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Breast Cancer: Fight Now by Dr. Aaron Tabor

  1. Pepper Compound Selectively Kills Breast Cancer Cells Monday, 18 July 2011, 2:20 pm
    The transition between a normal cell and a cancer cell, whether it be a breast cancer cell or other cancer cell, requires a delicate balance between the cells’ altered, faster metabolism and the cellu. […]
  2. Fatty Foods Might Increase Breast Cancer Risk Friday, 15 July 2011, 2:00 pm
    While the research results have been somewhat inconsistent, there appears to be a growing amount of evidence that dietary fat consumption can increase breast cancer risk.  For example, one study in m. […]
  3. Graviola Fruit Extract Might Help Fight Breast Cancer Wednesday, 13 July 2011, 2:00 pm
    The development and growth of breast cancer is stimulated by many factors including a variety of growth factors.  One of these growth factors is epidermal growth factor (EGF) and some cancers overexp. […]
  4. Risk Factors For Specific Breast Cancer Subtypes Monday, 11 July 2011, 2:00 pm
    Research study results have suggested that different molecular subtypes of breast cancer appear to have different specific risk factors linked to them.  While these links have been explored in older,. […]
  5. Black Caraway Seed Compound Has Breast Cancer Fighting Properties Friday, 8 July 2011, 2:00 pm
    Thymoquinone is a plant chemical (phytonutrient) that is found naturally in the plant Nigella sativa, which is more commonly known as black caraway, fennel flower, nutmeg flower, blackseed or Roman co. […]
  6. Triple Negative Breast Cancer Subtypes Identified Wednesday, 6 July 2011, 2:13 pm
    Triple negative breast cancer (TNBC) is characterized by a lack of estrogen receptors, progesterone receptors and epidermal growth factor 2 receptors.  Because of the lack of hormone receptors, tripl. […]
  7. Pre-Surgical Lapatinib Treatment Reduces HER2+ Breast Cancer Growth Friday, 1 July 2011, 3:31 pm
    HER2-positive (HER2+) breast cancers express an excess of the human epidermal growth factor receptor 2.  Overexpression of this receptor causes the breast cancer tumors to be more aggressive, which r. […]
  8. Obesity May Increase Breast Cancer Risk Via Inflammatory Pathways Wednesday, 29 June 2011, 1:34 pm
    Obesity is now considered a major contributor to several chronic health conditions including cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and cancer among others.  Initial research exploring the link between ob. […]
  9. Resveratrol Blocks Breast Cancer Progression In Culture Monday, 27 June 2011, 3:39 pm
    Breast cancer progression and metastasis requires a change in breast tissue cells from a normal epithelial form to a mesenchymal, connective tissue-like form.  A number of factors are involved in thi. […]
  10. Are Beta-Blockers Useful In The Fight Against Breast Cancer? Wednesday, 22 June 2011, 3:20 pm
    In a previous blog I discussed the results of a new study, which indicated that blood pressure medications alter the risk for breast cancer recurrence.  While the ACE inhibitors increased the risk fo. […]
  11. Excess Body Weight Increases Chances of Dying From Breast Cancer Monday, 20 June 2011, 3:19 pm
    It is clear that obesity is linked to an increased chance of developing breast cancer and recent studies are also now suggesting that excess body weight might increase a breast cancer patient’s odds o. […]
  12. Ductal Carcinoma In Situ (DCIS) Increases Future Breast Cancer Risk Friday, 17 June 2011, 1:52 pm
    Depending on what you read, ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) is either a pre-cancer condition that can become breast cancer in the future or is the earliest form of breast cancer.  In either case, DCI. […]
  13. Low Carb, High Protein Diet Might Reduce Breast Cancer Incidence Wednesday, 15 June 2011, 2:11 pm
    We make diet and lifestyle choices every day that effect our risk for breast cancer as well as other cancers.  Choosing specific foods to add to our diet or limiting other foods can reduce breast can. […]
  14. Magnesium Reduces Hot Flashes in Breast Cancer Patients Monday, 13 June 2011, 2:15 pm
    Hot flashes and other symptoms of menopause are common among breast cancer patients.  These hot flashes are the result of breast cancer treatments with tamoxifen and raloxifene that block estrogen ac. […]
  15. Breast Cancer Prevention With Exemestane Friday, 10 June 2011, 12:40 pm
    Eliminating (or at least significantly reducing) the chances that a person gets breast cancer is the ultimate goal of breast cancer research.  In addition to adopting a healthier lifestyle, women at. […]
  16. Racing For A Breast Cancer Cure Wednesday, 8 June 2011, 12:43 pm
    Breast cancer awareness is an important part of our fight against breast cancer.  The more we know about breast cancer and the impact it has on both breast cancer patients and their loved ones, the b. […]
  17. Dietary Behaviors Of Our Youth Do Not Meet Cancer Prevention Guidelines Monday, 6 June 2011, 2:50 pm
    It is clear from the scientific literature as well as from the guidelines published by key cancer prevention organizations that diet and lifestyle are an important part of preventing cancer, including. […]
  18. Yoga Improves Quality of Life After Radiation Therapy Friday, 3 June 2011, 1:26 pm
    Just last week we talked about many of the links between stress and breast cancer.  There appears to be clear evidence that stress, particularly stressful early life events, increases breast cancer r. […]
  19. Genistein Derivatives Inhibit Breast Cancer Cell Growth In Culture Wednesday, 1 June 2011, 5:41 pm
    Over the last couple of years several research studies have been published outlining the possible cancer-fighting benefits of adding soy to our diets.  Consumption of soy foods has been reported to r. […]
  20. Changes in Sleep Patterns Effect Breast Cancer Survivors’ Quality Of Life Friday, 27 May 2011, 1:47 pm
    Studies have reported that many breast cancer patients suffer from a variety of sleep disturbances including having difficulty getting to sleep, waking up in the middle of the night, or waking up earl. […]
  21. Stress Increases Breast Cancer Risk in Many Ways Wednesday, 25 May 2011, 2:38 pm
    Numerous studies have suggested that there is a link between stress and breast cancer.  For example, high levels of stress have been reported to increase breast cancer metastasis and increase breast. […]
  22. Eating Well-Done Red Meat Might Increase Breast Cancer Risk Monday, 23 May 2011, 2:15 pm
    The impact of red meat consumption on breast cancer risk has been a contentious and highly debated topic.  The scientific literature on the effects of eating red meat on breast cancer risk remains ra. […]
  23. Consistent Multivitamin Use Might Improve Breast Cancer Outcomes Friday, 20 May 2011, 2:42 pm
    There has been a lot of debate in both the medical community and the popular press about the use of multivitamins for helping to reduce breast cancer risk, reducing risk for breast cancer recurrence,. […]
  24. Breast Density Change Predicts Breast Cancer Risk Reduction In Response To Tamoxifen Wednesday, 18 May 2011, 2:08 pm
    Many breast cancer research studies have shown that the anti-estrogen drug tamoxifen reduces breast cancer risk, which is why tamoxifen is one of only two approved breast cancer prevention drugs on th. […]
  25. Omega-3 Fatty Acids Kill Cultured Breast Cancer Cells Monday, 16 May 2011, 3:08 pm
    We hear a lot about dietary fat, either in regards to limiting it as much as possible or only eating the right kinds of dietary fat.  It is clear that we need some fat in our diet in order to fully m. […]
 

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