RESEARCH HIGHLIGHTS OF 2004
Two papers published by Breast-Cancer-Research were downloaded over 25,000
times. One was subject of a press release by BCR.
Hypothesis: Induced angiogenesis after surgery in premenopausal node-positive
breast cancer patients is a major underlying reason why adjuvant chemotherapy works particularly well for those patients
Menopausal status dependence of the timing of breast cancer recurrence after surgical removal of the primary tumour
Biomedcentral Press Release:
RESEARCH HIGHLIGHTS OF 2005
A paper published by International Journal of Surgery was the subject of
press releases by IJS and Harvard Medical School. The paper was also the subject of a 1200 word write-up in Wall Street Journal
by Pulitzer Prize winning reporter Amy Marcus.
Children's Hospital Boston:
RESEARCH HIGHLIGHTS OF 2006
This research proposes a new explanation for the racial differences in
breast cancer outcome. See Retsky
International Journal of Surgery, 2007, 5:300-3004.
RESEARCH HIGHLIGHTS OF 2007
A new method of treatment for early stage breast cancer was proposed and
RESEARCH HIGHLIGHTS OF 2008
Support builds for our observations on bimodal relapse patterns and theory that dormancy is common
in breast cancer. Our theory that the first relapse peak is iatrogenic is becoming more accepted.
RESEARCH HIGHLIGHT OF 2009
Paper published describing Dr. Retsky's first use of a
low dose and long term continuous infusion therapy for
early stage colon cancer. This therapy is now called metronomic chemotherapy and Dr. Retsky's treatment
played a key role in this development. See Retsky 2009.
RESEARCH HIGHLIGHT OF 2010
Dr. Retsky now at Harvard School of Public Health is co-PI of a $600k 3-year grant from Komen