Navigation Links
UCSF Announces Expanded BreastCancerTrials.org Website
Date:9/30/2009

e radical mastectomies or chemotherapy were once the primary solution, many patients now have a variety of treatment options that can be personalized according to specific disease and genetic history. Our aim with BreastCancerTrials.org is to empower patients with knowledge and convenient access to the best treatment options available today, and to spur new discoveries that will inform breast cancer care of the future."

BreastCancerTrials.org was conceived by two breast cancer patients, turned patient advocates, Joan Schreiner and Joanne Tyler, who knew from Joan's experience how difficult it was to find clinical trials while dealing with the day-to-day demands of metastatic illness. Their own challenges prompted them to envision an easy-to-use website that could help other patients learn more about the role clinical trials play in advancing breast cancer care, and identify trials that might be right for each individual. Physicians at UCSF's Breast Care Center embraced Joan and Joanne's idea and in partnership with the NCI, built a prototype of BreastCancerTrials.org, and subsequently proved that it would work.

The Safeway Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Safeway Inc., has given the UCSF Carol Franc Buck Breast Care Center more than $1 million to launch the website service nationwide. With the goal of further revolutionizing breast cancer research and treatment, improving outcomes by providing patients with access to more information and options, and engaging patients more actively in their individual care, Safeway's support serves as a potential model for other institutions.

During Breast Cancer Awareness Month and beyond, BreastCancerTrials.org is creating alliances with some of the world's most respected advocacy organizations dedicated to advancing breast cancer awareness including:

 

    Source: PRWeb
    Copyright©2009 Vocus, Inc.
    All rights reserved

    Page: 1 2 3 4 5 6

    Related medicine news :

