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Latest ER+ breast cancer Stories

2009-07-15 08:30:00

Researchers from the Kimmel Cancer Center at Jefferson have identified a protein relationship that may be an ideal treatment target for ER+ breast cancer. The study was reported in the July 15 issue of Cancer Research.DACH1, a cell fate determination factor protein, prevents cancer cell proliferation by repressing the function of estrogen receptorsï in breast cancer, the researchers found. However, they also found that as the presence of DACH1 decreases in breast cancer, the...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.