An enzyme that helps breast cancer cells regulate their oxidative stress levels can also make them more aggressive, according to this study.
The study was prompted by the discovery that Nrk-mutant mice frequently exhibited breast tumors after repetitive pregnancies or births.
According to the study findings, type 2 diabetes was the costliest disease, accounting for US$37.6 billion or 70 percent of direct costs.
Adding natural or biologically identical forms of progesterone, instead of synthetic forms, to standard breast cancer treatments could prolong life for patients, researchers have found.
Long-term exposure to ambient fine particulate matter such as PM2.5 has been linked to increased risk of mortality for a range of cancers.
Rather than testing them one by one, this test spots patients in India with risk of breast and ovarian cancers by using next-generation sequencing for a panel of genes.
Researchers have found that healthy tissue samples taken from women with breast cancer are already ‘marked’ as being susceptible to turning cancerous.