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Movie of the month: Early steps in development of breast cancer

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In this movie, some characteristics of breast cancer is demonstrated using light sheet microscopy. The technique allows for visualizing structural alterations in breast cancer compared to normal breast...Read more


Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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This month is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a global effort to promote awareness and support education and research about breast cancer...Read more


Screening for proteins associated to area-based mammographic breast density

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Mammographic breast density is one of the strongest risk factors for breast cancer, but molecular understanding of how breast density relates to cancer risk is less complete. Studies of proteins in blood plasma, possibly associated with mammographic density, are well-suited as these allow large-scale analyses and might shed light on the association between breast cancer and breast density...Read more


Cancer biomarkers identified

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In two recent publications the group of Fredrik Pontén in Uppsala has identified two very strong, independent biomarkers for the prognostic stratification of breast cancer and renal cell carcinoma.

Renal cell carcinoma is the most common type of cancer affecting the kidney and there is an unmet clinical need for better prognostic and diagnostic tools for it. Diagnosis and subtyping of renal cell carcinoma are achieved through the morphological analysis of tumor sections. The application of immunohistochemistry can reveal important additional clues during the diagnostic work-up...Read more


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