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How Breast Cancer Usurps the Powers of Mammary Stem Cells

August 11, 2014

…mammary gland are related to stem cells found in breast cancer.

What I’ve Learned as a Breast Cancer Survivor

October 20, 2022

During October’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a breast cancer survivor and UC San Diego Health employee shares her personal experiences from the moment of diagnosis and receiving life-saving care, to the important lessons she has learned along the journey.

$2.1 Million Gift Launches Comprehensive Breast Cancer Database

October 25, 2021

Philanthropists Richard and Carol Dean Hertzberg have committed $2.1 million to develop and maintain the Dean-Hertzberg Breast Cancer Database System Initiative at UC San Diego Health Moores Cancer Center to support the work of Anne Wallace, MD and her collaborators at Moores Cancer Center.

Short Overnight Fasting Linked to Increased Risk of Breast Cancer Recurrence

March 31, 2016

In patients with breast cancer, a short overnight fast of less than 13 hours was associated with a statistically significant, 36 percent higher risk of breast cancer recurrence and a non-significant, 21 percent higher probability of death from the disease compared to patients who fasted 13 or more hours per…

Low Vitamin D Levels Linked to High Risk of Premenopausal Breast Cancer

January 24, 2013

A prospective study led by researchers from the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine has found that low serum vitamin D levels in the months preceding diagnosis may predict a high risk of premenopausal breast cancer.

Pandemic Upends Breast Cancer Diagnoses

February 15, 2022

UC San Diego Health researchers surveyed and compared early- and late-stage breast and colorectal cancer diagnoses in patients in pre-pandemic 2019 and in 2020, the first full year of the COVID-19 pandemic, discovering fewer of the former and more of the latter as patients delayed care.

Enzyme Controlling Metastasis of Breast Cancer Identified

September 2, 2014

Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have identified an enzyme that controls the spread of breast cancer. The findings, reported in the current issue of PNAS, offer hope for the leading cause of breast cancer mortality worldwide.

Vitamin D Increases Breast Cancer Patient Survival

March 6, 2014

Breast cancer patients with high levels of vitamin D in their blood are twice as likely to survive the disease as women with low levels of this nutrient, report University of California, San Diego School of Medicine researchers in the March issue of Anticancer Research.

Marijuana Found in Breast Milk up to Six Days after Use

August 26, 2018

To better understand how much marijuana or constituent compounds actually get into breast milk and how long it remains, researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine conducted a study, publishing online in Pediatrics.

Health Care and Construction Workers Create Pink Ribbon For Breast Cancer Awareness

September 30, 2014

More than 600 health care and construction workers donned pink hard hats while forming a giant human ribbon at the UC San Diego Jacobs Medical Center construction site today in support of National Breast Cancer Awareness month.

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