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16.05.2019 | Original Article

Prognostic significance of tumor-infiltrating lymphocytes may differ depending on Ki67 expression levels in estrogen receptor-positive/HER2-negative operated breast cancers

Cancer immunology as a modern discipline is focused on understanding the biology of cancer progression and developing treatment strategies for diseases such as breast cancer [ 1 ]. Tumor-infiltrating lymphocytes (TILs) are a widely accepted …

13.05.2019 | Original Article

Cardiorespiratory fitness predicts cardiovascular health in breast cancer survivors, independent of body composition, age and time post-treatment completion

As the 5-year survival rate for women diagnosed with breast cancer continues to improve, the long-term health consequences of anti-cancer treatments are becoming apparent. Of particular concern is the disproportionate number of women with breast …

13.05.2019 | Original Article

Preoperative mean platelet volume predicts survival in breast cancer patients with type 2 diabetes

Breast cancer (BC) is one of the most commonly diagnosed cancers and the fourth leading cause of cancer death in females worldwide [ 1 ]. Recent studies revealed that preexisting diabetes is independently associated with poor overall survival in BC …

11.05.2019 | Original Article Open Access

A meta-analysis of clinical benefit rates for fulvestrant 500 mg vs. alternative endocrine therapies for hormone receptor-positive advanced breast cancer

The majority of patients diagnosed with breast cancer have hormone receptor-positive (HR+) disease [ 1 ]. Endocrine therapy (ET) is recommended as first- and second-line treatment for the majority of postmenopausal women with HR+ advanced breast …

15.04.2019 | Original Article Open Access

PIM1 is responsible for IL-6-induced breast cancer cell EMT and stemness via c-myc activation

Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women worldwide, and the second leading cause of cancer-related death, with the mortality of 626,679 annually [ 1 ]. Although various clinical achievements have been accomplished in the diagnosis and …

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The official journal of the Japanese Breast Cancer Society, Breast Cancer publishes articles that contribute to progress in the field, in basic or translational research and also in clinical research. It develops a new focus and new perspectives for all who are concerned with breast cancer.

Breast Cancer presents original articles describing clinical, epidemiological studies and laboratory investigations regarding breast cancer and related diseases. It features editorials, review articles, original articles, case reports, and short papers. The journal provides the best of up-to-date information on breast cancer, presenting readers with high-impact, original work focusing on pivotal issues.

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