Latest Jenny Chang Stories

2011-05-19 13:48:56

A subset of breast cancer patients who have tumors overexpressing a protein called the human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (HER-2 positive) may benefit from a combination of targeted treatments and may not need chemotherapy, said researchers from the Lester and Sue Smith Breast Center at Baylor College of Medicine on behalf of the Translational Breast Cancer Research Consortium in an abstract released today by the American Society of Clinical Oncology. Dr. Jenny Chang, previously with...

2009-12-11 16:03:25

In animal and patient studies, an experimental drug eliminated chemotherapy-resistant breast cancer stem cells "“ the cells that remain after treatment that could potentially refuel tumor growth, said researchers from Baylor College of Medicine and The University of Michigan at Ann Arbor today at the CTRC-AACR San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium. "In previous studies, we have identified a genetic pathway "“ called the Notch pathway "“ as a top target for eliminating these...

2009-08-04 10:56:11

A subset of tumor cells that remain after a woman with breast cancer undergoes treatment with either anti-cancer or anti-hormone therapy shows a "gene signature" that could be used to define targets for developing new drugs against the disease, said a consortium of researchers led by Baylor College of Medicine (www.bcm.edu). The report appears in the current issue of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences."We have found that gene expression patterns in a subset of these resistant...

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