Latest Triple negative breast cancer symposium Stories

2014-02-24 23:24:03

Grassroots Events Across USA on 3.3.14 Focus on Aggressive But Lesser-known Breast Cancer with Disproportionate Impact on Younger Women, African-American Women and Women with BRCA1 Gene Mutation Norwood, NJ (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 Breast cancer treatments and public awareness have advanced in recent years; however, Triple Negative Breast Cancer (TNBC) lags behind with no targeted treatments for patients and minimal recognition of its existence. With up to 20% of breast cancers...

Female Cancer Rates On The Rise Around The Globe
2011-09-15 09:47:33

  Deaths from breast and cervical cancer, especially in the developing world, are rising and researchers are finding more women succumbing to those diseases at younger ages, according to the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) at the University of Washington. Current trends suggest breast and cervical cancer deaths are starting to overtake the previous primary cause of female deaths, which was complications during childbirth and pregnancy in the developing...

2010-02-24 10:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- What would you do if you or a loved one couldn't afford a mammogram, but you knew something was wrong? That's a question thousands of women in San Diego County are now asking themselves. On January 1, California's state screening program shut its doors. They won't reopen until July! And when they do, the program will no longer serve women aged 40-49. What's worse, Governor Schwarzenegger is considering additional cuts for next year. Last week, Susan G....

2009-12-10 13:39:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Dec. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Breast cancer survivors and advocates from all seven California Affiliates of Susan G. Komen for the Cure® signaled their alarm today at the recently announced cuts to California's Every Woman Counts program, which would effectively shut the doors to breast cancer screening services for 1.2 million low-income and uninsured women for the first six months of 2010. Citing budgetary concerns, the state also announced that once...

2009-04-07 14:01:00

Leader of Global Breast Cancer Movement Continues Unprecedented Investment in Research Despite Troubled Global Economy DALLAS, April 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Committed to caring for those coping with breast cancer while trying to rid future generations of the disease, Susan G. Komen for the Cure(R), the world's leading breast cancer organization, today announced $60 million in research grants to U.S. and international scientists. This year's allocation includes $25.7 million earmarked for Komen...

2009-01-12 11:33:00

Partnership Will Fund Breakthrough Research to Support the Discovery of Promising New Treatments for TNBC Patients DALLAS, Jan. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- When her doctor told her she had breast cancer, Sonja Draught thought detecting it early had greatly enhanced her odds of living because that is the case for most forms of cancer. But then she learned she was battling a rare and aggressive form of the disease: triple negative breast cancer. (Logo:...

2008-12-04 16:27:00

DALLAS, Dec. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Two researchers who translate math into better patient care and one scientist focused on stopping breast cancer in its tracks are this year's winners of the Komen Brinker Award for Scientific Distinction in basic research and clinical research. They will be honored Dec. 11 in San Antonio, Susan G. Komen for the Cure(R) announced today. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20070122/NYM084LOGO) Award recipients will be formally recognized...

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.