screen-detected breast cancer was favourable for digital breast tomosynthesis versus digital mammography.... digital mammography, population-based breast cancer screening programme, screen-detected breast...

Invitation to cancer screening is an investment which will pay off in the future

invitations, breast cancer screening, cervical cancer screening, colorectal cancer screening, cancer...

Global cancer burden rises to 14.1 million new cases in 2012: Marked increase in breast cancers must be addressed

million new cases in 2012: Marked increase in breast cancers must be... will increase further by 2025. Sharp rise in breast cancer worldwide In 2012, 1.7 million women were diagnosed with breast cancer and... cancer mortality, global cancer burden, breast cancer, cervical...

Scientists find sex hormones and breast cancer link in women under 50

find sex hormones and breast cancer link in women under... levels of sex hormones and an increased risk of breast cancer in premenopausal women, according to a study published in The Lancet Oncology... the blood of around 760 premenopausal women with breast cancer, and around 1700 without – from seven earlier studies. They found that a d... women, risk of breast cancer, oestradiol, oestrone, androstenedione, dehydroepiandrosterone sulphate...

New anti-cancer compound shows promise for breast cancer

anti-cancer compound shows promise for breast cancer... offer hope for treating the most common type of breast cancer. The results have just been published in Cancer Cell... oestrogen receptor-positive (ER-positive) breast cancers when combined with the breast cancer drug tamoxifen in preclinical models.... ER-positive breast cancer...

Long term shift work a risk factor for breast cancer

term shift work a risk factor for breast cancer... mix of occupations is associated with increased breast cancer risk. The results have just been published in the journal Occupational and... cancers. Most of these have focused on breast cancer, and some meta-analyses have suggested that women who work night shifts may be... work, night shifts, breast cancer...

Early mammograms in young women at increased breast cancer risk may save lives

mammograms in young women at increased breast cancer risk may save... that women under the age of 40 at higher risk of breast cancer who went for mammographic screening had their breast cancer detected at an... credit: Calbert Warner (pexels.com) Leading breast cancer research charity Breast Cancer Campaign, has funded the first ever study into... breast cancer, family history, mammographic...

Genetic ‘fine tuners’ control body’s own attack against cancer

body’s own immune system’s fight against breast cancer is controlled by genetic ‘fine tuners’, known as microRNAs, according to a stu... CSIRO, CC BY 3.0, Link Looking at 1,300 breast cancer samples, Cancer Research UK scientists found that the influence of these... breast cancer,...

Tamoxifen class drugs reduce breast cancer rates by more than a third in women at high risk

class drugs reduce breast cancer rates by more than a third in women at high... and three similar drugs reduce breast cancer incidence by 38 per cent in women at an increased risk of the disease... study to date scientists calculate that one breast cancer would be prevented for every 42 women who took the drug for five years and...

Mammograms reveal response to common cancer drug

a common drug to prevent the relapse of breast cancer [1]. The key lies in monitoring changes in the proportion of dense tissue,... in women who have completed their primary breast cancer treatment. However, no method has been available for assessing which women are... density, tamoxifen, breast cancer...

Scientists find promising new target for aggressive breast cancer

find promising new target for aggressive breast cancer... with triple-negative breast cancer are more likely to have high levels of the MET biomarker in their tumours,... samples from patients with triple negative breast cancer – a less common but aggressive type of the disease. They found that over h... breast cancer, biomarker,...

Study examines outcomes of screening mammography for age, breast density, hormone therapy

guidelines did not consider the influence of breast cancer risk factors beyond age, according to the study background. Karla...

Heart disease risk after breast cancer radiotherapy smaller than previously thought

disease risk after breast cancer radiotherapy smaller than previously... time calculated by how much radiotherapy for breast cancer increases the risk of heart disease and the findings can now be used by... been known that radiotherapy reduces the risk of breast cancer returning for many women after it has been removed by surgery. But the heart... breast cancer, radiotherapy, heart disease...

Blood test reveals women’s response to breast cancer treatment

test reveals women’s response to breast cancer... blood samples from 30 women with advanced breast cancer that had spread. They used three biomarkers – circulating tumour DNA,... breast cancer, biomarkers, cancer genomics, personalised cancer...

