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News: Queensland researchers discover cancer kill switch for breast cancer subtype

available for their specific breast cancer. “This research worked to identify potential new drug targets for breast cancer that act by changing the level of calcium inside breast cancer cells to stop their growth. “While more research is still needed…

Breast Cancer

see What Is Cancer? Breast cancer is a malignant tumor that starts in the cells of the breast. A malignant tumor is a group of cancer cells that can grow into (invade) surrounding tissues or spread (metastasize) to distant areas…

News: CCQ helps to fund breast cancer breakthrough

A grant from CCQ has led to a research breakthrough that could help doctors to beat the most deadly and difficult to treat breast cancers. The breakthrough involves the identification of a genetic treatment target for aggressive breast cancers, thanks…

Blog: Breast cancer survivor shares powerful message of early detection

made the proactive decision to visit her doctor the following day. It was that day Laraine’s worst nightmare became her reality. She was diagnosed with breast cancer. “I was very lucky we found the cancer when we…

News: Rates of breast cancer soar in Southern Asia

New Cancer Council research shows rates of female breast cancer are rapidly increasing in countries that traditionally recorded low rates of the disease, including China, Singapore, Thailand and Japan. The Cancer Council Queensland and University of Malaya study* found breast

News: Researchers Find New Breast Cancer Treatment Target

University of Queensland researchers have discovered a way of predicting cancer-free survival in breast cancer patients and identified a new treatment target. The researchers, led by Professor George Muscat from UQ’s Institute for Molecular Bioscience (IMB), has found that breast

News: Genetic variant increases breast cancer risk

women discuss their individual risk of breast cancer and steps to prevent breast cancer with a trained professional,” Ms Clift said. “All women should be breast aware by checking their breasts regularly. It’s critically important that women who notice changes…

News: CCQ Statement on Reported Link Between Abortion and Breast Cancer

look and feel of your breasts. If you have any questions about the link between abortion and breast cancer, or reducing your breast cancer risk, please call Cancer Council Helpline 13 11 20, Monday to Friday, 8am to 6pm….