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Agenda for 10-6-12

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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Research promising for reducing risk of breast cancer spreading to the brain

Jan 30, 2015 • Oncology Nurse Advisor
Although 1 in 8 women will develop breast cancer during their lifetime, the vast majority will beat the disease. However, 10% to 15% of those women may see their cancer spread to another part of their body. Research led by Paul Lockman, PhD, BSN, the ... More

Town of Adams covered in pink to support breast cancer research

Jan 25, 2015 • KTTC
ADAMS, Minn. (KTTC) -- From pink flags to pink drinks, the people of Adams were thinking pink. However, the pink takeover was more than stylish; it was done to support a cure for breast cancer. The event, Paint The Town Pink, raised money for the ... More

Study links deficiency of cellular housekeeping gene with aggressive forms of ...

Jan 30, 2015 • Medical Xpress
UT Southwestern researchers analyzed 3,057 breast cancer cases for levels of expression of beclin 1 and BRCA1, a nearby gene that is associated with inherited breast cancer. The data came from The Cancer Genome Project in the United States (1,067 ... More

Foundation raises $650000 for breast cancer research

Jan 20, 2015 •
Board members of The Breast Cancer Research Foundation of Alabama presented a check for $650,000 to the UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center today, which is the largest gift in the foundation's 25 year history. The funds will support research into ... More

Spin-A-Thon to raise breast cancer awareness

Jan 30, 2015 • Observer Online
“The Women's Basketball Coaches' Association began the Pink Zone initiative, formerly known as 'Think Pink,' in 2007 by challenging the top-20 women's basketball programs to try to collect the most money for breast cancer research and treatment, while ... More

Immunotherapy trials shift breast cancer research closer to 'Holy Grail'

Jan 25, 2015 • Healio
The results of a very early study that included patients with advanced triple-negative breast cancer — many of whom had received multiple lines of chemotherapy — were presented, and about one-fifth of the patients responded. That is not a dramatic ... More

Analysis of Key Breast Cancer Genes Reveals Distinct Profiles for African ...

Jan 29, 2015 • Newswise (press release)
Newswise — BUFFALO, N.Y. — Researchers have uncovered new information that may begin to explain why many African-American women are more likely to be diagnosed with aggressive, often deadly forms of breast cancer, which strengthens the ... More

An engineering approach from Virginia Tech helps breast cancer researchers at ...

Jan 26, 2015 • Medical Xpress
Their study, published online earlier this month in Cancer Research, represents a major finding from a unique collaboration between Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center and Virginia Tech that was designed to study the living cell as an ... More

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