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FDA Grants Expanded Approval to AstraZeneca’s Lynparza (Olaparib)

We can’t be content or call this a big breakthrough when the impact on patients will be measured in days, while the advantage to the pharmaceutical company will be measured in millions of dollars. Read more
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Free Webinar- Priced Out: The High Cost of Cancer Drugs

High drug prices mean treatments are out of reach for many people who desperately need them. Join our free webinar to learn what factors into the cost of cancer treatment drugs and what we can do to keep treatments affordable. Our featured speaker is Vinay Prasad, MD, MPH, a... Read more
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Last Chance! Donate Today.

It's December 31! Be sure to make your year-end donation by midnight. Read more
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Only 3 Days Left to Donate in 2017

Only three days left to donate in 2017! Read more
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Honor a Loved One With a Gift in Their Name

What I need, what anyone living with and dying from breast cancer needs, is a breast cancer organization that’s working tirelessly to make sure people’s health comes before corporate profit. Breast Cancer Action is that organization.  Join me today in making a donation in... Read more
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Science Matters. Evidence Matters.

We have a long history of making sure women have EVIDENCE-BASED information about breast cancer. And we’re not about to give that up anytime soon. But we need your help! By making your year-end donation right now you're helping ensure Breast Cancer Action has the... Read more
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In Times Like These, What Would Barbara Brenner Do?

Barbara defined Breast Cancer Action’s persona and voice: fearless, smart, fierce, unapologetic, and, at the same time, compassionate. I can’t think of a better way to honor her memory while actually standing up to the current threats of these times, than to make a donation... Read more
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Your Help Now is Crucial!

Breast Cancer Action is committed to a day when fewer women are diagnosed with breast cancer, when no community is disproportionately impacted by this devastating disease, and when all women have access to more effective, less toxic breast cancer treatments. We need Breast... Read more
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SABCS 2017: Optimal Duration and Dosing of Adjuvant Chemotherapy is Still Unclear

Dosing and the duration of adjuvant chemotherapy was a prominent theme in the first two days of the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (SABCS). Adjuvant chemotherapy is a very common treatment for breast cancer patients—It’s what patients are given after primary treatments,... Read more
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Time to Bring it Home! Pass the Lymphedema Treatment Act

When lymph nodes are removed or damaged during breast cancer treatment, it can cause a condition known as lymphedema that results in painful swelling of the limbs. It’s estimated that up to 53 percent of women with breast cancer will eventually develop lymphedema, but many... Read more
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