Tag: more-aggressive

Molecular signature for outcomes of triple negative breast cancer

| April 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

( University of Utah Health Sciences ) Compared to other types of breast cancer, triple negative breast cancers are often more aggressive and have fewer treatment options. In a new study published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, researchers at Huntsman Cancer Institute and the University of Utah have identified a molecular mechanism that triple negative breast …

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Study shines new light on genetic alterations of aggressive breast cancer subtype

| August 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

( Baylor College of Medicine ) Researchers from the Lester and Sue Smith Breast Center at Baylor College of Medicine have uncovered new information about the genetic alterations that may contribute to the development of a subtype breast cancer typically associated with more aggressive forms of the disease and higher recurrence rates.

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UCLA Study Finds New Way to Select Prostate Cancer Patients for Active Surveillance

| May 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

May 19, 2014 – Too many men with prostate cancer are opting for “active surveillance” and later finding their cancer is more aggressive than earlier assumed. UCLA researchers say they have a better way of determining which patients should be selected for the surveillance program.

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Researcher awarded grant to identify new treatments for aggressive breast cancers

| May 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

A physician-scientist from Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey who is studying ways to advance the molecular understanding of breast cancer has received a $181,000 grant to further this research with the aim of identifying new treatment approaches for more aggressive forms of the disease. Vassiliki Karantza, M.D., Ph.D

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Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey Researcher Awarded Grant to Identify New Treatments for Aggressive Breast Cancers

| April 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

A physician-scientist from Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey who is studying ways to advance the molecular understanding of breast cancer has received a $181,000 grant to further this research with the aim of identifying new treatment approaches for more aggressive forms of the disease. Vassiliki Karantza, MD, PhD received the award at the Annual Meeting of the AACR held earlier this week …

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New research shows PET imaging effective in predicting lung cancer outcomes

| October 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

( University Hospitals Case Medical Center ) Advanced imaging with positron emission tomography (PET) scan shows great promise in predicting which patients with inoperable lung cancer have more aggressive tumors and need additional treatment following standard chemotherapy/radiation therapy, according to new research recently published online in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.The multi-site …

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Women learn about more aggressive form of breast cancer

| September 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

Dozens of participants learned more about a deadlier and more aggressive type of breast cancer Saturday at the “What's New in Her2+Triple Breast Cancer” Conference.

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New pathway, enhancing tamoxifen to tame aggressive breast cancer identified

| April 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

Tamoxifen is a time-honored breast cancer drug used to treat millions of women with early-stage and less-aggressive disease, and now medical researchers have shown how to exploit tamoxifen's secondary activities so that it might work on more aggressive breast cancer.

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Researchers identify new pathway, enhancing tamoxifen to tame aggressive breast cancer

| April 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

Tamoxifen is a time-honored breast cancer drug used to treat millions of women with early-stage and less-aggressive disease, and now a University of Rochester Medical Center team has shown how to exploit tamoxifen's secondary activities so that it might work on more aggressive breast cancer.

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Researchers Discover New Molecule Linked to Late-Stage Breast Cancer

| December 17, 2012 | 0 Comments

Researchers at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine have identified a molecule linked to more aggressive forms of breast cancer – a discovery that could point the way to potential cures.

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