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‘Evil’ protein may be key in common breast cancer

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Source: University of Arizona From: futurity.org New research untangles some of the mysteries of a protein called EVL (pronounced “evil”), which may reduce the ability of a common kind of breast cancer to spread to other parts of the body. About 80 percent of all breast cancers are estrogen receptor-positive, in which estrogen fuels cancer growth. The new discovery could have …

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Study: Men’s breast cancer tumor types differ

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By: Kathleen Doheny From: dailyrecord.com Men’s breast cancer differs in some ways from women’s, new research finds. One important difference is in the rates of survival. The study found that while survival for men with breast cancer has improved, it hasn’t kept pace with the strides made in treating breast cancer in women. “Although we saw a significant improvement in …