Tuesday, June 1, 2010

Breast Cancer Vaccine Works In Mice: 10 Years To Human Version?

Breast cancer afflicts 12.7 percent of American women. How many do you know? I've known quite a number of such women over the years; I'm sure you have too. The number is lamentably high.

As you doubtless know, breast cancer runs in families, and risk increases with age, age at first period (women who experience menarche before age 12 are at greater risk)  and age at first live birth. (If I remember correctly, nulliparous women are at greatest risk.)

Just think of what a vaccine could mean!

And it's the Cleveland Clinic that has made the announcement, a respected institution indeed. Please read the details in one of these articles:
And women... if you are at risk, and relatively young, take hope.

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