PowerPoint Presentation - Cancer Cell Culturing and CytotoxicityAssays for Anticancer Screening at City of Hope

Research: Response and Resistance of cancer cells to therapeutic agents
nFailureof cancer treatment
¨Onemain cause: drug resistance by tumor
nBreastcancer is the most common cancer in women (incurable ifmetastatic)
nHer2 isoverexpressed in 25-30% of breast cancer and helps the cancerresist conventional treatments
(Azambuja, 2007)