Higher levels of the inflammatory C-reactive protein were discovered in older breast cancer survivors who experienced cognitive issues. The study is one of the first long-term assessments linking chronic inflammation to cognitive decline in breast cancer survivors.
Inhibition of the OR5B21 olfactory receptor gene significantly decreased the metastasis of breast cancer cells to the brain, lungs, and bones, researchers report.
A new study reports a strong association between high levels of physical activity and the ability to maintain cognitive function in breast cancer patients who received chemotherapy.
Women who know their genetic risk profiles for breast cancer report feeling less stress and fewer regrets following finding out the information than women who decide not to find out about their genetic risk.
A new artificial intelligence system is capable of surpassing human experts in breast cancer prediction. The system provided absolute reductions of up to 5.7% in false-positive diagnoses and up to 9.4% in false-negative predictions of the disease.
Combining medications used to treat neurological disorders, such as epilepsy and migraines, with blood pressure medications reversed some aspects of breast cancer in mice at high risk of developing the disease due to the high-fat diets fed to their mothers during pregnancy.
Researchers say parabens and other chemicals found in common cosmetic products may negatively impact a woman's hormone levels, increasing the risk for certain diseases.