Tag Archives: Breast

At Risk for Breast Cancer? Your Race Matters

Print this page FRIDAY, Jan. 18, 2019 — Black women at risk of breast cancer may face a disadvantage because of racial disparities in health care, a small new study suggests. Ohio State University researchers interviewed 30 white and 20 black women at high risk for breast cancer due to family history and other factors.… Read More »

Breast Cancer Recruits Bone Marrow Cells to Increase Cancer Cell Proliferation

Cancer-associated fibroblasts are derived from bone marrow cellscalled mesenchymal stromal cells, Tel Aviv University researchers say Tel Aviv — Tel Aviv University researchers have discovered that breast cancer tumors boost their growth by recruiting stromal cells that originate in bone marrow. While the recruitment of bone marrow-derived fibroblasts lowers the odds of surviving breast cancer,… Read More »

Halaven maker Eisai launches metastatic breast cancer story-sharing campaign

Metastatic breast cancer (MBC) can make patients feel isolated, and that’s the feeling Eisai is working to combat with its latest awareness campaign. The Japanese drugmaker has rolled out an initiative dubbed “FurtherMore,” which highlights the real-life stories of advanced breast cancer patients and “celebrates what can be achieved when they get the support they… Read More »