    1. HHS Announces $75 Million in Supplemental Funding to States for Pandemic Flu Preparedness
    2. CRC Health Group Announces Acquisition of Bayside Marin Recovery Center, San Rafael
    3. UHW Announces: Antelope Valley Hospital Caregivers and Board Vote to Ratify First Union Contract With SEIU UHW-West
    4. HEI, Inc. Announces Sale of RFID Division Assets
    5. Caraco Pharmaceutical Laboratories, Ltd. Announces FDA Approval to Market Generic Version of Zyloprim(R)
    6. Mettler-Toledo International Inc. Announces Webcast of Presentation at Thomas Weisel Partners 2007 Healthcare Conference
    7. Z Trim Announces Revocation of Gregory Halpern Severence Agreement
    8. Brooke Franchise Corporation Announces Selected July Results
    9. Manor Care, Inc. Announces Record Date for Special Stockholder Meeting
    10. Caraco Pharmaceutical Laboratories, Ltd. Announces FDA Approval to Market Generic Version of Adipex-P(R)
    11. Planet Technologies Announces Agreement to Acquire Antigen Laboratories
    Post Your Comments:
    *Name:
    *Comment:
    *Email:
    (Date:11/22/2014)... November 22, 2014 Domestic farmgate ... slightly in 2009-10, due to a fall in ... industry products amid the global financial crisis. ... strength of Australian dairy manufacturers on the international ... products outweighed supply growth, primarily due to supply ...
    (Date:11/22/2014)... Everett, WA (PRWEB) November 22, 2014 The ... beauty and complexity of block retaining walls. The article states ... strength, there are several necessary steps that go into creating ... steps when building a retaining wall is choosing which kind ... desired purpose. , B&D Rockeries says, “The two main ...
    (Date:11/22/2014)... has been a historical time for Angeldress.co.uk, an excellent wedding ... some renowned review websites. Recently, the company has added to ... of wonderful sexy wedding dresses to its website. At the ... to an 80% discount on any order over GBP 149. ... dress at Angeldress.co.uk, which has garnered a hard core of ...
    (Date:11/22/2014)... 22, 2014 Recently, UWDress.com is gratified ... guest dresses . In addition, the company has also ... , As a leading online supplier of wedding dresses, ... outfits. The unusual best wedding guest gowns are provided ... amazing designs, this new selection is famous for high ...
    (Date:11/22/2014)... OR (PRWEB) November 22, 2014 The ... of Roy Baroff to its team of conflict ... mediator, soccer player, coach, and referee. He has over 30 ... Carolina and beyond. , “I'm very excited to connect with ... and sports related interests to a program with a complete ...
    Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Butter and Dairy Product Manufacturing in Australia Industry Market Research Report Now Updated by IBISWorld 2Health News:Butter and Dairy Product Manufacturing in Australia Industry Market Research Report Now Updated by IBISWorld 3Health News:Butter and Dairy Product Manufacturing in Australia Industry Market Research Report Now Updated by IBISWorld 4Health News:5 Step Installment of Block Retaining Walls is Topic of Latest Article by B&D Rockeries 2Health News:Sexy Wedding Dresses with Special Discounts Launched by Angeldress.co.uk 2Health News:Best Wedding Guest dresses Introduced by UWDress.com 2Health News:SCI Announces New Team Member Roy Baroff 2Health News:SCI Announces New Team Member Roy Baroff 3
    ... Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health, ... shut down, and how they can be reactivated. ... that the immune system can use, like the gas pedal ... or to damp down its activity. However, in people with ...
    ... FRIDAY, June 3 (HealthDay News) -- Poor sleep may be ... research that found that children who bully other kids are ... In the study, researchers from the University of Michigan Medical ... twice as likely to have sleep-disordered breathing problems or ...
    ... Sexual pleasure among young adults (ages 18-26) is linked to ... by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public ... representative population sample of heterosexuals to find a relationship between ... published in the June 2011 issue of The Journal ...
    ... tsunami, tornado or flood strike, among the most vulnerable ... Journal of Emergency Management , researchers in New Zealand ... the age-related needs of adults with regards to the ... Tuohy and Christine Stephens of Massey University in Palmerston ...
    ... early days of the AIDS epidemic, a once-rare form of ... harbinger of HIV. Its stigma was best illustrated by Tom ... cancerous skin lesions from his co-workers in the 1993 movie ... Zhu was a young virologist searching for a postdoctoral position. ...
    ... Reporter , THURSDAY, June 2 (HealthDay News) -- The emergence ... bacteria in Europe should serve as a red flag for ... and changing. They,re not necessarily becoming more severe, but they ... physician in infectious diseases at North Shore University Hospital in ...
    Cached Medicine News:Health News:Kids Who Bully Often Get Poor Sleep 2Health News:Study links empathy, self-esteem, and autonomy with increased sexual enjoyment 2Health News:Helping the aged during natural disasters 2Health News:FSU scientist leads research on AIDS-related cancer 2Health News:FSU scientist leads research on AIDS-related cancer 3Health News:Deadly E. Coli Strain in Europe Should Serve as Warning, Experts Say 2Health News:Deadly E. Coli Strain in Europe Should Serve as Warning, Experts Say 3
    (Date:11/21/2014)...  The acceptance of two abstracts on the ... demonstrates continued interest in the Eclipse System, the ... of the abstracts, presented by Catherine Matthews ... Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery at the University ... Written Abstract on Urogynecology/Pelvic Floor Disorders/Vaginal Surgery. ...
    (Date:11/21/2014)... , Nov. 20, 2014 Oxis International, Inc. (OXIS) ... the election of Anthony J. Cataldo as Chief ... Effective November 19, 2014, Ken Eaton resigned ... Board of Directors of Oxis International, Inc. to pursue new ... been named Chief Executive Officer of Oxis International, Inc. Mr. ...
    (Date:11/18/2014)... 2014  NxStage ® Medical Inc. (Nasdaq: ... innovative dialysis products , today announced the ... for the in-center, hemodialysis market.  Streamline Express features ... to reduce the amount of labor required for ... touch point contamination sites.  The dialyzer enables achievement ...
    Breaking Medicine Technology:LIFE Study Prominently Featured at Minimally Invasive Gynecology Conference 2LIFE Study Prominently Featured at Minimally Invasive Gynecology Conference 3OXIS International, Inc. announces Changes in Management Team 2OXIS International, Inc. announces Changes in Management Team 3NxStage Launches New Streamline Express Dialyzer With Pre-attached Blood Tubing Set 2
    ... VEGAS, Sept. 15 At its regularly scheduled meeting ... American Pacific Corporation (the "Company" or "AMPAC") (Nasdaq: ... Recommended that shareholders at the next Annual ... 80% vote requirement for director election with a simple ...
    ... Sept. 15 Tunnell Consulting, Inc. announced ... with Campbell Informatics, an integrated services and technology company ... leading life sciences industry consultancy, and Campbell, a provider ... and regulators, is designed to enable both companies to ...
    Cached Medicine Technology:American Pacific Adopts Corporate Governance Changes 2Tunnell Consulting Forms Strategic Alliance With Ireland-Based Campbell Informatics 2
    Each handle is designed to fit a specific trephine size. For use in performing free-hand uniform donor buttons....
    Each handle is designed to fit a specific trephine size. For use in performing free-hand uniform donor buttons....
    Each handle is designed to fit a specific trephine size....
    Each handle is designed to fit a specific trephine size....
    Medicine Products: