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While breast cancer outcomes have continued to improve and women are living longer after a breast cancer diagnosis, the goal of research has to be no diagnosis at all — preventing cancer from occurring in the first place.

Research has fueled advances in early detection, prevention and treatments that have had significant impact on breast cancer outcomes. Many women are living longer after diagnosis—there are nearly 3 million breast cancer survivors in the U.S. today.

The 37th annual San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (SABCS) took place on December 9-13. The annual five-day program provides a forum for communication and education in breast cancer research.

The 37th annual San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (SABCS) took place on December 9-13. The annual five-day program provides a forum for communication and education in breast cancer research.

The 37th annual San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (SABCS) took place on December 9-13. The five-day program is attended by academic and private researchers, health professionals and advocates from around the world.

Obesity is a major, under recognized contributor to cancer’s toll in the U.S. and is quickly overtaking tobacco as the leading preventable cause of cancer.

BCRF’s Dr. Patricia Ganz is a pioneer in the assessment of quality of life in cancer patients.

BCRF grantees Drs. James Hicks and Peter Kuhn answer questions about their cutting-edge research in personalized medicine. 

Our modern, busy lifestyles can often cause us to let our health fall to the wayside. Eating right, exercising regularly and watching our weight end up becoming less of a priority, and we put ourselves at risk of obesity and the health consequences that come with it.