Mount Sinai Testing Feasibility of Mouse Avatar Model in 100 Triple-Negative Breast Cancer Patients | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai has launched a project in which researchers will assess how closely the molecular characteristics, disease progression, and treatment responses of triple-negative breast cancer patients track with the experience of mouse avatars that have a piece of their tumors growing on them.

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