• Lewis Chodosh, University of Pennsylvania


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  • MTR: a breast cancer risk factor

    Mammographic texture resemblance (MTR) is validated as an independent risk factor for breast cancer, following two study cohorts indicating elevated risk despite differences in x-ray technology, population demographics, follow up time and geography.

    Breast Cancer Research 2014, 16:R37
  • Aspirin and breast cancer survival

    There is little evidence of an association between low-dose aspirin usage and breast cancer-specific survival in a cohort of newly diagnosed breast cancer patients from the UK Clinical Practice Research Datalink.

    Breast Cancer Research 2014, 16:R34
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    Status of adjuvant endocrine therapy

    Smith and Schiavon review adjuvant endocrine therapy for hormone receptor-positive early breast cancer, discussing how extended therapy for selected patients with tamoxifen or an aromatase inhibitor (AI) further reduces risk of relapse.

    Breast Cancer Research 2014, 16:206
  • MSC features of malignant phyllode tumors

    Rare breast phyllodes possess many characteristics of mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs), with aldehyde dehydrogenase and disialoganglioside serving as novel markers for these malignant phyllode tumors.

    Breast Cancer Research 2014, 16:R29
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    RIP2 promotes TNBC progression

    Receptor-interacting protein kinase 2 (RIP2) is a pro-metastasis kinase overexpressed in triple negative breast cancer (TNBC); targeting RIP2 may improve outcomes in advanced breast cancer patients.

    Breast Cancer Research 2014, 16:R28
  • NDRG2 in tumor glucose metabolism

    The tumor suppressor N-myc downstream-regulated gene 2 (NDRG2) is negatively correlated with glucose transporter 1 expression in breast carcinoma and has an important role in tumor cell glucose transport.

    Breast Cancer Research 2014, 16:R27



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Recent advances reveal IL-8 signaling as a potential key to targeting breast cancer stem cells

Jagdeep K Singh, Bruno M Simões, Sacha J Howell, Gillian Farnie, Robert B Clarke

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