What stands out in progress against breast cancer over the last five years, and where do we need to do more?
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Prominent issues in cancer research this year included finding ways to make immune system therapies safer and effective for more patients, and the need to make new cancer medicines more affordable.
Cancer research stories worth following this fall include new developments in targeted treatment for ovarian cancer and for metastatic breast cancer.
The Dr. Susan Love Research Foundation is known for involving the public in research on breast cancer causes and prevention.
Prominent breast cancer researchers spoke about innovative approaches in metastatic breast cancer research at NBCC’s 2016 Advocate Summit.
The Breast Cancer Research Foundation provides seed grants for studies that have the potential for rapid clinical application in breast cancer.
Cancer research stories worth following this spring include a potential new combination treatment for HER2-positive breast cancer and evidence that a gene assay may help breast cancer patients avoid unnecessary chemotherapy treatment.
A major new report details action needed to accelerate progress against metastatic breast cancer so that it can be treated as a manageable condition with good quality of life.
What progress is being made toward a blood test or “liquid biopsy” to aid in treatment or early detection of breast cancer?