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The Breast Cancer Research Foundation

BCRF Researcher Profile:
Meet Dan Hayes, MD

"Collaboration and sharing of resources will become more important than ever to progress. Now that we have a clearer picture of the complexity of breast cancer, we also know that all breast cancers cannot be treated, or cured, the same way." Read More...

Report from the 2011 Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, June 3-7

The 2011 Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) in Chicago will be remembered for its focus on terms such as "personalized medicine," "targeted therapy," and "translational research." With the theme of "Patients. Pathways. Progress," this assembly of the world's cancer experts provided glimpses of how these terms will affect current and future cancer treatment and prevention. BCRF grantees made substantial contributions to the meeting content in sessions designed specifically for breast cancer researchers and physicians, as well as on subjects such as survivorship, prevention, and epidemiology, which are relevant to all fields of cancer care. Read More...

Sponsor Life-Saving Research, Hour by Hour!

Time For Research is BCRF's online giving program where you can sponsor research time, hour by hour. Create your personal fundraising page to honor birthdays, weddings, anniversaries and memorials. Or, organize an independent fundraiser to benefit BCRF, using Time For Research.


Research makes a difference, so can you!

QMT WindChimes

"Inspired by my own mother's personal experience, I created For the Girls hand-tuned pink windchimes in honor of all women and their families affected by breast cancer." -Patty Baisden, Co-Founder. 50% of your purchase will benefit BCRF.


Sonia Kashuk Housed in a structured silver and pink-lined makeup case, this five-piece purse brush signature set includes a Powder/Blusher Brush, Crease Brush, Synthetic Foundation/Concealer Brush, Small Eyeshadow Brush, and Bent Eyeliner Brush. 15% from every sale benefits BCRF.


Crawl for Cancer hosts fundraising events that support life-saving research and those affected by cancer. Each event strives to celebrate survivorship, remember those we've lost and push towards a cure.

Since 2009, Crawl for Cancer has raised over $84,000 for BCRF, which is once again the beneficiary of the Kansas City Crawl on October 15th. Sign up now - before the September 19th deadline!


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BCRF Symposium & Awards Luncheon

More than 150 of the world's leading breast cancer researchers, in addition to New York area opinion leaders, philanthropists, and members of the press will convene at BCRF's signature event. Waldorf=Astoria, NYC. Symposium 9:45-11:30am, Awards Luncheon 11:30am-2:00pm.


Question of the Month

Test your knowledge of breast cancer!

What is translational research?


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Thank you for subscribing to our monthly newsletter through our Web site. We respect your privacy and will use your e-mail address for no other purpose. To opt out, click here. The Breast Cancer Research Foundation® was founded in 1993 by Evelyn H. Lauder as an independent, not-for-profit 501(c) (3) organization dedicated to funding innovative clinical and translational research. The Foundation currently supports 186 scientists at top universities and academic medical centers worldwide conducting the most advanced and promising breast cancer research that will lead to prevention and a cure in our lifetime.

BCRF is dedicated to the highest level of fiscal efficiency and believes in full transparency about the distribution of its funds. Currently, more than 90 cents of every dollar donated to the Foundation goes directly to breast cancer research and awareness programs.

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