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After Years of Decline, Researchers See Uptick in Size of Breast Cancer Tumors at Diagnosis

In In The News by Barbara Jacoby

From: healthline.com Researchers say the size of breast tumors at diagnosis has decreased since routine screening came along, but they’re getting bigger. Breast tumors are significantly smaller at diagnosis today than they were in the early 1980s, thanks in large part to better screening.However, experts have changed screening guidelines in recent years to recommend younger women wait to start annual …

New therapy strategy for breast cancer that has spread to the brain

In In The News by Barbara Jacoby

Kathy Boltz, PhD Cellular therapy and gene therapy have been successfully combined in a mouse model to develop a viable treatment strategy for breast cancer that has spread to a patient’s brain. Breast cancer is the most common form of cancer in women, and metastasis is a major cause of health deterioration and death from the disease. Managing metastasis is …