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TWU virus research key to cancer link

Biology student’s findings suggest presence of common virus can adversely affect breast cancer treatment.

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By David Pyke Texas Woman’s University

Texas Woman’s University, the nation’s largest university system focused on women, offers degree programs in the liberal arts and sciences, nursing, health sciences, business and education.

“Erica’s research is showing that CMV can cause a developing tumor to be more resistant to drug treatment and be more likely to metastasize.”

— Juliet Spencer Director, TWU School of Sciences