New drug shows promise against pancreatic, breast cancers

A new drug prolonged survival in mice with pancreatic cancer and was also effective against triple-negative breast cancer, researchers report.

Jennifer Rainey Marquez-Georgia State • futurity
Feb. 12, 2021 ~6 min

Imaging shows who’ll benefit from breast cancer hormone therapy

An imaging test that measures the function of the estrogen receptors in breast cancer cells can help distinguish who will benefit from hormone therapy.

Tamara Bhandari-Washington University • futurity
Feb. 8, 2021 ~8 min

Stuff in sunscreen may play a part in breast cancer

A particular diet and an ingredient in sunscreen called benzophenone-3 may have a role in breast cancer tumor development, new research with mice indicates.

Michigan State • futurity
Jan. 4, 2021 ~7 min

Surgery may extend life for women with metastatic breast cancer

Surgery, in addition to treatments like chemotherapy and radiation therapy, may lenghten survival for women with metastatic breast cancer.

Barbara Schindo-Penn State • futurity
Dec. 23, 2020 ~7 min

AI could help cut waiting times for cancer by automating mark-up of patient scans prior to radiotherapy

Doctors at Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge aim to drastically cut cancer waiting times by using artificial intelligence (AI) to automate lengthy

Cambridge University News • cambridge
Dec. 16, 2020 ~6 min

Chemo may not benefit all postmenopausal women with breast cancer

Some postmenopausal women with breast cancer may safely skip chemotherapy. That means spending less time and money on infusions and avoiding side effects.

Shannon McCaffrey-Emory • futurity
Dec. 11, 2020 ~9 min

‘Hot spots’ may improve breast cancer mapping

A new technique that clarifies what breast cancer cells "feel" inside a tumor could lead to better ways to detect and map aggressive disease.

Katherine Gombay-McGill • futurity
Nov. 3, 2020 ~4 min

Breast cancer is rising among South Asians in US

Indian and Pakistani women with breast cancer are more likely to be diagnosed at a younger age and at more advanced stages of the disease, research finds.

Michelle Edelstein-Rutgers • futurity
Oct. 27, 2020 ~6 min

Imaging technique could replace tissue biopsies in assessing drug resistance in breast cancer patients

Imaging techniques could replace the need for invasive tissue biopsies in helping rapidly determine whether cancer treatments are working effectively,

Cambridge University News • cambridge
Oct. 6, 2020 ~5 min

Four-stranded DNA structures found to play role in breast cancer

Four stranded DNA structures – known as G-quadruplexes – have been shown to play a role in certain types of breast cancer for the first time, providing a

Cambridge University News • cambridge
Aug. 3, 2020 ~5 min