Year in Review: These investigators are working to find answers that will save more lives from breast cancer and improve the quality of life for patients and their families. Nicolas Navin, PhD Institution:
Breast Cancer Research Highlights
Nicolas Navin, PhD Institution: Women who inherit the altered form of the BRCA1 gene have a high risk of developing breast cancer as well as ovarian cancer. They have a glitch in the way they generate energy.
With his American Cancer Society grant, Navin and his team will use their method to learn if these mutations provide resistance to treatment. Additional data about breast cancer is available at the Cancer Statistics Center website. Preclinical and Translational Term: From Our Researchers. The Research: