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Health supplement MitoQ world’s first to stop breast cancer recurrence and spread?

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Mar 21, 2022 … BRUSSELS, Belgium — In a world-first, scientists have found a drug that can halt the recurrence and spread of breast cancer. The treatment, called the MitoQ molecule, stopped cancer’s spread in 80 percent of cases and recurrence in 75 percent of patients. Researchers in Belgium are calling the discovery a “giant step” in beating the…

COVID-19 pandemic led to fewer women discovering breast cancer in early stage, study says

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Feb 16, 2022 … SAN DIEGO, Calif. — The COVID-19 pandemic delayed access to medical care, including routine exams and even cancer screenings, a new study finds. Concerningly, researchers from the University of California-San Diego found even worse news for women, who received fewer early-stage breast cancer diagnoses. Moreover, the number of late-stage breast and colorectal cancer diagnoses increased,…

Exercise can stop breast cancer patients from developing ‘chemobrain’

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Jan 26, 2022 … ST. LOUIS, Mo. — Chemotherapy is one of the most effective tools modern medicine has to fight against cancer, but a major side-effect of the treatment is an increase in cognitive impairments — or “chemobrain.” However, a recent observational study finds moderate to vigorous exercise can lower the risk of developing “chemobrain” in women with…

Cancer drug devimistat may help young women combat triple negative breast cancer

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Dec 02, 2021 … GLASGOW, Scotland — Scientist are testing a new drug to combat an aggressive form of breast cancer common in young women. Experts from the Beatson Institute for Cancer Research are investigating whether drug devimistat may be a viable option for patients with triple negative breast cancer. Between 10 and 15 percent of all breast cancer…

Triple negative breast cancer risk 3 times higher among Black women

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Sep 23, 2021 … PHILADELPHIA, Pa. — Triple negative breast cancer is one of the most aggressive and hard-to-treat forms of the disease. It accounts for roughly 10 to 20 percent of all breast cancer diagnoses. Unfortunately, researchers from the University of Pennsylvania report that African-American women are nearly three times more at risk for triple negative breast cancers.…

Artificial intelligence does a better job of finding hidden signs of breast cancer

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Sep 07, 2021 … HONOLULU, Hi. — Artificial intelligence does a better job of identifying the hidden signs of breast cancer, scientists in Hawaii say. Their study finds a sophisticated tool, a type of AI called deep learning, analyzes breast scans to identify women with early signs of cancer whose tumors are hard to find by conventional methods. Doctors…

Skipping one mammogram ‘significantly’ increases risk of death from breast cancer

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Jul 24, 2021 … LONDON — Since the early 1990s, breast cancer cases have increased by about 21.9% in the U.S. In 2021, approximately 43,600 American women are expected to die of breast cancer. Regular mammograms are key to reducing the chances of dying from breast cancer, doctors say. In fact, a new study warns that women who skip…

Hundreds of chemicals found in common household items may cause breast cancer

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Jul 21, 2021 … NEWTON, Mass. — Nearly 300 toxic chemicals may be lurking in common items in your home right now, a new study warns. Researchers from the Silent Spring Institute in Massachusetts say exposure to these chemicals may increase a person’s risk of developing breast cancer. The study finds these products include everything from processed foods, to…

AstraZeneca’s Lynparza shows ability to keep hard-to-treat breast cancers from returning

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Jun 04, 2021 … CAMBRIDGE, United Kingdom — For many cancer patients, destroying tumors is only the first step in their battle with the disease. The rate of cancer recurrence varies greatly depending on the type of cancer a patient has, with some having a very low risk of returning after treatment and others almost guaranteed to come back –…