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10th International Breast Density & Cancer Risk Assessment Workshop

2023 07 Jun

Save the date for the 10th Breast Density Workshop set for June 7-9, 2023 on the Big Island of Hawai‘i. More updates coming soon, join our mailing list to stay up-to-date. Read more

Racial Disparities in Breast Cancer

2022 21 Jun

New findings published in Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers & Prevent show significant differences in the accuracy of diagnostic mammograms across racial and ethnic groups, with variation observed in several measures of diagnostic performance.  Several studies have already established that racial disparities exist in breast cancer. Multiple socioeconomic... Read more

International Cambridge Conference on Breast Cancer Imaging 2022

2022 13 Sep

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NCoBC 2022, 31st Annual Interdisciplinary Breast Center Conference

2022 11 Mar

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39th Annual Miami Breast Cancer Conference®

2022 03 Mar

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MR-Guided Ultrasound Delivers Antibody Therapy to Brain Tumours

2021 25 Oct

Canadian researchers at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, safely delivered trastuzumab antibody therapy to breast cancer brain metastases using magnetic resonance (MR)-guided focused ultrasound. This study provides the first visual confirmation that focused ultrasound can improve the delivery of targeted antibody therapy across the blood-brain barrier... Read more

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

2021 14 Oct

Major breast cancer charities worldwide annually celebrate October as “Breast Cancer Awareness Month.” This campaign began in 1985 as a partnership between the American Cancer Society and Imperial Chemical Industries’ bio sciences division (now part of AstraZeneca) to raise awareness and funds for researching causes, prevention, diagnosis, treatments,... Read more

Do You Know the 12 Signs of Breast Cancer?

2021 03 Jun

Breast cancer has now overtaken lung cancer as the world’s mostly commonly-diagnosed cancer, according to statistics released by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) in December 2020.  Women often initially detect breast cancers themselves, either by self-examination (25%) or by accident (18%).  According to a 2018 survey of... Read more

Breast Cancer Surpasses Lung as Most Diagnosed Cancer

2021 08 Feb

Cancer is the leading cause of death in every country of the world. However, for the first time, female breast cancer has overtaken lung as the most commonly diagnosed cancer in the world.  This is based on findings from a collaborative report, Global Cancer Statistics 2020, from the American Cancer Society (ACS) and the International Agency for... Read more

Mammography Screening Guidelines for Older Survivors of Breast Cancer

2021 01 Feb

The first mammography guidelines for older survivors of breast cancer have been developed by a nationwide panel of experts. These guidelines provide a framework that would allow doctors and breast cancer survivors to discuss the pros and cons of screening in the later years.  The new guidelines recommend discontinuing routine mammograms for older... Read more