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Breast cancer can form ‘sleeper cells’ after drug treatment

Breast cancer medicines may force some cancer cells into ‘sleeper mode’, allowing them to potentially come back to life years after initial treatment.
Menopausal hormone therapy increases breast cancer risk for years Image credit: Shutterstock

Menopausal hormone therapy increases breast cancer risk for years

A past meta-examination has found that current and recent users of menopausal hormone therapy (MHT) were at an increased risk of breast cancer, yet...
Aspirin may help some breast cancer survivors, but changes in DNA may mean harm for others

Aspirin may help some breast cancer survivors, but changes in DNA may mean harm...

Chemical changes in DNA -- called methylation -- in blood and breast cancer tumors may modify aspirin's role in mortality risk.
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IBM’s AI model predicts Breast Cancer using mammography data and health records

Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer among women across the world and is also a leading cause of cancer-related deaths in women....
MIT/MGH AI model identified woman at high risk 4 years (left) before her breast cancer (right)/ Image Credit: MIT CSAIL

MIT researcher’s new AI Model can Predict Future Risk of Breast Cancer

Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women worldwide and the second most common cancer overall. In 2019, approximately 268,600 new cases of...
With up to 30% of patients seeing their cancer return within five years, the new test could spot the warning signs earlier than imaging

Simple blood test could help to detect breast cancer relapse earlier

In a recent study by the University of Leicester and Imperial College London, scientists have shown that a simple breast cancer blood test could...
From left: Nicki Engeseth, professor of FSHN; Bill Helferich, professor of FSHN; and doctoral student Ashley Warfield-Oyirifi.

Reused cooking oil promote progression of late-stage breast cancer

Deep-frying is a popular form of food preparation used globally and throughout in the United States. Each time dietary oils are heated to deep-frying...
Breast cancer cell Credit: Anne Weston, Francis Crick Institute

Most comprehensive way yet to predict breast cancer risk

Cambridge scientists have come up with a comprehensive method to predict a woman’s risk of breast cancer. They combined information on family history and other...
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Immunotherapy may offer ray of hope for triple negative breast cancer patients

Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women worldwide with over two million new cases diagnosed in 2018. There are different types of...

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