breast cancer

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November 13, 2018 Connecting the genetic dots

Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women. Neurofibromatosis type 1 is a rare genetic disorder. A single gene may hold answers that could…

October 18, 2017 Breast Cancer Awareness Month: A look at the latest research

Each year, more than 250,000 women in the U.S. will be diagnosed with breast cancer, making it the most common cancer in women, with the…

November 16, 2016 Van Andel Institute hosts event highlighting women’s health: Experts share information, insight on women’s cancer

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (Nov. 16, 2016)—Van Andel Institute (VAI) today held “A Conversation About Women’s Health Hosted by Carol Van Andel: Common Cancers Affecting Women,”…

October 27, 2015 Potential new therapy for triple-negative breast cancer shows promise in laboratory studies

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (Oct. 27, 2015)— Recent laboratory findings provide novel insight into potential new therapeutic approaches for triple-negative breast cancer, a particularly difficult to…

December 1, 2014 Prognostic role found for miR-21 expression in triple-negative breast cancer

Findings Suggest Measurement of Changes in the Tumor Microenvironment Are Important in this Heterogeneous Group, According to Study Published in The American Journal…

November 1, 2013 Van Andel Institute presents "A Conversation about Breast Cancer”

  Grand Rapids, Mich. (Nov. 1, 2013) – Van Andel Institute (VAI) presents “A Conversation about Breast Cancer,” a special luncheon presentation hosted by Carol Van…

July 16, 2013 Van Andel Institute discovery provides template for more effective anti-cancer drugs

Grand Rapids, Mich. (July 16, 2013) – Van Andel Institute (VAI) researchers have mapped the complex molecular structure of a folate receptor, a drug target for…