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New cancer strategies promising, says researcher

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By: Martin Herrema From: medicalxpress.com Dr. Tim Fenton, an expert in cancer research at the University, says the announcement of new strategies to overcome the evolution of drug resistance in tumours could dramatically increase the effectiveness of cancer therapies. Dr. Fenton, of the University’s School of Biosciences, commented: “The Institute of Cancer Research (ICR) initiative announced today aims to develop …

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Breast cancer cure: Scientists discover drugs which can FIGHT killer disease

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By: Lauren Clark From: express.co.uk BREAST CANCER is the most common cancer in the UK, affecting both men and women. But scientists might have discovered a life-saving new drug. Ground-breaking new research has revealed how breast cancer cells can be stopped from growing and spreading. Scientists have created the first of a new generation of drugs which can fight, and …

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Breast Cancer Risk Increases Threefold On Combined HRT Usage, Study Finds

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By: Mary Pascaline From: ibtimes.com Women who use combined hormone replacement therapy (HRT) can increase their risk of breast cancer by about three times, researchers found. They added that previous studies had dangerously underestimated this risk. HRT is used to treat menopause symptoms like hot flushes migraines, disrupted sleep, mood changes and depression. Estimates say that at least one in …