News tagged with breast cancer drug

Avastin won't extend breast cancer survival: study

(HealthDay)—The drug Avastin (bevacizumab), when added to chemotherapy, does not improve disease-free survival in patients with triple-negative breast cancer any better than chemo alone, new research finds.

Dec 07, 2012
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Protein tied to cancer drug resistance in mice

Blocking a specific protein renders tumors more vulnerable to treatment in mice, suggesting new therapies could eventually achieve the same in humans, according to new research from Fox Chase Cancer Center to be presented ...

Dec 07, 2012
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10 years of tamoxifen better than 5, study reports

(HealthDay) —Taking the breast cancer drug tamoxifen for a decade, instead of the standard five years, further reduces the long-term chances of recurrence and risk of dying from the disease, new British ...

Dec 05, 2012
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New drug regimens may slow advanced breast cancer

(HealthDay)—An experimental cancer drug may delay the progression of some advanced breast cancers, while a double dose of an existing cancer drug could help women live longer, according to separate studies ...

Dec 05, 2012
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MicroRNA makes triple-negative breast cancer homesick

Epithelial cells are homebodies – they like to attach to things and becoming detached initiates a form of cell suicide known as anoikis (literally "homeless" in Latin). But in order for cancer cells to metastasize they ...

Nov 21, 2012
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Researchers excel in predicting cancer drug sensitivity

Researchers from Helsinki Institute for Information Technology HIIT and Institute for Molecular Medicine Finland FIMM have developed a triumphant solution for predicting responses of breast cancer cells to a set of cancer ...

Nov 19, 2012
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