Breast Cancer News
Grant supports research into racial, ethnic health disparities Oct 3, 2018 The National Cancer Institute has awarded $6.3 million dollars Baylor researchers to create new tools to help researchers to better understand the biological causes behind racial and ethnic health disparities in prostate and breast cancers.
Research leads to rare ER+ breast cancer mutations insight Sep 4, 2018 Researchers conducted the largest analysis to date to establish associations between rare somatic mutations and prognosis in estrogen receptor positive (ER+) breast cancer
Estrogen receptor events linked to breast cancer metastasis Aug 7, 2018 Researchers identify estrogen receptor alpha gene (ESR1) translocation events that drive not only therapeutic resistance, but also trigger ER+ breast cancer cells to metastasize.
Baylor launches community breast cancer education event Jun 27, 2018 Baylor College of Medicine has launched Breast Cancer Conversations, a quarterly educational event designed to inform the public about what’s new in breast cancer.
DNA repair defect may drive some cancer treatment resistance May 25, 2018 Researchers found that defects in selective DNA damage repair pathways can drive endocrine treatment resistance in a subset of estrogen receptor positive breast cancer patients.
Researchers awarded multiple Department of Defense grants in next frontier of breast cancer genomics May 24, 2018 The Department of Defense has awarded researchers at Baylor College of Medicine multiple grants to help better understand breast cancer genomics.
New promise found in treating triple negative breast cancer Mar 26, 2018 A new study has identified a novel treatment strategy that may be effective for triple negative breast cancer patients.
G-quadruplex regulates breast cancer-associated gene Dec 21, 2017 Researchers have now discovered a mechanism by which cells can regulate switching between the two proteins, opening options for the development of novel therapeutic strategies to control cancer growth in the future.
Dr. Jeffery Rosen honored for breast cancer research Dec 8, 2017 Dr. Jeffrey Rosen was awarded the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Distinguished Lecture in Breast Cancer Research at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium.
Dr. Matthew Ellis named to Forbes’ “Physician Honor Roll" Dec 5, 2017 Dr. Matthew Ellis is one of 27 breast oncologists across the country being recognized by Forbes as an exemplary physician in the field of breast cancer oncology.