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Is protein responsible for breast cancer?

One in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in her lifetime and one in 30 is expected to die from it.

07 May 2018 4:02 PM

Daily consumption of this drug can cause certain cancers in men

Men who take once-daily aspirin have nearly double the risk of melanoma compared to men who are not exposed.

04 May 2018 5:33 PM

Can diet affect the age you start menopause?

A diet with lots of refined pasta and rice showed that menopause was more likely to occur one and a half years earlier than average.

01 May 2018 2:13 PM

LED street lights may up cancer risk: study

This was compared to populations with less exposure to blue light.

30 Apr 2018 5:08 PM

Aspirin may help counteract impact of obesity on cancer

Obesity is a known risk factor for certain types of cancer, including colon, pancreatic and breast cancer.

29 Apr 2018 3:27 PM


Infected breast cancer rots woman's bosom, almost kills her

The necrotic mass on her boob was also infected with E.coli and required treatment with antibiotics for seven days.

28 Apr 2018 11:10 AM

New potential breast cancer drug identified

The first-in-class molecule shuts down oestrogen-sensitive breast cancer in a new way, researchers said.

25 Apr 2018 11:00 AM

New target found for breast cancer therapies

According to study, the protein is strongly associated with metastatic breast cancer and that could be a target for future therapies.

19 Apr 2018 9:39 AM

5 signs you might have bowel cancer

From bloating to constipation and blood in your stools, here are the signs and symptoms.

16 Apr 2018 10:03 AM

Small breast tumours may not need biopsy

Researchers wanted to know if surgical procedures to test the lymph nodes for cancer were always necessary.

05 Apr 2018 2:08 PM


Neuroendocrine tumours can be fatal!

When diagnosed, 50 per cent of the NET cases are already in their advanced stages.

02 Apr 2018 12:13 AM

Indian rural women often late in seeking breast cancer care

It's urgent to have a national breast cancer program in India, while at the local level, awareness needs to be raised about breast cancer.

23 Mar 2018 1:32 PM

A new ray of hope for breast cancer patients!

The findings from this study are published in the publication Molecular Therapy: Nucleic Acids. 

22 Mar 2018 2:09 PM

New hope for patients with hard-to-treat breast cancer

Researchers learned three interesting things from a trial test.

20 Mar 2018 9:26 AM

Obese people with breast cancer gene have increased DNA damage, says study

Having high BMI while carrying BRCA mutation is positively linked with higher levels of damage to DNA in normal breast gland cells.

20 Mar 2018 8:08 AM


110 new genes that increase breast cancer risk uncovered: Study

The new study helps researchers come closer to understanding how DNA influences a woman's risk of breast cancer.

13 Mar 2018 12:53 PM

Study indicates women with breast cancer may misjudge effects of mastectomy

Whether women got only a mastectomy or also reconstruction, they experienced more breast numbness afterwards than they had expected.

02 Mar 2018 9:09 AM

Many women fear and misunderstand breast cancer radiation

Depending on the type and dose of radiation, long-term side effects may include nerve pain, heart damage, and lung problems.

27 Feb 2018 7:16 PM

Lilly breast cancer drug wins expanded US approval

The expanded approval was based on a late-stage study.

27 Feb 2018 6:56 PM

Breast MRIs may lead to more biopsies that catch fewer cancers

The goal of screening is to detect tumours before they can be felt in a physical breast exam.

19 Feb 2018 11:06 AM