High hopes for breast cancer research project

A major five-year collaboration between Ireland’s leading breast cancer researchers is expected to bear fruit from year one.

Collagen clue reveals new drug target for untreatable form of lung cancer

( Institute of Cancer Research ) Collagen, the stuff of ligaments and skin, and the most abundant protein in the human body, has an extraordinary role in triggering chemical signals that help protect the body from cancer, a new study reveals. Scientists at The Institute of Cancer Research, London, have uncovered a series of chemical signals sent out by collagen that appear to protect against …

Mutations in a Gene That Impacts Immune Function Increase Susceptibility to Prostate Cancer

A team of researchers led by Janet Stanford, Ph.D., of Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center has discovered that mutations in the gene BTNL2, which encodes a protein involved in regulating T-cell proliferation and cytokine production – both of which impact immune function – increase the risk of developing prostate cancer.

Notre Dame and Moi University join research efforts to shed light on breast cancer

( University of Notre Dame ) A new joint research effort between the University of Notre Dame's Eck Institute for Global Health and Harper Cancer Research Institute and a Kenyan doctoral student from Moi University is examining the unique manifestation of breast cancer in Kenya.

New Irish cancer research centre

For the first time, leading breast cancer researchers from across the island of Ireland are to work together in a new project to fight the disease.

Belk host private shopping night at the summit October 13th

As a part of its ongoing support of breast cancer research, Belk, Inc. will host its eighth annual Private Shopping Night to benefit the Breast Cancer Research Foundation of Alabama (BCRFA).