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SABCS 2014: What Markers Can Help With Targeted Treatment?

SABCSLogo09 Additional studies are underway to help us understand the various factors that impact therapy and guide increasing specific and effective... Read more
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SABCS 2014: ICE Study – Ibandronate with or without Capecitabine in Elderly Patients

SABCSLogo09 By Fiona Wilmot, BCAction Program Consultant This trial aimed to determine the role of adjuvant chemotherapy with capecitabine in patients... Read more
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Free Webinar: Female Firefighters & Breast Cancer Risk

Sahru Keiser All too often we’re told that “lifestyle changes” will help reduce our risk of breast cancer. But what if our job exposes us to... Read more
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SABCS 2014: What Can Mice Tell Us About Me?

SABCSLogo09 Thursday’s general session SABCS kicked off with a plenary lecture on patient-derived xenograft models in mice as pre-clinical models of... Read more
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Join us at the March for Real Climate Leadership – 2/7 in Oakland, CA

Don't Frack With Our Health Logo The chemicals used in fracking also expose people to endocrine disruptors and carcinogenic chemicals that have proven links to breast... Read more
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SABCS 2014: Immunotherapy and Breast Cancer

SABCSLogo09 There was lots of buzz about immunotherapy going into SABCS this year. Read more
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SABCS 2014: Is Supplemental Screening Beneficial for Women With Dense Breasts?

SABCSLogo09 At the end of the day, there is not enough data to suggest that urging women with dense breasts to undergo supplemental screening is... Read more
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SABCS 2014: Comparing Chemotherapy Regimens for Node Negative Breast Cancer

SABCSLogo09 The study showed that the six cycle antracycline- based regiments should not be used for women with node negative breast cancer. Read more
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SABCS 2014: What Have We Learned About Partial Breast Radiation Therapy?

SABCSLogo09 Women who are not offered ABPI should be empowered to ask their physician ‘Why not?’ and insist on specific answers. Read more
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SABCS 2014: Platinum-based Chemotherapy vs. Taxanes for Women with Triple Negative Breast Cancer

SABCSLogo09 There are some important learnings from this study which can be used when guiding therapy for women with metastatic or recurrent locally... Read more
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