• NBCF-funded researcher Dr Sam Oakes has uncovered a new way to halt the spread of breast cancer through the body.

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  • Breast cancer patients say ‘chemo brain’ is a substantial problem

    January 18th, 2017
    Breast cancer patients have long expressed concerns and frustration about the loss of mental clarity they sometimes experience before, during, and after chemotherapy treatment – often called ‘chemo brain’. Now, the largest study of chemo brain to date, recently published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, has found that it’s a substantial issue for as long ... Read more
  • Two is better than one: new combination approach halts breast cancer spread

    December 18th, 2016
    NBCF-funded breast cancer researcher, Dr Samantha Oakes from the Garvan Institute has identified a new driver in the spread of breast cancer to other tissues. Dr Oakes and her research team showed for the first time in mice that a well-known ‘survival protein’ (MCL-1) is important in the spread (metastasis) of breast cancers – and that blocking MCL-1 ... Read more
  • Menopausal symptoms can affect 3 in 4 women after breast cancer treatment

    December 14th, 2016
    NBCF welcomes new information released by Cancer Australia for women who experience menopausal symptoms as a result of their treatment for breast cancer, and their health professionals. A new clinical practice guideline, Management of menopausal symptoms in women with a history of breast cancer, provides doctors with evidence-based recommendations for best practice management of menopausal ... Read more
  • Breast cancer research supported nation-wide during October

    December 7th, 2016
    This last October was Breast Cancer Awareness Month and we saw thousands of inspirational people right across Australia dedicate their time and efforts to raising funds for breast cancer research. Our supporters showed their passion and raised valuable funds in many wonderful and wacky ways – it was always fun and more importantly all for ... Read more
  • Every donation makes a difference

    November 9th, 2016
    NBCF is committed to growing revenue to meet the ever-increasing demand for research funding. Every donation makes a difference and helps NBCF commit even more funds to research to accelerate discovery and leave a legacy for those people and families affected by breast cancer in the future. People have the opportunity to show their support ... Read more
  • Day at the races for daughter raising funds

    November 9th, 2016
    Around Australia on any given day of the week there are committed people hosting fundraising activities for breast cancer research. These do-it-yourself events are a major undertaking for the hosts who often wrangle family and friends to help pull off a successful event and raise funds for breast cancer research. Jess was in her final ... Read more
  • Dr. Deshpande talks about chemotherapy resistance in the treatment of breast cancer

    July 31st, 2016
    Since her interest in science at school in India, Dr Chandrika Deshpande’s passion has grown into a career that helps people live longer healthier lives. Today she conducts research at the Centenary Institute in Sydney, and with funding from NBCF she’s looking into the complexities of chemotherapy resistance in the treatment of breast cancer. She ... Read more
  • Professor Kirill Alexandrov puts a spotlight on breast cancer research

    February 4th, 2016
    Professor Kirill Alexandrov, an NBCF-funded researcher at The University of Queensland, approaches breast cancer research from a biotechnology perspective – looking at how technology can help us better understand our bodies and detect abnormalities in simple yet effective ways. Professor Alexandrov’s team at UQ’s Institute for Molecular Bioscience and Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology ... Read more
  • Dr Adrian Wiegmans puts a spotlight on breast cancer research

    February 4th, 2016
    Dr Adrian Wiegmans is a NBCF-funded researcher working at QIMR Berghofer in Queensland. Dr Wiegmans and his team are looking at designing new small molecule drugs to help treat metastatic breast cancer by targeting a particular gene that is over expressed in metastatic forms of breast cancer. In this video, Adrian talks about his research, ... Read more
  • Tis the season to find your ‘Sewmate’ and make a Christmas memory

    December 7th, 2016
    Brother Australia has been a corporate partner of the National Breast Cancer Foundation (NBCF) since 2014, and in 2016 alone they have raised over $100,000 for life-changing research. This Christmas, they have a fun Sewmate quiz so that you too can find your perfect partner and be in with the chance to win some fantastic prizes.
  • Sheldon & Hammond show their dedication

    November 9th, 2016
    A partner since 2005, homewares company Sheldon & Hammond, is celebrating more than a decade of fruitful partnership with NBCF. During this time Sheldon & Hammond has raised over $800,000 for vital breast cancer research and continues to donate funds to NBCF from their range of Scanpan, Cuisinart and associated products. Throughout the partnership Sheldon ... Read more
  • Professionals Real Estate support research

    November 9th, 2016
    Strong and committed corporate partnerships have played a critical fundraising role this year contributing over $3.7 million to help fund life-changing breast cancer research. Nationally and regionally, NBCF’s partners in the corporate community provide much needed support through pro bono services, pink products, workplace giving, employee fundraising initiatives and corporate donations. Since 2003, Professionals Real ... Read more

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