Elevated PARP1 polymerase in HER2+ breast cancer may confer susceptibility to PARP inhibitor drugs.
UAB Hospital receives 2015 Women’s Choice Award and is named one of America’s Best Breast Centers.
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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month; several local activities support the cause.
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Exercise is important for breast cancer survivors, and a UAB study is finding ways to help cancer survivors become more active
The Alabama Project, a photo exhibit illustrating cancer survivorship and cancer health disparities, is on display at the UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center.
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A UAB study will pair master gardeners with breast cancer survivors in an effort to promote a healthy diet and physical exercise.
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Jolie has people talking about genetics; testing for BRCA1 and BRCA2 is not for everyone, but knowing family history is a good start.

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Research seeks to find answers to help breast cancer survivors select exercise programs that best enhance quality of life.

This year’s contribution brings the BCRFA's cumulative total donations for research at UAB to nearly $4 million.

The UAB Courage Network provides an opportunity for employees who are newly diagnosed to lean on survivors for support.
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“The SCAR Project” and the “The Alabama Project” are two series of large-scale portraits depicting young women’s experiences with breast cancer.
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UAB experts say that while physical activity is necessary for both men and women, there are gender-specific benefits that women need to know.

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Events will be held across the Birmingham area for Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

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UAB research team finds protein TLR9 holds key to predicting survival and aggressiveness of  triple negative breast cancer.

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UAB cancer researcher will use grant to study breast cancer cells.

Published in Faculty Excellence

The Women's Basketball team will raise awareness for breast cancer research on Feb. 19 against Marshall.

Published in Student Experience

The Breast Cancer Research Foundation of Alabama endowed a new research professorship through its gift to the Comprehensive Cancer Center.

Forero-Torres will be the first holder of a professorship position endowed by the O'Neal-Sokol Breast Cancer Research Foundation of Alabama.

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A new support group for triple negative breast cancer patients, survivors and their families has begun meeting in Birmingham.
Published in Service to Community
May 16, 2014

Meneses, Karen

Associate dean for research and professor in the School of Nursing

Areas of expertise: Psychoeducational support intervention for rural breast cancer survivors, cancer-related fatigue, lymphedema and pain

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