New breast cancer jab could help high risk women

It’s a huge advancement in medicine – a newly developed injection which could prevent the development of breast cancer in women Resident or download. Scientists have created the jab, which is capable of stopping cancer before it begins to grow and reach its earliest stage, i.e. ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS). Although it’s only been tested on mice, scientists are amazed by the results, and hopeful of its potential.

According to their findings, the breast cancer injection was successful in halting cancer 75% of the time. This gives new hope for women who are at high risk for developing breast cancer.

Many women who are aware of their high-risk status, or have an inherited breast cancer gene, resort to drastic preventative measures out of fear for developing the disease. If this new drug is successful in human trials, many cases can be prevented. The downside, unfortunately, is that scientists say the injection isn’t effective in women who already have breast cancer. More research is needed before it can be used, but research and initial studies promising. To find out about this medical breakthrough and how it works, here’s the original article:

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