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New Strategies for Breast Cancer Prevention Tied to Diabetes Drugs, Diet

June 08, 2017

Research by breast cancer expert Xiaohe Yang, M.D., Ph.D., shows that well-known drugs for type 2 diabetes and dietary factors may be the key to breast cancer prevention.    Kannapolis, N.C.– Research published in the last year by Xiaohe Yang, M.D., Ph.D., an associate professor at North Carolina Central University’s (NCCU) Nutrition Research Program at the North […]

Finding Strategies to Prevent Breast Cancer

March 02, 2017

Breast cancer expert Xiaohe Yang, MD, PhD, tackles this complex disease and the many factors involved in its treatment, prevention, and progression. Xiaohe Yang, MD, PhD, knows there is not a “one-size-fits-all” cure for breast cancer. He and his research team are instead identifying the factors involved in different breast cancer subtypes, testing novel preventative […]

p53 is required for metformin-induced growth inhibition, senescence and apoptosis in breast cancer cells

July 28, 2015

p53 is required for metformin-induced growth inhibition, senescence and apoptosis in breast cancer cells, Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2015 Jul 28, Li P1, Zhao M2, Parris AB2, Feng X3, Yang X4. 1JLC Biomedical/Biotechnology Research Institute, Department of Biology, North Carolina Central University, Kannapolis, NC 28081, USA; Department of Oncology, Cancer Institute, First Affiliated Hospital of Henan University […]