Tests May Someday Show Which Breast Cancers Will Turn Aggressive


October 29, 2013

Marina Guvakova, PhD, director of the Surgical Oncology Research Laboratory in the division of Endocrine & Oncologic Surgery, was quoted in a U.S. News & World Report article (via HealthDay News) about an abstract she presented at the International Conference on Frontiers in Cancer Prevention Research showing that the presence of a protein called Vav2 in breast tissue might indicate whether a precancerous condition called ductal carcinoma in situ, or DCIS, will develop into invasive breast cancer.

U.S. News and World Report article via HealthDay news syndicate