Will New DNA Diagnostics Reduce Breast Cancer Numbers?

Will New DNA Diagnostics Reduce Breast Cancer Numbers?

The NextGen DNA sequencing technology is being met with a great deal of excitement, because it will provide a more comprehensive testing for the BRCA1 and BRCA2 breast cancer genes. These are the genes that are related to inherited cancerous mutations. By next year,...
Could Hunger be Linked to Breast Cancer?

Could Hunger be Linked to Breast Cancer?

Recently some interesting information relating to breast cancer came to light. It seems that Jewish women who suffered sever hunger during WWII were five times more likely to develop breast cancer. The October issue of International Journal of Clinical Practice...

New Drug Target in Breast Cancer

Researchers at the Imperial College London have now identified a novel protein –LMTK3, which is involved in the process of drug resistance in breast cancer. This protein can purportedly act as a target for new treatments. Breast cancer is the most common cancer in the...

Reasons for Breast Cancer Among Men

Breast cancer is very rare in men although the symptoms, diagnosis and treatment are a bit similar to women with breast cancer. According to the U.S. National Cancer Institute (1), breast cancer in men occurs in about 1 percent of breast cancer cases. In the UK, there...