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Une personne sur deux aura un cancer dans sa vie, transformant de facto l’autre moitié de la population en proche de malades. Nous serons donc tous touchés par cette maladie. Pendant longtemps, les patients n’ont eu, le plus souvent, que deux alternatives : vivre ou mourir. Néanmoins, depuis quelques années, grâce aux progrès de la recherche, une nouvelle perspective se dessine. De plus en plus fréquemment, le cancer est envisagé comme une maladie c…
03.01.2019 · From The_Conversation_France
All cancers have a similar DNA pattern that differs from that of non-cancer cells. Researchers have developed a test that could be used to diagnose all cancers. It is based on a unique DNA signature that appears to be common across cancer types. The test has yet to be conducted on humans, and clinical trials are needed before we know for sure if it can be used in the clinic. Each cancer type, whether it be breast or bowel cancer, has different genetic and other features. A test that detects one cancer may not work on another. Researchers have long been looking for a…
04.12.2018 · From The_Conversation_Australia
Women who have a family history of breast cancer can reduce their risk of getting the disease by more than a third if they take a drug called tamoxifen. But our latest study shows widespread reluctance, with only one in seven women choosing to use this preventive therapy. For our study, published in Clinical Breast Cancer, we collected survey data from over 400 women at 20 different hospitals following an appointment to discuss their breast cancer risk. We asked questions about their attitudes towards medications, generally, as wel…
03.12.2018 · From The_Conversation_UK
Breast cancer is the most common cancer in the UK and the leading cancer in women worldwide. Approximately 150 cases are diagnosed in the UK every day – that’s one every 10 minutes. Breast cancer does not discriminate. The illness is undeterred by age, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, sexuality, or even sex. Yes, men get breast cancer, too – although you wouldn’t necessarily think so from much of the breast cancer awareness material around. …
19.10.2018 · From The_Conversation_UK