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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.

NEW YORK, NY---(JULY 18, 2017)--- The Estée Lauder Companies’ Breast Cancer Campaign has announced its Title Sponsorship of Play for P.I.N.K.

The annual meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) is historically focused on basic – or laboratory research.

Each year 250,000 women and 2,000 men hear the words, “You have breast cancer.” While the underlying causes of sporadic (not genetic) breast cancer are complex and poorly understood, experts estimate that at least half of cancer cases can be prevented through lifestyle choices and risk-reduction

Aside from feeling better, managing weight through a healthy lifestyle also reduces the risk of many diseases.

In a study published this week in the journal Pediatrics, BCRF investigator Walter Willett and colleagues at Harvard T.H.

Research has consistently shown a link between obesity and increased breast cancer risk. In a recently published study presented at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium, BCRF investigator Dr.

Staying active is essential to lowering one’s risk of developing breast cancer. In fact, obesity has been identified as a major risk factor for not only breast cancer, but for many cancers.

The Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF), the nation’s highest rated breast cancer organization and the world’s largest non-profit funder of breast cancer research this year, offered  perspective on the newly released mammography guidelines.