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Title

Hormone regulated breast cancer stem cells

Project Description

Determination of prevalence of breast cancer stem cells across different menopausal stages in lean and obese patients. Determination of endogenous and exogenous hormones on cancer stem cell populations. Effects of endocrine therapies and hormonal replacements on stem cell content in post menopausal women. Efficacy of endocrine therapies in different age and BMI demographics using patient-derived specimens.

Area of Study

Hematology and Oncology

Populations

Women

Method

Cell Biology, Molecular Biology, and Genetics; Chart Review; Hormonal

Disease or Symptom

Cancer

Department

Pathology

Mentor Location

12801 E 17th Ave MS8104 L18-5403C

Mentor Contact Number

3037243937

Mentor Email

Carol.Sartorius@ucdenver.edu

Website

http://www.ucdenver.edu/academics/colleges/Graduate-School/academic-programs/cancerbiology/Pages/sartorius_canbio.aspx

Mentor Name

Sartorius, Carol

Funding Department/Program

Cancer Center; Pathology

Status

Current

Display on public listing?

Yes

Upload Date

11/17/2014 4:33 PM

Attachments

Created at 8/20/2015 10:14 AM by Miller, Michael
Last modified at 8/25/2017 10:58 PM by Macfarlane, Helen