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How Cholesterol Influences Breast Cancer Risk (3 of 7)

Caption: 27HC-treated cells. In mouse models of breast cancer, treatment with 27HC increases tumor growth compared to treatment with placebo (shown in the next figure). This image relates to a paper that appeared in the 29 November, 2013, issue of Science, published by AAAS. The paper, by Erik R. Nelson at Duke University School of Medicine in Durham, NC, and colleagues was titled, "27-Hydroxycholesterol Links Hypercholesterolemia and Breast Cancer Pathophysiology."

Credit: [Image courtesy of Duke Medicine]

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