MCF-7: the first hormone-responsive breast cancer cell line.

@article{Levenson1997MCF7TF,
  title={MCF-7: the first hormone-responsive breast cancer cell line.},
  author={Anait S Levenson and V. Craig Jordan},
  journal={Cancer research},
  year={1997},
  volume={57 15},
  pages={3071-8}
}
On Thursday,January2, 1997, Dr. HerbertSoule, the scientist who developed the MCF-7 breast cancer cell line, died. At the time, we were in the process of writingthis tributeto markthe 25th anniversary of Dr. Soule's remarkableaccomplishment.The cells, derived from a breast cancer patient in the Detroit area and developed at the Michigan CancerFoundation,Detroit,became a standardmodel in hundredsof laboratories around the world. In retrospect, the story of the diverse uses of these cells is… CONTINUE READING

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