Through translational research, the outcomes for women (and men) diagnosed with breast cancer have improved significantly, with now over 80% of women surviving for at least 5 years post-diagnosis. Much of this success has been translated from the bench to the bedside using laboratory models. Here, we outline the types of laboratory models that have helped achieve this and discuss new approaches as we move towards animal-free disease modelling.
|Number of pages||7|
|Early online date||26 Jul 2017|
|Publication status||Published - Aug 2017|
- Journal Article
- breast cancer
- ex vivo models
- tissue banks