This year, approximately 4,060 British Columbians will be diagnosed with breast cancer. While many forms of breast cancer can be treated successfully, triple negative breast cancer (TNBC) remains the most deadly subtype because it is resistant to most forms of treatment.
The new test will be able to better diagnose different types of ovarian cancer, a tool that could one day guide and improve treatment options for patients.
Scientists had previously noted that the presence of a large protein called MondoA was associated with worse outcomes in several pediatric cancers, but they didn’t understand why.
BC Cancer and UBC researchers have identified how hormones and aging affect breast cancer in largest study of its kind
After reviewing over 7,000 cancer tissues, the correlation between hormones and aging to developing breast cancer is now better understood.
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