After thirty years of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, actual progress against the disease has not met expectations, with over 40,000 deaths from the disease annually in the United States.
What’s exciting in cancer research right now? This post reviews several of the most interesting cancer research stories that have been in the news this Summer.
Taking a look back at major stories about developments in cancer research in 2014.
Focus on the treatment needs of patients with metastatic breast cancer is a critical research priority.
Today, just like twenty years ago, we continue to hear about promising new research but we still know little about the causes of breast cancer, and mortality from the disease remains high.
Top cancer research stories for early summer 2014 include new uses for existing cancer drugs and a major study on breast cancer risk and environmental toxins.
Attendees at the recent San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium heard from a researcher who has spent thirty years studying issues related to the measurement of quality of life for cancer patients and how it can be improved.