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October 3rd, 2015

NBCF poll reveals knowledge gaps in metastatic breast cancer recurrence, treatment and survival

April 21st, 2017
Australians support  more research into  breast cancer’s biggest killer 7 April 2017: A new research poll by the National Breast Cancer Foundation (NBCF)  has shown that the majority of  Australians (83%) understand that breast cancer can spre ...
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Real Men Wear Pink 2017: Aussie Blokes Encouraged to Get Pinked for Breast Cancer Research

April 3rd, 2017
In support of men and women affected by breast cancer, the National Breast Cancer Foundation (NBCF) are encouraging men to Get Pinked this Men’s Health Week (June 12-18) and raise funds for life-changing breast cancer research. The campaign, called ...
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Australian Community Funds Significant 10 Year Research Funding for Brightest Stars in Breast Cancer Research

March 16th, 2017
New Endowed Chairs Program Keeps Emerging Talent in Australia to Achieve the Next Big Breakthrough 16 March, 2017: The National Breast Cancer Foundation announced two Endowed Chair Program Awardees on Thursday 16 March: Associate Professor Elgene Lim ...
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BreastScreen Victoria hosts Australian-first trial for breast cancer detection

March 2nd, 2017
New digital 3D-mammography technology that may improve breast cancer detection is the subject of a landmark Australian trial within the BreastScreen Victoria screening program. BreastScreen Victoria is jointly funded by Victorian and Australian Gover ...
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Cancer charities unite to fight cancer

January 30th, 2017
The Movember Foundation and the National Breast Cancer Foundation have announced today they are joining forces for the first time, funding research to help transform the lives of men and women around the world diagnosed with prostate and breast cance ...
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Aussies urged to support breast cancer research by hosting a Pink Ribbon Breakfast

August 23rd, 2016
The National Breast Cancer Foundation – supported by ambassadors Kate Ceberano, award-winning Australian music artist, and Kim McCosker, 4 Ingredients cookbook author – has kicked off its 2016 Pink Ribbon Breakfast campaign, encouraging a ...
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NBCF launches Real Men Wear Pink campaign

May 4th, 2016
Real men of Australia encouraged to go pink to support life-changing breast cancer research on June 24 The National Breast Cancer Foundation (NBCF) has created a new campaign targeting men. NBCF, the national funding body for breast cancer research, ...
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Liquid biopsies could revolutionise how cancer is detected

March 16th, 2016
Liquid biopsies could soon help cancer specialists identify breast cancer, and breast cancer recurrence, long before it becomes a lump or a mass on X-Ray. A liquid biopsy refers to testing a sample of blood either for circulating tumour cells or for ...
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HPV may lead to breast cancer

February 2nd, 2016
HPV is known to cause cancer in the cervix, but is also thought to play a role in the development of some breast cancers.
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