Fungating Breast Cancer: Experience in Low and Middle Income Country

ResultsA total of 2394 BC patients were managed during the study period, out of which 316 had T4b tumors. A total of 79 patients had FBC thus constituting 3.3% of all the... Read more »

Finasteride and Its Potential for the Treatment of Female Pattern Hair Loss: Evidence to Date

Introduction Various treatment options have been attempted to treat FPHL. The only agent approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is topical minoxidil.6,7 Other treatment options currently available include low-level... Read more »

How do I make safe decisions for my breasts?

It’s generally easy to tell myth from reality.Dragons? Mythical. Clash of the Titans? Pure Greek mythology. Sasquatch? Legend, unless Harry and the Hendersons is to be believed.When it comes to your health,... Read more »

The Best Antiperspirants And Natural Deodorants That Actually Work

We hope you love the products we recommend! All of them were independently selected by our editors. Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from... Read more »

The favorable impact of PIK3CA mutations on survival: an analysis of 2587 patients with breast cancer

Phosphatidylinositol-3 kinases (PI3Ks) are a well-characterized family of lipid kinases that were originally identified by their ability to phosphorylate the 3-hydroxy group of inositol phospholipids. In normal cells, this reaction is tightly... Read more »

List of Carcinogens and the Cancers They Cause

​ Since the 1940s, scientists have isolated compounds and tested their ability to induce cancer. Substances which can cause cancer are known as carcinogen and the process of cancer development is called... Read more »

Radioactive seed localization compared with wire-guided localization of non-palpable breast carcinoma in breast conservation surgery— the first experience in the United Kingdom

Methods and materialsEthical approval was gained through the local Introduction of New Procedures Committee and an application made through the Administration of Radioactive Substances Advisory Committee (ARSAC) prior to introducing RSL, as this technique had... Read more »

Management of breast cancer in women with BRCA gene mutation

Germline mutation may account for up to 10% of breast cancers.1 Known mutations in the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes are responsible for about 45% of breast cancer susceptibility syndromes (genetic abnormalities that... Read more »

Clinical and Pathologic Characteristics of Patients With BRCA-Positive and BRCA-Negative Breast Cancer

RESULTSOf the 491 women included in this study, 391 women (79.6%) tested negative for mutations in the BRCA1 or BRCA2 genes, 56 women (11.4%) had a BRCA1 mutation, 30 women (6.1%) had... Read more »

‘I Thought I Had Mastitis From Breastfeeding. Now I’m In Treatment For Inflammatory Breast Cancer.’

In October 2019, I was a mom of three gradually weaning my 1-year-old daughter off of breastfeeding when I noticed my right breast wasn’t drying up. I thought this was probably because... Read more »