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Abigail Goen, MCB Cancer Biology

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Hello! My name is Abby Goen and I study breast cancer. I am really interested in stopping people from getting breast cancer again if they have already beaten it once. Most people will not get breast cancer twice, but some do, and it can be harder to treat because the cancer has adapted ways to survive treatment, it’s kind of like they get evil superpowers. I study what is unique or special about these tricky cells and then I try to use their superpower against them. It’s basically like a really long Avenger’s movie and I get to pretend to be Tony Stark.