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At this year’s American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) annual meeting, held virtually last month, several studies presented sought to tease apart the relationships between obesity, inflammation, metabolic factors, and breast cancer.

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

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.

Move to Cure is a new opportunity for leaders in the fitness community to use their platform to raise critical funds for cancer research while educating women about breast health.

Our modern, busy lifestyles can often cause us to let our health fall to the wayside. Eating right, exercising regularly and watching our weight end up becoming less of a priority, and we put ourselves at risk of obesity and the health consequences that come with it.

In honor of National Healthy Eating Day, Dr. Clifford Hudis clarifies the link between obesity and breast cancer while sharing BCRF research focused on addressing this public health concern.

Every October, our 200+ grantees from all over the world come together to take part in a conversation about the current landscape of breast cancer research during our annual Symposium and Awards Luncheon.