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Does Iron Deficiency and/or Iron Overload Play a Role in Breast Cancer? (1993)

Title:

Does Iron Deficiency and/or Iron Overload Play a Role in Breast Cancer?

Key words:

iron deficiency/abundance

Research Institution:

Rutgers University

Location:

New Jersey

Researcher:

Adria R Sherman

Project Description:

Dr. Sherman studied the effects of iron deficiency or abundance on mammary tumor development and the mammary cell cycle. She sought to answer the following questions: 1) is tumorigenesis altered by either; 2) does modification after carcinogen exposure influence tumor development; and 3) does deficiency impair mammary cell cycle and decrease tumorigenesis?

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