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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: 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….

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: New hope in battle against drug-resistant breast cancer

HER2, a protein found on the surface of breast cancer cells. Around one in five breast cancer patients are HER2-positive. Breast cancer is the most common cancer diagnosed in Queensland women – around 2900 new cases are diagnosed each year,…

News: Researchers take a new approach to beating breast cancer

of this research is to improve treatment outcomes for cancer patients by eliminating opportunities for the cancer to spread and reoccur later,” she said. Cancer Council Queensland recommends women aged 50-74 have a mammogram every two years through BreastScreen Queensland….

News: Regional women risk lengthy delays in breast cancer diagnosis

Queensland women in regional and remote areas experience significantly longer delays in the diagnosis of breast cancer than women living in major cities, new research shows. For breast cancers detected both symptomatically and through mammograms, women living in geographically isolated…