breast cancer

Detecting Breast Cancer With Pressure-Sensitive Gloves

This pressure sensor can maintain accuracy even when bent over a radius of 80 micrometers—twice the width of a human hair.

Ultrasounds Improve Breast Cancer Detection Rates

A study involving more than 70,000 women in Japan has shown that performing an ultrasound on top of the standard mammogram increases the sensitivity of breast cancer detection.

Genomic Data Improves Breast Cancer Diagnosis & Treatment

Two large scale genomic studies have helped identify strategies for developing more precise and effective treatments for breast cancer.

Teasing Out The Differences Between Breast Fibroepithelial Tumors

Researchers have mapped the genetic landscape of two distinct forms of fibroepithelial tumors, paving the way for more targeted screening and treatment.

Asia’s Scientific Trailblazers: Patrick Casey

It's been ten years since the launch of the Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School in Singapore. Professor Patrick Casey shares his thoughts on what the school has achieved and what lies ahead.

How Inflammation Switches Off Tregs

DBC1, which has recently been shown to decrease the stability of immune suppressing transcription factor FOXP3, could be a therapeutic target for autoimmune diseases.

ncRNAs Contribute To Breast Cancer Drug-Resistance

Researchers have identified non-coding RNA that promotes resistance to estrogen-blocking drugs in breast cancer cell lines.

Chinese Consortium Acquires Ambrx For Undisclosed Sum

The acquisition of Ambrx adds bio-conjugation capabilities to the WuXi PharmaTech-led consortium.

An Essential Protein That Pumps Calcium Into Breastmilk

A study in mice has revealed that the protein Orai1 is responsible for 50 percent of the calcium ions in a mother’s milk.