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  • noun cytology A clump of mammary gland cells that forms under certain circumstances


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  • Findings showed that mammosphere-forming efficiency declined after the first cycle of the agent combined with chemotherapy, and tumor response was seen only after several rounds of therapy.

    Newswise: Latest News 2009

  • Researchers from Baylor College of Medicine, University of Michigan and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute focused on "mammosphere-forming" human breast cancer cells - cells that have been found to have stem cell properties and are resistant to conventional chemotherapy.

    Newswise: Latest News 2009


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