Register for the Virtual Advocate Leadership Summit & Lobby Day

Registration is now open for NBCC’s Virtual Advocate Leadership Summit & Lobby Day, an event dedicated to helping you hone your advocacy skills and sharpen your knowledge of breast cancer. In a series of live webcasts hosted over four weeks, beginning May 19, 2020, you will participate in dynamic, interactive …

AACR’s Annual Meeting will be held virtually

Every year, researchers and advocates anticipate the American Association of Cancer Researcher’s (AACR) Annual meeting. The AACR has had a longstanding commitment to foster partnerships with cancer survivors and patient advocates. With the escalation of the COVID-19 pandemic, the AACR has decided to cancel this year’s in-person meeting and instead …

Breast Cancer Program Funds COVID-19 Research

As breast cancer patients and survivors, we truly understand the stress, fear and uncertainty brought about by the deadly outbreak of COVID-19. To respond to this exceptional challenge, the California Breast Cancer Research Program (CBCRP), along with other University of California based research grants programs, have decided to allocate $2,000,000 …

Upcoming Webcast on Treating Metastatic Breast Cancer

Because education is one of BCCRF’s top aims with our goal of ending breast cancer, we plan to share information about educational meetings, workshops and webinars with you. Coming in October, Cancercare is hosting a free webcast, “What’s New in the Treatment of Metastatic Breast Cancer”. Topics to be covered …

Herceptin Biosimilar for Breast Cancer Now Available in U.S. Market

You may have heard of Herceptin, the targeted treatment for HER2+ breast cancer whose efficacy has truly revolutionized the previously dismal outcome of this subtype. Even though Herceptin is covered by most insurance companies in the United States, this is certainly not the case in all countries and furthermore, this …