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Research Worth Watching: San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium 2018 - Plenary

Plenary Session - December 5, 2018

The best talk I heard on Wednesday at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium was the plenary lecture presented by Nicholas Navin of the UT MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston.

The talk, 'Breast Tumor Evolution and Intratumor Heterogeneity: Insights from Single Cell Genomics,' focused on scientists' use of single cell genomics to understand how ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) evolves into invasive cancer. 

Research Worth Watching: New Treatments for Brain Metastases

Breast cancer becomes deadly when it metastasizes spreads to other parts of the body. For decades, we've been focused on developing treatments that will keep early-stage breast cancer from recurring. Now, researchers are spending more time studying how and where cancer cells spreads, with the goal of developing treatments that may cure, or at least stabilize, metastatic breast cancer