MicroRNA Acts As Genetic Switch For Breast Cancer Spread
Queensland scientists have identified a genetic “switch” that indicates whether a woman’s breast cancer will spread.
Immune Cells Have A Role In Breast Cancer
A study by researchers in Australia has highlighted the important role played by immune cells in the risk of developing breast cancer.
Scientists Discover New Drug Target For Aggressive Breast Cancer
Scientists have identified a gene that could be crucial in determining the clinical outcome of a highly aggressive form of breast cancer.
First Major Study Of Cancer Incidence In Asian Americans
Scientists have completed the first ever analysis of national trends in cancer incidence among the eight largest Asian American groups.
Eating Omega-3 Fatty Acids In Fish May Reduce Breast Cancer Risk
Eating fish high in omega-3 fatty acids is associated with a 14 percent reduction in the risk of breast cancer later in life, reports a new study.
GIS, Sengenics Partner On Early Cancer Detection Technology
A*STAR's GIS and Sengenics will partner on cancer biomarker discovery with the aim of identifying and validating auto-antibodies that can be used to detect early-stage cancers.
Gene Signature May Predict Response To Cancer Chemotherapy
An eight gene 'signature' can predict length of relapse-free survival after chemotherapy, according to new research from Taiwan.
GSK, Eddingpharm To Collaborate On Novel Breast Cancer Drug In China
China's Eddingpharm will launch GSK's new drug for advanced or metastatic breast cancer in China.
Late Cancer Diagnosis Linked To Low Survival Rates In Rural India
Women in developed countries survive roughly a decade longer after a breast cancer diagnosis compared to women in poor-to-middle-income countries, says a new study.
Caring For The Caregivers
COVID-19 exposed and exacerbated the mental toll of being a healthcare worker especially in low-resource settings in Asia. As we move toward a new normal, governments, hospitals and mental health experts are beginning to support the neglected community of health care workers, but many challenges are yet to be addressed.