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    $5.9M Grant Adds Androgen Receptor as a New Driver and Target in Breast Cancer

    A major Department of Defense grant to researchers Jennifer Richer, PhD, and Anthony Elias, MD, at the University of Colorado Cancer Center aids development of drugs that target androgen receptors as a driver of breast cancer.

Jennifer Richer
Overwhelming evidence adds a major new target in breast cancer: androgens including testosterone. Image: Flickr/khrawlings
Like a burr, cancer cells wave receptors designed to trap things they need -- researchers hope that blocking the androgen receptors of AR+ breast cancer cells will stop the signals of growth. Image: Flickr/gomagoti
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Jennifer Richer, PhD, investigator at the University of Colorado Cancer Center and assistant professor of pathology at the University of Colorado School of Medicine
Safeway stores donated $350,000 to the CU Cancer Center for breast cancer research. Dr. Anthony Elias and Strode Weaver accepted the big check from Safeway store manager Eric Holmes, and Safeway Inc.'s Debbie Portwood and Kris Staaf.