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Category: Breast Cancer

Angiosarcoma cells treated with a monoclonal antibody targeting SFRP2 (right) show a significant reduction compared to an untreated control (left).

April 19, 2013

Novel monoclonal antibody inhibits tumor growth in breast cancer an...

The antibody, created at the University of North Carolina, is the first therapeutic discovered that targets a protein known as SFRP2.

Breast Cancer, Oncology, Research, Treatment

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Basal-like breast cancer cells (pictured) make up the majority of the triple-negative subtype. Researchers from UNC discovered that the triple-negative subtype contains significant genetic diversity. Source: Perou Lab/UNC

February 13, 2013

Researchers discover biological diversity in triple-negative breast...

A team lead by Charles Perou, PhD, of UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, examined more than 1,700 breast tumors, including 412 triple negative (TN) breast cancers, and concluded that triple-negative cancers, and basal-like breast cancers should not be considered as a single type.

Breast Cancer, Publications, Research

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October 17, 2012

Ann Hartline: Living Life Large with Metastatic Breast Cancer

Asheville artist Ann Hartline was featured in Family House Diaries in July 2011. Despite new medical challenges over the past year, Ann celebrated five years of living life large with metastatic breast cancer.

Breast Cancer, Clinical Trials, UNC Stories

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October 8, 2012

A Breast Cancer Infographic from Rex

Make it a Pink October with Rex Healthcare's Breast Cancer Awareness Month infographic! At Rex, we know that community education and awareness come first. So we decided to create an infographic to spread the facts and stats of breast cancer, its risk factors and the importance of mobile screenings via Rex Mobile Mammography Services. Please help us get the word out by sharing this infographic with your friends, family and networks online!

Breast Cancer

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