Navigation Links
Estrogen Levels in Blood Predict Breast Cancer's Return
Date:3/6/2008

Study found women who had a recurrence had twice as much of the hormone in their system

THURSDAY, March 6 (HealthDay News) -- New research shows that women who experienced a recurrence of their breast cancer had almost twice as much estrogen in their blood as women who remained cancer-free after treatment.

This indicates that circulating estrogen levels contribute to a recurrence as much as the initial malignancy does.

That information is not entirely new, said Dr. Jennifer Wu, an obstetrician/gynecologist at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City. "That's the reason we use drugs that help to lower estrogen levels. Estrogen causes increased cell division; we think it can perhaps start breast cancer," she said. "But this is a good study in that it has a lot of patients and proves that they have a demonstrable increase in estrogen levels over patients who don't have a recurrence."

Where there's a problem, there's also often a solution.

"Anti-estrogen drugs can only have so much impact," said study author Cheryl Rock, a professor of family and preventive medicine at the University of California, San Diego, School of Medicine. "There are two things apart from these drugs that can help to lower estrogen, or we believe it can, because it can in the general population. One is moderate to vigorous exercise, and the other is healthy weight management, achieving an ideal weight."

The hormone estrogen is produced not only by the ovaries, but also by fat tissue.

Previous research has shown that estrogen contributes to the risk of primary breast cancer in postmenopausal women, but there has been less evidence of the role of estrogen in cancer recurrence.

"The relationship between circulating estrogen and risk for primary breast cancer is very well-established, but there were surprisingly few studies in which estrogen levels have been measured in breast cancer survivors," Rock explained.'/>"/>

