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Queensland suburbs top the country for breast cancer

June 13th, 2017  Dr Eliza Whiteside lives in Toowoomba, Queensland, a city with higher than average breast ca ...
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What does the ‘Warburg effect’ have to do with breast cancer?

May 3rd, 2017
We’ve all heard that cancer is a disease of the genes and decades of research has resulted in a wh ...
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NBCF focuses on metastatic breast cancer

April 19th, 2017
Do you know how long breast cancer cells can stay dormant in the body before becoming metastatic? Th ...
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Over 30 new breast cancer research projects underway thanks to NBCF funding

March 19th, 2017
Covering the areas of prevention, detection, treatment and support, the National Breast Cancer Found ...
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New class of metastatic breast cancer drugs has less side-effects

July 18th, 2017 An exciting new class of drugs for treating metastatic breast cancer, known as cyclin-dependent kina ...
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Chemotherapy before breast cancer surgery might fuel metastasis, says new research

July 12th, 2017
When breast cancer patients get chemotherapy before surgery to remove their tumour, it can make rema ...
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Monthly breast cancer research update – June 2017

July 4th, 2017
Exciting results from breast cancer research in June included promising announcements of more fundin ...
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Researchers discover way to use current treatments for cancer, follow breast cancer’s example

June 28th, 2017
Cancer stem cells are immortal cells within a tumour that can divide and self-renew as well as give ...
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Five friends and the Great Wall of China

July 12th, 2017 “We all have two lives. The second one begins when we realise we only have one.’’ This Confuci ...
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Sandy, Sue & Will Join Team NBCF for City2Surf to Leave a Family Legacy

July 4th, 2017
Devastated after seeing their two sisters Cath and Jen diagnosed with breast cancer just weeks apart ...
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Get your pink race outfit ready – the 10th Pink Ribbon Cup Raceday is around the corner!

July 3rd, 2017
This year celebrates the 10th anniversary of the largest fundraising event in Queensland for the Nat ...
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One Army pilot’s breast cancer journey

June 7th, 2017
Unlike many Australians, Tim was well aware that men could get breast cancer. He was just shy of 50 ...
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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 ...

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 b ...

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 ...

ghd celebrates a 14 year ‘pink partnership’

July 20th, 2017 ghd and the National Breast CancerFoundation are celebrating a 14 year ‘pink partnership’ ahead ...
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Tis the season to find your ‘Sewmate’ and make a Christmas memory

December 7th, 2016
Brother Australia has been a corporate partner of the National Breast Cancer Foundation (NBCF) since ...
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Sheldon & Hammond show their dedication

November 9th, 2016
A partner since 2005, homewares company Sheldon & Hammond, is celebrating more than a decade of ...
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Professionals Real Estate support research

November 9th, 2016
Strong and committed corporate partnerships have played a critical fundraising role this year contri ...
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