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Breast

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November 24, 2017

Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women worldwide and the second-most-common cause of death from cancer.

Despite the disease being common, different people have very different chances of being diagnosed with breast cancer. Working out this chance for each person guides who will benefit most from ways to reduce risk. These can involve changes in diet and exercise, preventive medications, or even surgery in high-risk cases.

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October 18, 2017

Repeated studies have shown that physical inactivity, and the occurrence of obesity to which it is linked, increases the risk for many chronic diseases, including breast and other cancers.

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September 22, 2017

A new study from Harvard has found greater risk of breast cancer in women who live in neighborhoods that have higher levels of outdoor light during the night.

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March 16, 2017

The newly discovered stem cells, which respond to the ovarian hormones progesterone and oestrogen, may also be linked to a high-risk form of breast cancer.

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March 13, 2017

This post was originally published on theconversation.com.The online petition against changes to Australia‚Äôs cervical cancer screening program has revealed more than 70,000 people (most of whom we could assume are women) are deeply concerned about what the upcoming changes mean. Their comments also reveal a number of misconceptions about the new screening program, which will […]

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February 27, 2017

Breast cancer is not a single disease. It is in fact, a collection of genetic changes that all lead to the same outcome: a tumor in the breast.

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February 22, 2017

Researchers at the Institute for Molecular Bioscience have found a promising small molecule treatment in a pre-clinical study of breast cancer.

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February 14, 2017

The predictions of future cancer trends are based on knowledge of how lifestyle choices and other factors can affect a person’s chance of getting cancer.

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February 1, 2017

Advances in breast cancer research in the last decade has introduced new treatment regimes.

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January 26, 2017

A closer look at the cancer figures in relation to age at diagnosis shows a clear and dramatic increase in cancer as we age.

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