Breast Cancer Blog

Stay up-to-date on breast cancer risk assessment, research, and treatment on the Cristine Meredith Miele Breast Cancer Blog. We'll post important new developments to keep you informed.

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Genetic Role in Metastatic Breast Cancer

Genetic science has been hailed by many as the next frontier for drug development, improved health and increased longevity. While there are two sides to the genetic debate, there can be no question that some of the advances reflect excellent science and drive significant benefits. For example, the drug Herceptin very successfully treats breast cancer […]

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Sloan Researchers Discover a Key to Breast Cancer’s Ability to Spread

New research led by investigators at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC) sheds light on a genetic function that gives breast cancer cells the ability to survive and spread to the bone years after treatment has been administered. The findings support the study of therapies that target this survival capacity and force the death of latent […]

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