Breast Cancer

On Target with Dr. Akila Viswanathan – Breast Cancer

On Target with Dr. Akila Viswanathan – Breast Cancer

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In our next On Target podcast, Dr Akila Viswanathan talks with Dr Jean Wright from Sibley Memorial Hospital about treating breast cancer. In this preview, Dr Wright explains the different types of breast cancer and their frequency of diagnosis. To listen to the full podcast, click here: http://bit.ly/2HmvCfP

Cancer Matters with Dr. Bill Nelson – Breast Cancer Prevention

Cancer Matters with Dr. Bill Nelson – Breast Cancer Prevention

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In our next podcast, Dr Bill Nelson speaks with Dr John Fetting and breast cancer survivor Leslie Ries from the Fetting Fund about the current state of breast cancer prevention. In this preview, Leslie explains the importance of prioritizing prevention over waiting until a diagnosis . To listen to the full podcast, click here: http://bit.ly/2IlaqIq

Epigenetic Drugs Reset Genes in Breast, Colon Cancers But Didn’t Shrink Tumors

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--Two clinical trials suggest promise for using these medications in combination with other cancer therapies Two clinical trials using combinations of drugs meant to change cancer epigentics —or the way tumors express genes — failed at shrinking colon and breast tumors. However, these trials open the door for others currently in the works to combine(...)

Natural Remedies Being Studied for Breast Cancer

Natural Remedies Being Studied for Breast Cancer

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In your Facebook feed, in conversations with friends, in a magazine article—the talk about natural remedies for preventing and treating breast cancer seems to pop up everywhere. But which natural products are actually being tested in the lab and in clinical trials, and what’s the evidence for their effectiveness? Saraswati Sukumar, Ph.D., Johns Hopkins oncology(...)

Can Magnolia Help Break the Link Between Obesity and Breast Cancer?

Can Magnolia Help Break the Link Between Obesity and Breast Cancer?

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--This post was written by freelance writer Becky Ham. A compound made from the tree’s bark shows promise against tumors spurred by the leptin hormone. Stand under the glossy green canopy of a southern magnolia in full bloom, and you’ll be dazzled by this queen tree’s show of hundreds of highly perfumed ivory blossoms, each(...)