Translational and functional breast cancer genomics

Speaker: Carlos Caldas

C. Caldas discusses breast cancer in a constellation of ten different diseases and the consequences for clinic. Furthermore he reasons why cancer stem cell theory is not the same today as at the time of discovery, cancer cells plasticity, clonal and functional evolution, as well as importance of liquid biopsy in future management of breast cancer.

Discussion Points

  • Cancer stem cells in breast cancer: New lessons learned
  • Stratifying patients and liquid biopsy: The future for breast cancer management