News from The Associated Press

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AACR Cancer Progress Report Urges Increased Congressional Funding for NCI and NIH Research Budgets – Cancer Therapy Advisor

Newly released 2014 Cancer Progress Report from American Association for Cancer Research highlights need for increased federal funding of cancer research. Source: http://www.cancertherapyadvisor.com See on Scoop.it – Advocacy Action & Issues in Cancer

ESO-ESMO 2nd international consensus guidelines for advanced breast cancer (ABC2)

“Advanced breast cancer (ABC) is a treatable but still generally incurable disease. The goals of care are to optimize both length and quality of life. Due to continuous research, several advances have been made, particularly for the human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (HER-2)-positive and for luminal-like subtypes. Notwithstanding these advances, median overall survival of … Continue reading

Support Armed Forces Breast Cancer Research Act (H.R. 4869)

Research indicates breast cancer rates are significantly higher among military personnel. It’s time to do something about it. Source: theveteranssite.greatergood.com See on Scoop.it – Advocacy Action & Issues in Cancer