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How diet and sunscreen may increase breast cancer risk
October 9, 2015
How diet and sunscreen may increase breast cancer risk

Two Michigan State University researchers have been awarded a five-year, $4.15 million grant to examine how a high-fat diet interacts with a common chemical found in sunscreen and what effect it has on breast cancer risk.

Can mice mimic human breast cancer? MSU study says 'yes'
June 5, 2014
Can mice mimic human breast cancer? MSU study says 'yes'

Scientists have routinely used mice to replicate aspects of human breast cancer in an effort to find a cure to the most common type of cancer among women.