Medical research

Bone microenvironment fosters breast cancer metastatic behavior

Two studies led by Baylor College of Medicine shed new light on the unanswered question of why estrogen receptor-positive (ER+) breast cancer sometimes grows back in the bone and spreads to other tissues despite effective ...

Oncology & Cancer

Exercise benefit in breast cancer linked to improved immune responses

Exercise training may slow tumor growth and improve outcomes for females with breast cancer—especially those treated with immunotherapy drugs—by stimulating naturally occurring immune mechanisms, researchers at Massachusetts ...

Medical research

Cancer discovery could revive failed treatments for solid tumors

New research from the UVA Cancer Center could rescue once-promising immunotherapies for treating solid cancer tumors, such as ovarian, colon and triple-negative breast cancer, that ultimately failed in human clinical trials.