MILWAUKEE - Researchers at the Medical College of Wisconsin
, led by Ashwani Khanna, an associate professor of medicine in nephrology, are studying the role inflammation may play in initiating breast cancer, specifically by looking at certain proteins known to play a role in inflammation, and their presence in breast cancer. In two separate studies t......Full article >>>
role of caspases enzymes in programmed cell death.
The group found an increased expression of peroxisome, chemokines and integrins in the cancerous tissue. There were also significant increases in several types of caspases in the lymphocytes from breast cancer patients.
These results demonstrate that differential expression of these proteins can provide valuable information......Full article >>>
ported by the National Cancer Institute to provide biomedical researchers access to human tissues.
About 40,000 women died from breast cancer last year. The only way we are going to reduce this number substantially is to gain a better understanding of the disease and its causes. The findings reported by Dr. Khanna and his team add significantly to that understanding, said William Hendee,......Full article >>>
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