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By: Susan G. Komen
Research findings from the AURORA
study announced at the 2019 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium provide more information
about how breast cancer evolves, from the site of its origin to the metastatic
By comparing primary tumors
with metastatic tumors, researchers have gained new insight that can be used to
hopefully stop metastasis from happening and find better and more personalized
ways to treat metastatic breast cancer, once it develops.
The study was led by the Translational Breast Cancer
Research Consortium, with support from Susan G. Komen, several Komen Mission leaders
and Komen-funded scientists.
Going forward, patients will
have the opportunity to enroll in the study and have tumor samples collected in
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