Study links cigarette smoking, breast cancer risk

links cigarette smoking, breast cancer... that smoking is associated with increased breast cancer risk for women who initiate smoking before first birth. The study, which... between active cigarette smoking and breast cancer risk remains controversial. Despite about 130 epidemiologic studies and seven... breast cancer risk, cigarette smoking, invasive breast cancer, American Cancer...

Lab research suggests more women could benefit from Herceptin

may be effective against more types of breast cancer than previously thought, according to US research... as trastuzumab, is often given to women with breast cancers that test positive for high levels of a protein known as HER2. But HER2... trastuzumab, breast cancer, HER2-positive breast cancer, HER2-negative breast cancer, adjuvant...

APOBEC3B is an enzymatic source of mutation in breast cancer

is an enzymatic source of mutation in breast cancer... errors driving the majority of breast cancers may be caused by a hyperactive enzyme called APOBEC3B, according to US... could lead to new ways to diagnose and treat breast cancer, exploiting the root cause of genetic damage - 'DNA editing' by the enzyme -... breast cancer...

Study finds no evidence to link work stress to cancer risk

stress, cancer risk, bowel cancer, lung cancer, breast cancer, prostate...

Better survival rates seen with lumpectomy compared with mastectomy for early breast cancer

lumpectomy compared with mastectomy for early breast cancer... found that lumpectomy plus radiation for early breast cancer may provide patients with a better chance of survival than mastectomy.... is a good treatment choice for women with early breast cancer; however, over the past 10 years, a growing number of women have been choosing... breast-conserving surgery, survival rates, breast cancer...

Inherited gene fault influences breast cancer survival

gene fault influences breast cancer... influences the chances of some women surviving breast cancer. It also increases the risk of women developing a second breast cancer. The... who had the oestrogen-receptor-positive form of breast cancer, were more likely to die from the disease - 62 out of 100 women who carry the... breast cancer, survival rate, gene fault, ER-positive breast...

A simple blood test could be used to detect breast cancer

simple blood test could be used to detect breast cancer... more accurate way to test for the early signs of breast cancer than using mammograms to spot a lump say researchers today (Tuesday), as... could improve treatment by detecting whether breast cancer patients are likely to relapse and what drugs their particular type of tumour... test, breast cancer, breast...

Post-menopausal women with diabetes at greater risk of breast cancer

women with diabetes at greater risk of breast cancer... are nearly 30 per cent more likely to get breast cancer, according to results of a comprehensive review published in the British... studies examining the potential link between breast cancer and diabetes. These studies involved over 56,000 cases of breast cancer... II diabetes, breast cancer, post-menopausal...

Breast cancer screening programmes: benefits outweigh harm

Breast cancer screening programmes: benefits outweigh... major review of breast cancer screening services in Europe, jointly led by researchers at Queen Mary,... in published European studies in terms of breast cancer deaths prevented, and the major harms, in particular, the rates of what are... breast cancer screening, benefits,...

Study highlights potential drug target for one in ten breast cancers

highlights potential drug target for one in ten breast cancer... have discovered how a key protein fuels breast cancer growth by boosting numbers of cancer stem cells in tumours that have low... published a groundbreaking study showing that breast cancer was not one disease, but ten, each defined by its own unique ‘genetic f... breast cancer, claudin, transforming growth factor...

Exposure to X-rays raises risk of breast cancer in young women with BRCA faults

to X-rays raises risk of breast cancer in young women with BRCA... faults in BRCA genes are more likely to develop breast cancer if they are exposed to chest X-rays before they are 30, according to a study... if variations in their DNA increased the risk of breast cancer after exposure to low doses of radiation. It found that women under 30 with... BRCA genes, breast cancer...

An active lifestyle helps lower breast cancer risk

active lifestyle helps lower breast cancer... gardening helps to reduce the chance of getting breast cancer, new research shows today... largest ever looking at physical activity and breast cancer – is part of ongoing work by the European Prospective Investigation of Cancer (... physical activity, breast cancer...

More heart problems with 2 chemo drugs for breast cancer

heart problems with 2 chemo drugs for breast cancer... who have breast cancer and are treated with two chemotherapy drugs may experience more cardiac... more and more women are surviving longer with breast cancer, so it's becoming a chronic disease, said lead author Erin Aiello Bowles, MPH,...

World’s largest cancer and lifestyle database revealed

in the early stages of reviewing new research on breast cancer survivors. To give some idea of the scale of the task: for some cancers,...

