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Latest Sue Smith Stories

2013-04-09 11:44:13

Is the era of targeted therapy for breast cancer at hand?

2011-12-12 16:09:54

Baylor College of Medicine researchers presented new data regarding breast cancer stem cells, the unique subset of breast cancer cells that are capable of initiating tumor growth and are relatively resistant to chemo and radiotherapies.

2011-12-08 10:31:30

Obesity may contribute to worse survival outcomes in early stage breast cancer patients who have received adjuvant therapy to treat their disease.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.