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Compelling new evidence for artificial lighting’s role in breast cancer

Scientists have found that for laboratory rats with human breast tumors, exposure to dim light at night made the tumors resistant to the breast cancer drug tamoxifen. The new findings, appearing in the journal Cancer Research, are the first to show that a significant correlation exists between melatonin levels and the effectiveness of tamoxifen. “Resistance […]

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New evidence for link between alcohol consumption and cancer metastasis




New research looking at the biological processes involved in breast cancer development has strengthened the argument for a potential link between alcohol consumption and progression of the disease. The findings, published in Breast Cancer Research, offer a possible way to improve outcomes for patients in the later stages of the disease. Conducted by scientists from […]




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