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Using Metformin to Reduce the Risk of Breast Cancer

Updated: Jan 22, 2020


Unfortunately, we now estimate that 1 in 8 women will develop breast cancer over the course of their lifetimes in the United States. Over 41,000 women died last year of breast cancer. What can we do to prevent this terrible disease?


Recent studies have concluded that Metformin seems to reduce the risk of breast cancer. Some researchers are seriously looking at Metformin as a preventative medication for breast cancer. Listed below are some of the research articles studying the effects of metformin on breast cancer.

 

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List of Research Articles Studying the Effects of Metformin on Breast Cancer:

  1. Recent advances in the use of metformin: can treating diabetes prevent breast cancer? article

  2. Metformin inhibits metastatic breast cancer progression and improves chemosensitivity by inducing vessel normalization via PDGF-B downregulation. article

  3. Meta-Analysis of Microarray Expression Studies on Metformin in Cancer Cell Lines. article

  4. Anti-cancer activity of metformin: new perspectives for an old drug. article

  5. Metformin inhibits metastatic breast cancer progression and improves chemosensitivity by inducing vessel normalization via PDGF-B downregulation. article

  6. Effect of Metformin on Breast Ductal Carcinoma In Situ Proliferation in a Randomized Presurgical Trial. article

  7. Presurgical trial of metformin in overweight and obese patients with newly diagnosed breast cancer. article

  8. Metformin in early breast cancer: a prospective window of opportunity neoadjuvant study. article


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