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Breast Cancer Research

Tailoring Treatment, One Cancer Patient At A Time

Footnote | Posted 10.20.2015 | Science

At age 42, Holly Boehle was diagnosed with aggressive breast cancer. Fortunately, the cancer cells have been banished by chemotherapy targeted against a specific genetic abnormality in her tumor.

Making the Most of Your Dialogue When Dealing With Breast Cancer

Barbara Jacoby | Posted 10.20.2015 | Healthy Living
Barbara Jacoby

One of the most difficult aspects for anyone in dealing with breast cancer is handling the medical aspects that one faces. I clearly remember the fi...

Tiki Barber Wishes DeAngelo Williams Would Wear Pink Despite NFL Warning

The Huffington Post | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 10.19.2015 | Sports

After the National Football League denied DeAngelo Williams' request to wear pink all season in honor of breast cancer awareness, the Steele...

For Women With Breast Cancer, 'Pinktober' Isn't Always Empowering

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 10.19.2015 | Women

October makes Wendy Lawrence anxious.   During her first Breast Cancer Awareness Month after being diagnosed with a stage 2b invasive ductal car...

The State of Breast Cancer in America

Dr. David Samadi | Posted 10.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. David Samadi

There have been three paramount findings that have changed the narrative around breast cancer in 2015. Here's what you need to know.

Does The NFL's Pink October Actually Help Breast Cancer Research?

The Huffington Post | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 10.15.2015 | Sports

Each October, the NFL gets a pink makeover, splashing the rosy color on apparel, logos and the field itself for National Breast Cancer Aware...

Why I've Grown So Tired Of Thinking About Breast Cancer

Kathryn E. Livingston | Posted 10.15.2015 | Fifty
Kathryn E. Livingston

Nearly a decade ago, when I was going through treatment for breast cancer, a dear friend and colleague of my husband's who had beat it once, but has since died from the disease, assured me, 'A day will come when you will wake up and not think about cancer.' At the time, I found that hard to believe.

Football and Breast Cancer

Fran Visco | Posted 10.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Fran Visco

The NFL could play a role in the effort to save lives, perhaps by donating millions to the right kind of research, to true prevention and to figuring out how to stop women and men from dying of breast cancer, or to help the un- and underinsured pay for treatment. Using this incredible platform to help change the conversation to ending breast cancer would be an enormous gif.

Breast Cancer Deadline 2020: Deadlines Drive Action -- Join Us

Fran Visco | Posted 10.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Fran Visco

Knowing how to end breast cancer by 2020 is achievable -- with the right amount of passion, leadership and funding. It will take all of us working together to change years of incremental progress and to close out this decade with unparalleled achievement.

The 5 Biggest Breast Cancer Breakthroughs Of 2015

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 10.07.2015 | Healthy Living

There are an estimated 2.8 million breast cancer survivors in the U.S., a testament to the more than 25-year decline in mortality, according to ...

For Sue...

SidneyAnne Stone | Posted 10.01.2015 | Women
SidneyAnne Stone

Every year I write something for breast cancer awareness month and I always keep it positive. You may read this and feel I've strayed from that way of thinking but it is all in how you perceive things I suppose so, please, bear with me.

Credit Cards For Good Samaritans

Robert Harrow | Posted 09.25.2015 | Business
Robert Harrow

What some consumers may not know is that there exist certain credit cards whose rewards programs are geared toward helping out good our neighbors, and the planet as a whole.

Clinical Trials and Breast Cancer

Barbara Jacoby | Posted 09.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Barbara Jacoby

The bottom line is that those who participate in clinical trials not only receive a treatment that is currently not available anywhere else but also will hopefully be the answer that they need when they find that all other current options have been exhausted.

New Studies for an Old Story: Mammography Screening Isn't Saving Lives

Fran Visco | Posted 08.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Fran Visco

We need to refocus our resources and attention on the two things that really matter: (1) stopping men and women from getting breast cancer in the first place -- primary prevention; and (2) preventing metastasis if they do.

20/2 Clarity: I Dream of Living a Life Worth Writing About

Stella Mowen | Posted 07.19.2015 | Healthy Living
Stella Mowen

I hope a day may come when you decide to hold onto that happiness longer. And instead of tucking the dream back in your pocket, you release it out to the world. It is then, in this moment that the fun begins.

Empowering Breast Cancer Patients With Previsualization Tools.

Marianne Angelo | Posted 06.12.2015 | Impact
Marianne Angelo

Whenever I hear about a new Breast Cancer diagnosis, I wince. I know all too well about the challenges ahead as I've been through every assault. Someone said to me "look on the bright side, at least you get free plastic surgery!"

Knowledge Is Power -- Breast Cancer Happened for a Reason

Ami Dudzinski Mehr | Posted 05.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Ami Dudzinski Mehr

Cluster of micro-calcifications? Biopsy of the breast? Pathology? I was in information overload within about five minutes. I felt trapped inside m...

The 'Omics' and the Future of Cancer Research

Judith A. Salerno | Posted 05.21.2015 | Impact
Judith A. Salerno

Perhaps some of the most innovative work in the field being done today centers around genomics and related fields such as proteomics. They have given researchers new ways to understand susceptibility to cancer -- especially breast cancer -- and therefore new targets for treatment.

Knowledge Is Power: How a Breast Cancer Diagnosis Changed My Life

Ami Dudzinski Mehr | Posted 05.19.2015 | Healthy Living
Ami Dudzinski Mehr

Instead of going into something blindfolded, you are able to physically and mentally prepare yourself, be strong, and hope for the best outcome. Knowledge is power.

This Screening Method Is Way Better At Spotting Breast Cancer

The Huffington Post | Macrina Cooper-White | Posted 05.13.2015 | Science

Since the 1960's, mammography has proven to be an invaluable tool in screening for breast cancer, spotting the disease before women show any symptoms....

Apple Puts Skin in the Game to Support Breast Cancer Research

Susan M. Love | Posted 05.12.2015 | Impact
Susan M. Love

Share the Journey is not just another pink curling iron. It's proof that for-profit ventures can add insight, expertise, and vital resources to our mission of achieving a future without breast cancer.

Picture It. I Dare You.

Ambassador Nancy G. Brinker | Posted 05.07.2015 | Impact
Ambassador Nancy G. Brinker

This International Women's Day, I dare you to join with me in thinking big, in picturing a world where all women have access to the health care education and services they need.

Breast Cancer Therapy Failed Me

Los Angeles Times | Posted 02.23.2015 | Healthy Living

I am dying, literally, at my home in Hollywood, of metastatic breast cancer, the only kind of breast cancer that kills. For six years I've known I was...

Sustaining Progress in Cancer Research: Precision Medicine and More

Judith A. Salerno | Posted 03.28.2015 | Impact
Judith A. Salerno

One very encouraging proposal in President Obama's recent State of the Union is the commitment to greater federal investment in biomedical research, including precision medicine and genomics research.

Are We Doing Enough? Some Questions for the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium Participants

Fran Visco | Posted 02.07.2015 | Impact
Fran Visco

NBCC believes the only way to save lives is to focus collaborative research on two very important areas: primary prevention of breast cancer and prevention of metastasis--or the spread of the disease to other parts of the body.