Long-living breast stem cells may cause cancer

Breast stem cells and their "daughters" can live for a long time and harbour genetic defects or damage that could lead to breast cancer later, reveals a new research.

New stem cell breakthrough brings breast cancer treatment closer to reality

A team of researchers has discovered that breast stem cells and their `daughters` have a much longer lifespan than previously thought, and are active in puberty and throughout life.

Ovarian hormone linked to breast stem cells growth

The ovarian hormone progesterone plays a pivotal role in altering breast stem cells, according to researchers at Princess Margaret Hospital (PMH).

Ovarian hormone linked to breast stem cells growth

The ovarian hormone progesterone plays a pivotal role in altering breast stem cells, according to researchers at Princess Margaret Hospital (PMH).