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A poor gut microbiome could cause breast cancer to spread

New research from the University of Virginia Cancer Center and recently published in the journal Cancer Research suggests that an unhealthy gut microbiome could result in the spread of breast cancer throughout the body. The research was spearheaded by Melanie Rutkowski, PhD, of UVA's Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Cancer Biology. Dr. Rutkowski used mice [...]

By | 2019-06-12T21:39:07-04:00 June 12th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

‘Lock-‘n’-block’ drug may prevent cancer from metastasizing

A new approach to breast cancer may prevent cancer from reappearing years later. "They got all of it" are the reassuring words people hope to hear following cancer surgery, but a growing understanding of the science of how cancer spreads, and metastasizes, is suggesting that not only is this almost never true but—and here is [...]

By | 2019-04-30T04:35:33-04:00 April 30th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Evolution of Breast Cancer Treatment with Cryoablation

Being told you have breast cancer prompts a long list of questions. And selecting a treatment for breast cancer is among the first questions you might have. Surgery? Chemotherapy? These questions and more can create as much fear and stress as they do confusion when you’ve received a breast cancer diagnosis. Another treatment option to [...]

By | 2018-11-29T15:40:37-04:00 November 29th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments