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Crowdsourcing Paving the Way to Better Treatment for Metastatic Breast Cancer

By Admin at 31 Oct 2016

The Metastatic Breast Cancer Project, a crowdsourcing effort being run by researchers, is soliciting the help of people with metastatic breast cancer to help accelerate cancer research in this area. Already, more than 2,600 patients have joined in via the projects’ website, mbcproject.org.

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National Cancer Moonshot Initiative Aims to Accelerate Cancer Research

By Admin at 27 Oct 2016

The National Cancer Moonshot Initiative, which has a goal of completing 10 years’ worth of progress in the fight against cancer in the next five years, will include new steps to help improve clinical trials, including increasing the system’s efficiency and transparency.

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It Will Soon Be Easier to Find Clinical Trials and Related Data

By Admin at 21 Oct 2016

New initiatives released by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) will help to make clinical trial data increasingly available to the public.

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The Great Gateway Gala Raises $4.1 Million at 25th Anniversary Celebration

By Admin at 20 Oct 2016

On Saturday, October 15 donors from around the world gathered at Navy Pier to help Gateway for Cancer Research celebrate 25 Years of Illuminating the Way to Cures. Together, we raised $4.1 million to help fund meaningful and breakthrough clinical trials worldwide that help people living with cancer to feel better, live longer and conquer cancer TODAY!

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Breast Cancer Death Rates Continue to Decline

By Admin at 19 Oct 2016

A new report highlights good news that breast cancer death rates are on the decline overall, likely because more women understand the importance of regular breast screening and early treatment, along with advances in personalized treatments and other forms of care.

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