Articles tagged with: breast cancer

Fighting Triple Negative Female Breast Cancer by Blocking Androgen (Male) Receptors

Fighting Triple Negative Female Breast Cancer by Blocking Androgen (Male) Receptors

It may seem counter-intuitive,  a potentially powerful treatment for breast cancer based on blocking receptors for the male hormone androgen; but that’s what turns out to be the case. Researchers at the University of Colorado Cancer Center recently completed a Phase I clinical trial of Enzalutamide, which provided evidence of the safety and possible effectiveness of the approach.

New Study Links Multi-Vitamins with Reduced Breast Cancer Deaths

New Study Links Multi-Vitamins with Reduced Breast Cancer Deaths

You can buy enough multivitamin and mineral pills to last a year for about twenty dollars. If taking those multivitamins could possibly reduce your risk of breast cancer, or if you have cancer, reduce the fatality rate by 30% – what’s not to like? The answer isn’t as positive as you might think...

New Study Finds Correlation Between Low Vitamin D Levels and Breast Cancer

New Study Finds Correlation Between Low Vitamin D Levels and Breast Cancer

Like many vitamins, vitamin D is versatile. It has long been associated with bone development, but severe deficiency can result in diseases, such as rickets. Recent studies found some correlation between vitamin D levels and cardiovascular health, the development of multiple sclerosis, tuberculosis infection and now pre-menopausal breast cancer. Researchers at the San Diego School of Medicine of the University of California have found that low levels of serum (blood) vitamin D are associated with a crucial period of tumor formation for breast cancer.

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