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Q&A: Epigenetic Therapies for Breast Cancer

In Clinical Trials by Barbara Jacoby

By: Katarina Zimmer From: Nancy Davidson is the senior vice president and director of the Clinical Research Division at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, and has been studying the molecular mechanisms that drive breast cancer for the past three decades. In recent years, her lab has investigated the role of epigenetic changes that occur during the disease, and whether …

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Fred Hutch researchers root out sleeping breast cancer cells to stop metastasis

In In The News by Barbara Jacoby

By: James Thorne From: Researchers at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center led by Dr. Cyrus Ghajar recently uncovered promising new science in the battle against metastatic breast cancer. Their findings, published today in Nature Cell Biology, show that it’s possible to destroy cancer cells that can hide for years in people’s bone marrow. Chemotherapy is often effective at …