Patent Number: 7,132,232

Title: Identification of viral agents in breast ducts and antiviral therapy therefore

Abstract: Methods and systems for identifying a virus in breast ducts are provided. In addition, antiviral therapy for treating a virally infected breast duct is also provided. Patients with a viral infection identified in the breast ducts may be at risk for developing breast precancer or cancer.

Inventors: Hung; David (Belmont, CA)

Assignee: Cytyc Corporation

International Classification: C12Q 1/70 (20060101); A61K 39/00 (20060101); G01N 33/53 (20060101); G01N 33/574 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2019-11-07 0:00:00