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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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IUD may carry higher risk for breast cancer in certain women

Jul 8, 2014 • CNN
Investigators found that over time, the device did not significantly raise the risk of uterine cancer or ovarian, pancreatic and lung cancers. But researchers did see a spike in the number of breast cancer cases, especially in women between the ages of ... More

How spread of breast cancer could be stopped: Scientists uncover trigger that ...

Jul 9, 2014 • Daily Mail
'With more research like this we hope to be able to develop new treatments which can prevent breast cancer spreading to other organs.' Nell Barrie, Cancer Research UK's senior science communications manager, said: 'Figuring out how molecules can ... More

Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation Partners With Entertainment Industry ...

Jul 9, 2014 • EIN News (press release)
Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation (CBCF) today announced its partnership with Entertainment Industry Foundation Canada to fund breast cancer research with the support of long-term partner CIBC. CBCF, EIF and other cancer funders will raise funds for ... More

Cancer researchers seek more funding

Jul 8, 2014 • Minnesota Daily
“This is going to benefit the whole cancer world,” she said. While the funding is sufficient to cover breast cancer research, Bagchi said, the team will apply for an additional $250,000 per year for five years from the National Cancer Institute to ... More

Potential new treatment for aggressive breast cancer

Jul 6, 2014 • Medical News Today
Researchers have discovered a "viable" new target for the treatment of a particularly aggressive form of breast cancer. The molecule, known as alpha-v-beta-6, could also be used to identify those women with HER2-positive breast cancer who have a higher ... More

Cholesterol-lowering drug found effective for breast cancer treatment

Jul 8, 2014 • The Maneater
A revolutionary cholesterol-lowering cancer treatment has yielded promising results after being tested extensively on breast cancer tumors by MU researchers. The researchers discovered the cholesterol-lowering drug, RO 48-8071, killed tumor cells by ... More

Researchers discover new markers for breast cancer that may aid diagnoses ...

Jul 8, 2014 • Medical Xpress
(Medical Xpress)—The fight against breast cancer is never-ending, but Virginia Tech researchers in the Medical Informatics and Systems Division at the Virginia Bioinformatics Institute have found additional diagnostic markers that may aid clinicians ... More

Scientist uses her own cancer to further research

Jul 5, 2014 •
Koss and Jones, who trained together in two different labs, knew there is little research on triple-negative breast cancer, which accounts for roughly 15 percent of all cases and primarily affects African-American women. They knew an oft-missing ... More

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