Mayo researchers put marathon money to good use in war against breast cancer

Posted on February 9th, 2010 by Kelley Luckstein

In the past two years, thousands of people have raised $1.5 million for breast cancer research by running through the Beaches area in the 26.2 With Donna The National Marathon to Finish Breast Cancer…

 

Using new technology that didn't exist two years ago, Mayo Clinic researchers can identify every mutation active in every type of breast cancer tumor. And they're working on new technologies that will let them custom-design treatments for individual patients…

 

The progress so far is significant, on the forefront of breast cancer research internationally, said Aubrey Thompson, a Mayo cancer biologist researcher.

 

Florida Times-Union, by Maggie Fitzroy, 2/6/2010

Tags: Breast Cancer, Cancer, Mayo Clinic Jacksonville

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