Breast Cancer News
Study further suggests combination targeted therapy without chemotherapy a good option for some HER2-positive breast cancer Dec 12, 2014 New data further suggests combination targeted therapy without chemotherapy is a potential approach for certain HER-2-positive breast cancer.
Houston women: Be a healthy tissue donor, help in the fight against breast cancer Nov 10, 2014 Lester and Sue Smith Breast Center joins local affiliates to collect healthy breast tissue samples for the Komen Tissue Bank on Feb. 28, 2015 to benefit breast cancer research.
Newly identified network triggers degradation of important tumor suppressor protein in triple negative breast cancer Nov 7, 2014 Researchers from Baylor College of Medicine have identified a network of proteins that triggers triple negative breast cancer – one of the most aggressive and difficult-to-treat forms of the disease.
City observes Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Day Oct 13, 2014 The City of Houston today joined the Lester and Sue Smith Breast Center at Baylor College of Medicine and Theresa’s Research Foundation in recognizing Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Day
Baylor College of Medicine receives additional $9.7 million in state cancer grants Aug 21, 2014 Baylor College of Medicine received $9.7 million in the newest wave of grants announced by the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas.
Study shines new light on genetic alterations of aggressive breast cancer subtype Aug 7, 2014 Researchers find genetic alterations that may contribute to the development of a subtype breast cancer typically associated with more aggressive forms of the disease and higher recurrence rates.
Dr. Matthew J. Ellis named new director of Lester and Sue Smith Breast Center Jun 10, 2014 Dr. Matthew Ellis, a renowned clinician scientist in the area of genomics and molecular profiling of breast cancer, has been named as the new director of the Lester and Sue Smith Breast Center at Baylor.
Avon Foundation grant to improve screening, patient navigation of underserved community Apr 15, 2014 The Lester and Sue Smith Breast Center at Baylor College of Medicine has received a $150,000 grant from the Avon Foundation for Women to provide breast cancer prevention and treatment and help patients better navigate their breast cancer care.
Study profiles parents’ attitudes on genomic studies, data sharing and privacy Mar 11, 2014 Baylor researchers find parents are more concerned about the future risk to their child, when considering enrollment in genetic studies.
High throughput “viewing” identifies new regulator of estrogen receptor Jan 23, 2014 A high throughput microscopy technique enabled our researchers to identify a a highly amplified gene in many tumors, including breast, prostate and ovarian cancer.