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New Insights Into Protein Reveal Potential Therapy for Breast Cancer

Northwestern Medicine scientists have discovered a new function for a protein called SET1B in the cytoplasm of cells, and demonstrated that targeting its role in regulating cellular metabolism may be able to treat triple-negative breast cancer. The findings were published in the journal Genes and Development. “This is a major discovery,” said principal investigator Ali Shilatifard, PhD, the Robert Francis Furchgott Professor and chair ...

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Breast cancer warning: Deadly disease could resurface after remaining dormant for 15 YEARS

Patients who appear cancer free when they stop therapy may relapse many years later with tumours spreading through their body, new research shows. Scientists analysed data from 88 clinical trials involving 62,923 women, all of whom had the most common form of breast cancer fuelled by the hormone oestrogen. Every patient received pill treatments such as tamoxifen or aromatase inhibitors ...

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New method of improving breast reconstruction with autologous fat

(Vienna, 25 October 2017) 5.000 women develop breast cancer every year in Austria. Surgical removal of the tumour continues to be a crucial part of successful treatment but frequently results in loss of breast tissue, making partial mastectomy necessary in 80% of cases. Scientists at MedUni Vienna’s Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology have now developed a new method for significantly ...

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Breast cancer symptoms: Eating THIS 85p ingredient could reduce your risk of disease

Sesame seeds contain compounds called lignans, which are transformed into cancer-fighting ‘mammalian lignans’ when eaten by humans. The seeds – which can be eaten either plain or toasted – are packed full of phytoestrogens, which help to regulate the body’s oestrogen production. The phytoestrogens are also known to stop tumour cells from developing and spreading. One of the major components ...

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