• Lewis Chodosh, University of Pennsylvania


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  • Diet versus exercise

    Results from the SHAPE-2 trial show the importance of physical activity as a positive intervention to decrease breast cancer risk.

    Breast Cancer Research 2015, 17:120
  • Software to speed up breast cancer diagnosis

    Automated classification of breast lesions from confocal images is a step towards breast cancer diagnosis from fresh tissue samples at the point of care.

    Breast Cancer Research 2015, 17:105
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    Alcohol and breast cancer risk

    A study of 25–35-year-old women finds a link between alcohol consumption and increased mammographic density and estrogen levels.

    Breast Cancer Research 2015, 17:103
  • Metastasis or second primary?

    Whole genome sequencing was used to differentiate metastatic from second primary tumors in contralateral breast cancer patients: a distinction with clinical implications for treatment and prognosis.

    Breast Cancer Research 2015, 17:102
  • A most special breast cancer subtype?

    Ulrich Lehmann introduces a special series on lobular breast cancer.

    Breast Cancer Research 2015, 17:99
  • MicroRNA insights into mammary biology

    miRNA expression profiles of distinct epithelial subpopulations shed light on the role of miRNA and the epigenome in mammary cell differentiation and oncogenesis.

    Breast Cancer Research 2015, 17:85



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