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2013-04-09 11:44:13

Is the era of targeted therapy for breast cancer at hand? It could be, said experts at the Lester and Sue Smith Breast Center at Baylor College of Medicine — at least for a certain population of women. In a report that appears online today in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, the researchers have shown that 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...

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, today at the 2011 CTRC-AACR San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium. The conference is co-sponsored by BCM, the American Association of Cancer Research and the Cancer Therapy and Research Center at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio....

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, said researchers from the Lester and Sue Smith Breast Center at Baylor College of Medicine. The researchers presented the data today at the 34th annual San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium, jointly sponsored by Baylor College of Medicine, the American Association of Cancer Research, and the Cancer Therapy and Research Center at the University of...


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virgule
  • A punctuation mark (/) used to separate related items of information.
  • A little rod; a twig.
This word comes from the Late Latin 'virgula,' accentual mark, a diminutive of 'virga,' rod.
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