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Sep 27, 2012 • Clayton County Striders
Making Strides against Breast Cancer of Atlanta, GA 7:30am Meet at Morrow 7:45am Pass out shirts 8:00am Depart from Morrow 8:30am Arrive @ Centennial Olympic Park 8:45am Congregate at the fountain 9:00am Start Walk More

What the ribbon colors mean

Aug 6, 2012 • Clayton County Striders
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For Breast Cancer Research, Survivors And Others Turn Their Bodies Into Art

Feb 27, 2015 • WABE 90.1 FM
The event, called "The Big Reveal," is to raise funding for breast cancer research, and it questions the idea of an “ideal female form” by featuring women naked in art in a way that's pretty different from what you'd usually find in art museums. Listen ... More

Immune 'Hotspots' Improve Breast Cancer Outcome

Feb 27, 2015 • Laboratory Equipment
Scientists at The Institute of Cancer Research, London, analyzed tumor samples from 245 women with a type of breast cancer called estrogen receptor negative (ER negative), which is particularly hard to treat. The research used computerized imaging of ... More

Roswell Park receives $2 million to expand breast cancer research

Feb 25, 2015 • Buffalo Business First
A new $2 million federal grant will support ongoing breast cancer research at Roswell Park Cancer Institute. The five-year grant from the National Cancer Institute was awarded to Scott Abrams, director of graduate studies in the department of ... More

The Spice that May Help Fight Breast Cancer

Feb 26, 2015 •
New research offers hope for women diagnosed with breast cancer and those hoping to avoid the disease altogether. That's good news considering that according to the American Cancer Society an estimated 36,620 American women died in 2013 alone. More

Bon-Ton Community Days this weekend benefit breast cancer research

Feb 26, 2015 • Pocono Record
Throughout October, customers showed their support by buying items at the October Pink Shops at Bon-Ton stores and online. Additionally, Bon-Ton stores during the year donate toward breast cancer research from customer cash and Bon-Ton credit card ... More

A Biological Quest Leads To A New Kind Of Breast Cancer Drug

Feb 19, 2015 • WSHU
Drs. Richard Finn at the UCLA Geffen School of Medicine and his colleague Dennis Slamon at the Revlon/UCLA Women's Cancer Research Program decided to see if Pfizer's compound would be effective against breast cancer. "The hypothesis going in was, ... More

What Causes Breast Cancer? These Families Want To Help Find Out

Feb 11, 2015 • NPR (blog)
Cohn is hoping to pinpoint chemicals in the pregnant mothers' blood that might be associated with a greater risk of breast cancer in their daughters, more than 50 years after they were born. Standard labs conduct this kind of research by testing for ... More

Breakthrough in breast cancer research reveals epigenetic link

Feb 3, 2015 • Genetic Literacy Project
Decoding the letters of the human genome revolutionised scientists' understanding of the role of genetic mutations in many diseases, including about one in every five cancers. Now a team of Australian scientists have gone a step further, inventing a ... More

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