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Research promising for reducing risk of breast cancer spreading to the brain
Jan 30, 2015 • Oncology Nurse AdvisorAlthough 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 • KTTCADAMS, 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 XpressUT 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 • AL.comBoard 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 • HealioThe 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 XpressTheir 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