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Posted April 15, 2009
MRI Registry for Breast Cancer
News video shows MRI database could help...

Posted February 13, 2009
Breast Cancer Metastasis Gene Identified

PRINCETON, N.J., Jan. 5 (MedPage Today) -- A gene associated with poor-prognosis breast cancer has been identified by genomic profiling studies that may point to a new therapeutic target, investigators here reported. Read more...

Posted July 23, 2008:
Breast cancer: Destroying bad seeds

Scientists have found a microRNA that blocks the development of breast-cancer stem cells

Cancer stem cells are thought to be the 'bad seeds' of cancer. They are the only cells capable of giving rise to new tumours and are resistant to chemotherapy. Destroying cancer stem cells could potentially block cancer development. Erwei Song at Sun Yat-sen University in Guangzhou, Judy Lieberman at Harvard Medical School and co-workers1 showed that breast-cancer stem cells could be blocked from self-renewal and differentiation through the interference of let-7 microRNAs.
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Posted March 27, 2008:
sponsored an ask-the-expert online conference on March 19, 2008. It was about Breast Cancer Risk and Your Family. Carol Cherry, M.S.N, R.N., A.P.R.N, B.C., and Terri McHugh, M.D., answered  questions about how family genes affect risk, pros and cons of genetic testing, and ways to lower your breast cancer risk.
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Click here: Men Unaware of Their Risk of Cancer When Female Family Members Test Positive for Cancer-Causing Gene Mutation

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