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October 19, 2005

Herceptin for Breast Cancer

A drug that targets only diseased cells has proved astonishingly effective against an aggressive form of early breast cancer — a long-sought breakthrough that has doctors talking about curing thousands of women each year in this country alone. (USA Today)

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October 15, 2005

Curcumin Halts Spread of Breast Cancer in Mice

Various studies have examined the carcinogenic effect and anti-cancer effects of turmeric and controversial data has been obtained.

A recent study conducted on the effects of the pigment in animal models has been found to inhibit the metastasis to the lungs of mice specifically designed to develop breast cancer. The spice appears to work by inhibiting the action of a protein crucial in the progress of the tumor. (

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October 5, 2005

Breast Cancer Rates Increase, But Deaths Decrease

Although overall cancer deaths are falling and new cases have leveled off, the cancer rate among women is increasing, a new report shows. (USA TODAY)

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