Breast cancer is a complex disease…
with no simple solution. That’s why our researchers are investigating it from every angle. Learn more about our areas of focus and why each one is critical to stopping cancer from the start, slowing its progress, and one day preventing it altogether.
Areas of Focus
Understanding the basic biology of breast cancer is allowing us to get to the very core of the disease. Every aspect, from a cancer cell’s genes to the tumor’s environment, is under investigation. Our researchers are exploring the molecules that make up a cancer cell, how and why it transitions from normal to abnormal and why tumors react differently to different treatments. Their efforts are giving us the knowledge to achieve both prevention and a cure.
Tumor Biology Researchers
David B. Agus, MD
BCRF Investigator Since 2013
Tumor Biology News
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