We would like to share with you some highlights in Breast Cancer Research from July and August 2016. For the full list of articles published in Breast Cancer Research, please visit the journal website.
Minouk J. Schoemaker et al. report that, despite popular belief that psychological stress and loss of one's parents at a young age increase cancer risk, a large prospective study did not find evidence of this link.
Marie-Claude Bourgeois-Daigneault et al. found syngergistic cytopathic activity when Paclitaxel, one of the most common drugs used to treat patients with breast cancer, and the oncolytic Rhabdovirus Maraba-MG1, a clinical trial candidate in a study currently recruiting patients with late-stage metastatic cancer, are used together.
As a new cross-journal article collection on translational oncology is launched by BMC Medicine, we reflect on current trends in this field, including tumor heterogeneity, liquid biopsies, and immunotherapy.