Last Modified: November 1, 2001
Point of Contention
Point of Contention was created during a time when I was coping with the untimely deaths of two friends due to cancer. They were both very creative people who had so much to give and live for. Designing this quilt helped me deal with the anger of losing two people so soon and wishing I could have done more to help them before they died.
Sep 29, 2011 - For patients with breast cancer and polysomy 17, the true gene status of human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (HER2) can be effectively determined by use of additional chromosome 17 fluorescent in situ hybridization studies for Smith-Magenis syndrome, retinoic acid receptor alpha, and tumor protein p53 genes, rather than the HER2-to-centromeric probe ratio, according to a study published online Sept. 26 in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.