Investigating Breast Cancer

Official podcast of the Breast Cancer Research Foundation

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My conversation today is with Dr. Nancy Davidson, simply one of the leading breast cancer researchers we have. Dr. Davidson characterizes herself as a physician scientist. She directly connects the hu...
October 19, 2017
We begin today with a statistic that is immediately concerning and curious: mortality from breast cancer is higher in black women than in white women. Among the challenges in studying this problem is ...
October 1, 2017
Among the many powerful and intriguing things that Dr. Karen Anderson told me during our terrific conversation: Vaccines have changed the course of human events. This line – combined with the inspir...
August 23, 2017
It sounds like a simple question. What is obesity? But like most simple questions, the answer is not as obvious as it may seem. The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention calls obesity "A ...
June 23, 2017
Our series is focusing on scientist, thinkers, and leaders who drive the insights and breakthroughs of breast cancer research. Today's conversation proves a simple math problem: two is better than one...
April 3, 2017
What does the beginning of breast cancer look like? What happens – at the very start – that turns normal breast tissue into the first stages of cancer? And by recognizing these early molecular cha...
January 24, 2017
The list of symptoms associated with cancers of all kinds is of course extraordinarily long. Particularly, among breast cancer survivors, these can include fatigue, hot flashes, and cognitive changes ...
December 12, 2016
Among the many challenges with breast cancer and breast cancer research is metastasis when cancer cells break away from a tumor and travel to distant parts of the body. Within this collection of cells...
December 6, 2016
Among the many important research areas of breast cancer and frankly all cancers is what's called survivorship; quality of life and the ability to live independently. Among older survivors, one area o...
November 28, 2016
it’s what’s on the inside that matters. It turns out that for cells – including cancer cells – the outside matters a whole lot, too. Specifically, the interactions between the extracellular ma...
November 14, 2016

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