A method for treatment of breast cancer and other types of cancer. The method comprises targeting and modulating Id-1 gene expression, if any, for the Id-1 gene, or gene products in breast or other epithelial cancers in a patient by delivering products that modulate Id-1 gene expression. When expressed, Id-1 gene is a prognostic indicator that cancer cells are invasive and metastatic.
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This invention was made with government support under Contract No. DE-AC03-765F00098, now Contract No. DE-AC02-05CH11231, awarded by the United States Department of Energy, and under NIH Grant for NCI RO1CA82548. The Government has certain rights in this invention.