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Myra J. Biblowit

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No Time For Complacency: Advanced Breast Cancer Calls For Advanced Research

(0) Comments | Posted October 13, 2014 | 12:52 PM

There's nothing more important than stopping breast cancer in its tracks. But what
people don't always understand is that, if detected early, breast cancer can often be controlled. It's when the disease spreads, or metastasizes, that it turns lethal. One in eight women in the United...

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The End of Breast Cancer? The Answers Lie in Research

(9) Comments | Posted October 1, 2014 | 10:07 AM

Breast cancer knows no age, gender, race or socio-economic status. As the most common cancer in women worldwide and the second most common cancer overall, it remains a fact of life. Nearly 1.7 million women around the globe were diagnosed in 2013, and incidence rates are on the...

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Angelina's Choice

(2) Comments | Posted May 14, 2013 | 6:03 PM

When Angelina Jolie chose to go public with the difficult and very personal decision to have a prophylactic double mastectomy, could she have guessed how profound a role she was scripting for herself at the center of breast cancer discourse?

The bravery of her decision to have a prophylactic...

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Pink Power

(1) Comments | Posted April 20, 2012 | 5:44 PM

Women are changing the world of philanthropic giving and my dear friend and colleague, Evelyn Lauder, led the way. Almost 20 years ago, Evelyn founded The Breast Cancer Research Foundation® to increase public awareness about breast cancer and to find a cure and prevention in our lifetime. Evelyn understood that...

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