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October 17th, 2016

What motivates our researchers?

February 17th, 2017
Breast cancer researchers have many motivations for choosing this particular field to work in, and for Dr Brigid Lynch, it’s very personal. She’s passionate about making a difference in breast cancer because her grandmother, who she was very clos ...
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The Garvan’s breast cancer research update

February 17th, 2017
Keeping up with what’s happening in the world of breast cancer research is a constant focus for NBCF and we make an effort to stay informed to ensure our investment in research makes the most impact. Recently the Garvan Institute for Medical Resear ...
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Monthly Breast Cancer Research Update – January 2017

February 8th, 2017
It’s been an exciting start to the year in breast cancer research with some significant findings that could improve the survival of people diagnosed with breast cancer in future – some of these hopeful results in are in the areas of treatment, ex ...
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NBCF in the news: Discovery of inflammation protein boosts breast cancer prevention efforts

January 30th, 2017
ABC Online: Adelaide researchers may have found a better way to use anti-inflammatory drugs to prevent breast cancer. The Hospital Research Foundation has identified a protein that causes inflammation and increased breast density in some women, incre ...
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Brain drain or brain gain? NBCF funds young brilliant minds from all over the world

January 10th, 2017
Reports of a ‘brain drain’ from Australia arise now and then, often arguing that research funding is so difficult to obtain that our young talented researchers are taking their skills overseas where their financial future is more secure. There’ ...
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Research is a legacy

January 5th, 2017
One of the frustrations that comes with being in the medical research space is that it takes time for research breakthroughs to translate into improved care, but we know that research is the only way to leave a legacy for future generations and stop ...
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End of year message from the CEO

December 15th, 2016
It’s been a great year at NBCF marked by strong investment in breast cancer research and committed community fundraising. NBCF CEO Professor Sarah Hosking shows here a selection of highlights from the year and wishes all our supporters a sa ...
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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 c ...
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Closing the 10% gap in breast cancer survival

November 27th, 2016
Research into breast cancer has brought us a long way, saving the lives of 90 per cent of women and men with the disease, and essentially eradicating deaths from the primary stage of breast cancer. This undeniably huge achievement has been made possi ...
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NBCF highlights from the COSA breast cancer conference

November 24th, 2016
NBCF recently travelled to the sunny Gold Coast where a much anticipated breast cancer conference delivered the latest news and advances in breast cancer research and care. Hosted by the Clinical Oncology Society of Australia (COSA) and the Australia ...
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