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Breast cancer: considerable progress in immunotherapy significantly delays life expectancy, even in the worst prognoses

Breast cancer: considerable progress in immunotherapy significantly delays life expectancy, even in the worst prognoses

An international study published on July 21 reveals that adding a type of immunotherapy, an antibody called pembrolizumab, to chemotherapy improves the overall survival of patients with advanced triple-negative breast cancer by 27%. worse prognosis in this type of cancer. Triple-negative breast cancer accounts for approximately 15% of all diagnosed breast tumours. Proof of the …

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Breast milk is beneficial for the brain of premature babies

Breast milk is beneficial for the brain of premature babies

(Montreal) Premature babies who received the greatest amounts of breast milk, both during and after hospitalization in the neonatal intensive care unit, did better in school a few years later, found American and Australian researchers. Posted at 11:01 a.m. Jean-Benoit Legault The Canadian Press In particular, breastmilk consumption was associated with higher reading and math …

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Breast cancer prevention: the importance of choosing the right plants

Breast cancer prevention: the importance of choosing the right plants

Women who reduce their intake of animal products in favor of plants have a reduced risk of breast cancer. However, this protection is not observed when the meat is replaced by ultra-processed vegetarian or vegan foods. More and more people, especially younger people, are deciding to reduce or even completely eliminate the consumption of meat …

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No, carrot juice does not cure breast cancer.

No, carrot juice does not cure breast cancer.

Copyright AFP 2017-2022. Reproduction rights reserved. A publication shared more than 23,000 times in Côte d’Ivoire since April 29, 2022 and shared recently indicates that drinking carrot juice can cure breast cancer. Warning: several oncologists contacted by AFP have formally assured that this publication has no scientific basis. Carrot juice is not a cure for …

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Par rapport à la chimiothérapie, le risque de progression est réduit de 49 % sous trastuzumab deruxtecan

Breast cancer: conjugated antibodies are changing practices!

Conjugation of an anti-HER2 monoclonal antibody and a topoisomerase I inhibitor, trastuzumab deruxtecan (T-Dxd, Enhertu) currently benefits in metastasis only tumors strongly overexpressing HER2, i.e. only approximately 15 to 20% of breast cancers. These tumors have either a 3+ score in immunohistochemistry (IHC), or 2+ with an overexpression confirmed by in situ hybridization (HIS+). But …

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Diabetes accelerates the growth of breast cancer

Diabetes accelerates the growth of breast cancer

A recent study reports that breast cancer tumors secrete factors that block insulin secretion by the pancreas, causing hyperglycemia that promotes the progression of this cancer. We often tend to see the main diseases that afflict us (cardiovascular diseases, type 2 diabetes, cancer and neurodegenerative diseases) as independent pathologies, unrelated to each other. However, several …

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