Tuesday, 20 March 2012

Journal Of The American Association For Cancer Research-National Cancer Centre Singapore

Asian breast cancer survivors suffer cognitive impairments associated with chemotherapy

(National University of Singapore) Researchers from the National University of Singapore and National Cancer Centre Singapore found that Asians breast cancer sufferers undergoing chemo develop memory loss and decision-making and speech problems. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer) read more..

Dietary cadmium may be linked with breast cancer risk

(American Association for Cancer Research) Dietary cadmium, a toxic metal widely dispersed in the environment and found in many farm fertilizers, may lead to an increased risk of breast cancer, according to a study published in Cancer Research, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology) read more..

CD8+ lymphocyte infiltration is an independent favorable prognostic indicator in basal-like breast cancer

Conclusions:CD8+ tumor infiltrating lymphocytes are an independent prognostic factor associated with better patient survival in basal-like breast cancer, but not in non-basal triple negative breast cancers nor in other intrinsic molecular subtypes. (Source: Breast Cancer Research) read more..

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