Breast and prostate cancers team upThe National Breast Cancer Foundation and Movember Foundation have together funded research that will reduce deaths in men's and women's cancers, prostate and breast cancer, for a better tomorrow.
- August 24th, 2017Amid many cutting-edge techniques that Dr Delphine Merino uses in her research, her use of gene-editing tool CRISPR is exciting for its ability to speed up the pace of research. Funded by the National Breast Cancer Foundation, Dr Merino worked on a new class of drug called ‘BH3 mimetics’ for the treatment of triple negative ... Read more
- July 26th, 2017Although hormone therapy is one of the key breakthroughs in breast cancer treatment, saving thousands of lives each year, 58 per cent of women stop their treatment before the recommended five year duration is up. Hormone (also called endocrine) treatment is prescribed for women with hormone receptors on their breast cancer cells and, when taken ... Read more
- June 13th, 2017Dr Eliza Whiteside lives in Toowoomba, Queensland, a city with higher than average breast cancer incidence. In Toowoomba 122 women in every 100,000 will be diagnosed with the disease – above the national average of 115 in every 100,000 women. “I was just 28 years old with a two year old son and had ... Read more
- October 12th, 2017A genetic test that more accurately predicts the risk of developing breast cancer is being trialled on women at high-risk of breast cancer in the UK. Currently all women who test positive for a BRCA gene mutation are given the same risk figure of 87 per cent, however calculating each person’s risk is actually much ... Read more
- September 27th, 2017This year breast cancer became the most commonly diagnosed cancer in Australia. Although it has one of the highest survival rates, thanks largely to research, 10 per cent of those diagnosed with breast cancer still die from the disease within five years. The National Breast Cancer Foundation (NBCF) invests community funding into breast cancer research ... Read more
- September 22nd, 2017Researchers are looking for ways to help women improve their quality of life after surviving breast cancer. It is estimated that up to 75 percent of women who have been treated for breast cancer may experience problems with cognitive function, such as trouble remembering things or focusing on a task. Although these difficulties might last ... Read more
- August 18th, 2017After being diagnosed with breast cancer in 2006 at only 32 years old, Margo and her four sisters decided to host their first Pink Ribbon Breakfast in 2007. Together they organised a small fundraiser with friends and family in the backyard to help others, give back and raise funds for breast cancer research. The event ... Read more
- August 16th, 2017National Breast Cancer Foundation is one of the official charity partners for Australia’s most-loved sporting event – the Noosa Triathlon. Every year a team of dedicated fundraisers take on the Tri as part of Team NBCF in support of life-changing breast cancer research, with an individual fundraising goal of $1,500. In 2016, Fiona Blakeley was ... Read more
- July 12th, 2017“We all have two lives. The second one begins when we realise we only have one.’’ This Confucius quote rung true for Di, Sue, Sandra, Liz and Kim, who after being touched by breast cancer decided to embark on the adventure of a lifetime as part of our Steps Towards a Cure: Great Wall Trek ... Read more
- July 31st, 2016Since her interest in science at school in India, Dr Chandrika Deshpande’s passion has grown into a career that helps people live longer healthier lives. Today she conducts research at the Centenary Institute in Sydney, and with funding from NBCF she’s looking into the complexities of chemotherapy resistance in the treatment of breast cancer. She ... Read more
- February 4th, 2016Professor Kirill Alexandrov, an NBCF-funded researcher at The University of Queensland, approaches breast cancer research from a biotechnology perspective – looking at how technology can help us better understand our bodies and detect abnormalities in simple yet effective ways. Professor Alexandrov’s team at UQ’s Institute for Molecular Bioscience and Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology ... Read more
- February 4th, 2016Dr Adrian Wiegmans is a NBCF-funded researcher working at QIMR Berghofer in Queensland. Dr Wiegmans and his team are looking at designing new small molecule drugs to help treat metastatic breast cancer by targeting a particular gene that is over expressed in metastatic forms of breast cancer. In this video, Adrian talks about his research, ... Read more
- October 6th, 2017As a Gold Partner in 2017, Pandora has launched a campaign in October to show their support for breast cancer research. The ‘Do Care’ campaign will be celebrated across all 120 Pandora stores on 5 October, with various activities and events in-store. With every purchase made on the day, Pandora will donate 10% of all ... Read more
- September 29th, 2017Australian Violin Virtuoso Patrick Roberts is launching a new album called ‘Pink’ on 29th September, 2017 to help raise awareness and funds for life-changing breast cancer research. Proceeds from the sale of Pink will be donated to the National Breast Cancer Foundation (NBCF) to further advance world-class breast cancer research and work towards a goal ... Read more
- August 17th, 2017NBCF and Ford Australia are partnering to support life-changing breast cancer research to help create a brighter future.
- October 18th, 2017With more women developing breast cancer and surviving, the lifetime burden for them and the healthcare system is growing year by year. In 2017 it is expected that over 17,500 women and men will be diagnosed with breast cancer – that’s an increase of more than a third in the past 10 years. Thankfully, the ... Read more
- October 3rd, 2017News.com.au: Understanding why some women are more at risk of dying from breast cancer than others is the focus of a major research project launched by the National Breast Cancer Foundation. While breast cancer has one of the highest survival rates at 90 per cent, there are hundreds of women who still die within five years ... Read more
- August 16th, 2017The term ‘personalised treatment’ is based on the idea that by understanding the genetic makeup of a person’s disease, treatments can be more accurately tailored to them. This approach is also referred to as ‘precision medicine’. Not all breast cancer tumours are the same, in fact, there are quite a few subtypes of breast cancer ... Read more
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