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NSAIDs Benefit Overweight Breast Cancer Patients, Study Finds

NSAIDs Benefit Overweight Breast Cancer Patients, Study Finds

Researchers have determined that postmenopausal overweight or obese breast cancer patients receiving hormone therapy as part of their treatment and who use nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) such as aspirin or ibuprofen have significantly lower breast cancer recurrence rates and a sizable delay in time to cancer recurrence.

Experts Call for Federal Government to Increase Breast Cancer Prevention Efforts

The federal government needs to make breast cancer prevention a priority and place funding for prevention at the same level as other types of research, says a new sweeping report issued today by scientists and breast cancer experts.

University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing Family Wellness Center Gets $82,256 Grant from Austin Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure®

The University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing Family Wellness Center has received a $82,256 grant from the Austin Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure®.

Experts Available to Talk About Breast Cancer

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Researchers at The University of Texas at Austin are available to discuss the illness from the importance of screening to how people use communication strategies to cope with major illnesses.

Laser Surgery Probe Targets Individual Cancer Cells

Mechanical engineering Assistant Professor Adela Ben-Yakar at The University of Texas at Austin has developed a laser "microscalpel" that destroys a single cell while leaving nearby cells intact, which could improve the precision of surgeries for cancer, epilepsy and other diseases.