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Breast-feeding reduced risk for ER/PR-negative breast cancer, results find

From sciencedaily.com

Breast-feeding reduced the risk for estrogen receptor-negative and progesterone receptor-negative breast cancer, according to results presented at the 11th Annual AACR International Conference on Frontiers in Cancer Prevention Research, held in Anaheim, Calif., Oct. 16-19, 2012.

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almost 5 years

Compound in Mediterranean diet makes cancer cells 'mortal'

From sciencedaily.com

New research suggests that a compound abundant in the Mediterranean diet takes away cancer cells' "superpower" to escape death. By altering a very specific step in gene regulation, this compound essentially re-educates cancer cells into normal cells that die as scheduled.

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about 5 years
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Longer Tamoxifen Yields Greater Benefit

From medpagetoday.com

SAN ANTONIO - For women with early estrogen receptor-positive breast cancer, a decade of tamoxifen is better than stopping after 5 years, researchers reported. In a large randomized trial, the extra time on tamoxifen reduced breast cancer recurrence, death from breast cancer, and overall mortality, according to Richard Gray, MSc…

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over 5 years
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Breast Cancer Awareness Month :: The National Breast Cancer Foundation

From nationalbreastcancer.org

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which is an annual campaign to increase awareness of the disease. While most people are aware of breast cancer, many forget to take the steps to have a plan to detect the disease in its early stages and encourage others to do the same.

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almost 6 years
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Breast cancer foundation provides free mammograms to uninsured women

From wrex.com

A breast cancer foundation wants to "save the girls", offering uninsured women free mammograms. That's why "A Silver Lining Foundation" targets all women, to make sure their educated and aware of something no woman ever wants to face, breast cancer.

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almost 6 years
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Diet Changes That Might Cut Breast Cancer Risk

From usnews.com

By now, we all know that Angelina Jolie quietly underwent a preventive double mastectomy after learning she carried a genetic mutation that sharply increased her risk of breast cancer. Women with a faulty BRCA1 gene typically have a 45 to 90 percent risk of getting breast cancer during their life…

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about 5 years
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Is Exercise a Key to Cancer Cure?

From mercola.com

Mounting evidence continues to show that exercise may be a key component in successful cancer prevention and treatment. Studies have also found that it can help keep cancer from recurring, so it's really a triple-win.

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about 5 years

Breast Cancer Drug Duo Wins Out in Study

From philly.com

A combination of two cancer drugs works better than one alone to improve survival in older women with a type of breast cancer that has spread, new research suggests.

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almost 6 years
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Breast cancer cells can turn off key immune response

From foxnews.com

Breast cancer cells can destroy a powerful immune response in the body and allow the disease to spread to the patient's bones, researchers in Australia reported on Monday. They also experimented with two ways to reinstate this immune response to help patients fight breast cancer, but it will take more…

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almost 6 years