Published in Women's Health Weekly, September 1st, 1997
The gene appears to be expressed at abnormally high levels in tumor cells of most breast cancer patients, more than half of cases examined so far. The researchers reported their findings in the August 15, 1997 issue of Science.
In many cancers, but especially breast cancer, tumor cells accumulate extra copies of genes that give the cancer a growth advantage. The new gene is one such amplified gene. The...
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