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Carrots Cut Down Breast Cancer Risk by 60%, More Benefits

Eating carrots regularly will reduce the risk of developing breast cancer by 60 percent, suggested a new study. Carrot has rich vitamins called carotenes, which are found in spinach and red peppers too, will help women reduce the risk of cancer, said researchers. Richard Berks, speaking on behalf of researchers at Breast Cancer Now, said though carrot was ingredient among ...

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Switch to Turn on Cancer Killing Cells Key to Fight it in Future, Shows Study

Australian researchers have discovered the switch, a protein called ID2 that turns on natural killer cells in the body to fight and eliminate foreign cells including the cancer cells, thus providing a major clue to deal with cancer in the future. A team of researchers from Walter and Eliza Hall Institute (WEHI) in Australia have found for the first time ...

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Breast cancer survivors prone to common viral, bacterial infections: Study

Approximately 30 % of breast cancer patients receive chemotherapy, yet little is known about influences of current regimens on circulating lymphocyte levels and phenotypes. A new study showed that breast cancer survivors treated with chemotherapy could be lacking sufficient antibodies in the body to protect against common illnesses with a weak immune response. The study sought additional post-treatment monitoring and ...

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Chemotherapy for Breast Cancer Led to New Tumors in 23% Patients: Reveals Russian Study

Russian scientists have found that 23 percent of breast cancer patients who had undergone chemotherapy were back to square one with new formation of tumors. The neoadjuvant chemotherapy in patients with breast cancer can stimulate evolution of the new tumour, said Nicholay Litvyakov of Cancer Research Institute. The scientists analyzed biopsies of women with breast cancer and preparing for operation ...

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Olive Oil with Mediterranean Diet Lowers Breast Cancer Risk: Study

Eating a Mediterranean diet supplemented with extra virgin olive oil was found to have lowered the risk of breast cancer in a study of women in Spain. The Mediterranean diet is rich  in plant foods, fish and especially olive oil. Miguel A. Martínez-González of the University of Navarra in Pamplona and others analyzed the effects of two interventions with the Mediterranean ...

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300 minutes of physical activity a week saves you from breast cancer

Breast cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths among women, globally. Medical scientists globally are working every day to cease the negative impacts of the disease, and save lives. However, a new research has shown that engagement by post-menopausal women in 300 minutes (5 hours) of physical activity can save them from both breast cancer risk and obesity, altogether. ...

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Daily Aspirin Mantra Acts on Breast Cancer too, Says Study

Aspirin has long been seen as an anti-coagulent and heart-friendly medicine but now studies show that a daily dose of aspirin may curb the growth of breast cancer or tumour. Indian-origin scientist Dr Sushanta Banerjee from the Kansas City Veterans Affairs Medical Center and the team found that aspirin is able to create a non-conducive conditions around cancer stem cells ...

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Breast Cancer Breakthrough: Study Finds Trigger Spreading Tumour, Halting it Stems Growth

Once breast cancer is diagnosed, it is a painful rush from pillar to the post for patients and relatives. The Edinburgh University scientists have succeeded in finding a revolutionary approach to stem the growth of the tumour by targeting the disease’s trigger itself. In their lab experiments, researchers have found that blocking the signals in mice with breast cancer can ...

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