Breaking News from the Breast Cancer Research Front
Two Important Reports by Constantine Kaniklidis, Chief of Research
Appearing in "Current Oncology"
The Mammography Debate
Beyond the Debate...
New Clinical Trial Provides Access to Targeted Therapies for Advanced Disease Patients ... more
Controlling Pain Following Breast Cancer Surgery... more
TWO EXCLUSIVE REPORTS FOR NO SURRENDER MEMBERS:
A View of the New ASCO Screening Guidelines for Breast Cancer Patients Post-Treatment, by Gina Maisano & Constantine Kaniklidis... read more
BREAST CANCER SCREENING: Our Chief of Research Provides Clear Evidence Based Guidance on Breast Cancer Screening... read more
Call to Action
The No Surrender Breast Cancer Foundation launched the Before Forty Initiative to save the lives of young women who don’t even know they have breast cancer, yet.
Until there is a cure, the ONLY defense we have is through early detection. This includes, monthly, self breast exams, baseline mammograms* starting at the age of 35 and at age 30 if you are from a high risk group particularly women who are African American, of Ashkenazi heritage or if there is a family history of the disease; and women who have what are known as “dense breasts.”
*MAMMOGRAMS ALONE ARE NOT THE ONLY TOOL
We encourage women to get breast ultrasounds as a follow up to their baseline mammogram, because some cancers show up on one test and not the other. And if anything is found to be inconclusive or suspicious, we urge all women to never “watch and wait” but to insist on a breast MRI for a more complete view of the breast ...read more
Talking to fellow survivors is one of the best ways to find the strength you need right now. Our online support forum includes sections for the newly diagnosed, those in the midst of treatment, women who have completed their treatments, patients facing surgery and reconstruction and a vast library of the latest in medical research to help you live a healthier life. It is free to join, open 24/7, closely moderated so it is safe and for you- anytime you need us. Click HERE to get to the Forum.
The No Surrender Outreach Center
We are proud to offer local support. Our pilot program is now open in Oyster Bay, Long Island. The Outreach Center helps patients while they are in treatment and cannot attend to certain tasks because of limitations due to surgery or reconstruction.
Our teams of volunteers shovel driveways, rake leaves, mow lawns, run errands, aid in transportation to doctors and hospital appointments, offer childcare and one-on-one support. In the near future, based on our Oyster Bay model, we plan on opening No Surrender Outreach Centers across the country.... Read More
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