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Breast Cancer Awareness Month October: Will imaging replace biopsies in cases of suspected breast cancer?

Each year, approximately 2.8 million women have a mammography as part of the breast cancer screening program in Germany. In about 35,000 of these cases, the procedure reveals a suspicious finding that physicians follow up on by taking a tissue sample.

Cancer as system error – International conference at the German Cancer Research Center

Inflammation, blood supply, or metabolism: Many body functions influence cancer development or spread. From September 28th to 30th, scientists from around the globe met at the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ) in Heidelberg...

Key without a lock: Only the balance between receptors controls blood vessel development

Tie1 is a receptor on the surface of blood vessel wall cells whose binding partner has not yet been found. Mice whose cells have no Tie1 are not viable.


12. October 2015, DKFZ, Communication Center

last update: 05/10/2015 back to top