How Cholesterol Influences Breast Cancer Risk (3 of 7) (image) American Association for the Advancement of Science Share Print E-Mail 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] Usage Restrictions Please cite the owner of the image when publishing. This image may be freely used by reporters as part of news coverage, with proper attribution. Non-reporters must contact Science for permission. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.