Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in oncology

oa0001p028 | (1) | PacRim7

Immune signalling is a key driver of breast density and breast cancer risk

Archer Maddison , Sun Xuan , Glynn Danielle J , Hodson Leigh J , Huo Cecilia , Britt Kara , Thompson Erik , Woolford Lucy , Evdokiou Andreas , W Pollard Jeffrey , Robertson Sarah A , Ingman Wendy V

High breast density is an independent risk factor for breast cancer. There is exciting potential for breast density to become a widespread health assessment tool, used to identify the women most at risk of breast cancer in order to intervene early and reduce that risk. However, a better understanding of causal biological mechanisms that lead to high breast density is required in order to develop therapeutic approaches. This project aimed to identify and investigate biological ...