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Research Themes

Early Detection

Early detection is the key to better, more effective breast cancer treatments.
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Familial Breast Cancer

There are well-known genes in familial breast cancer, but researchers believe there are other as yet undiscovered genes involved.
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Novel Therapies

NBCF funds novel research that looks at new therapies or new applications for existing therapies.
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Personalising Treatment

A greater understanding of the complexity of breast cancer has led to a more tailored, personalised approach to treatment.
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Advanced Breast Cancer

NBCF funds research towards a better understanding of metastasis, also called secondary, or advanced breast cancer.
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Survivorship

NBCF is committed to funding research that improves the quality of life for those living with breast cancer and their families.
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Young Women

Breast cancer isn’t just an older woman’s disease; better detection and treatment for young women is a research funding priority for NBCF.
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Prevention and Risk

A greater understanding of the risk factors for developing breast cancer will be key to prevention, and ultimately, eradication of breast cancer.
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