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Yen Lam credits research for helping her survive invasive lobular carcinoma and get back to what she loves: running
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HER2-positive breast cancer once had one of the worst prognoses. Thanks to new therapies made possible by research, people like Uma Iyengar have cures.
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BCRF investigator Dr. Neil Iyengar was already motivated to improve outcomes for people with breast cancer through his work. Then his mom was diagnosed.
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Diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer, Sarah Reinold credits research for giving her more time with her family
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Diagnosed with two types of breast cancer, including triple-negative, Alicia Therien credits research for ensuring treatments were there for her
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Given a metastatic breast cancer diagnosis just months before the pandemic, Melissa Thompson shares why we need to “defy the odds” for patients like her
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Valencia Suggs shares how research helped her recover from inflammatory breast cancer and pay it forward
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After he was diagnosed with male breast cancer, Len used his voice to educate others about this rare form of the disease
After losing her mother to breast cancer and being diagnosed herself, Ouidad is committed to supporting research.
Tracy McNeal, a mom of three, shares why research is critical to helping those facing triple negative breast cancer.