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

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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