Obese and overweight women face increased risk of recurrence of most common type of breast cancer

risk of recurrence of most common type of breast cancer... risk of recurrence of the most common type of breast cancer despite optimal cancer treatment, according to a new study published early... and inflammation that may drive some cases of breast cancer to spread and recur despite treatment. Women who are obese when they are... overweight, breast cancer,...

Breast cancer patients with high density mammograms do not have increased risk of death

Breast cancer patients with high density mammograms do not have increased risk of... is a marker of increased risk of developing breast cancer, does not seem to increase the risk of death among breast cancer patients,... over 9,000 women with a confirmed diagnosis of breast cancer, high mammographic density was not associated with the risk of death from... density, breast cancer...

Chemotherapy during pregnancy does not appear to increase complications for newborn infants

babies of breast cancer patients who undergo chemotherapy while pregnant do not appear to be at higher... Europe who were diagnosed with early-stage breast cancer while pregnant. 197 (48%) of the women underwent chemotherapy during... pregnancy, breast cancer...

Plant-based compound slows breast cancer in a mouse model

compound slows breast cancer in a mouse... in a mouse model with similarities to human breast cancer progression, according to a study published August 2 in the Journal of the... breast cancer, phenethyl isothiocyanate, PEITC,...

‘Post-it note’ on breast cancer gene signals risk of disease spreading

note’ on breast cancer gene signals risk of disease... molecular 'post-it note' added to a breast cancer gene could flag up the risk that the disease will spread in patients,... were linked to the spread of the disease in breast cancer patients Methylation is a common cell process that adds methyl groups onto... breast cancer, methylation, tumour suppressor...

Exercise, even mild physical activity, may reduce breast cancer risk

even mild physical activity, may reduce breast cancer... and before or after menopause – may reduce breast cancer risk, but substantial weight gain may negate these benefits... findings indicate that women can reduce their breast cancer risk by exercising and maintaining their weight. While studies have shown... activity, breast cancer...

Physical activity linked to reduced mortality in breast and colon cancer patients

(2012). Physical activity, weight control, and breast cancer risk and survival: clinical trial rationale and design considerations Journal... activity, breast cancer, colorectal cancer, mortality...

Scientists re-write rule book on breast cancer in landmark global study

re-write rule book on breast cancer in landmark global... could revolutionise the way women with breast cancer will be diagnosed and treated in the future, by reclassifying the disease into... predict survival more accurately in women with breast cancer based on these new subtypes, and better tailor treatment to the individual... breast cancer, genetic fingerprint, personalised...

Long-term use of estrogen hormone therapy linked to higher risk for breast cancer

hormone therapy linked to higher risk for breast cancer... therapy with a higher risk for developing breast cancer... and assistant professor in medicine at the Breast Cancer Oncology Center at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston, Mass. “What we f... breast cancer, hormone...

Metastatic breast cancer uses immune system to spread

breast cancer uses immune system to... breast cancer (IBC) is the most lethal form of breast cancer. It spreads easily through the... expression and spreading of inflammatory breast cancer cells in three-dimensional culture: A mechanism mediated by IL-8 signaling... breast cancer, metastases, immune system,...

Breast cancer and heart disease may have common roots

Breast cancer and heart disease may have common... who are at risk for breast cancer may also be at greater risk for heart disease, new research has found [1,... BRCA2, breast cancer, heart disease, heart attack, heart...

Triple drug combination effective in HER2-positive breast cancer

drug combination effective in HER2-positive breast cancer... (Herceptin) and docetaxel for HER2-positive breast cancer is improved by adding another 'Herceptin-like' drug called pertuzumab. The... advanced, inflammatory, or early HER2-positive breast cancer (NeoSphere): a randomised multicentre, open-label, phase 2 trial Lancet... breast cancer, trastuzumab, docetaxel, pertuzumab, pathological complete...

Adolescent alcohol consumption and breast cancer

alcohol consumption and breast cancer... consumption by adolescents may increase breast cancer risk in those with a family history of the... credit: shutterstock.com Breast cancer patients often wonder what their daughters might do to reduce their risk of... consumption, benign breast disease, breast cancer, teenagers, adolescent...

