Breast Cancer Research Foundation Renews Support for Mount Sinai Research on Triple-Negative Breast Cancer

The Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF) has renewed its funding to Elisa Port, MD, and Hanna Irie, MD, PhD, to study new therapeutic approaches that target aggressive triple-negative breast cancer. The latest installment of $225,000 brings the total to almost $2 million over the past nine years. It will fund research into the immune microenvironment of triple-negative breast cancer in order to identify new strategies to enhance cancer-fighting immune responses for this aggressive breast cancer, which traditionally has few options for treatment.

FSU faculty available to speak for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

By: Bill Wellock | Published: October 10, 2022 | 1:11 pm | SHARE: More than 264,000 people are diagnosed with breast cancer every year in the United States. Although deaths from breast cancer have declined over time, it remains the second-leading cause of cancer death among women.October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, an opportunity to focus on the impact of this disease.

Breast Cancer Expert: “Awareness and Early Detection Save Lives”

One in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in her lifetime.    For those with BRCA1 and BRCA2 gene mutations, the chances are even higher. The National Breast Cancer Foundation estimates that 55 to 65% of women with the BRCA1 mutation, and 45%…

Rutgers Cancer Institute Research: Abdominal Fat Linked to Worse Outcomes for Black Breast Cancer Survivors

Findings from a recent population based cohort study published online in JAMA Oncology show that Black women diagnosed with breast cancer who also have central obesity, which means excess body fat in the abdominal area, were more likely to die from breast cancer or any other cause than similar women who didn’t have central obesity.

Three Advances in Breast Cancer Treatment are Saving More Lives

The outlook for patients diagnosed with breast cancer has been changing for the better over time thanks to surgical advances, clinical trials & a more personalized treatment approach. Dr. Lindsay Potdevin, surgical oncologist at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, shares how these advances are improving the lives of patients.

Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey Expert Available for Comment on Disparities in Triple-Negative Breast Cancer

New Brunswick, N.J., August 24 2021 – Cancer is a disease that can impact anyone, but it does not impact everyone equally. According to the American Cancer Society, breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer among Black women, and Black women…

The Future of Breast Cancer Care is Here

Breast cancer care has changed in a myriad of ways thanks to advances in research, targeted therapies, and more personalized approaches to treatment. Rutgers Cancer Institute breast expert shares more about how the future of breast cancer care is here.

Expert Breast Cancer Treatment Recommendations Based on Latest Evidence Updating for Multiple Languages

Ongoing updates are underway for NCCN Guidelines for Breast Cancer in Chinese, English, French, Japanese, Korean, Spanish, Polish, and Portuguese, free online at NCCN.org/global. Follow #NCCNGlobal for more. The NCCN Foundation is hosting free metastatic breast cancer webinars for patients and caregivers on October 8 and 12 at NCCN.org/patients.

UChicago Medicine, in partnership with Solis Mammography, opens two new breast health centers

Solis Mammography, the nation’s largest independent provider of breast health and diagnostic services, is expanding access to 3D mammography and diagnostic breast health procedures through a partnership with University of Chicago Medicine.

Rutgers Cancer Institute Research: Breastfeeding is Safe for Breast Cancer Survivors of Reproductive Age

Is breastfeeding safe and possible for mothers who have a history of breast cancer? Investigators at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey recently explored this question by conducting a systematic review on the feasibility and challenges of breastfeeding among breast cancer survivors of reproductive age.

Tackling Breast Cancer with Screening and Prevention

While researchers continue to make advances in breast cancer detection and treatment, one of the best ways to tackle the disease is through early detection and screening. Rutgers Cancer Institute expert shares more about risk factors, warning signs, and screening.