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Study: Protein helps prevent breast cancer metastasis

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By: Tim Tedeschi, University of Cincinnati From: medicalxpress.com While better screening and improved treatments are leading to better outcomes for patients with breast cancer, 90% of breast cancer deaths are a result of metastasis, or the cancer growing and spreading to other parts of the body. University of Cincinnati Cancer Center researchers in the lab of Jun-Lin Guan, Ph.D., have …

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WPFW: UC expert discusses breast cancer racial disparities

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By: Tim Tedeschi From: uc.edu The University of Cincinnati’s Rifat Wahab, DO, recently joined What’s at Stake, a radio show and podcast produced by Washington, DC based WPFW radio, to discuss Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Wahab noted that while Caucasian women are diagnosed at a slightly higher rate, Black and Hispanic women are 40% more likely to die of breast …

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Researchers found that stopping cell recycling in cancer cells could help treat a very aggressive form of breast cancer

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Source: University of Cincinnati From: sciencedaily.com Targeting and changing autophagy, otherwise known as cell recycling, has been linked to helping control or diminish certain cancers. Now, researchers have shown that completely halting this process in a very aggressive form of breast cancer may improve outcomes for patients one day. Recycling cans and bottles is a good practice. It helps keep …

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Researchers pinpoint hierarchy of breast cancer cells as potential cause for treatment resistance

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Source: University of Cincinnati From: sciencedaily.com Researchers say it can take cells in different forms or ‘life stages’ to cause cancer to grow and spread. You might have heard the old proverb, “It takes a village to raise a child.” University of Cincinnati instructor Syn Yeo, PhD, thinks the same analogy applies when it comes to cells and the growth …

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Research uncovers clues in use of immunotherapy for breast cancer

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By: University of Cincinnati From: medicalxpress.com UC researchers have found a potential new combination therapy for breast cancer that would integrate use of the body’s immune system with targeted treatment for a particular protein that advances cancer. The study, published in the journal Cancer Research, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research, provides data that could eventually lead …