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Study finds inflammation caused by radiation can drive triple-negative breast cancer

While radiation is successfully used to treat breast cancer by killing cancer cells, inflammation caused as a side-effect of radiation can have a contrary effect by promoting the survival of triple-negative breast cancer cells, according to research published online in the International Journal of Radiation Biology by Jennifer Sims-Mourtada, Ph.D., director of Translational Breast Cancer […]

Kids Health

Working Mom! Blake Lively Pumps Breast Milk During Press Day

Working motherhood at its finest! Blake Lively pumped breast milk during her Wednesday, January 29, press day for Rhythm Section. “PUMP @therhythmsection press day Pump,” the actress, 32, captioned an Instagram Story shot of her Medela USA pump. Us Weekly broke the news in October that the Gossip Girl alum and her husband, Ryan Reynolds, […]

Health Problems

Prediagnosis exercise may reduce CV risk in breast cancer

(HealthDay)—For women with primary breast cancer, prediagnosis exercise exposure is associated with a graded reduction in subsequent cardiovascular event (CVE) risk, according to a study published in the September issue of JACC: CardioOncology. Tochi M. Okwuosa, D.O., from the Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, and colleagues examined whether prediagnosis exercise reduces the risk for […]

Health Problems

Research provides insight into genetic link to potential treatment response among BRCA1/2 breast cancer patients

New findings from researchers in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania provide clues about immune response of tumors in patients with BRCA 1/2-related breast cancers. The research, published in the journal Clinical Cancer Research, could shape treatment strategies and clinical trial design for these patients, who make up about two percent […]