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Breast cancer cells can turn off key immune response Published July 23, 2012 (Reuters) 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 [...]

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Tools make massive NCI drug, gene collection accessible to scientists July 16, 2012 | By Susan D. Hall New tools developed by the National Cancer Institute will allow any researcher to compare data from large collections of genomic information against thousands of drugs to find the most effective treatments for cancer, according to a study published at Cancer Research. [...]

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Breast cancer survivors learn to relax July 9, 2012 9:51 am Darrell Sapp Patty Denham, who is participating in Relax to Recover: “I really wanted to focus on my eating.” By Pohla Smith / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Go home from work a different way. Enter through a different door. Sit in a different chair. Those are a few [...]

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For one breast cancer survivor, life’s next act brings love. Staff writer Andrea Torres chronicles her breast cancer experiences in Tropical Life. Read past columns at Christine Zahralban after donating her hair to Locks of Love in 2009. Charlotte Southern Finding love is not easy, especially after breast cancer treatment. But it is not [...]

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Posted: Wednesday, June 27, 2012 12:53 am |Updated: 12:56 am, Wed Jun 27, 2012. ALBION — Eight local women are dusting off their walking shoes, as they prepare for a 39.3-mile walk Oct. 27 and 28 in Charlotte, N.C. to benefit breast cancer treatment. Laura Bentley of Albion and Pat Eick of Medina were the first to [...]

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(Click image to watch video) By KIM CAROLLO (@kimcarollo) June 25, 2012 In addition to keeping hearts healthy and bones strong, there’s another reason why women may want to exercise regularly — a new study published in the journal Cancer found a link between physical activity and reduced breast cancer risk. A study of more than 3,000 women from [...]

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I found this great informative article sharing some tips and products that can help prevent cancer! You will be surprised at some of the items you may already use/interact with! What causes breast cancer? Anyone who has been diagnosed with the disease, or watched a friend or family member have to deal with it, wants [...]

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FDA OKs Perjeta for Late-Stage Breast Cancer New Drug Halts Disease Progression for an Average of 18.5 Months By Matt McMillen  WebMD Health News Reviewed by Louise Chang, MD June 12, 2012 — The FDA on Monday approved a new drug for the treatment of a type of late-stage breast cancer. The drug helped stopcancer growth for about six [...]

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Scared to Death Posted: 06/11/2012 9:28 am I use to fear death, and the thought of my parents dying always made a shiver go up my spine. I would watchTerms of Endearment and call my mom hysterically crying telling her she can’t go anywhere and how much I love her. She would laugh and say she [...]

By Don Sapatkin Inquirer Staff Writer A potential pathway to breast cancer treatment discovered by researchers at Thomas Jefferson University contains so many intriguing elements that it is easy to lose count. Here are three: It treats the cancer with existing HIV drugs. It operates not by killing cells or slowing their growth, but by blocking [...]