Meet the Researcher: Matthew Huang
Breast Cancer Canada
by bcsc2022
19m ago
Matthew Huang is an MSc student in the Department of Biochemistry at Western University. He is conducting BCC-funded breast cancer research under the mentorship of Dr. Pingzhao Hu at Western University. What specific areas of breast cancer research are you currently focusing on, and why are they important? I am currently focusing on developing new […] The post Meet the Researcher: Matthew Huang appeared first on Breast Cancer Canada ..read more
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Breast Cancer Canada Launches $1M Fellowship To Expand Research Funding
Breast Cancer Canada
by Angela Marlatt
1w ago
With a new fellowship and a series of distinct funding initiatives, Breast Cancer Canada and its partners continue to push the boundaries of research with the goal of ending breast cancer sooner. Today, Breast Cancer Canada, a national charity dedicated to saving lives through breast cancer research, is proud to announce a series of initiatives […] The post Breast Cancer Canada Launches $1M Fellowship To Expand Research Funding appeared first on Breast Cancer Canada ..read more
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For the Sake of Canadians – Breast Cancer Screening Must Evolve
Breast Cancer Canada
by Angela Marlatt
3w ago
Research is revolutionizing how we detect, treat and manage breast cancer. Yet, our national guidelines and screening practices aren’t evolving in tandem. Early detection is crucial, as 1 in 8 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime. Treatments are far more effective and better tolerated when started early. Thanks to the dedication […] The post For the Sake of Canadians – Breast Cancer Screening Must Evolve appeared first on Breast Cancer Canada ..read more
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Meet the Researcher: Alyssa Wu
Breast Cancer Canada
by bcsc2022
1M ago
Alyssa Wu is a PhD student in the Department of Biochemistry at Western University. She is conducting BCC-funded breast cancer research under the mentorship of Dr. Shawn Li. Could you share your motivation/personal connection to breast cancer research? My motivation for breast cancer research stems from a deeply personal connection. Several years ago, a close […] The post Meet the Researcher: Alyssa Wu appeared first on Breast Cancer Canada ..read more
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How Pride Month Highlights Health Disparities in Breast Cancer
Breast Cancer Canada
by Angela Marlatt
1M ago
Pride season is a time to honour and reflect on the diverse identities and lived experiences within 2SLGBTQIA+ communities. The month of June offers an important reminder that while breast cancer doesn’t discriminate – the patient experience may be very different for members of marginalized or vulnerable communities. This raises the important question: are Canadians in […] The post How Pride Month Highlights Health Disparities in Breast Cancer appeared first on Breast Cancer Canada ..read more
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Detecting Breast Cancer Earlier Through Blood Tests
Breast Cancer Canada
by Angela Marlatt
1M ago
Brandon University’s new Breast Cancer Cell and Molecular Research Laboratory, led by Dr. Mousumi Majumder, aims to detect breast cancer at earlier stages through a blood test. Dr. Majumder, a biology professor and Canada Research Chair in Genotoxicology, is focused on finding sensitive molecular markers that can identify the disease before current technologies like mammograms […] The post Detecting Breast Cancer Earlier Through Blood Tests appeared first on Breast Cancer Canada ..read more
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AstraZeneca’s Enhertu breast cancer trial shows ‘unprecedented’ results
Breast Cancer Canada
by Angela Marlatt
1M ago
AstraZeneca and Daiichi Sankyo’s Enhertu slows the progression of breast cancer by about five months in women whose disease worsened after endocrine therapy – even if they had very low levels of the mutant protein targeted by the drug, according to trial results announced on Sunday. The findings, presented in Chicago at the annual meeting […] The post AstraZeneca’s Enhertu breast cancer trial shows ‘unprecedented’ results appeared first on Breast Cancer Canada ..read more
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PROgress Tracker: Advancing Patient-Centered Research
Breast Cancer Canada
by Angela Marlatt
1M ago
Breast Cancer Canada is excited to announce the significant strides we are making with our PROgress Tracker Breast Cancer Registry. This a pioneering initiative dedicated to enhancing our understanding of breast cancer through the lens of patient lived experiences. The national registry collects Patient Reported Outcomes (PRO) data, offering invaluable insights into the diverse journeys […] The post PROgress Tracker: Advancing Patient-Centered Research appeared first on Breast Cancer Canada ..read more
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Meet the Researcher: Zachary Freeman
Breast Cancer Canada
by bcsc2022
2M ago
Zachary Freeman is a 1st year MSc student in the Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics at Western University. He is conducting BCC-funded breast cancer research under the mentorship of Dr. Ana Lohmann at the London Health Sciences Centre/Western University. Could you share your motivation/personal connection to breast cancer research? I have a personal connection to […] The post Meet the Researcher: Zachary Freeman appeared first on Breast Cancer Canada ..read more
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Celebrating 25 years of the Breast Cancer Canada Translational Research Unit (BCC-TRU)
Breast Cancer Canada
by Angela Marlatt
2M ago
Breast Cancer Canada is proud to be celebrating 25 years of the Breast Cancer Canada Translational Research Unit (BCC-TRU).  Alongside the London Health Sciences, the BCC-TRU has made groundbreaking discoveries and extraordinary progress that has defined our mission for a quarter century.  Join us on a brief journey through the remarkable timeline of the Breast […] The post Celebrating 25 years of the Breast Cancer Canada Translational Research Unit (BCC-TRU) appeared first on Breast Cancer Canada ..read more
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