breast cancer

NHS offers first drug targeting advanced breast cancers driven by BRCA gene mutations

Posted in Medicine, Science on 26th Jan, 2024
by Alex Muller

Talazoparib (Talzenna) will become the NHS’s first targeted treatment for advanced breast cancers caused by mutations to BRCA genes

Researchers uncover on/off switch for breast cancer metastasis

Posted in Medicine, Science on 28th Dec, 2023
by Alex Muller

New research from Stanford and the Arc Institute could lead to a new and more effective immunotherapy and help clinicians better predict patient response to existing medicines.

How patient data is helping beat cancer

Posted in Medicine, Science on 24th Nov, 2023
by Alex Muller

"The more tumours we study, the more we understand how they differ from each other and how we can use this information to improve outcomes for people with cancer."

Mediterranean diet intervention may not improve breast cancer prognosis in high-risk patients

Posted in Medicine on 20th Oct, 2023
by Alex Muller

The consumption of the Mediterranean diet in combination with phytoestrogen does not appear to reduce the risk of breast cancer recurrence among high-risk women. However, a better prognosis of breast cancer has been observed among women with higher compliance with dietary recommendations.

New Approach for Treatment-Resistant Breast Cancers Tested

Posted in Medicine on 16th Aug, 2023
by Alex Muller

A study provides compelling evidence that combining an investigational oral drug with standard-of-care medications reverts hormone resistance and increases Rx effectiveness in experimental models of estrogen-receptor positive (ER+) and triple-negative breast cancers (TNBC), respectively.