Contact: Caroline Arbanas
Washington University School of Medicine
Caption: A comprehensive analysis of breast cancer shows that one of the most deadly subtypes is genetically more similar to ovarian tumors than to other breast cancers. The findings suggest that basal-like breast cancer (above) and ovarian tumors have similar genetic origins and potentially could be treated with the same drugs.
Credit: Matthew Ellis, MD, PhD, Washington University in St. Louis
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