Low levels of alcohol consumption associated with small increased risk of breast cancer

associated with small increased risk of breast cancer... associated with a small increase in the risk of breast cancer, and consumption in both earlier and later adult life is also associated with... has been associated with an increased risk of breast cancer. However, the effect of low levels of drinking as is common in the United... breast cancer, alcohol...

Role of fat in assessing breast cancer risk

of fat in assessing breast cancer... a mammogram, is associated with a high risk of breast cancer. But the role of non-dense fat tissue in the breast is less clear. New... mammograms of postmenopausal women with breast cancer were compared to controls without cancer. The study used sophisticated... breast cancer, fibroglandular tissue, fat tissue, mammographic...

Breast cancer survival rates boost

Breast cancer survival rates... and the drug Herceptin to treat early-stage breast cancer for women with an aggressive form of the disease could help boost survival... (2011). Adjuvant trastuzumab in HER2-positive breast cancer New England Journal of Medicine DOI:... breast cancer,...

First global analysis of breast and cervical cancer estimates 2 million new cases worldwide

number of new cases of breast cancer diagnosed worldwide has risen dramatically from about 640 000 in 1980 to 1.6... 2010, most (51%) of the 1.6 million new cases of breast cancer and the majority (76%) of the 425 000 new cases of cervical cancer occurred in... breast cancer, cervical cancer, incidence, mortality, developing countries, screening...

Antibiotic molecule found in bacteria stops breast cancer

molecule found in bacteria stops breast cancer... in bacteria blocks a protein which causes breast cancer to develop and spread, reveals research published in Nature Chemistry... is present in greater amounts in breast cancer cells. It attaches to specific stretches of DNA – switching on genes r... FOXM1, breast cancer...

Drug prolongs lives of patients with hormone-sensitive breast cancer

lives of patients with hormone-sensitive breast cancer... with hormone-sensitive breast cancer who take the drug tamoxifen for five years after breast cancer surgery can cut... are often given to patients who have undergone breast cancer surgery in order to target any cancer cells that may have been missed and... receptor positive breast cancer, tamoxifen,...

Breast screening in the Czech Republic: achievements of the first seven years of the organized programme

of official breast screening. The Czech Breast Cancer Screening Programme currently runs in several dozen accredited screening... screening, coverage, Czech Republic, breast cancer...

Weight has strongest influence on breast cancer hormones in post menopausal women

has strongest influence on breast cancer hormones in post menopausal... the level of sex hormones that increase breast cancer risk in post menopausal women, according to new research published in the... how levels of sex hormones - known to affect breast cancer risk - varied among post menopausal women. Some types of breast cancer are... index, postmenopausal women, hormone levels, breast cancer...

Worse outcome for breast cancer patients with other health problems

outcome for breast cancer patients with other health... breast cancer patients with certain other health problems have higher mortality rates than... survival and higher overall death rates among breast cancer patients. In this study, Jennifer L. Patnaik, Ph.D., of the University of... breast cancer, comorbidities, mortality rates, survival...

Poorer women less likely to survive breast cancer

women less likely to survive breast cancer... from deprived areas are less likely to survive breast cancer as they are diagnosed at a later stage which means the best available... credit: shutterstock.com ‘The Second All Breast Cancer Report’ is the first in-depth analysis in the UK to look at how the impact of t... breast cancer, socioeconomic...

Breast cancers found between mammograms more likely to be aggressive

Breast cancers found between mammograms more likely to be... Breast cancers that are first detectable in the interval between screening mammograms are... associated with mammographic detection of breast cancer in the Ontario Breast Screening Program Journal of the National Cancer... interval, interval cancers, mammography, breast cancer...

New digital method for breast cancer prognosis

digital method for breast cancer... a new tool to use for the prognosis of breast cancer in patients. This new digital tool will help give patients a more accurate... the best treatment strategy for early-stage breast cancer is tumour grade, a score assigned by a pathologist based on how abnormal... analysis, breast cancer...

Reasons for poor breast cancer management in developing countries

for poor breast cancer management in developing... Breast cancer is on the rise in developing countries and mortality is high. Now, a consensus... countries there is little awareness that breast cancer is treatable, inadequate pathology services for diagnosis and staging, and... breast cancer management, low-income countries, middle-income...

The future of breast cancer prevention

future of breast cancer... could be used to prevent breast cancer in women at high risk of the disease in the same way that statins are used for... than four per cent above average risk of getting breast cancer in the next ten years should be offered preventive measures and closer... breast cancer, density of breast tissue,...

