Tech Transfer: Test to Identify Breast Cancer Growth
Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 661 , Segment 6
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- Oct 16, 2017 11:00 pm
- 21:02 mins
Guest: Marc Hansen, PhD, Professor of Physiology and Developmental Biology, Brigham Young University; Mike Alder, Technology Transfer Office, Brigham Young University More than 250,000 women in the US will be diagnosed with breast cancer this year. Most will undergo surgery to try and remove the tumor. They’ll likely receive radiation. And then, if the cancer has spread to elsewhere in the body, there will be chemotherapy. BYU molecular biologist Marc Hansen is developing a blood test that could tell doctors if a patient’s breast cancer has spread.