[ Back to EurekAlert! ]

Contact: Penny Fannin
fannin@wehi.edu.au
61-393-452-345
Walter and Eliza Hall Institute

Dr. Geoff Lindeman, Dr. Jane Visvader, Walter and Eliza Hall Institute

Caption: Dr. Geoff Lindeman and Dr. Jane Visvader from the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute in Melbourne, Australia, have discovered that breast stem cells are exquisitely sensitive to the female hormones estrogen and progesterone, a finding that opens the way for the development of new preventions and treatments for breast cancer.

Credit: Walter and Eliza Hall Institute

Usage Restrictions: None

Related news release: Hormone sensitivity of breast stem cells presents drug target


[ Back to EurekAlert! ]