Trial results confirm five years of tamoxifen boosts breast cancer survival

results confirm five years of tamoxifen boosts breast cancer... are urging breast cancer patients to complete their full prescription of tamoxifen, following long-term... years gives the best chance of survival from breast cancer. But this randomised trial - led by researchers based at the Cancer Research... recurrence, breast cancer...

Tamoxifen's preventative role

by certain women as a preventive measure against breast cancer, saves lives and reduces medical costs. That is the conclusion of a new study... years who have an increased risk of developing breast cancer. Research has shown that tamoxifen can protect against breast cancer for... prevention, breast cancer...

Population-based breast cancer screening not necessarily best for poorer countries

breast cancer screening not necessarily best for poorer... credit: shutterstock.com Globally, breast cancer is the most common female cancer accounting for an estimated 1.4 million cases... screening, low- and middle-income countries, breast cancer...

World Cancer Day 2011: New physical activity guidance can help prevent breast, colon cancers

activity. Almost 460,000 females died from breast cancer in 2008, while close to 610,000 males and females died from colorectal cancer...

Hormone therapy at menopause may pose breast cancer risk

therapy at menopause may pose breast cancer... menopause is associated with a greater risk of breast cancer compared to starting after a longer gap, according to a study published online... or obese. Many studies have established that breast cancer incidence increases in users of hormonal therapy, in particular among women... replacement therapy, menopause, breast cancer...

Scientists identify avoidable breast cancer risk factors

identify avoidable breast cancer risk... 30 percent of postmenopausal breast cancers could be avoided by more exercise and refraining from hormone replacement... shutterstock.com Many risk factors for breast cancer are well studied and documented. Thus, scientists are sure by now that early... breast cancer, avoidable risk...

Yearly mammogram screening for women with a family history of breast cancer could save lives

screening for women with a family history of breast cancer could save... than 50 years who have a family history of breast cancer a mammogram every year will detect more cancers and could save lives,... with several relatives with breast cancer or with relatives who had breast cancer diagnosed early in life can be more... screening, breast cancer...

Radiation fears should not deter women from mammography screening

risk of radiation-induced breast cancer from mammography screening is slight in comparison to the benefit of expected... MJ, Mainprize JG. Risk of radiation-induced breast cancer from mammographic screening.Radiology 2011. doi:...

Healthy lifestyle can reduce breast cancer risk even in women with family history

lifestyle can reduce breast cancer risk even in women with family... lifestyle can help women reduce their risk of breast cancer even if they have a family history of the disease, it has been claimed... of a new study published online by the journal Breast Cancer Research, many women who have a close relative with breast cancer fear their... breast cancer...

Relatives of young breast cancer patients could face increased risks of other cancers

of young breast cancer patients could face increased risks of other... and female relatives of women diagnosed with breast cancer before the age of 35 are at an increased risk of other cancers even if they do... the 2200 parents and siblings of 500 women with breast cancer diagnosed before the age of 35 who had been tested for BRCA1 and BRCA2 gene... BRCA2, familial breast cancer...

Calcium deposits could improve breast cancer diagnosis

deposits could improve breast cancer... through screening, could help doctors diagnose breast cancer more effectively... of the calcium deposits and the grade of the breast cancer. This suggests there is scope for developing a test for calcium deposits... deposits, breast calcifications, breast cancer...

High-fat diet during puberty linked to breast cancer risk later in life

diet during puberty linked to breast cancer risk later in... or obese, may be at a greater risk of developing breast cancer later in life, according to Michigan State University (MSU) researchers... The findings come from research at MSU's Breast Cancer and the Environment Research Center, established in 2003 and funded through... diet, environmental risk factors, breast cancer...

Drinking alcohol ‘may increase risk of some types of breast cancer’

alcohol ‘may increase risk of some types of breast cancer... has confirmed suggestions that certain types of breast cancer are more common among women who regularly drink alcohol... latest analysis had been diagnosed with invasive breast cancer and the researchers looked at a wide range of data on each of them. This... drinking, lobular breast cancer, ductal breast...

