Medical research

Collagen a key player in breast cancer metastasis

Collagen type XII plays a key role in regulating the organization of the tumor matrix, reveals a new study from the Garvan Institute of Medical Research. A team of scientists led by Associate Professor Thomas Cox, Head of ...

Medications

FDA approves first targeted therapy for HER2-low breast cancer

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved Enhertu (am-trastuzumab-deruxtecan-nxki), an intravenous infusion treatment for patients with unresectable or metastatic human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (HER2)-low ...

Oncology & Cancer

Researchers design new hydrogel for more targeted cancer treatments

University of Toronto researchers have designed a new way to grow cells in a lab that enables them to better emulate cancerous tumors. The platform—based on a type of material known as a hydrogel, a soft jelly-like substance—opens ...

Medical research

What happens when breast cancer spreads to the lungs?

When cancer cells break away from the original tumor in metastatic—stage IV—breast cancer, they usually spread to the bones, liver or lungs. A new study, associated with the MetEpiStem project, describes what happens ...

Oncology & Cancer

Motherhood after breast cancer doesn't lower survival chances

Having a baby after breast cancer does not negatively impact a woman's chance of surviving the disease. A new study shows that survival is no worse in younger women, those who had not been pregnant before, and those with ...

page 1 from 40