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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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Woman Skips Round of Chemo to Help Cancer Research

Jul 30, 2014 • WebMD
Koss, who recently retired from the University of Cincinnati, has an especially aggressive case of triple-negative breast cancer, which is hard to treat, even in less severe cases. Triple-negative tumors don't respond to some standard medications ... More

Breast cancer drug's effectiveness improved by sleeping in dark

Jul 31, 2014 •
Keeping a light on at night can suppress the body's production of a hormone called melatonin, possibly reducing the effectiveness of the breast-cancer drug tamoxifen, a study suggests. The study published in the journal Cancer Research points to a ... More

Dim lighting may weaken breast-cancer drug's effects

Jul 25, 2014 • New York Daily News
Melatonin has been shown to have "profound inhibitory effects on various cancers, particularly breast cancer," Dr. Steven M. Hill, professor of structural and cellular biology and the Edmond and Lily Safra chair for breast cancer research at Tulane ... More

ACS plans kickoff for Making Strides Against Breast Cancer

Jul 29, 2014 • Midland Daily News
ACS spends more on breast cancer research than on any other cancer. At this time, the ACS is funding 230 breast cancer research projects totaling over $120 million. Breast cancer is the number one reason people call ACS. For more information and to ... More

Night light exposure could make breast cancer tumors tamoxifen resistant

Jul 25, 2014 • Medical News Today
Tamoxifen is an estrogen-blocking medication typically used to treat breast cancer that has spread to other parts of the body. But new research conducted in rats suggests exposure to dim light at night - as little as that coming in a window from a ... More

Researchers investigate hereditary breast cancer to find new treatment ...

Jul 29, 2014 •
Deborah Kelly and Zhi Sheng, assistant professors at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, recently received a grant from the Commonwealth Health Research Board to investigate hereditary breast cancer, an effort that may lead to new treatment ... More

Gel fights breast cancer with fewer side effects

Jul 29, 2014 • Futurity: Research News
Tamoxifen is an anti-estrogen therapy for a type of breast cancer that requires estrogen to grow. For a new study published in Clinical Cancer Research, researchers conducted a phase II clinical trial to compare the effects of the gel, 4-OHT, with oral ... More

Upping the fight against breast cancer

Jul 30, 2014 • Montreal Gazette
The disease should be treated differently than in older women, said the Foundation and the government-funded Canadian Institutes of Health, which recently provided $5.7 million to create a national network of breast cancer researchers at 28 sites ... More

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