The Breast Cancer Research Foundation
October 16, 2009
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.