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Queen’s University receive funding for breast cancer treatment research

Queen’s University Belfast awarded funding for breast cancer treatment research

Researchers at Queen’s University Belfast have received funding from Breast Cancer Now to discover new breast cancer treatments. This new research is inspired by the...
Hormone treatment for breast cancer reduces the risk of recurrence

Hormone treatment for breast cancer reduces the risk of recurrence

Researchers conducted a 20-year follow-up on the long-term benefits of hormone treatment for breast cancer. The Karolinska Institutet in Sweden investigated the long-term benefits of...
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Does the NHS Breast Screening Programme cause overdiagnosis?

Evidence from a Queen Mary University of London study has revealed that the benefits of the NHS Breast Screening Programme outweigh the small risk...
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Alpelisib becomes 100th fast tracked NHS cancer drug

Alpelisib – a life-extending drug for patients with advanced breast cancer – has become the 100th fast-tracked cancer drug on the NHS and will...
New targeted treatment for early-stage breast cancer available on NHS

New targeted treatment for early-stage breast cancer available on NHS

Provisional approval by NICE could see a step-change in treatment for early-stage breast cancer following surgery. The National Institute of Health and Care Excellence (NICE)...
New immunotherapy for a rare form of triple-negative breast cancer

New immunotherapy for a rare form of triple-negative breast cancer

A new recommendation from NICE could revolutionise treatment for a rare form of triple-negative breast cancer. Around 100 people per year with triple-negative breast cancer...
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Breast cancer in men may cause infertility

Breast cancer in men is potentially associated with male infertility, a new study from The Institute of Cancer Research suggests. The research team interviewed 1,998...
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AI-powered breast cancer screening could soon be on the horizon

A Norwegian study suggests that Artificial Intelligence (AI) may be effectively used to perform breast cancer screening, potentially speeding up diagnostics for the disease. The...
Exploring bariatric surgery to reduce obesity-associated breast cancer

Exploring bariatric surgery to reduce obesity-associated breast cancer

New studies aim to explore the potential role of bariatric surgery in reducing the risk of breast cancer in people who classify as obese. Bariatric...
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Defence Therapeutics move closer to AccuTOXTM Phase I clinical trial

Defence Therapeutics has established an agreement with CATO SMS, who will advise on submitting the company’s clinical application to Health Canada to initiate a...
Live cells in human breast milk could aid breast cancer research

Live cells in human breast milk could aid breast cancer research

A new study focused on changes that take place during lactation by investigating cells found in human breast milk and how this could aid...
Exercise helps improve recovery for women after breast cancer surgery

Exercise helps improve recovery for women after breast cancer surgery

Early post-operative exercise appears to help women recover better from breast cancer surgery when compared to receiving standard care only, a new study shows. A...
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AI breast cancer diagnosis technology approved for UK and EU

The world's first Artificial Intelligence (AI) software that can accurately perform breast cancer diagnosis has received approval for implementation in the UK and EU. The...
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AccumTM variants successfully increase breast cancer treatment potency

Biotechnology experts Defence Therapeutics have revealed strong in vitro results of its AccumTM variants on the ADC breast cancer treatment called Enhertu® (fam-trastuzumab-deruxtecan-nxki), which...
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Defence Therapeutics embark on next stage of breast cancer treatment development

In a groundbreaking development, pioneering biotechnology company Defence Therapeutics has announced today it will be performing the final necessary studies before entering a Phase...
HER2-positive breast cancer

A major breakthrough in HER2-positive breast cancer research

Researchers have made a groundbreaking discovery in advancing treatments for HER2-positive breast cancer, one of the most aggressive forms of the disease. Conducted by a...
Collaboration formed to test efficacy of breast cancer therapy

Collaboration formed to test efficacy of breast cancer therapy

Defence Therapeutics Inc. has announced the establishment of a collaboration with the Curie Institute to evaluate the therapeutic efficacy of Accum-T-DM1 ADC in patient-derived...
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Fertility treatment drugs do not increase breast cancer risk

Common fertility treatment drugs used to release eggs do not increase the risk of developing breast cancer, new research has shown. An analysis was carried...
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Biosensor developed to detect early signs of breast cancer

Scientists have developed a new biosensor to test for early signs of breast cancer, which provides results in less than 60 minutes. A prototype of...
Benefits of oestrogen treatment for drug-resistant breast cancer

Benefits of oestrogen treatment for drug-resistant breast cancer

Researchers have achieved improved, long-term control of drug-resistant breast cancer growth in mice with the use of oestrogen and anti-oestrogen treatments. A team of researchers...

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