Breast Cancer Information

Please view our fact sheet for information on the health burden of breast cancer, risk factors, and interventions to address it:

Fact sheet on breast cancer

 

Health promotion demonstration

 

 

  • “It comes down to this: What a tragedy it is to save a woman from HIV/AIDS only to lose her to breast or cervical cancer a couple of years later. Especially when these diseases are detectable and treatable.”

     

    Ambassador Nancy Brinker, founder, Susan G. Komen, August 2012.

Epidemiology

Review – Breast Cancer Care in Africa

December 2015 | Breast Care

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Breast-Feeding May Cut Breast Cancer Recurrence Risk

May 2015 | The New York Times, The Journal of the National Cancer Institute

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Cervical Precancer Treatment in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: A Technology Overview

2016 | Journal of Global Oncology

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Disparities in Breast Cancer and African Ancestry: A Global Perspective

March 2015 | The Breast Journal

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Why Do More Black Women Die of Breast Cancer? A Study Aims to Find Out

July 2016 | The New York Times

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Training Materials

New Online Breast Cancer Diagnostic Toolkit

August 2016 | American Society for Clinical Pathology

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PRRR and Partners’ Articles and Media

Developing New Predictive Tests in Oncology

May 2016 | Qiagen

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Other Useful Information

Cancer MoonShot 2020 Announces Breast Cancer Working Group

June 2016 | Cancer MoonShot 2020

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Study: Breast Tumors Evolve in Response to Hormone Therapy

August 2016 | ScienceDaily, Nature Communications

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Quick Take on Promising New Approaches to Treating Breast Cancer

JULY 2016 | Caroline Helwick, American Society of Clinical Oncology Post

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Putting Breast Cancer on a Diet – Potential for Weight Loss Treatment

June 2016 | The New York Times

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PARTNERSHIP TO END AIDS AND CERVICAL CANCER

A new strategy, developed after months of collaboration between PEPFAR and the Bush Institute-led Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon (PRRR) partnership, builds on the catalytic work of Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon over the past seven years, and evolves that collaboration to save even more lives.

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