Published in Cancer Weekly, May 16th, 2000
"Increased gene copy number of erbB-2 and overexpression of the proto-oncogene product erbB-2 (HER-2/p185) has been reported in 20%-30% of human breast cancers and is associated with decreased time to relapse, increased metastatic properties, and ultimately a decrease in survival time," said R.A. Newberry and colleagues from McMaster University, Canada. "Monoclonal antibodies (MAbs) directed against erbB-2 inhibit the growth of transformed cells that express...
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