Sarah O'Leary-Driscoll; Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy
Breast cancer, the most prevalent type of cancer in women, is usually detected with a lump in breast tissue or with a mammogram. Since a large portion of the cells undergo the epithelial- mesenchymal transition, breast cancer is prone to metastasize. The HER2 gene can also trigger seed metastasis while circulating tumor cells accelerate tumor growth.
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