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Research Programs

Clinical-based Research

Breast Cancer

Collaborative Interactions

Collaborative Interactions

Breast Cancer Program members perform disease-focused basic research, along with research in populations in order to translate the results from  this basic research into improvements in the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of breast cancer. The Breast Cancer Program also encourages the highest quality clinical research, including treatment trials, prevention trials, and trials of biomarkers for diagnosis and monitoring.

Collaborative interactions within the Breast Cancer Program include:

  • Cellular and molecular biology of breast cancer
  • Research tissue banks
  • Research genomic database
  • Noncancerous germline specimens
  • Use of DF/HCC Cores
  • Cross-discipline collaborations
  • Risk and prevention studies
  • Improved therapeutics
  • Improved screening and diagnosis
  • Improved care delivery