A new study of non-diabetic women with ovarian cancer reveals a potential correlation and area for further study regarding the expression of the GLUT1 glucose transporter receptor at the cancer tissue level. GLUT1 is a receptor protein involved in the absorption of glucose, or sugar, in the bloodstream and across membranes in the body. Physiologically,
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Breast cancer is the most common form of cancer, affecting women worldwide. Although the survival rate is very high when the disease is discovered early, new research suggests that having a large social network might also affect a person’s chances of survival. Breast cancer affects hundreds of thousands of women around the world each year.
Breast cancer is the only cancer that is considered universal among women worldwide. According to the American Cancer Society (ACS), breast cancer makes up 25 percent of all new cancer diagnoses in women globally. The majority of new breast cancer diagnoses and deaths occur in developing countries as opposed to Western countries. The higher number
Thermography is a key risk assessment in early detection. Early detection of breast cancer is one of the keys to significantly improving survival rates; in fact, it’s estimated that up to 95 percent of breast cancer cases can be overcome when the cancer is detected in its earliest stages. Every year, more than seventy thousand
According to breastcancer.org, one in eight women will develop breast cancer in the U.S. alone. The trick to surviving this unfortunate disease, is early detection. Luckily, there are several options available to detect cancer cells in the body. Some people use MRI, ultrasounds, and self-examination. The most popular, yet potentially fatal screening test that most
Breast thermography is a non-invasive and painless test, with no radiation involved. It can detect and monitor early warning signs of breast cancer. This type of breast cancer screening is particularly useful for people under the age of 50. This is because mammography, another type of screening, can be less effective for this group. However,
According to the National Cancer Institute’s Annual Report to the Nation on the Status of Cancer, the overall rate of new cancer diagnoses continues to decline, and the rate of patients who survive at least five years after diagnosis is improving. These trends prove that although far too many people are still afflicted with cancer,
Women with breast cancer do not receive timely genetic test results or have adequate access to effective genetic counseling, which may compromise treatment decisions, according to research from Stanford and the University of Michigan. A recent survey of over 2,000 women newly diagnosed with breast
Even before tumors develop, with a few defined molecular alterations, breast cancer can spread to organs and remain quiet for long periods of time. They can then awaken to form aggressive, deadly breast cancer metastasis, says a team of investigators led by researchers at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and the University of Regensburg