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  • Monthly Breast Cancer Research Update – November 2016

    November 29th, 2016
    During November, breast cancer researcher around the world and in Australia have been progressing our knowledge about this complex disease. This month, we saw important results in the areas of survivor fear of recurrence, why triple negative breast cancer grows faster and more aggressively than other breast cancers, the importance of exercise, and how tears ... Read more
  • Weight loss can help reduce risk of breast cancer recurrence

    November 29th, 2016
    Emerging research is showing the importance of maintaining a healthy weight after cancer treatment, according to Melinda Irwin, Professor of Epidemiology from Yale University, who is an international expert in weight loss and cancer survival. Her study found that 66 per cent of breast cancer survivors were overweight and obese, and only one in three ... Read more
  • Research to make chemo less harsh yet more effective

    November 29th, 2016
    Chemotherapy is part of the treatment plan for most cancer patients. Almost all breast cancer patients undergo chemo and for some it is the only treatment available. The challenge with chemotherapy is that it is cannot distinguish the bad cells from the good cells.
  • Every donation makes a difference

    November 9th, 2016
    NBCF is committed to growing revenue to meet the ever-increasing demand for research funding. Every donation makes a difference and helps NBCF commit even more funds to research to accelerate discovery and leave a legacy for those people and families affected by breast cancer in the future. People have the opportunity to show their support ... Read more
  • Day at the races for daughter raising funds

    November 9th, 2016
    Around Australia on any given day of the week there are committed people hosting fundraising activities for breast cancer research. These do-it-yourself events are a major undertaking for the hosts who often wrangle family and friends to help pull off a successful event and raise funds for breast cancer research. Jess was in her final ... Read more
  • Getting adventurous with fundraising

    November 9th, 2016
    In 2015-16 NBCF introduced ‘Team NBCF’ bringing together all the sports fundraising activities and participants under one banner, linking them more closely with NBCF’s goal of zero deaths by 2030. A strategy of increased support for Team NBCF fundraisers included creating individual and engaging supporter journeys to encourage, inform and educate participants at every stage ... Read more
  • Dr. Deshpande talks about chemotherapy resistance in the treatment of breast cancer

    July 31st, 2016
    Since 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
  • Professor Kirill Alexandrov puts a spotlight on breast cancer research

    February 4th, 2016
    Professor 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
  • Dr Adrian Wiegmans puts a spotlight on breast cancer research

    February 4th, 2016
    Dr 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
  • Sheldon & Hammond show their dedication

    November 9th, 2016
    A partner since 2005, homewares company Sheldon & Hammond, is celebrating more than a decade of fruitful partnership with NBCF. During this time Sheldon & Hammond has raised over $800,000 for vital breast cancer research and continues to donate funds to NBCF from their range of Scanpan, Cuisinart and associated products. Throughout the partnership Sheldon ... Read more
  • Professionals Real Estate support research

    November 9th, 2016
    Strong and committed corporate partnerships have played a critical fundraising role this year contributing over $3.7 million to help fund life-changing breast cancer research. Nationally and regionally, NBCF’s partners in the corporate community provide much needed support through pro bono services, pink products, workplace giving, employee fundraising initiatives and corporate donations. Since 2003, Professionals Real ... Read more
  • Dometic Follow the Sun Ambassadors ‘On the Road Again’ are cruising for a cause

    October 12th, 2016
    The Mckay family (pictured above) - Team ‘On the Road Again’ have been cruising around Australia, living in a newly renovated caravan for three months whilst raising awareness and money for National Breast Cancer Foundation as Dometic Follow the Sun Ambassadors. We ask them how their caravanning adventure has been so far and this was their response.

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