Sunday, 15 April 2012

Bellvitge Biomedical Research Institute-British Journal Of Surgery-Treatment Guidelines

Adherence to treatment guidelines and survival in patients with early-stage breast cancer by age at diagnosis

Conclusion:Adherence to treatment guidelines was affected by age at diagnosis. However, adherence to the guidelines was not associated with overall survival in either age group. Copyright © 2012 British Journal of Surgery Society Ltd. Published by John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. (Source: British Journal of Surgery) read more..

Breast Cancer Risk Driven By Estrogen-Raising Gene

Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in the UK, with almost 48,000 women and about 300 men diagnosed every year. About one in eight women in the UK will develop breast cancer at some stage during their life, but thanks to better awareness, treatments and screening, more women than ever are surviving breast cancer in the UK... read more..

Protein Useful In Predicting The Risk Of Pulmonary Metastases In Breast Cancer Patients Identified By Researchers

Researchers from the Bellvitge Biomedical Research Institute (IDIBELL) have shown that breast cancer cells that metastasize to the lung express a higher level of the protein peroxiredoxin 2 (PRDX2). The study suggests that the modulation of the levels of this protein could be a new therapeutic strategy to prevent lung metastases... read more..

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