Breast Cancer News

BCM receives Department of Defense awards to study new therapeutic targets in breast cancerMay 1, 2012
BCM receives two awards for partnering principle investigators that totals $781,455.
Avon Foundation grant supports breast cancer care at Ben TaubApr 23, 2012
Avon Foundation for Women presents $250,000 to the Lester and Sue Smith Breast Center at BCM.
HER2-positive breast cancer patients needed for clinical studyMar 8, 2012
Study to evaluate new approach to treatment using targeted therapies without chemotherapy for HER2-positive breast cancer patients.
Control your weight, minimize cancer riskMar 1, 2012
Cancer risk can be reduced by controlling weight, according to BCM oncologist.
BCM researchers advance breast cancer stem cell researchDec 9, 2011
Preliminary data suggests that high Stat3 signaling correlates with stem cell function.
Breaking oncogene's hold on cancer cell provides new treatment directionDec 8, 2011
Researchers develop ways to exploit the addictions of cancers to kill them without harming normal tissues.
Obesity linked to worse survival outcomes in breast cancer adjuvant therapyDec 7, 2011
Researchers finds obesity may contribute to worse survival outcomes in breast cancer patients who have received adjuvant therapy.
2012 Pink Ribbon House Fundraiser kicks offOct 4, 2011
Funds are raised through home tours, corporate and individual sponsorships and individual contributions.
Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer Conference set Oct. 29Oct 4, 2011
Women who test positive for a mutation in the BRCA1 or BRCA2 genes are at a significantly higher risk of breast cancer and ovarian cancer.
Stress-induced mutagenesis part of spontaneous mutationAug 1, 2011
Baylor College of Medicine genetics professor Dr. Susan Rosenberg provides insights into how, when under stress, cell mutations increase.