Investigating Breast Cancer

Official podcast of the Breast Cancer Research Foundation

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Every October, BCRF-funded researchers are honored at the annual Symposium & Awards Luncheon in New York City. This is when BCRF makes its formal announcement of research grants for the upcoming ...
December 2, 2019
Metastasis, when cancer cells leave the breast and spread to other sites in the body, is the major cause of mortality from breast cancer. The brain is one of the most common organs breast cancer inva...
October 11, 2019
How should we – patients, family, doctors – consider the careful balance in identifying patients who might benefit from less rigorous course of treatment?  Dr. Eric Winer, a BCRF investigator sin...
September 25, 2019
“What should I eat?” It’s a question that Dr. Walter Willett thinks about every day as a researcher focused on the intersection of diet, lifestyle and health. Dr. Willett, a BCRF investigator s...
August 16, 2019
Did you ever think you’d end up working in Africa?Neither did Dr. Lawrence Shulman. But then we never had Paul Farmer as our intern. Dr. Shulman – an oncologist who specializes in breast cancer ...
July 12, 2019
You likely know the expression, Pay It Forward. It’s an important concept for any kind of social awareness, but it can carry special meaning as well in the breast cancer world, particularly in r...
June 14, 2019
Can life change with a single letter in the mail? For my guest today, it did, and subsequently, so did the lives of millions of people with various forms of cancer, including breast cancer. The let...
May 9, 2019
At first glance, it would seem that any of us who follow the breast cancer experience would look to the investigators – the scientists, researchers and their teams – for inspiration. They are, aft...
April 12, 2019
Dr. Sofia Merajver is a professor of Internal Medicine and Epidemiology at the University of Michigan, where she is also Scientific Director of the Merajver Breast Cancer Research Program and Director...
February 4, 2019
It was among the biggest cancer news stories of the year: A new study – the largest breast cancer treatment trial ever conducted – showed no benefit from chemotherapy for 70 percent of women with...
January 9, 2019

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