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Each year, we invite our grantees to New York for our October Symposium and Awards Luncheon. Before taking the stage, our researchers take part in a scientific meeting, a tradition that’s been in place since 2003.

In honor of National Healthy Eating Day, Dr. Clifford Hudis clarifies the link between obesity and breast cancer while sharing BCRF research focused on addressing this public health concern.

Though my mother and grandmother both had breast cancer, I never intended to focus on cancer research when I chose a career in public health. I had always been interested in women's health and began focusing on breast cancer, screening and diet during my studies.

Every October, our 200+ grantees from all over the world come together to take part in a conversation about the current landscape of breast cancer research during our annual Symposium and Awards Luncheon.

There’s nothing more important than stopping breast cancer in its tracks. But what people don’t always understand is that, if detected early, breast cancer can often be controlled. It’s when the disease spreads, or metastasizes, that it turns lethal.

This year, we are investing $47 million in annual grants to 222 researchers at leading medical institutions across six continents, making the foundation one of the largest nonprofit funders of breast cancer research in the world.

Earlier this month, a new study about soy made waves in the breast cancer community. With support from BCRF, grantee Dr. Moshe Shike and his coauthors, including Scientific Director Dr.

BCRF congratulates Dr. Mary-Claire King on her Lasker-Koshland Special Achievement Award in Medical Science.