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New pINDUCER toolkit enhances oncogene studiesFeb 11, 2011
New system allows researchers to turn genes on or off anytime, enhancing drug discovery.
MicroRNA hinders enzyme that promotes breast cancer spread to brainFeb 8, 2011
Short, single strand of genetic material can stop spread of breast tumors to brain.
Combine ladies' holiday shopping trip, annual mammogram appointmentDec 15, 2010
Mammograms can be less stressful as part of a group activity with other women.
Targeted treatment combination should be tested in resistant breast cancersDec 8, 2010
Study needs to be done to see if combination of drugs has chance to increase results in breast cancer treatment.
Nanoshells provide golden 'touch' in killing breast tumorsOct 27, 2010
Researchers find that combination of radiation and heated nanoshells shrink and kill cancer steam cells.
Smith Breast Center, Ben Taub collaboration improving access to breast cancer care for underserved womenOct 6, 2010
Ben Taub breast clinic staffed by BCM Breast Center faculty members.
Smith Breast Center experts urge annual mammograms beginning at age 40Oct 6, 2010
BCM experts stand firm on their recommendations that most women should begin annual mammograms at age 40.
Breast cancer researcher receives grant to combat major clinical problemJul 15, 2010
BCM researcher given grant to study hormone treatment in breast cancer patients.
Smith Breath Center receives grant to continue support for Ben Taub breast clinicApr 16, 2010
The $350,000 Avon Foundation for Women grant will sustain the largest dedicated breast clinic for the medically underserved community.
BCM Breast Center joins Methodist, UT Health Science Center Houston team to study breast cancer stem cellsFeb 26, 2010
BCM team joins others through grant to research breast cancer cells.