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The Complex Crosstalk Between Obesity and Breast Cancer


A new study published in the Journal of Cell Physiology describes how inflammation that characterizes fatty tissue is one of the main microenvironment actors responsible for promoting cancer. The authors also describe the involvement of steroid...
20-Jul-2016 9:40 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Concurrent Administration of Antrhacyclines and Trastuzumab in Breast Cancer Patients: New Findings for an Old Challenge

USA-ITALY May 2016. The study entitled “A phase II neoadjuvant sequential regimen of docetaxel followed by high-dose epirubicin in combination with cyclophosphamide administered concurrently with trastuzumab. The DECT trial” has recently...
20-May-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Old Drug Could Fight Brain Cancer by Starving It to Death

Glioblastoma, the most common form of brain cancer is a deadly disease for which at present there is no cure. Now, researchers have published research results that show how repurposing the old drug flavopiridol could be an effective strategy to cut...
18-May-2016 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New Study Confirms Importance of Body Image During Chemotherapy

A new study produced by an interdisciplinary team led by Prof. Antonio Giordano, director of the Sbarro Institute for Cancer Research and Molecular Medicine at Temple University, tracks the development process and efficacy of the Italian...
24-Apr-2016 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Novel Immunotherapy to Fight Lung Cancer Discussed at International Summit

More than 30 prominent international scientists gathered to discuss the state-of-the-art, as well as promising future approaches for the treatment of lung cancer at the stunning 17th century Borgo San Luigi, in Monteriggion (Siena)i, in the heart of...
12-Apr-2016 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Is There a Metabolic Key to Deadliest Form of Ovarian Cancer?

In a study published in the International Journal of Cancer, researchers focused on the role of metabolic factors such as fasting glucose and body mass index (BMI), to determine their correlation to tumor stage at diagnosis. Results indicate an...
18-Mar-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Obesity in Breast Cancer a Variable Doctors Can Change

A study published in the international journal, Cancer Biology and Therapy, describes research into the correlation between generalized obesity and treatment outcomes in breast cancer patients younger than 45 years old.
4-Mar-2016 6:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Eribulin and Body Mass in Metastatic Breast Cancer: News From the Hardest Front of the Battle

The recent publication of the manuscript entitled “Body mass index and treatment outcomes in metastatic breast cancer patients treated with Eribulin”, which has just appeared in the “Journal of Cellular Physiology”, has newly brought...
17-Oct-2015 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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