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Researcher Finds Way To Identify Aggressive Cancers In Black Women

African-American women who get breast cancer often get more aggressive forms of the disease and at younger ages than other women. But a Georgia State University researcher has found a way to identify these aggressive cancers in black women, which would let their doctors customize their treatment. Ritu Aneja, associate professor of biology, has beenRead More

Higher Levels of HSET Linked to More Aggressive Breast Cancers and Worse Outcomes in African American Women

Data from a study by Ritu Aneja, PhD, Associate Professor in the Department of Biology at Georgia State University in Atlanta, and colleagues indicate that overexpression of the protein HSET is a valuable prognostic biomarker in African American women with breast cancer, but not in Caucasian patients, underscoring the protein’s role in the aggressiveness ofRead More

Biomarker Linked to Aggressive Breast Cancers, Poor Outcomes in African­ Americans

ATLANTA — Among African-American women with breast cancer, increased levels of the protein HSET were associated with worse breast cancer outcomes, according to results presented here at the Sixth AACR Conference on the Science of Cancer Health Disparities in Racial/Ethnic Minorities and the Medically Underserved, held Dec. 6-9. Read More

Ginger Extract May Prevent Prostate Cancer

Ginger has long been used as a remedy for treating various diseases due to its anti-bacterial, anti-fungal and anti-viral properties. A recent study found that a compound in Ginger may also help to prevent prostate cancer.Read More

Researchers uncover anti-cancer properties of whole ginger extract

Jeremy Craig, University Relations – College of Arts & Sciences – Tuesday, August 23, 2011 Scientists at Georgia State University have found that whole ginger extract has promising cancer-preventing activity in prostate cancer. The first of its kind study looks at the anticancer properties of ginger as a whole, rather than that of individual compoundsRead More

Fighting Cancer Naturally

ATLANTA – Hope Robinson hates cancer. It wreaks havoc on the lives of the patient and their family – not only from the disease itself, but from the debilitating side effects of many current treatments.Read More