Triple-Negative Breast Cancer Genes ID'd

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 8, 2018 (HealthDay News) — More genes associated with an increased risk of triple-negative breast cancer have been identified by researchers. Until now, only mutations in the BRCA1 gene have been linked with this type of breast cancer. “Triple-negative breast cancer is an aggressive type of cancer that cannot be treated using targeted…

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Catch-Up HPV Shots Work for Teen Girls

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 8, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccinations are effective for teen girls who didn’t get the recommended shots when they were 11 or 12, researchers report. The Kaiser Permanente study of more than 25,000 women aged 26 and younger found that those who got all three doses of the vaccinations between…

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