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Two is better than one: new combination approach halts breast cancer spread

December 18th, 2016 NBCF-funded breast cancer researcher, Dr Samantha Oakes from the Garvan Institute has identified a ...
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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 patien ...
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Research key to stopping the spread and improving survival for secondary breast cancer

October 13th, 2016
Thanks to progress made in early detection and better treatments, 90 per cent of those diagnosed wit ...
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Mammogram hotspots predict future breast cancers

October 10th, 2016
With funding and support from the National Breast Cancer Foundation, Melbourne researchers have disc ...
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Two is better than one: new combination approach halts breast cancer spread

December 18th, 2016 NBCF-funded breast cancer researcher, Dr Samantha Oakes from the Garvan Institute has identified a ...
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Menopausal symptoms can affect 3 in 4 women after breast cancer treatment

December 14th, 2016
NBCF welcomes new information released by Cancer Australia for women who experience menopausal sympt ...
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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 ou ...
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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, ...
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Breast cancer research supported nation-wide during October

December 7th, 2016 This last October was Breast Cancer Awareness Month and we saw thousands of inspirational people rig ...
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Every donation makes a difference

November 9th, 2016
NBCF is committed to growing revenue to meet the ever-increasing demand for research funding. Every ...
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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 activit ...
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Getting adventurous with fundraising

November 9th, 2016
In 2015-16 NBCF introduced ‘Team NBCF’ bringing together all the sports fundraising activities a ...
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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 ...

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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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 ...
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