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“The distance I am running shows how thankful I am for breast cancer research. It’s a direct equation.” – 42-year-old breast cancer survivor Davina McNaney

In one month, Davina will run 470 miles in 14 days from Michigan to New York to raise funds for research and awareness for BCRF. We will be tracking her throughout her training, on the road and when she crosses the finish line. Follow along!
Help Davina cross the finish line. Support her 470-mile race today with a small or large donation. Every dollar counts! Learn more here. 
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The recently released Annual Report to the Nation on the Status of Cancer 1975-2011 noted overall favorable trends in cancer incidence and mortality and for the first time included analyses by breast cancer subtype, race/ethnicity, socioeconomic status and geographic area.
Each year the American Cancer Society, Centers for Disease Control, National Cancer Institute and North American Association of Central Cancer Registries join forces to compile a report on national cancer statistics for the U.S.
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It's #WorldHealthDay! Here's how some of our grantees are focusing on breast cancer prevention: http://ow.ly/LitqK
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.
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For those who saw Sunday's 60 Minutes story on a clinical trial that uses the polio virus to kill cancer, you may be interested to know that ‪#‎BCRF‬ is supporting several trials of vaccines against breast cancer including one described in the article below.

http://ow.ly/L2kYf
Here at BCRF, we work hard to find and fund the most innovative minds in breast cancer research. Longstanding grantees Drs.
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Want to learn more about BRCA mutations and inherited susceptibility to breast cancer?

Post your ‪#‎AskBCRF‬ question as a comment below. Our leading researchers will answer a select few in an upcoming blog post, which we will promote here on our Facebook page.

Learn more here: http://bit.ly/19nOTtf
After actress and filmmaker Angelina Jolie Pitt revealed she underwent two preventive surgeries to remove her ovaries, fallopian tubes, and both breasts because she carries a
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“We can’t beat the beast until we know the beast and we can’t know breast cancer until we understand metastatic disease.” – ‪#BCRF grantee Dr. Suzanne Fuqua 
Dr. Suzanne Fuqua is a Professor of Medicine and Molecular and Cellular Biology at Baylor College of Medicine.
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“Physical activity can be as effective as some medications. The key is to start moving!” – BCRF grantee Dr. Kala Visvanathan.

Dr. Visvanathan co-authored one of the JAMA studies featured last week in an article in The New York Times. She recently spoke with BCRF on the study that examined the benefits of exercise on health and longevity.
On April 15, the New York Times published an article on two studies that examined the benefits of exercise and its effect on health and longevity.
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Many of you took part in our #AskBCRF event on inherited susceptibility to breast cancer.

Renowned geneticist Dr. Mary-Claire King, who identified the BRCA1 gene, and other BCRF researchers helped answer your questions. Check out their responses in our latest blog. http://ow.ly/LBgc0
You asked, we listened and the answers are in.Our #AskBCRF social media event was tailored for those who have been diagnosed with breast cancer – their siblings, children and relatives – who had questions surrounding inherited susceptibility to breast and ovarian cancer.
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We’re proud to announce Charity Navigator just renewed our 4-star rating, the organization’s highest ranking! Our 100% score on accountability and transparency reflects our commitment to providing an efficient way to finding a cure for breast cancer. This is our 13th year with this honor — and it’s not our only one. BCRF is the only breast cancer organization and cancer organization with an A+ from CharityWatch.

We are the highest rated breast cancer organization in the U.S. We will ‪#‎BeTheEnd‬ of breast cancer.

http://bit.ly/19EXLuL
Breast Cancer Research Foundation is a Health charity rated 4 of 4 stars by Charity Navigator. Located in New York, NY, it is one of 8,194 organizations rated by Charity Navigator.
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At BCRF our visionary leadership model lets us fund the world's most promising research and pursue our mission: to end breast cancer forever.

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Our goal is to put an end to breast cancer wherever it persists.
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#BCRF scientific leaders comment on Angelina Jolie Pitt's +The New York Times op-ed
On Tuesday, March 24, actress Angelina Jolie Pitt penned an op-ed in The New York Times revealing she had preventative surgery to remove her fallopian tubes and o
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We're reminded today -- and every day -- that cancer knows no borders. Neither do we. BCRF is funding researchers across six continents, tackling geographic and demographic disparities across the spectrum of breast cancer. We won't rest until there's prevention and a cure for everyone.
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60 East 56th Street 8th FloorUSNew YorkNew York10022
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Our mission is to prevent and cure breast cancer by advancing the world's most promising research. 


We believe research—and research alone—has the power to bring an end to cancer. We know what needs to be done, and we have more than 200 researchers urgently working on solutions to one of the world’s greatest problems.


Until the number of deaths from breast cancer is zero, we will not stop. Join us, and help fuel the research of tomorrow needed to save lives today. Everyone can be part of the solution. We are all part of the cure.


The end of cancer begins with you.

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