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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…

Blog: Be breast aware – it could save your life

…colour of the breast, dimpling, puckering, or any unusual breast pain. Our hope is that all women get to know their breasts better, become breast aware and participate in recommended screening. Your personal health is too important to ignore. Breast

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

Research snapshot – Prognostic model for women diagnosed with breast cancer Baade 2022

…this mean? These results confirmed the prognostic importance of identifying the stage, grade and clinical subtype of breast cancers, in addition to highlighting the independent survival benefit of breast cancers diagnosed through screening. Understanding what additional factors contribute to the…

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: CCQ Statement on Reported Link Between Abortion and Breast Cancer

…normal 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: New research highlights importance of screening for breast cancer patients

…effective ways to detect early signs of breast cancer,” he said. Rockhampton local and breast cancer survivor, Kate MacGregor, knows all too well the heartbreak of being diagnosed with breast cancer at a later stage. Kate was just 26 years…

Blog: Breast cancer survivor shares powerful message of early detection

…raising awareness around women’s health. She is encouraging all eligible Queensland women to keep up-to-date with their cancer screenings this Breast Cancer Awareness Month. “No one wants to go through breast cancer and that is why it is so important…

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

Blog: Toowoomba friends share heartwarming story this Breast Cancer Awareness Month

This Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we’re celebrating two of our valued volunteers and breast cancer survivors, who are dedicated to using their experiences to support women in their community who have undergone the same diagnosis. Friends Wendy Head and Jeanette…