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Ghrelin receptor agonists as novel breast cancer therapeutics

thesis
posted on 13.11.2017, 00:41 by CHEUK MAN CHERIE AU
The human cell studies and the live mouse studies are intended to provide the information that is needed to apply therapies to treat breast cancer patients, based on our novel discoveries. We believe that des-acyl ghrelin-like compounds will be novel breast cancer therapeutics while avoiding well-documented serious side effects, including joint pain, osteoporosis or endometrial cancer. Our findings could therefore improve the quality of life of women treated for breast cancer, improve compliance and improve survival.

History

Principal supervisor

Kristy Brown

Additional supervisor 1

John Furness

Year of Award

2017

Department, School or Centre

Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Additional Institution or Organisation

Hudson Institute of Medical Research

Campus location

Australia

Course

Doctor of Philosophy

Degree Type

DOCTORATE

Faculty

Faculty of Medicine Nursing and Health Sciences