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Tracking breast cancer cells on the move

Breast cancer cells frequently move from their primary site and invade bone, decreasing a patient's chance of survival. This process of metastasis is complex, and factors both within the breast cancer cells and within the ...

Jun 14, 2012
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Debate continues on breast ductal carcinoma in situ

Six years ago, Mary Sullivan of Lido Beach, N.Y., underwent a double mastectomy after being diagnosed with a breast abnormality known as DCIS -- ductal carcinoma in situ -- the most aggressive treatment for a lump neither ...

Oct 29, 2010
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Gallbladder cancer may be linked to estrogens

A very aggressive disease with a poor prognosis, gallbladder cancer may be connected to higher exposure to estrogens, according to a group of researchers at the University of Houston (UH).

Aug 16, 2010
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Melanoma treatment options one step closer

A targeted chemotherapy for the treatment of skin cancer is one step closer, after a team of University of Alberta researchers successfully synthesized a natural substance that shows exceptional potential to specifically ...

Oct 20, 2009
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