• Vitamin D deficiency may increase breast cancer risk in postmenopausal women

    1 month ago - By Healio

    Postmenopausal women with recently diagnosed breast cancer had a higher risk for developing vitamin D deficiency vs. similar women without the disease, with obesity influencing vitamin D status, according to findings published in Menopause.
    “The effects of the active metabolite 2D3) on the breast are mediated by , which controls the expression of genes that regulate cell proliferation, differentiation and apoptosis,” Murilo Renato Matos Machado, MD, from the department of gynecology and obstetrics at Botucatu Medical School of Sao Paulo
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  • 10 things you need to know for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

    1 month ago - By Healio

    October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, an annual educational and fundraising campaign targeting the second leading cause of cancer death among women.
    Organizations, clinicians, cancer survivors and patients, and family members are coming together this month to support early detection of breast cancer, share stories of those affected by the disease, and raise money for treatment and research.
    In recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, HemOnc Today has compiled a list of 10 updates on topics impacting people with breast cancer, including breast reconstruction, financial toxicity and
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  • Women not warned about cancer associated with breast implants

    1 month ago - By News Medical

    Breast surgeons across the UK must ensure women are aware of BIA-ALCL, a non-Hodgkin's lymphoma that is associated with implants; and more responsibility must be taken to diagnose and report cases, surgeons attending the 2018 London Breast Meeting have warned.
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