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News: Queensland researchers discover cancer kill switch for breast cancer subtype

available for their specific breast cancer. “This research worked to identify potential new drug targets for breast cancer that act by changing the level of calcium inside breast cancer cells to stop their growth. “While more research is still needed…

Breast Cancer

see What Is Cancer? Breast cancer is a malignant tumor that starts in the cells of the breast. A malignant tumor is a group of cancer cells that can grow into (invade) surrounding tissues or spread (metastasize) to distant areas…

News: CCQ helps to fund breast cancer breakthrough

A grant from CCQ has led to a research breakthrough that could help doctors to beat the most deadly and difficult to treat breast cancers. The breakthrough involves the identification of a genetic treatment target for aggressive breast cancers, thanks…

News: Rates of breast cancer soar in Southern Asia

New Cancer Council research shows rates of female breast cancer are rapidly increasing in countries that traditionally recorded low rates of the disease, including China, Singapore, Thailand and Japan. The Cancer Council Queensland and University of Malaya study* found breast

News: Researchers take a new approach to beating breast cancer

of this research is to improve treatment outcomes for cancer patients by eliminating opportunities for the cancer to spread and reoccur later,” she said. Cancer Council Queensland recommends women aged 50-74 have a mammogram every two years through BreastScreen Queensland….

News: Regional women risk lengthy delays in breast cancer diagnosis

Queensland women in regional and remote areas experience significantly longer delays in the diagnosis of breast cancer than women living in major cities, new research shows. For breast cancers detected both symptomatically and through mammograms, women living in geographically isolated…

News: BOOBS: Free guide shows the five signs of breast cancer

changes. “Checking at home should be accompanied by regular mammograms for eligible Queensland women, in order to detect breast cancer early and save lives. “If you have boobs – you need Cancer Council Queensland’s free five signs breast cancer guide.”…

News: Genetic variant increases breast cancer risk

women discuss their individual risk of breast cancer and steps to prevent breast cancer with a trained professional,” Ms Clift said. “All women should be breast aware by checking their breasts regularly. It’s critically important that women who notice changes…

News: Researchers Find New Breast Cancer Treatment Target

University of Queensland researchers have discovered a way of predicting cancer-free survival in breast cancer patients and identified a new treatment target. The researchers, led by Professor George Muscat from UQ’s Institute for Molecular Bioscience (IMB), has found that breast