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The Athena Breast Health Study – Collaboration to Revolutionize Care for Breast Cancer Patients by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Wed 30 Sep 2009 10:24pm This is a long term study to follow the lives of women diagnosed with breast cancer throughout several universities in California through a grant from the Safeway Foundation.  BD  Press Release: INNOVATIVE STATEWIDE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA COLLABORATION TARGETS BREAST CANCER UCLA’s Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center is taking part in ... Read on »
What You Need to Know About the Relationship between Hormones and Breast Cancer by catattack Posted Fri 19 Jun 2009 10:13pm After skin cancer, breast cancer is the second most common cancer among women. 178,000 new cases and 40,000 deaths occur each year. Lung cancer, however, claims more women's lives each year. More and more research points to hormones as playing a part. From the moment we women start to menstruate to the point of menopause, women are ... Read on »
Centered on Breast Cancer by Environmental Health Posted Wed 28 Feb 2007 9:00pm Centered on Breast Cancer Formal Correction: This article has been formally corrected to address the following errors. Jump to Luz Claudio Citation: Claudio L ... Read on »
New Breast Cancer Committee to Establish Federal Research Agenda by nih.gov Posted Mon 16 Aug 2010 12:00pm Breast Cancer & the Environment Research Centers (http://www.niehs.nih.gov/research/supported/centers/breast-cancer/index.cfm) Breast Cancer (http://www.niehs.nih.gov/health/topics/conditions/breast-cancer/index.cfm) The Sister Study (http://www.niehs.nih.gov/research/atniehs/labs/epi/s ... Read on »
New breast cancer committee to establish federal research agenda by Cancer.gov Posted Sun 15 Aug 2010 9:00pm New breast cancer committee to establish federal research agenda A newly formed advisory committee will develop and coordinate a strategic federal research agenda on environmental and genetic factors related to breast cancer. The 19-member Interagency Breast Cancer and Environmental Research Coordinating Committee (IBCERCC) was ... Read on »
UGA researchers identify key enzyme that regulates the early growth of breast cancer cells by Health: Hearsay & Headlines Posted Sun 28 Nov 2010 12:00am New University of Georgia research, published this week in the early online edition of the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, has found that blocking the action of an enzyme called GnT-V significantly delays the onset and spread of tumors in mice with cancer very similar to many cases of human breast cancer. When the ... Read on »
Mayo-Led Researchers Discover Genetic Variants Modifying Breast Cancer Risk by Health: Hearsay & Headlines Posted Mon 20 Sep 2010 5:05pm Individuals with disrupting mutations in the BRCA1 gene are known to be at substantially increased risk of breast cancer throughout their lives. Now, discoveries from an international research team led by Mayo Clinic researchers show that some of those persons may possess additional genetic variants that modify their risk. These new findings enha ... Read on »
Three institutions receive $19.3 million to study causes of African-American breast cancer incidence: by Cancer.gov Posted Fri 02 Sep 2011 10:37pm Three institutions receive $19.3 million to study causes of African-American breast cancer incidence: NCI Cancer Center News UNC scientist Robert Millikan will partner with Christine Ambrosone, of Roswell Park Cancer Institute, and Julie R. Palmer, of Boston University, in the most ambitious study to date of breast cancer among young ... Read on »
Gastric Cancer Targeted Therapies – Combination of Targets Prove Effective - UCLA by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Wed 03 Mar 2010 3:24pm The HER2 gene mutation is best known for the test for breast cancer and now the mutations are proving to show some target relief with treating gastric cancer.  The study is finding that a combination targeted treatment with 2 drugs is having success.  Research is showing that all gastric cancer should not be treated the same.  This ... Read on »
Kaiser Permanente Receives $54 Million in Grants from NIH– Genomics, Cancer Research and More Using Patient Electronic Medical R by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 12 Oct 2009 10:01pm 100,000 Kaiser Permanente members will have some format of genomic sequencing performed, the article doesn’t state whether this is a whole or partial interpretation but it is all good.  At the base of all the research and grants is their electronic medical records system.  Again, going back a few years I remember very well the ups and downs of t ... Read on »