Breast Cancer Heroes
Researchers, doctors working to find a cure.
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Laura Esserman, M.D., Ph. D., MBA
A professor of Surgery and Radiology and the Director of the Carol Franc Buck Breast Care Center at the University of California/San Francisco, Dr. Esserman is known for discovering a kind of immune system cell -- called a proliferating macrophage, or ProMac -- that hangs out in the same environment where there are certain kinds of aggressive cancer cells. The cells are used as a marker to diagnose and treat certain breast cancers. The learn more about doctor Esserman, click here.