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Novel pathways to target breast cancer identified

4 hours ago   |   News Medical   |   2 articles

A pathway helping the breast cancer protein BRCA1 repair damaged DNA has been identified by University of Queensland researchers in a study that will inform future targeted...
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Some Breast Cancer Patients Are Lured Into Choosing Breast Implant Reconstruction By Their Doctors

5 hours ago   |   Scary Mommy   |   2 articles

I am a decisive person. In the midst of my breast cancer fog -appointments, bloodwork, surgery scheduling, and researching all my test results-I didn't pay enough attention to...
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Analysis Confirms Benefits of CDK4/6 Inhibition in Early Breast Cancer

Analysis Confirms Benefits of CDK4/6 Inhibition in Early Breast Cancer

6 hours ago   |   MedPageToday

Adding a CDK4/6 inhibitor to adjuvant endocrine therapy significantly improved invasive disease-free survival and decreased the risk of distant relapse in early hormone...
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Earlier breast cancer screening for Black women could reduce mortality disparities

Earlier breast cancer screening for Black women could reduce mortality disparities

9 hours ago   |   Healio

Establishing biennial mammography screening beginning at age 40 years could reduce breast cancer-associated mortality by 57% among Black women, according to study results...
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Longer Overall Survival in Metastatic TNBC With Pembrolizumab

Longer Overall Survival in Metastatic TNBC With Pembrolizumab

11 hours ago   |   MedPageToday   |   3 articles

Pembrolizumab added to first-line chemotherapy significantly improved overall survival for patients with metastatic triple-negative breast cancer whose tumors express a certain...
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Nut consumption associated with survival benefit among long-term breast cancer survivors

Nut consumption associated with survival benefit among long-term breast cancer survivors

12 hours ago   |   Healio   |   2 articles

Nut consumption appeared associated with higher survival rates among long-term breast cancer survivors and should be emphasized as a modifiable lifestyle factor in survivor...
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Breast Cancer Prediction Tool for US Black Women Eases Risk Stratification

14 hours ago   |   Medscape

A risk prediction tool for breast cancer in US Black women showed similar accuracy to current questionnaire-based models in a validation study, and seems suitable for risk...
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Topical, systemic treatments may partly reverse persistent chemotherapy-induced alopecia

Topical, systemic treatments may partly reverse persistent chemotherapy-induced alopecia

15 hours ago   |   Healio

A novel trichoscopic description of persistent chemotherapy-induced alopecia was reported in a cohort of mostly women with breast cancer, according to a study. “Alopecia...
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New Mechanism for Breast Cancer Spread is Discovered

New Mechanism for Breast Cancer Spread is Discovered

16 hours ago   |   Medindia Health

A completely new mechanism that breast cancer cells use to circulate integrins on the cell surface to spread to other parts of the body is discovered.
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Does Eating Nuts Lead to Better Breast Cancer Outcomes?

1 day ago   |   Medscape

In a cohort study of more than 3000 patients over 10 years, eating nuts was associated with significantly better disease-free survival compared with no nut...
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What Norwegian death metal can teach you about stress management

What Norwegian death metal can teach you about stress management

Imagine life with nothing to challenge you, change you, or encourage you to grow. Sounds like a total snooze, right? Well, that's a life with no stress. In reality, we want a... Read more ...

The Good Part About ‘Waning' Immunity

In early March, Deepta Bhattacharya, an immunologist at the University of Arizona, celebrated a milestone: hitting the point of full vaccination , two weeks after getting his... Read more ...

Vaccine doubts fuel doctor's rise in Minnesota governor race

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Keto and the Menstrual Cycle: Is There Reason To Worry?

Every “keto for women” forum abounds with stories about menstrual cycles gone haywire in the first few months of keto. Common complaints include: Irregular menstrual... Read more ...

🌻 What's good in your world: October 22, 2021

We ask subscribers to the Greater Good newsletter to send us photos of things that have made them smile recently. You can send your own contributions to greatergood smh.com.au... Read more ...

Age journalism recognised in Walkley Awards nominations

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Healius braces for COVID test surge as restrictions lift

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Covid: Doctors criticise ministers over new rules refusal

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Interaction between rs10830962 polymorphism in MTNR1B and lifestyle...

AbstractBackgroundInteractions between polymorphisms of the melatonin receptor 1B gene and lifestyle intervention for gestational diabetes have been described. Whether these... Read more ...

Maternal caffeine intake and DNA methylation in newborn cord blood

AbstractBackgroundEpigenetic mechanisms may underlie associations between maternal caffeine consumption and adverse childhood metabolic outcomes. However, limited studies have... Read more ...