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A Radical Intervention, 1894
Catherine Offord | Apr 1, 2018
William Halsted’s approach to mastectomy took the medical world by storm at the turn of the last century.
PARP Inhibitors Are Improving the Outlook of Hard-to-Treat Cancers
Vicki Brower | Apr 1, 2018
With three recent FDA approvals, and a number of Phase 3 trials ongoing, the drugs are seeing a surge in interest.
First Direct-to-Consumer BRCA Test Authorized by FDA
Kerry Grens | Mar 6, 2018
The agency gave personal genomics company 23andMe the green light to screen samples for breast cancer–related genetic mutations.
Locally-Injected Immunotherapy Eradicates Tumors in Mice
Diana Kwon | Feb 1, 2018
The treatment also curbed the growth of nearby metastases that did not receive the drug.
Liquid Biopsy Test May Help Screen Eight Types of Cancer
Jim Daley | Jan 22, 2018
The new diagnostic works by identifying cancer-associated proteins and DNA in patient blood.
Researchers Team Up with Patients to Build a Breast Cancer Database
Jef Akst | Jan 1, 2018
Combining genomic, clinical, and patient-reported data, the Metastatic Breast Cancer Project provides a unique resource for the cancer community.
Researchers Build a Cancer Immunotherapy Without Immune Cells
Abby Olena | Nov 13, 2017
A team has engineered two stem cell lines into “synthetic T cells” that destroy breast cancer cells in vitro.
Genetic Risk Factors for Breast Cancer Identified
Ashley P. Taylor | Oct 23, 2017
Researchers identify 72 novel genetic variants associated with breast cancer risk.
Image of the Day: Triple Threat
Staff | Sep 18, 2017
Scientists use stem-like cells from patients’ aggressive, triple receptor-negative breast tumors to grow cell lines for research.
How Exercise Might Fight Cancer
Jef Akst | Sep 8, 2017
Epinephrine’s activation of the signaling pathway Hippo is responsible for the in vitro tumor-fighting effects of serum from women who worked out.