Lester and Sue Smith Breast Center

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About the Lester and Sue Smith Breast Center

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At the Lester and Sue Smith Breast Center at Baylor College of Medicine we study almost every aspect of breast health and disease and are focused entirely on strategies to prevent, diagnose and treat all breast cancer. We are a multidisciplinary center with an emphasis on translational research. The Center is committed to education and training of our students. We also have a focused effort on community outreach and fostering a collaborative research environment.

 

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Research

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Physicians and scientists in the Breast Research Program are internationally recognized for their work.

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New Therapeutic Strategies

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Dr. Xiang Zhang explains how his recent paper published in Nature could change the way researchers look at anti-cancer therapies.

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Clinical Trials

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The Breast Care Center at Baylor College of Medicine provides access to National Cancer Institute-sponsored clinical trials. See current breast cancer clinical trials.

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News

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Researchers have unveiled a novel mechanism that helps explain how endocrine-resistant breast cancer acquires metastatic behavior.

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