Navigation Links
Breast Cancer Mortality Rate is Higher Among Black Women

Despite making efforts by researchers to find out about the breast cancer in younger black women nothing significant has been achieved so far//.

Comparing with the white women the number of black women affected by breast cancer is fewer. But on the contrary the mortality rate among the black women is much higher when compared with the whites with many of the blacks under the age of 50 have a 77 percent of mortality rate.

When younger, premenopausal, black women get breast cancer, they are more than twice as likely as older women, black or white, to get an aggressive breast cancer subtype, the study found. They are also much less likely to get the least aggressive type.

“The present study adds an important piece to a large puzzle,” said senior study author Dr. Robert Millikan. “Previous studies showed that many breast tumors in younger African American women are very fast-growing and hard to treat.

'We found something new: younger African American breast cancer patients show a high frequency of one of the aggressive subtypes of breast cancer called basal-like,' said Millikan, associate professor of epidemiology at the UNC School of Public Health, a UNC Lineberger member and principal investigator of the Carolina Breast Cancer Study (CBCS).

The CBCS, one of the largest black breast cancer databases in the United States, is a population-based case-control study that enrolled women with breast cancer from 24 counties of North Carolina as cases, and an equal number of women without breast cancer as controls. Women who consented to the study were interviewed about their histories, and their tumor tissue was collected. The study required extensive cooperation from all of the women who participated in the study, their physicians and pathologists, and a large number of hospitals in North Carolina.

According to JAMA study lead author Dr. Lisa A. Carey, associate professor of medicine in the hematology-on
'"/>




Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Consensus on "Combination Therapy" for Breast Cancer
2. Breast cancer treatment to be determined by gene test
3. Breast Feeding prevents obesity later on in life
4. Breast milk is essential
5. Breast Cancer Surgery Causes Psychological problems
6. Breast cancer evidence
7. Letrozole Beats Tamoxifen in Breast Cancer Therapy
8. Breast screening among diabetic women
9. Breast feeding can alter hormones
10. Diet, Sunlight connected to Breast Cancer Risk
11. Additional Radiotheraphy for Breast Cancer
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
TAG: Breast Cancer Mortality Rate Higher Among Black Women

(Date:4/18/2014)... 2014) Benaroya Research Institute at Virginia Mason (BRI) ... particular molecule in metastatic breast cancer reduces both the ... metastases. BRI scientists have found in models of the ... 60 - 80 percent and can keep the tumor ... million five-year grant comes from the National Cancer Institute ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... inflammation in benign prostate tissue was associated with ... was found even in those with low prostate-specific ... in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention , ... Research. , An analysis of prostate tissue biopsies ... of the Prostate Cancer Prevention Trial (PCPT) found ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... today in PLOS Pathogens , children who live ... can mount an immune response to infection with malaria ... of high fever and illness and partially control the ... may help researchers develop future interventions that prevent or ... Each year, approximately 200 million cases of malaria occur ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... MD, was recently invited to submit a review ... Microbiology , one of the world,s foremost scientific ... specialist, and chair of the Department of Pediatrics ... analyzed the epidemiology and microbiology of co-infections during ... as more recent 2009 novel H1N1 pandemic. ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... NY (April 16, 2014) The cause of neuronal ... new study proposes that neurons may be mistaken for ... system, similar to the way autoimmune diseases like type ... body,s cells. The study was published April 16, 2014, ... new, and likely controversial, idea in Parkinson,s disease; but ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Benaroya Research Institute evaluates immunology approach to blocking breast cancer 2Health News:Chronic inflammation may be linked to aggressive prostate cancer 2Health News:Chronic inflammation may be linked to aggressive prostate cancer 3Health News:Study sheds light on how the immune system protects children from malaria 2Health News:Is Parkinson's an autoimmune disease? 2
... that the city has experienced a 37% rise in the ... in the first three months of the year. ... of Health, which filed the statistics on the newly reported ... AIDS situation in Hong Kong at a press conference Tuesday, ...
... The striking medicos, junior doctors and resident doctors of ... Tanda (Kangra),// took out a candle light procession in ... educational institutions. ,The striking medicos and doctors also ... of blood were collected and ran parallel OPDs. The ...
... of Forest Laboratories Inc.'s antidepressant Lexapro permitted by Food and ... Ltd. Was allowed by FDA to sell escitalopram, a generic ... ,Complete rights on the drug are retained by the Forest ... violation in the court. This copyright is illogical as per ...
... experts have warned that if the problem of people ... escalate if proper measures are not taken//. ... Kampala, Sam Zaramba, the director general of Health Services ... big threat to the population. "This is probably the ...
... According to a Finnish research it was found that ... developed countries about 80 % of the cancers occur// ... agent is smoking and alcohol drinking. This results in ... acetaldehyde which causes cancer. The research group of Professor ...
... study conducted by researchers at the Washington University and the ... was found// that regular exercise keeps Alzheimer’s at bay. It ... the disease but now it is been disproved by the ... that balance problems and a weak handshake are early signs ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Finnish research: Cysteine Chewing Gum as a cure for cancers of the mouth 2
(Date:1/15/2014)... 15, 2014 Reportlinker.com announces that a ... its catalogue: Global ... Systems -- Focus on End Users ... OBJECTIVES A drug delivery system ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... 15, 2014  A novel wearable injector slightly larger than an ... patients to self-inject prescription drugs in the large doses required ... diseases, autoimmune deficiencies, and genetic disorders.  An ... by 2018, according to analysts.   Many of these drugs will ...
(Date:1/14/2014)... Jan. 14, 2014 InformEx, North America,s ... high-value chemistry, will hold the 30 th edition of ... Convention Center from January 21-24. (Logo: ... top pharmaceutical, fine chemical and specialty chemical companies will take ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on End Users 2Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on End Users 3Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on End Users 4Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on End Users 5Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on End Users 6Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on End Users 7Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on End Users 8Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on End Users 9Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on End Users 10Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on End Users 11Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on End Users 12Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on End Users 13Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on End Users 14Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on End Users 15Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on End Users 16Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on End Users 17Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on End Users 18Enable Injections Presents A New Class of Injectors for Drug Delivery at PEPTalk, Drug Delivery Partnership Meetings 2Media Advisory: InformEx 2014 Events & Speaker Lineup for 30th Edition Conference in Miami Beach 2
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory ... research and development. ARUP offers an extensive ... medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. ... Laboratories' clients include more than half of ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference ... laboratory research and development. ARUP offers an ... unique medical tests in clinical and anatomic ... ARUP Laboratories' clients include more than half ...
... Laboratories is a national reference laboratory and ... and development. ARUP offers an extensive test ... tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned ... clients include more than half of the ...
... a national reference laboratory and a worldwide ... ARUP offers an extensive test menu of ... clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by the ... more than half of the nation's university ...
Medicine Products: