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Courage, dedication motivate Avon walkers every step of their personal journeyApr 18, 2011
Read stories and see a photo slideshow from the 2011 Avon walk.
Loss of Rho GDI sparks resistance to treatment, opens doorway for metastasis studies in hormone receptor positive breast cancerMar 30, 2011
Study represents first model researchers can use to study estrogen receptor positive breast cancer that has metastasized.
Duncan Cancer Center researchers awarded $15.9 million in new round of CPRIT grantsMar 25, 2011
Dan L. Duncan Cancer Center researchers awarded $15.9 million in new grants.
Drug combinations may improve triple negative breast cancer treatmentMar 21, 2011
BCM researchers describe new understanding of forces that drive difficult-to-treat breast cancer.
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.