Several activities are planned in and around UAB for Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
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This potential chemotherapeutic agent to treat glioblastoma — a primary brain tumor with dismal survival rates — is a novel small molecule inhibitor.
This active drug-delivery system addresses the limitations seen for the anti-cancer drug BA-TPQ — poor solubility and low bioavailability.
Recent findings from an innovative nationwide trial indicate that the drug pembrolizumab, when used in combination with standard therapy, may provide positive results for patients with locally advanced breast cancer.
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A new pilot investigation at UAB is rethinking the exercise paradigm for breast cancer survivors with reduced mobility, evaluating the utility of simulated high-altitude training for the purpose of enhancing health and physical activity.
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An Alabama woman asked her primary care physician one question that may have saved her life — is it time for me to have a mammogram?
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The loss of her mother to breast cancer sparked Jennifer Bail’s desire to help others through nursing research. 

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Several activities are planned in and around UAB for Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
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The grant will provide Bail a total of $30,000 of support over two years as she enters the dissertation phase of her studies.
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The UAB School of Nursing will host its annual workshop dedicated to empowering breast cancer survivors and their loved ones through education, personal support and networking.
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The Breast Cancer Survivorship Rehabilitation Initiative is a comprehensive summary of a yearlong survey to assess breast cancer survivorship services in the five-county area.
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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.

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