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Osteoporosis drug protects bones from breast cancer metastasis – study
May 28, 2015 • RT“Once cancer spreads to the bone it is very difficult to treat. Our research has shed light on the way breast cancer cells prime the bone so it is ready for their arrival,” Study co-leader Dr Janine Erler, an Associate Professor at the Biotech Research ... More
Researchers question genetic tests for breast cancer
May 27, 2015 • UPI.comResearchers questioned genetic tests which look for mutated genes that may increase risk of breast cancer. Many of the tests review more than 100 genes, while only 21 of them have been found to be indicative of potentially developing breast cancer, ... More
Pfizer Announces $3M Grants Program to Further Clinical Research in ...
May 28, 2015 • BenzingaPfizer Inc. today announced the launch of a competitive, peer-reviewed grants program to support clinical research projects investigating IBRANCE® (palbociclib) in advanced breast cancer. The multi-year program, which will award a total of up to $3 ... More
Men with high estrogen levels could be at greater risk of breast cancer
May 28, 2015 • Oncology Nurse AdvisorMen with naturally high levels of the female hormone estrogen may have a greater risk of developing breast cancer, according to research by an international collaboration published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology (2015; doi:10.1200/JCO.2014.59.1602). More
Placer County Group's Decade Of Fundraising Means More Breast Cancer ...
May 22, 2015 • CBS LocalPLACER COUNTY (CBS13) — UC Davis health is recruiting a new physician to churn out groundbreaking breast cancer research, thanks to a group of survivors who worked for nearly a decade to come up with the funding. Each one has her own personal ... More
Bill and Linda step out to support breast cancer research
May 15, 2015 • Patriots.comThe Belichick smile was out in full force Thursday night as Coach and girlfriend Linda Holliday lent their support to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. The pair joined a star-studded crowd at the 10th anniversary Hot Pink Party at Boston's Seaport ... More
Cancer charities scam: 5 reasons why it took the feds so long to catch on
May 20, 2015 • Washington PostThe government alleged that the scheme was run by a single family through charities known as the Cancer Fund of America, the Children's Cancer Fund of America, Cancer Support Services, the Breast Cancer Research Society. For many industry insiders, ... More
CPRIT awards $16.6 million for cancer research, prevention, and faculty ...
May 26, 2015 • FierceBiotech ITThese researchers previously have shown that brain tumors, including breast cancer brain metastases, are able to use acetate as a fuel for growth. The current study is designed to determine whether early stage breast cancers can also use acetate for ... More