American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- Arcaro, George Edward Known as "Eddie.” 1916-1997. American jockey who rode to victory in the Kentucky Derby five times and swept the Triple Crown (the Kentucky Derby, the Preakness, and the Belmont Stakes) twice.
“Eddie Arcaro prevailed five times from 1938 to 1952.”
“Arcaro evaluated breast milk samples from the biopsied and non-biopsied breasts.”
“Arcaro is continuing the research and will accept milk samples from any nursing mother who learns she needs a breast biopsy.”
“Methylation in a specific region of a gene can inhibit or suppress the expression of a gene, Arcaro said, "so it's turned off.”
“Obtaining the cells from breast milk is noninvasive and inexpensive, Arcaro noted.”
“The test could supplement other breast cancer predictor tools, such as the Gail model, which takes factors such as age into account, Arcaro said.”
“A previous study conducted by Dr. Arcaro using breast milk from healthy women showed few changes in the DNA of certain genes.”
“Dr. Arcaro has analyzed three of the 12 genes so far.”
“In her research, Kathleen Arcaro , an associate professor of environmental toxicology at the University of Massachusetts in Amherst, collected milk samples from both breasts of about 250 nursing women who had a previous breast biopsy or were scheduled to have a lump biopsied.”
“Dr. Arcaro said she hopes to recruit another 250 women into the study.”
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