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

Research: Response andResistance of cancer cells to therapeuticagents
nFailure of cancer treatment
¨One main cause: drug resistance by tumor
nBreast cancer is the most common cancer in women (incurable if metastatic)
nHer2 is overexpressed in 25-30% of breast cancer and helps the cancer resist conventional treatments
(Azambuja, 2007)