MINERALIZED 3-D TUMOR MODELS TO STUDY BREAST CANCER BONE METASTASIS


Year of Award:
2011
Award Type:
R21
Project Number:
CA157383
RFA Number:
RFA-CA-10-003
Technology Track:
Molecular & Cellular Analysis Technologies
PI/Project Leader:
FISCHBACH, CLAUDIA
Other PI or Project Leader:
ESTROFF, LARA A
Institution:
CORNELL UNIVERSITY
Project summary Breast cancer frequently metastasizes to be where it leads to osteolysis and poor clinical prognosis; however, the role of hydroxyapatite nanocrystals (HA, the mineral component of bone) in this process remains unclear due, in part, to the