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12/01/2016 - 2:15pm

AACR recognizes Max Wicha for significant contributions to breast cancer research

Max S. Wicha, M.D., will receive the ninth annual Distinguished Lectureship in Breast Cancer Research from the American Association for Cancer Research. Wicha will present a special lecture as part of the 2016 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium.

11/30/2016 - 1:00pm

Cancer patients take comfort in peer stories on online forums

When faced with potentially life-threatening diseases such as cancer, people often seek information about the disease and support from peers.
11/02/2016 - 10:15am

New target could halt growth, spread of ovarian cancer

Researchers have identified a protein that helps ovarian cancer cells multiply and spread. By blocking it with a new antibody agent, they could slow the cancer’s growth and stop it from metastasizing.

10/24/2016 - 10:45am

Precision medicine test helps guide breast cancer patients’ chemotherapy decision

One of the earliest widespread applications of precision medicine in cancer care is helping patients and physicians decide whether chemotherapy is needed, a new study finds.

10/18/2016 - 11:00am

Transcription factor can stifle breast cancer suppressing gene

A transcription factor known as Snail1 can act as a “molecular bypass” that diminishes the natural tumor suppressing action of a gene called p53 in breast cancer patients, a new study finds.

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