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- noun cytology A clump of
mammary gland cellsthat forms under certain circumstances
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Findings showed that mammosphere-forming efficiency declined after the first cycle of the agent combined with chemotherapy, and tumor response was seen only after several rounds of therapy.
Researchers from Baylor College of Medicine, University of Michigan and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute focused on "mammosphere-forming" human breast cancer cells - cells that have been found to have stem cell properties and are resistant to conventional chemotherapy.