Lemonade for life
December 2, 2013 · Comments Off
At 9 years old most children don’t think about cancer. Shana Saint-Phard, however, is not...
Largest Ever Study of Male Breast Cancer Treatment Shows More Mastectomy, Less Radiation Than in Female Disease
October 31, 2013 · Comments Off
University of Colorado Cancer Center researchers used data from 4,276 cases of male breast cancer and 718,587 cases of female breast cancer to show that the disease is treated differently in men than in women. Specifically, male breast cancer is treated with mastectomy more often than female breast cancer, and in cases in which locally advanced female breast cancer is commonly treated with radiation, the treatment is less used in the male disease.
Study: Metformin for Breast Cancer Less Effective at Higher Glucose Concentrations
October 23, 2013 · Comments Off
A University of Colorado Cancer Center study published online this month in the journal Cell...
Wine and dine for breast cancer research
October 22, 2013 · Comments Off
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microRNA cooperation mutes breast cancer oncogenes
May 7, 2013 · Comments Off
“Imagine you have a microRNA that regulates genes A and B. Then you have another microRNA that regulates genes B and C. You amplify each microRNA to a degree that doesn’t effect gene A or C, but their combined effect regulates gene B,” says Bolin Liu, MD.
AACR News: Studies show increasing evidence that androgen drives breast cancer
April 10, 2013 · Comments Off
Estrogen and progesterone receptors, and the gene HER2 – these are the big three markers and/or targets in breast cancer. Evidence presented at the AACR Annual Meeting 2013 adds a fourth: androgen receptors.
AACR News: Six2 homeoprotein allows breast cancer cells to detach and metastasize
April 9, 2013 · Comments Off
In results presented at the AACR Annual Meeting 2013, researchers from the University of Colorado Cancer Center show that the Six2 homeoprotein, while not involved in primary tumor growth, allows cells to detach from substrate and survive their transition through the bloodstream to faraway sites of metastasis.
Healthy lifestyle during menopause may decrease breast cancer risk later on
December 19, 2012 · Comments Off
Obese, postmenopausal women are at greater risk for developing breast cancer and their cancers tend to be more aggressive than those in lean counterparts. A University of Colorado Cancer Center study published in the December issue of the journal Cancer Research shows how this risk might be prevented.
Clinical trial hits new target in war on breast cancer
December 3, 2012 · Comments Off
KEY POINTS: In addition to estrogen, progesterone and HER2, androgen drives breast cancer The drug...
NTRK1: a new oncogene and target in lung cancer
December 3, 2012
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