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New “Smart Drug” Shows Potential in Metastatic Triple-Negative Breast Cancer

March 12th, 2019 Triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC) is an aggressive disease, often leading to breast cancer spread ...
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US to Establish Breast Density Reporting Standards for Mammograms

March 7th, 2019
Breast density is a known risk factor for breast cancer. The breast is comprised of a mixture of mil ...
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New breakthrough in cellular barcoding reveals how breast cancer spreads

February 15th, 2019
Most deaths from breast cancer are caused by metastasis, or spread, of cancerous cells from the main ...
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Improving the Effectiveness of Chemotherapy for Breast Cancer

February 11th, 2019
Approximately five to 10 per cent of breast cancer cases are associated with defects in the BRCA-1 a ...
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$42,300 raised by superstar fundraising committee

March 23rd, 2018 The Breast Cancer Illawarra Fundraiser Committee was founded in mid-2017 by six local Illawarra ladi ...
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Margo’s incredible journey

August 18th, 2017
After being diagnosed with breast cancer in 2006 at only 32 years old, Margo and her four sisters de ...
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What Will You Tri For? Fiona Tri’s For Her Mum.

August 16th, 2017
National Breast Cancer Foundation is one of the official charity partners for Australia’s most-lov ...
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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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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 ...

Adairs committed to breast cancer research

October 24th, 2017 Adairs have been a proud partner of the National Breast Cancer Foundation since 2015, having donated ...
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Pandora shows their support for breast cancer research

October 6th, 2017
As a Gold Partner in 2017, Pandora has launched a campaign in October to show their support for brea ...
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Patrick Roberts launches ‘Pink’ album in October for Research

September 29th, 2017
Australian Violin Virtuoso Patrick Roberts is launching a new album called ‘Pink’ on 29th Septem ...
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Ford Australia and NBCF – partnering for the future

August 17th, 2017
NBCF and Ford Australia are partnering to support life-changing breast cancer research to help creat ...
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