Possible biomarker for triple-negative breast cancer discovered
APA08 December 20140 view
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miR-21 expression in tumour microenvironment is an indicator, according to US scientists.
Women with triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC) have a higher probability of worse clinical outcomes than other tumour subgroups. US scientists have therefore looked for predictive biomarkers and found that high levels of the microRNA miR-21 in the tumor microenvironment can be indicative of the disease’s progression. The findings have been published in “The American Journal of Pathology”.
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