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Common environmental contaminant, cadmium, linked to rapid breast cancer cell growth

Breast cancer cells become increasingly aggressive the longer they are exposed to small concentrations of cadmium, a heavy metal commonly found in cosmetics, food, water and air particles.
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New Insights Into Breast Cancer Spread Could Yield Better Tests and Treatments

Health : Newswise Medical News (11 hours ago)

A study combining patients' tumor cells with a laboratory model of blood vessel lining provides the most compelling evidence so far that a specific trio of cells is required for the spread of breast cancer. The findings could lead t... Read Post

New Research Shows Link Between Common Environmental Contaminant and Rapid Breast Cancer Cell Growth

Health : Newswise Medical News (3 years ago)

Breast cancer cells are more aggressive the longer they're exposed to cadmium Read Post

Link between common environmental contaminant and rapid breast cancer growth

Academics / General Science : Science Codex (3 years ago)

Studies by researchers at Dominican University of California show that breast cancer cells become increasingly aggressive the longer they are exposed to small concentrations of cadmium, a heavy metal commonly found in cosmetics, foo... Read Post


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