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Metastasis occurs when a cancer cell leaves the tissue from which it originated and forms a new tumor in a different organ. When breast cancer spreads to the brain, known as brain metastasis, few treatment options exist.
Each year, BCRF convenes its researchers from around the world for an exclusive research retreat in New York City. The research retreat has been part of BCRF’s annual October events since the early 2000’s spurred by Scientific Director, Dr.
Editor's Note: It is with great sadness that we share the news that Larissa Podermanski passed away from metastatic breast cancer on May 10, 2018. Larissa was a passionate advocate for research and used her personal blog Metastatically Speaking to candidly share her desire to live with purpos
Hormone Receptor Positive Breast Cancer: CDK4/6 inhibitors
BCRF previously reported on updates of a new class of drugs called CDK4/6 inhibitors in clinical trials for hormone receptor positi
Metastasis is a complicated process with many steps, beginning with the breast cancer cells breaking away from the primary tumor and entering the blood or lymphatic system. Not every tumor cell that that enters the circulation, however will form a tumor somewhere else in the body.
March 14, 2017 – The Jayne Koskinas Ted Giovanis (JKTG) Foundation for Health and Policy and the Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF) are jointly funding three multi-institutional collaborations with projects that have the potential to substantially advance understanding of cancer biology or