TAGGED Breast Cancer

Toward Better Treatment for Breast Cancer

Soojung Claire Hur has been awarded a three-year research grant from the Susan G. Komen Foundation to develop a system that will help physicians personalize treatment plans for metastatic breast cancer patients.

Pinpointing Tumor Treatment

Knowing as much as possible about the genetic makeup and impaired biological pathways of a particular patient could help physicians make more informed decisions, says Professor Donald Geman.

The (Shrimp) Eyes Have It

Viktor Gruev, MS ’00, PhD ’04, has emulated the mantis shrimp’s visual system to design image sensors for early cancer detection.

Honing Breast Cancer Detection

Every year, nearly 1.6 million breast cancer biopsies are performed in the United States and close to 250,000 new breast cancers are diagnosed. But the technique is fraught with errors.