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For Carol, running has been a way of life. She started at the age of 13, and nothing has stopped her from hitting the pavement – including when she was diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer.

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A BCRF-supported study, recently published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, used genome sequencing to study the DNA of Nigerian women and found they are more likely to develop and die from triple n

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.

One major challenge faced by academic researchers in advancing urgently needed treatment options has been the lack of access to new drugs in development.

This October, Lokai adds to their collection of trademark bracelets by offering a limited-edition hot pink bracelet in support of BCRF. One dollar of each Breast Cancer Lokai purchased will support the Foundation’s mission to fund critical breast cancer research.

Metastasis, when cancer cells leave the breast and spread to other sites in the body, is the major cause of mortality from breast cancer. Common sites of breast cancer metastasis are bone, lung, liver and brain.