Copyright©2008 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved  

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Duramed Launches New Indication for ENJUVIA(TM) (Synthetic Conjugated Estrogens, B) at North American Menopause Society Annual Meeting
2. Gene May Influence Breast Cancer-Estrogen Link
3. Cholesterol byproduct blocks heart health benefits of estrogen
4. UCLA study identifies designer estrogen as potential MS drug
5. New link between estrogen and breast cancer
6. Atypical protein kinase C stabilizes SRC-3 levels in breast cancer cells
7. Moderate Aerobic Fitness Levels May Cut Stroke Risk
8. Novel link between excessive nutrient levels and insulin resistance
9. Silymarin does not affect virus activity or ALT levels in
10. In Unfolding Budget Debate, Alliance to Spotlight Flawed MedPAC Policy Guidance, Failure to Evaluate Medicaid Margins in Recommending Medicare Funding Levels
11. New findings show Enbrel significantly reduced levels of C-reactive protein
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Estrogen Levels in Blood Predict Breast Cancer's Return
(Date:6/1/2015)... Ore. (PRWEB) June 01, 2015 ... (AHIP) announced today a new, interactive Affordable Care ... large employers. The course, called “Affordable Care Act ... professionals with the strategic and consultative insights necessary ... as they navigate the impacts of the ACA. ...
(Date:6/1/2015)... a leading web-base electronic healthcare software (EHR) is providing ... Louisiana. The entrepreneurial trio behind Sharenote, will travel to ... with the tools and resources to monitor key performance ... , Find out why Sharenote is the EHR ... 250 practices. , Four Day Schedule , ...
(Date:6/1/2015)... 2015 KC and Monica Craichy, Founders ... the best superfood products in the world ... Texas. , "Monica and I are excited to ... distributing Living Fuel Super Meals - SuperBerry®, SuperGreens and ... in Texas," KC Craichy said. "We have attempted to ...
(Date:6/1/2015)... (PRWEB) June 01, 2015 More than 22 ... summer months when school is out and they lose access ... Month and America’s dairy farmers and milk companies are on ... need with The Great American Milk Drive. , In ... provided in the school cafeteria for the bulk of their ...
(Date:6/1/2015)... Northridge dentist , Dr. Michel Elyson, ... promotion on Invisalign for a limited time only. With ... to $3,700. Patients can find out about their candidacy ... the extent of correction they need. This promotion expires ... any other offer. , Invisalign has continued to ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Cambia Partners with AHIP to Offer Expert Series ACA Training Course 2Health News:Cambia Partners with AHIP to Offer Expert Series ACA Training Course 3Health News:Nearly $100,000 In Emergency Food Aid to Flood Victims in Texas Provided by Living Fuel and Natural News 2Health News:Nearly $100,000 In Emergency Food Aid to Flood Victims in Texas Provided by Living Fuel and Natural News 3Health News:Summer Nutrition Vital for Kids who Depend on Schools for Healthy Foods 2Health News:Northridge Dentists, Drs. Michel Elyson and Ramin Assili, are Now Offering a Limited Time Promotion on Invisalign 2
... menstrual cycle into account when booking exam may cut need ... News) -- Using a blood test to pinpoint the optimal ... cycles could reduce the need for repeat scans, U.S. researchers ... scans during the follicular phase (days 3 to14) of the ...
... of successful events organised last year, a second Joint ... (ESC) and the European Association for the Study of ... organisations in Europe, will be held from 27-29 November ... Guangzhou. The theme is the Optimal Management of Diabetes, ...
... YORK, Nov. 20 Mallika Chopra, healthy living expert and ... natural stress relief products in the US, are teaming up ... program kicks off with advice from Chopra, to be posted ... the holidays without the stress or foreboding that typically comes ...
... and palliation in patients with pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (PNTs), ... therapy, according to a largest of its kind study ... Journal of Radiation Oncology*Biology*Physics , the official journal of ... is a very rare form of pancreatic cancer that ...
... every 2 years or more, not annually, , FRIDAY, Nov. ... week, medical experts are revising the advice given women on ... should get their first screening for cervical cancer -- including ... in guidelines released Nov. 20 by the American College of ...
... 20 New data released today by Quest ... provider of employment-related drug testing services, reveal that drug testing ... general U.S. workforce has tracked sharp downward trends in cocaine ... 2009 that mirror similar drops shown by urine testing. Data ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Blood Test Could Boost Clarity of Breast MRI Results for Some 2Health News:ESC to give talks on diabetes in 3 cities in China 2Health News:Survive and Thrive This Holiday Season with Rescue Remedy and Advice from Mallika Chopra 2Health News:Survive and Thrive This Holiday Season with Rescue Remedy and Advice from Mallika Chopra 3Health News:Rare pancreatic cancer patients may live longer when treated with radiation therapy 2Health News:New Pap Test Guidelines: Start Later, Have Fewer 2Health News:New Pap Test Guidelines: Start Later, Have Fewer 3Health News:New Pap Test Guidelines: Start Later, Have Fewer 4Health News:New Hair Data Validate Sharp Downward Trend in Cocaine and Methamphetamine Positivity in General U.S. Workforce, According to Quest Diagnostics Drug Testing Index(TM) 2Health News:New Hair Data Validate Sharp Downward Trend in Cocaine and Methamphetamine Positivity in General U.S. Workforce, According to Quest Diagnostics Drug Testing Index(TM) 3Health News:New Hair Data Validate Sharp Downward Trend in Cocaine and Methamphetamine Positivity in General U.S. Workforce, According to Quest Diagnostics Drug Testing Index(TM) 4Health News:New Hair Data Validate Sharp Downward Trend in Cocaine and Methamphetamine Positivity in General U.S. Workforce, According to Quest Diagnostics Drug Testing Index(TM) 5Health News:New Hair Data Validate Sharp Downward Trend in Cocaine and Methamphetamine Positivity in General U.S. Workforce, According to Quest Diagnostics Drug Testing Index(TM) 6Health News:New Hair Data Validate Sharp Downward Trend in Cocaine and Methamphetamine Positivity in General U.S. Workforce, According to Quest Diagnostics Drug Testing Index(TM) 7Health News:New Hair Data Validate Sharp Downward Trend in Cocaine and Methamphetamine Positivity in General U.S. Workforce, According to Quest Diagnostics Drug Testing Index(TM) 8Health News:New Hair Data Validate Sharp Downward Trend in Cocaine and Methamphetamine Positivity in General U.S. Workforce, According to Quest Diagnostics Drug Testing Index(TM) 9Health News:New Hair Data Validate Sharp Downward Trend in Cocaine and Methamphetamine Positivity in General U.S. Workforce, According to Quest Diagnostics Drug Testing Index(TM) 10
(Date:6/1/2015)... CHICAGO, Ill. , June 1, 2015  AbbVie ... 2015 Healthcare Conference on Thursday, June 4, 2015. ... will participate in a question and answer session at ... webcast of the presentation will be accessible through AbbVie,s ... archived edition of the session will be available later ...
(Date:6/1/2015)... BOSTON , June 1, 2015 Symbiotix ... a $2.3 million Phase 2 Small Business Technology Transfer ... (NIH) National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID). ... is developing a novel class of molecular therapeutics ... lead clinical candidate, Polysaccharide A (PSA), is the first ...
(Date:6/1/2015)... N.J. , June 1, 2015  Elusys ... and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted for filing ... Anthim® (obiltoxaximab) for the treatment and prevention of ... submitted on March 20, 2015. Anthim is a ... Stockpile, the U.S. government,s repository of critical medical ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Symbiotix Biotherapies Announces $2.3 Million Award from NIH's National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) 2U.S. Food And Drug Administration Accepts Biologics License Application For Anthim (Obiltoxaximab) 2U.S. Food And Drug Administration Accepts Biologics License Application For Anthim (Obiltoxaximab) 3
... NEW YORK, April 18, 2012 Financial executives in ... excise tax and the burden of its related compliance ... bottom lines, according to a survey conducted by KPMG ... of respondents said their companies are already contemplating actions ...
... NEW YORK, April 18, 2012 ... initiates coverage on Pacira Pharmaceuticals ... price target $18.00. ... is a member of the ...
Cached Medicine Technology:KPMG Survey: Medical Device Execs Say New Excise Tax Will Hit Their Company Bottom Lines Hard 2KPMG Survey: Medical Device Execs Say New Excise Tax Will Hit Their Company Bottom Lines Hard 3
The ARC Laser MISC combines a pharo unit + Lyla laser module = Photolysis....
... Detect™ IgM Capture ELISA is for the ... WNV recombinant antigens (WNRA) in serum as ... of West Nile virus infection in patients ... results must be confirmed by Plaque Reduction ...
Adult; dilates 6.0 to 34.0 French; individually packaged, sterile....
The removable inflation adapter allows the ureteroscope to be removed after the catheter is in place. Supplied sterile in peel-open packages. Intended for one-time use....
Medicine Products: