City Of Hope’s Breast Cancer and Environment Study

Since 2015, researchers Dr. Susan Neuhausen and Dr. Shiuan Chen at City of Hope have been examining chemicals in the environment and their relationship to breast cancer. Michele Rakoff, BCCRF Executive Director, has played the role as Community Partner and Kim Tankersley and Barbora Stankova, BCCRF Board Directors, are on …

Global Challenge to PREVENT Breast Cancer

On September 21st, the California Breast Cancer Research Program (CBCRP) launched the Global Challenge to Prevent Breast Cancer. The challenge encourages researchers and advocates to share transformative research ideas with a goal of launching an entirely new direction for breast cancer research – focused on primary prevention. Anyone passionate about …

A Meeting of the Minds in Chicago

by Michele Atlan, BCCRF Board Director The annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) in Chicago is a huge event that brings together oncology professionals from all over the world. The latest news in state-of-the art cancer research, therapies, controversies and policies are all discussed over the …

A View from the Summit

Exciting news from the Nation’s capital! Members of our Board just attended the National Breast Cancer Coalition’s (NBCC) annual Advocate Leadership Summit in Washington DC, and it was an energizing and jam-packed 3-day event. Almost 200 advocates from all over the U.S. gathered to hear the latest news on cutting-edge …

An Easy Way to Help Researchers: Upload your DNA Info

One quick, easy and efficient way for would-be advocates to participate in scientific research is to contribute their genetic data to DNA.Land, a non-profit partnership of geneticists from Columbia University and the New York Genome Center. Millions of people have already had their DNA tested through 23andMe, Ancestry.com and FamilyTreeDNA …