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How Breast Cancer Usurps the Powers of Mammary Stem Cells

August 11, 2014

…of California, San Diego School of Medicine and Moores Cancer Center have found that mammary stem cells associated with the pregnant mammary gland are related to stem cells found in breast cancer.

What I’ve Learned as a Breast Cancer Survivor

October 20, 2022

During October’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a breast cancer survivor and UC San Diego Health employee shares her personal experiences from the moment of diagnosis and receiving life-saving care, to the important lessons she has learned along the journey.

Pandemic Upends Breast Cancer Diagnoses

February 15, 2022

UC San Diego Health researchers surveyed and compared early- and late-stage breast and colorectal cancer diagnoses in patients in pre-pandemic 2019 and in 2020, the first full year of the COVID-19 pandemic, discovering fewer of the former and more of the latter as patients delayed care.

Nanoengineers Receive $4.3M From NIH To Continue Studies Using Plant Viruses To Treat Cancer

October 17, 2022

Researchers led by Nicole Steinmetz, professor of nanoengineering at the University of California San Diego, have received $4.3 million in grants from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to advance their research using plant viruses to develop cancer immunotherapies.

A New Way to Target Cancers Using ‘Synthetic Lethality’

July 27, 2020

Researchers at Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research and University of California San Diego School of Medicine report that inhibiting a key enzyme caused human cancer cells associated with two major types of breast and ovarian cancer to die and in mouse studies reduced tumor growth.

Short Overnight Fasting Linked to Increased Risk of Breast Cancer Recurrence

March 31, 2016

In patients with breast cancer, a short overnight fast of less than 13 hours was associated with a statistically significant, 36 percent higher risk of breast cancer recurrence and a non-significant, 21 percent higher probability of death from the disease compared to patients who fasted 13 or more hours per…

Patients with Gastrointestinal Tumors at Higher Risk of Other Cancers

May 1, 2015

…temporal relationship between gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GIST) and other cancers. The results, published by Cancer on April 30, indicate that one in 5.8 patients with GIST will develop additional malignancies before and after their diagnosis.

$2.1 Million Gift Launches Comprehensive Breast Cancer Database

October 25, 2021

Philanthropists Richard and Carol Dean Hertzberg have committed $2.1 million to develop and maintain the Dean-Hertzberg Breast Cancer Database System Initiative at UC San Diego Health Moores Cancer Center to support the work of Anne Wallace, MD and her collaborators at Moores Cancer Center.

Embryonic Development Protein Active in Cancer Growth

March 5, 2012

A team of scientists at the University of California, San Diego Moores Cancer Center has identified a novel protein expressed by breast cancer cells – but not normal adult tissues – that could provide a new target for future anti-cancer drugs and treatments.

Enzyme Controlling Metastasis of Breast Cancer Identified

September 2, 2014

Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have identified an enzyme that controls the spread of breast cancer. The findings, reported in the current issue of PNAS, offer hope for the leading cause of breast cancer mortality worldwide.

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