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Laboratory Investigation and Modern Pathology present two collections of papers in our new Web Focus series: translational and diagnostic advances in the study of breast cancer and recent progress in soft tissue pathology.

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Volume 97, No 05
May 2017

ISSN: 0023-6837
EISSN: 1530-0307

2015 Impact Factor 4.202*
12/78 in Pathology
23/124 in Medicine, Research & Experimental

Gene P. Siegal, MD, PhD

*2015 Journal Citation Reports® Science Edition (Thomson Reuters, 2016)


A study recently published in Laboratory Investigation reports that a single injection of regenerative peptide TP508 twenty-four hours after lethal radiation exposure appears to significantly increase survival and delay mortality by mitigating radiation-induced intestinal and colonic toxicity. Read a press release, or coverage in Popular Science or Medical News Today.

A report on the results of studies in mice using in vitro and in vivo tumor xenograft models suggests a strong beneficial effect of acetylsalicylic acid—also known as aspirin—in the prevention of breast carcinogenesis. Read the article in Laboratory Investigation, or coverage in The Times (UK), Consumer Affairs, or Medical News Today.

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