Tagged: breast cancer

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A new direction for breast cancer therapy

Triple-negative breast cancer has the worst prognosis of the breast cancer subtypes. Aggressive forms of this cancer show elevated signaling through the transcription factor MYC, but blocking MYC activity remains challenging because of its...

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Junk DNA Helps Suppress Breast Cancer

A piece of noncoding DNA helps prevents cells from turning cancerous, and does so via two mechanisms. The noncoding DNA, which is called GNG12-ASI, acts both directly by regulating the transcription of a cell-replication...

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Switch that might tame most aggressive of breast cancers

Australian researchers have found that so-called ‘triple-negative breast cancers’1 are two distinct diseases that likely originate from different cell types. This helps explain why survival prospects for women with the diagnosis tend to be...

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Decoding Breast Cancer Drug Resistance

Estrogen is so intimately involved in breast cancer that drugs which disrupt the hormone’s actions have become frontline treatments for the disease. These so-called “hormonal therapies” include tamoxifen and fulvestrant, which directly block the...

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Mammography Screening — Polling Results

Recently, we gave readers the opportunity to share their opinions on mammography screening in Clinical Decisions, an interactive feature in which experts discuss a controversial topic and readers vote and post comments. The feature...

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