New study stokes debate about early-stage breast cancer treatments, shines light on need for primary prevention

  By Breast Cancer Fund Director of Science Sharima Rasanayagam, Ph.D. A new study, published in JAMA Oncology, found that aggressive treatments (surgery followed by radiation therapy) of ductal carcinoma in situ, or DCIS, did not lead to a reduction in death. While the study sparks questions about how DCIS should be classified and treated, … Read more…

New report catalogues chemical and radiation links to breast cancer

On the first day of what we at the Breast Cancer Fund consider Breast Cancer Prevention Month, we released the 2010 edition of our landmark report, State of the Evidence: The Connection Between Breast Cancer and the Environment.