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Sleep Quality, Duration and Breast Cancer Tumor Aggressiveness
Background: Epidemiological studies have reported that poor sleep quality and short sleep duration may increase breast cancer risk. However, whether sleep is associated with breast cancer tumor aggressiveness, particularly ...
Sugar intake, inflammation, and depression in breast cancer patients
BACKGROUND: High sugar intake and depressive disorders are both prevalent public health concerns. Sugar consumption and diets high in starch, pasta, fast food, baked goods, and carbohydrates have been associated with ...
Early Life Exposures and Breast Cancer Risk Among African-American and European-American Women
Introduction There is evidence to suggest that early life exposures including birth weight, history of having been breastfed in infancy, in utero exposure to maternal smoking, and parental education are associated with ...
Association Between NSAIDs use and Female Breast Cancer Risk
Evaluation of aspirin and non-aspirin non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NA NSAIDs) as potential chemopreventive agents for breast cancer have been investigated in many epidemiological studies with inconsistent results. ...
Supplement use, physician recommendations, and chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy in a breast cancer clinical trial
Dietary supplement use during chemotherapy is controversial, partly due to the potential effect of antioxidants on reduced efficacy of chemotherapy-related cytotoxicity. We examined supplement use among breast cancer ...
Estrogen receptor (ER) alpha-mediated regulation of the p53-targets MDM4, MDM2 and NOXA in human breast cancer
In this dissertation, I present the results of my investigation of the ability of ERα/ESR1 to regulate the p53-regulated proteins MDM2, MDM4 and NOXA/PMAIP1 in human breast cancer, and I discuss these findings in the context ...