INHIBITION OF BREAST CARCINOMA STEM CELL GROWTH AND METASTASIS

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Journal Article

Disclosed is a method for inhibiting the growth of breast carcinoma stem cells, that express High Molecular Weight-Melanoma Associated Antigen (HMW-MAA). The method comprises administering to an individual a composition comprising an antibody reactive with HMW-MAA or a fragment of such an antibody in an amount effective to inhibit the growth of the breast carcinoma cells. Also provided are methods for inhibiting metastasis of breast carcinomas and methods for identifying HMW-MAA+ breast cancer stem cells.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • FERRONE SOLDANO, ; WANG XINHUI, ; CLAY TIM, ; LYERLY KIM H, ; MORSE MICHAEL A, ; DEVI GAY, ; OSADA TAKUYA,

Published Date

  • March 16, 2007

Pubmed Central ID

  • PAT:WO2007109193

Language

  • eng