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At SABCS 2020, investigators shared current research findings and more
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Work from four BCRF investigators featured in wide-ranging discussion
Close up portraits of award recipients Drs. Sherene Loi, Mary-Claire King, and Laura Esserman
Drs. Mary-Claire King, Laura Esserman, and Sherene Loi were recognized for their pioneering research
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Definitive results from the RxPONDER trial have far-reaching implications for women with early-stage HR-positive, HER2-negative breast cancer
Screenshot of healthy natural killer cells attacking invading breast tumor cells.
Study is the first to show that breast cancer cells can manipulate natural killer immune cells and opens up a promising new avenue for research
Three generations of women looking at a new baby girl in the family
Family history, race and ethnicity are breast cancer risk factors that have long been part of the BCRF research agenda
an illustration of a breast tumor cell in orange against a black background
This year’s virtual meeting included clinical trial presentations focused on these cancers
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This year’s virtual meeting included a number of clinical trial presentations focused on these cancers
Portrait of the late Dr. Bernard Fisher
The symposium, which focuses on clinical research, was inaugurated at this year’s annual ASCO meeting
A screengrab from PhysiCell software showing covid-19 cells in bright colors
A mathematical modeling software initially created to analyze breast cancer cells is now helping investigators understand SARS-CoV-2