Nicotine binding to receptor linked to breast cancer cell growth

binding to receptor linked to breast cancer cell... and may also directly promote the development of breast cancer, according to a study published online August 23 in the Journal of the... acts on cells to promote cancer cell growth. For breast cancer in particular, some large epidemiological studies have suggested that smoking... nicotinic acetylcholine receptor, breast cancer...

Protein made by breast cancer gene purified

made by breast cancer gene... step in understanding the origins of familial breast cancer has been made by two teams of scientists at the University of California,... understanding, diagnosing and perhaps treating breast cancer. BRCA2 is known to be involved in repairing damaged DNA, but exactly how it... familial breast cancer, DNA repair...

Genes associated with aggressive breast cancer

associated with aggressive breast cancer... on analyses of breast tumours from 97 female breast cancer patients. Half of these patients died within eight years of diagnosis, while... breast cancer...

Gene target may block breast cancer recurrence and boost survival

target may block breast cancer recurrence and boost... called POLQ is linked to an eight-fold risk of breast cancer returning. Developing drugs to block POLQ could increase survival and stop the... patients diagnosed in the early 90s with early breast cancer. Excessive POLQ was linked to markedly increased risk of cancer coming... gene, breast cancer...

New molecular marker could predict if breast cancer patients need chemotherapy

molecular marker could predict if breast cancer patients need... which could help doctors to decide whether breast cancer patients would benefit from chemotherapy has been identified by a team of... out as an independent factor in examining a breast cancer patient’s tumour. Scientists working on the study found that the more the m... molecular marker, breast cancer...

Study does not prove link between household cleaning products and breast cancer

link between household cleaning products and breast cancer... products are linked to an increased risk of breast cancer. They appear to show that women who say they used such products in the past... not prove a link between cleaning products and breast cancer, and that the findings may have been distorted as a result of patients'... products, breast cancer...

Men with faulty gene may carry breast cancer risk

with faulty gene may carry breast cancer... BRCA2 gene have a 1 in 15 chance of developing breast cancer by the time they reach 70, suggests the largest study of its kind, published... increases their chances of developing breast cancer, and often at a young age. But it has not been clear whether men are... breast cancer,...

Fish oil may reduce risk of breast cancer

oil may reduce risk of breast cancer... women who did not have a history of breast cancer to complete a 24-page questionnaire about their use of non-vitamin,... oil, omega-3 fatty acids, breast cancer...

New drug for inherited breast and ovarian cancers shows promise in early trials

trials led by scientists at the Breakthrough Breast Cancer Research Unit at King's College London [1,... to cause about two to five per cent of all breast cancers and about five to 15 per cent of ovarian cancers. The new drug blocks a... breast cancer, ovarian...

Cell test could predict DCIS breast cancer recurrence

test could predict DCIS breast cancer... predict which women have an aggressive form of breast cancer in the milk ducts (DCIS) and spare other women from unnecessary radiotherapy,... accounts for around 20 per cent of breast cancers picked up by mammography. But DCIS is a highly variable disease - differing...

Sea sponge drug may extend advanced breast cancer survival

sponge drug may extend advanced breast cancer... help to extend the lives of women with advanced breast cancer, UK scientists have found... in patients with locally recurrent or metastatic breast cancer previously treated with an anthracycline and a taxane. Journal of Clinical... mesylate, breast cancer...

Researchers develop prototype vaccine to prevent breast cancer

develop prototype vaccine to prevent breast cancer... first-of-its-kind vaccine to prevent breast cancer has shown overwhelmingly favourable results in animal models, according to a... with the antigen α-lactalbumin prevents breast cancer tumours from forming in mice, while also inhibiting the growth of already... vaccination, breast cancer...

New research on hormone link to breast cancer

research on hormone link to breast cancer... factor 1 (IGF-1) are more likely to develop breast cancer, according to a Cancer Research UK study published in the Lancet Oncology... 3.0, Link) This hormone has been linked to breast cancer before in smaller studies, but this research – an analysis of the worldwide e... growth factor 1, breast cancer...

Twice as many lives saved than overdiagnosed by breast screening

months over the risks and harms of screening for breast cancer, the researchers – part funded by Cancer Research UK – set out to uncover how e...

Osteoporosis drugs may help prevent breast cancer

drugs may help prevent breast cancer... osteoporosis – may also help reduce the risk of breast cancer by one third or more according to new research published in the British... – two years or more – reduced their breast cancer risk by almost 40 per cent. The effect was present only in women who were not... clinical trial, breast cancer...

