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Gel lowers blood clot risk for breast cancer patients

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 13:16

A gel form of a popular drug taken orally to prevent breast cancer has brought cheers for such patients as this can reduce the growth of cancer cells with minimum side effects. Tamoxifen is an oral drug that is used for breast cancer prevention and as therapy for non-invasive breast cancer and invasive cancer.

Breast cancer drug in bodybuilding supplements?

Last Updated: Friday, February 14, 2014, 17:58

Are you on dietary supplements to build a robust body? Get alarmed as a breast cancer drug is reportedly being sold in bodybuilding dietary supplements.

High cholesterol fuels growth of breast cancer

Last Updated: Sunday, December 15, 2013, 12:01

A new study has revealed that in patients with high cholesterol, the presence of a certain molecule that mimics the structure of estrogen may lead to increased tumor growth.

Breast cancer drug halves disease risk in post-menopausal women

Last Updated: Friday, December 13, 2013, 11:37

A new study has shown that taking the breast cancer drug anastrozole for five years reduces the chances of developing the disease in high risk post-menopausal women by 53 percent compared with women who took a placebo.

Breast cancer drug toxic to brain cells and central nervous system

Last Updated: Monday, September 23, 2013, 14:28

Researchers have revealed that the breast cancer drug tamoxifen is toxic to cells of the brain and central nervous system, and produces mental fogginess similar to "chemo brain."

Gene-expression-based biomarker can identify people at risk of breast cancer

Last Updated: Thursday, September 12, 2013, 21:57

Researchers have found that the breast cancer index (BCI) can accurately identify patients who continue to be at risk after five years of treatment with either tamoxifen or the aromatase inhibitor anastrozole.

Tamoxifen cuts second cancer risk in BRCA carriers

Last Updated: Saturday, August 17, 2013, 11:05

Taking tamoxifen is tied to a sharply reduced risk of a second breast cancer among women who carry the BRCA1 or BRCA2 "breast cancer genes," new research shows.

Breast cancer in male on rise

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 06, 2013, 09:24

Although it is rare, men too can get breast cancer and cases are on the rise, according to a study.

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