Tamoxifen promotes metastasis in some breast cancer cells

February 11, 2018By CancerSmarterCancer Research, Cancer Treatments, Carcinogens, Diagnostic Testing

Tamoxifen promotes metastasis in some breast cancer cells Tamoxifen works by blocking estrogen in the breast tissue by attaching to the estrogen receptors in breast cells. Recent studies show that tamoxifen promotes metastasis in some breast cancer cells. The drug has been used as a first-line endocrine treatment for  breast cancer for decades. Tamoxifen resistance In … Read More

Birth Control Pills Protect Against Cancer, Too

December 14, 2017By CancerSmarterBreast Cancer, Cancer Research, Carcinogens, Healthy Lifestyle

Birth Control Pills Protect Against Cancer, Too Scientists in Denmark reported a study, which followed 1.8 million Danish women for more than a decade. Widely held assumptions about modern contraceptives for younger generations of women were found faulty. Many women have believed that newer hormonal contraceptives are much safer than those taken by their mothers … Read More

BPA and Related Chemicals Linked to Fat Gain, Breast Cancer Risk

November 29, 2017By CancerSmarterCancer Research, Carcinogens, Food Info, Healthy Lifestyle

BPA and Related Chemicals This won’t replace diet and exercise but it can’t hurt! Limiting our exposure to BPA and related chemicals, hormones, pesticides and radiation is a constant struggle in today’s society. Cell phones, milk, meat, and now even our baby bottles and water bottles are threats. This article gives a complete look at … Read More