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Breast asymmetry predicts breast cancer

Breast asymmetry predicts breast cancer

Women who go on to develop breast cancer tend to have breasts that are less symmetrical than women who don’t develop the cancer. A study...

Why cancer cells go to sleep

Cancer has always been thought of as something that grows rapidly and uncontrollably, but this view may be wrong. New evidence suggests that cancer alternatively...
Twice-a-year MRI beats mammograms for women with genetic risk of breast cancer

Twice-a-year MRI beats mammograms for women with genetic risk of breast cancer

Getting magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans twice a year instead of one annual mammogram is far more effective at detecting early breast cancers in...
Prostate cancer and hereditary risk

Prostate cancer and hereditary risk: What is the connection?

Thanks to Angelina Jolie and Christina Applegate, many of us are now aware that women with certain hereditary genetic mutations have an increased risk...
5 simple ways to reduce breast cancer risk

5 simple ways to reduce breast cancer risk

Breast cancer is a common cancer in women, and many of its risk factors are related to lifestyle behaviors. Here are 5 ways to change...
Scientists discover massive genome havoc in breast cancer

Scientists discover massive genome havoc in breast cancer

In cancer cells, genetic errors wreak havoc. Misspelled genes, as well as structural variations—larger-scale rearrangements of DNA that can encompass large chunks of chromosomes—disturb carefully...
5 things about breast implants you should know

5 things about breast implants you should know

When considering breast implants, a woman has many questions to ask. Typical questions are like: Should I get breast implants? Are there alternatives? Will they need...
How to prevent breast cancer in daily life

How to prevent breast cancer in daily life

Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in the United States. Research shows that about 12.4% of American women will be diagnosed with breast...
New remedy to prevent the spread of triple-negative breast cancer

New remedy to prevent the spread of triple-negative breast cancer

Like a smart bomb, the potential treatment delivers a cancer-fighting drug directly to cells, deterring metastasis to the lungs USC researchers have pinpointed a remedy...
Dinosaur extinction metal can kill cancer cells

Dinosaur extinction metal can kill cancer cells

In a recent study, researchers find that cancer cells can be killed with metal from the asteroid that killed the dinosaurs. The compound based on...