Breaking News: CBCF Funds Game-Changing Discovery in Triple-Negative Breast Cancer
June 5: The Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation – BC/Yukon Region (CBCF) is thrilled to announce a game-changing discovery in triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC). This breakthrough points to one of the first personalized therapies for the treatment of TNBC and reports that RSK inhibition has the potential to block TNBC recurrence.
Effectively, this research has found a way to “turn off” one of the most deadly types of breast cancer.
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Breaking News: Scientists re-write rulebook on breast cancer in landmark global study
April 18: We are thrilled to share with you yet another announcement from Dr. Aparicio’s lab that is changing the face of breast cancer.
Scientists at the BC Cancer Agency and University of British Columbia have announced an important breakthrough in a landmark global study, being published online today in the international journal Nature. The study is the largest global study of breast cancer tissue ever performed and the culmination of decades of research into the disease..
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Putting your money to work
Every year the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation - BC/Yukon Region, along with its donors, sponsors and partners raises money for breast cancer research, education, diagnosis and treatment.
To realize its vision of a future without the fear of breast cancer by 2020, the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation - BC/Yukon Region raises funds that support important projects and programs in breast cancer prevention, early detection, treatment, research and emerging issues in the health care workforce.
The Foundation awards these funds each year as grants for projects that are focuced on making a difference either in our communities or in the area of medicine.
Grant Advisory Committees
Proposals for medical research grants and fellowships are reviewed by the Research and Health Care Advisory Committee that applies stringent review criteria to each proposal and advises the Region’s board of directors on how to invest funds raised in BC and Yukon.
While advisory committees counsel the board on the use of funds, the BC/Yukon Region Board – representing a cross-section of BC's medical, business and volunteer interests – oversees the allocation of all money raised in British Columbia and Yukon.
For more information on our grant programs, email email@example.com or call BC toll-free 1.800.561.6111 or 604.683.2873.