‘Junk DNA’ could spotlight breast and bowel cancer

as chimeric transcripts - are more common in breast cancer cells. Five were only present in breast cancer cells while two were found in... DNA, chimeric transcripts, bowel cancer, breast cancer...

Study finds isolation and stress may increase breast cancer risk in rats

finds isolation and stress may increase breast cancer risk in... and related stress could contribute to human breast cancer susceptibility, according to research using a rat model designed at the... isolation and stress could be a factor in human breast cancer risk, said Martha McClintock, a psychologist at the University of Chicago and... isolation, stress, breast cancer...

Breast density linked to cancer recurrence

density, already related to breast cancer risk, has been found to be an important indicator for cancer recurrence... all of whom had undergone a lumpectomy for breast cancer. Read the whole article at Cancer Research UK Reference Cil T,... of breast tissue, breast cancer,...

Study confirms impact of lifestyle on breast cancer risk

confirms impact of lifestyle on breast cancer... of research into the links between lifestyle and breast cancer risk and concluded that more than two fifths of cases of the disease could be... 45,000 women in the UK are diagnosed with breast cancer each year, but researchers at the World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF) have shown... breast cancer,...

Study confirms risks and benefits of long-term tamoxifen treatment

therapy tamoxifen to reduce the risk of their breast cancer recurring are less likely to develop the most common type of breast cancer,... of taking tamoxifen after a first diagnosis of breast cancer "far outweigh any potential risks". The finding comes from new research by... oestrogen receptor positive breast cancer,...

Breast screening saves lives, say experts

have claimed that up to one in three cases of breast cancer detected during routine screening may not threaten a woman's life, and would... breast cancer, breast screening, prevention,...

New drug may help women with hereditary breast cancer

drug may help women with hereditary breast cancer... trial of a new drug designed to treat hereditary breast cancer has achieved promising results, UK scientists have... previously received chemotherapy for advanced breast cancer, and who carried faulty copies of the BRCA1 or 2 genes. Half of the patients... breast cancer, PARP inhibitors,...

US scientists identify genes involved in spread of breast cancer to brain

scientists identify genes involved in spread of breast cancer to... bloodstream. Some advanced cancers such as breast cancer manage to break this barrier and invade the brain years after the primary... barrier, metastasis, breast cancer...

Walnuts lower tumour rates in cancer-prone mice

University School of Medicine, and her team, breast cancer-prone mice were given either a control diet or one containing the equivalent... breast cancer...

Test-tube model of breast cancer to replace animal experiments

model of breast cancer to replace animal... a three-dimensional (3-D) model of human breast cancer in a test-tube which should help to reduce the number of animals used and... dissecting the role of the microenvironment in breast cancer progression. Breast Cancer Reseach 2009; 11(1): R3. doi:... research, three-dimensional model, breast cancer...

‘Gene hunters’ find two new breast cancer genes

hunters’ find two new breast cancer... of the genome that alter a woman's risk of breast cancer, according to a study in Nature Genetics... genetic region they identified increases breast cancer risk by about 12 per cent in women who carry one faulty copy of the gene and... faults, breast cancer...

Red and white wine have ‘no benefit’ for breast cancer risk

and white wine have ‘no benefit’ for breast cancer... and white wine have a similar impact on breast cancer risk, according to US scientists... determine the effect of red versus white wine on breast cancer risk. Previous research has suggested that while overall alcohol... red wine, white wine, breast cancer...

One or two drinks a day increase the risk of cancer in women

consumption. Most of these extra cases are breast cancer; the researchers estimated that about 5,000 cases of breast cancer in the UK... breast cancer, liver cancer, rectal...

Breast cancer rates fall as women abandon HRT

Breast cancer rates fall as women abandon... Breast cancer rates among women in their 50s are falling at the same time as the number of... Research UK statisticians have calculated that breast cancer rates* among women aged 50-54 peaked with 5790 women diagnosed with breast... replacement therapy, breast cancer...

Breast cancer four times more likely in women with strong family history

Breast cancer four times more likely in women with strong family... who have a strong family history of breast cancer are over four times more likely to develop the disease than the general... but have one first-degree relative under 50 with breast cancer and at least one other relative with breast cancer, or three relatives of any... breast cancer risk, family...