Latest Breast Cancer Campaign Stories

Breast Cancer Not One But Ten Diseases
2012-04-20 06:01:58

Breast cancer is a global epidemic with 1.4 million women suffering from it each year. However, progress has been made as researchers in Canada and the U.K. have found that breast cancer is not one disease but 10.

2010-09-14 12:17:00

LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill., Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- To boost breast cancer awareness, Quill.com is inviting Facebook users to create a virtual name tag to honor both survivors and victims of the disease.

2008-11-12 12:40:37

A new technique to study genetic changes that can lead to breast cancer could be one step closer.

2008-06-14 18:00:06

A CANCER drug that Jane Tomlinson's husband said should be made widely available has been launched in the UK. Lapatinib can prolong the lives of women suffering a type of advanced breast cancer by stopping the disease from growing.

Word of the Day
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.