CR Magazine: Collaberation – Results





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For more information about the topics in this issue of CR, please refer to the following journal articles, organizations, websites, books and other resources.


Breast Cancer: General Information

Breast cancer resources on the AACR's Survivors and Advocates website:

The NCI's breast cancer webpage includes information for women and men with breast cancer:

From Fear to Hope

"A Patient Perspective on Brain Metastases in Breast Cancer," Clinical Cancer Research; Vol. 13, No. 6; March 15, 2007. Available at or

"Survival After Brain Metastases From Breast Cancer in the Trastuzumab Era," Journal of Clinical Oncology, Vol. 23, No. 9; March 20, 2005. Available at or

"Breast Cancer With Synchronous Metastases: Trends in Survival During a 14-Year Period," Journal of Clinical Oncology; Vol. 22, No. 16; Aug. 15, 2004. Available at or

Relationship Building

"The Quality of Physician-Patient Relationships. Patients' Experiences 1996-1999," The Journal of Family Practice; Vol. 50, No. 2; February 2001. Available at or

"The Depersonalization of Health Care," Psychiatric Services; Vol. 50, No. 3; March 1999. Available at or

"The Surgeon-Patient Interaction in Older Women With Breast Cancer: What Are the Determinants of a Helpful Discussion?" Annals of Surgical Oncology; Vol. 13, No. 6; June 2006. Available at or

Clues to Cancer

"Abrogated Response to Cellular Stress Identifies DCIS Associated With Subsequent Tumor Events and Defines Basal-Like Breast Tumors," Cancer Cell; Vol. 12, No. 5; November 2007. Available at or

"Missing the Mark," Nature; Vol. 449, No. 7164; Oct. 18, 2007. Available at or

"The Estrogen Receptor: A Model for Molecular Medicine," Clinical Cancer Research; Vol. 9, No. 6; June 2003. Available at or

The Stem Cell Hypothesis

"Prospective Identification of Tumorigenic Breast Cancer Cells," Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences; Vol. 100, No. 7; April 1, 2003. Available at or

"Therapeutic Resistance and Tumor-Initiation: Molecular Pathways Involved in Breast Cancer Stem Cell Self-Renewal," Journal of Clinical Oncology (Meeting Abstracts); Vol. 25, No. 18S; June 20, 2007 (Supplement). Available at

"Cancer Stem Cells-Perspectives on Current Status and Future Directions: AACR Workshop on Cancer Stem Cells," Cancer Research; Vol. 66, No. 19; Oct. 1, 2006. Available at or

"Purification and Unique Properties of Mammary Epithelial Stem Cells," Nature; Vol. 439, No. 7079; Feb. 23, 2006. Available at or

"Mesenchymal Stem Cells Within Tumour Stroma Promote Breast Cancer Metastasis," Nature; Vol. 449, No. 7162; Oct. 4, 2007. Available at or

The Simple Life

"Influence of a Diet Very High in Vegetables, Fruit and Fiber and Low in Fat on Prognosis Following Treatment for Breast Cancer: the Women's Healthy Eating and Living (WHEL) Randomized Trial," Journal of the American Medical Association; Vol. 298, No. 3; July 18, 2007. Available at or

"Is the Whole Larger Than the Sum of the Parts? The Promise of Combining Physical Activity and Diet to Improve Cancer Outcomes," Journal of Clinical Oncology; Vol. 25, No. 17; June 10, 2007. Available at or

"Greater Survival After Breast Cancer in Physically Active Women With High Vegetable-Fruit Intake Regardless of Obesity," Journal of Clinical Oncology; Vol. 25, No. 17; June 10, 2007. Available at or

More Than a Woman's Disease

The Ithaca Breast Cancer Alliance: or 1-866-905-7770